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Explore The World's Best Smart City Events

The number of smart city events - from smaller smart cities conferences to huge smart city expos and summits - has increased fast over the past years. This has made it even more difficult to get an overview of the most important and leading smart city events globally.

As a solution provider, do not miss out on top smart cities conferences to showcase innovative solutions, new products or to grow your network to generate new leads. As a city or community, inform yourself about new smart city market developments, solutions and trends, and exchange lessons learned and best practices with like-minded municipalities or public sector institutions. 

With our new smart city event listing, we help you to identify the most valuable smart cities conferences, expos and summits. As a partner of several leading events, we can also often provide you with discounts on attending or exhibiting at top conferences and expos. Check out the premium events for discounts.

If you are a smart city event organizer, please contact us to be listed in our event directory and to increase your visibility.

Premium Events


March 26, 2019 - Taipei, TAIWAN


With more than 30,000 professional visitors and more than 250 exhibitors, SMART CITY SUMMIT & EXPO (SCSE) is the biggest smart city platform and IoT application exhibition in Asia. 60+ parallel conference sessions bring together global leaders and experts to facilitate in-depth discussions. SCSE takes place from March 26-29 at Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei. Meet more than 150 mayors and 300 global influencers in March in Taipei.


May 13, 2019 - New York City, USA

Smart Cities New York 2019

Smart Cities New York (SCNY) is North America’s leading global conference exploring the emerging influence of cities in shaping the future. Guided by the idea that smart cities are truly ‘Powered by People’, the smart city conference brings together thought leaders from private and public sectors, academia, and NGOs to explore the political, economic, social, and technological dimensions of urban life in the 21st century. The third global conference takes place in New York City from May 13-15, 2019 at Pier 36.


May 22, 2019 - New Delhi, INDIA

5th Smart Cities India 2019 Expo

Since its launch in 2015, Smart Cities India expo has developed into Asia’s largest trade fair and conference on this subject. The event is organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) & Exhibitions India Group and is scheduled to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from 22-24 May 2019. The event features action-packed conference sessions, panel discussions, plenary sessions, and provides opportunities for one-to-one meetings, group discussions and networking activities. A full line-up of over 40 conference sessions enables speakers and delegates to collaborate and share best practices across a wide range of smart technology areas.

Upcoming Events

February 25, 2019 - Barcelona, SPAIN

MWC Barcelona & 4YFN

MWC Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress) is the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology from more than 2,400 leading companies, with a highly-rated conference programme assembling today’s visionaries to explore the hottest topics influencing the industry.The event also features extensive learning opportunities from dozens of partner-led programmes, GSMA seminars, summits and more. Everything you need to know about the industry, today and beyond, can be found here.With over 107,000 key decision-makers expected to attend, #MWC19 promises to expand your professional network and help you achieve your goals. MWC19 Barcelona will take place from February 25-28, 2019 at Fira Gran Via with selected events, including 4YFN, taking place at Fira Montjuïc. Smart City topics are covered at MWC and at 4YFN.

March 6, 2019 - Brussels, BELGIUM

Moving towards Smart Cities: Tackling Urban Challenges Using Technology-Based Solutions

This international symposium offers an invaluable opportunity for key stakeholders to assess the development and implementation of smart cities in the EU and to discuss how citizens will benefit from them. The event, taking place on March 6, 2019 in Brussels, will discuss the economic impact of recent digital tools and how to take advantage of them to tackle unemployment and improve services. Furthermore, the event will enable delegates to analyse the importance of data collection to bring sustainability in cities.

March 27, 2019 - Málaga, SPAIN

Greencities 2019

Greencities is the meeting point of all the agents involved in Smart Cities construction. It is the forum to talk about future cities, and it is an initiative shared among institutions, municipalities, businesses and professionals focused on the projection of sustainable and smart cities. Project creation, personal networking, the offering of services, the sharing of experiences and the reaching of inspirations is possible on Smart Cities development. Any possibility of building a future becomes real in Greencities due to an unique opportunity of networking with all the agents implied, in an environment that helps to inspire and develop the cities of the future. The 10th Greencities will be held on the Trade Fairs and congress Center of Málaga, on March 27th and 28th.

March 27, 2019 - Warsaw, POLAND


Smart City Forum is Poland’s largest congress devoted to the functioning and development of smart cities. It is a platform for the exchange of experiences created, among others by representatives of public administration, presidents and directors of leading companies, experts from abroad, who present innovative solutions that prove themselves, for example in Barcelona, ​​Singapore or Toronto. The Program Council, chaired by Maciej Bluja, Vice-President of Wrocław, is responsible for the substantive value of the meeting. The participants of the congress are conducting a lively discussion about projects that change the face of contemporary cities around the world. Smart City Forum takes places from March 27-28, 2019 in Warsaw.

April 1, 2019 - Denver, USA

Smart Cities Connect Spring Conference and Expo

Join your friends and conference delegates in the Smart Cities Connect Exposition from April 1-4, 2019 in Denver and meet industry leading innovators, entrepreneurs and enterprise leaders representing 150 world class companies, universities and startups. Recognized as the largest gathering of smart IoT technologies and services companies serving cities across North America and the globe, the exposition floor will include a theater program with exciting content and presentations from leading organizations and startups. The Expo program will also include the US Ignite demonstration area and a dedicated poster program. See the future of smart cities unfold in the Smart Cities Connect Exposition - be part of the IoT revolution conversation.

April 3, 2019 - Milan, ITALY

IOTHINGS Milan 2019

IOTHINGS Milan 2019 is the leading IoT event in Italy, bringing together more than 2,200 attendees with 120+ exhibitors from April 3-4, 2019 in Milan. Key verticals include Smart Cities, Smart Lighting, Smart Building and IoT Connectivity, among others. IOTTHINGS will take place at MIND, Milano Innovation District, the area that hosted Expo 2015, and which is now being transformed in an excellent scientific and technologic district. MIND will become a new district that will include the new IRCCS Galeazzi Hospital, University of Milan’s new scientific faculties campus, and Human Technopole, an international research institute for the leaders in Life Sciences, Healthcare, Biotech, Pharma, Agrifood, Nutrition and Data Science. This special location allows sponsors and exhibitors to set up exclusive live experiences both outdoor and indoor, using this area as a “Smart City” and “Living Lab”.

April 8, 2019 - Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Future Cities Show 2019

Future Cities Show on its third edition creates an unmatched platform for stakeholders to learn, share ideas, form wider network, and secure investment partnerships within the realm of creating new cities that address social, economic, and environmental challenges through its five leading future city solutions- Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Smart Infrastructure, Smart Mobility, and Sustainability. Future Cities Show takes place from April 8-10, 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre.

April 10, 2019 - London, UNITED KINGDOM

Smart to Future Cities 2019

Smart to Future Cities returns to London in April 2019. Europes' only city-centric event for citizen-centric smart cities focuses on practical, scalable applications of smart city initiatives to improve infrastructure and quality of life. The event takes place from April 10-11, 2019 at the ILEC Conference Centre in London. Public sector representatives can participate for free in the event.

April 16, 2019 - Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Mega City Infrastructure Week

Mega City Infrastructure Week is the world's most influential showcase of mega city projects. The event features 6 conference tracks and over 50 hours of content, covering the following topics: Connected Mega Cities, Housing and Residential, Roads, Bridges and Highways, Clean and Sustainable Cities, Port Development, and Infrastructure Investment. The event takes place in Dubai from April 16-17, 2019.

April 16, 2019 - Sofia, BULGARIA

Smart Cities - 7th Exhibition & Conference for South-East Europe 2019

Smart Cities exhibition & conference 2019, taking places from April 16-18 in Sofia (Bulgaria), aims to pave the way for the advanced smart technologies and knowledge to the growing South-East European market. The Region is making progress with the implementation of intelligent systems in transport & buildings and is focusing on policies for urban transformation. Being among the prominent initiatives in the Region, the event successfully gathers at one place industry players from production, commercial and public sectors, municipality and state administration representatives. In 2018, the event featured speakers and attendees from 20 countries. Conference highlight topics include: Smart Governance, Smart Solutions for Energy Efficiency, Smart e-Health and e-Care Technologies, Smart Transport & Mobility.

April 22, 2019 - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Smart Cities Kuala Lumpur 2019

The 2nd annual smart cities event will bring together global and local smart city leaders from April 22-23, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur to discuss "how-to" strategies and visions for smart, connected cities. Expect an innovative, interactive and cutting edge format including keynotes, panels and roundtable discussions on products, services, platforms and solutions in creating sustainable smart cities.

May 20, 2019 - Sydney, AUSTRALIA

4th Annual Australian Smart Cities, Digitization and Infrastructure Summit

Attracting hundreds of attendees from across industry and government over the last three years, the 4th Annual Australian Smart Cities, Digitization and Infrastructure Summit returns to Sydney in May 2019. With Australia’s population projected to jump from 25.09 million today to 37.6 million in 2050, there is enormous pressure on marrying digital technology and intelligent design to ensure our cities are smart, liveable and sustainable. In 2019, we will bring together more international keynotes, government and industry leaders to assess Australia’s current smart city landscape and implement effective strategies to accelerate our nation’s future in smart cities.

May 21, 2019 - Lisboa, PORTUGAL

Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2019

Welcome to the future of your city! Today the concept of "Smart Cities" comes not only associated with efficiency, mobility, digital platforms or sustainability. It arises mainly associated with the creation of opportunities. Opportunities related to research and education that provide the creation of businesses in various sectors. Opportunities to reflect on the future of the organization of our cities. This is the Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2019, taking place from May 21-23 in Lisboa. A space of opportunities to build our Smart City together.

June 6, 2019 - Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS


Europe is undergoing a revolution in urban mobility as cities outlaw ICE vehicles to meet ambitious zero emission targets whilst working to meet the evolving needs of the on-demand consumer. This has created a lucrative marketplace where disruptive mobility providers and data driven tech platforms will forge public private partnerships with municipalities to deliver this vision. From Mobility as a Service and final mile logistics to public transportation and E-mobility, data will be the critical enabler bringing together fragmented stakeholder groups and ushering in a new era of urban transportation. The time of procrastination is over. That’s why we have created IMPACT>MOBILITY, taking place in Amsterdam from June 6-7, 2019. It will unite the urban transportation ecosystem to deliver on-demand low-emission mobility services and create a sustainable business model for its emerging players. The time for action has already begun.

June 11, 2019 - New York City, USA

ICF Global Summit 2019

The ICF Summit, taking place in New York City from June 11-13, is unlike any ”smart city”, urban planning or economic development conference you will attend. It is an intimate setting, perfect for networking and has four takeaways that people have been coming for since 2004 to learn how to go from “smart city” to Intelligent Community and true, sustainable growth: Leads, A Proven Method for Growth, Inspiration, and International Opportunities.

September 17, 2019 - Stuttgart, GERMANY


Experience SMART CITY SOLUTIONS as part of INTERGEO, the world’s leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management, from September 17-19, 2019 in Stuttgart. The focus at SMART CITY SOLUTIONS is on encouraging dialogue between smart city solution providers, cities and politicians with the aim of developing cities that are a great place to live. With SMART CITY SOLUTIONS integrated into INTERGEO, you also have the chance to tap into new target groups and expand your customer base.

September 24, 2019 - Stavanger, NORWAY

Nordic Edge Expo & Conference 2019

With 4500 unique visitors from 46 countries and 160 speakers in 2018, Nordic Edge Expo & Conference is one of Europe´s most important arenas for knowledge exchange and inspiration to creators of smarter businesses, cities and societies. Established in 2015, Nordic Edge is by far the largest Smart City event in Northern Europe. Nordic Edge Expo & Conference 2019 takes place from September 24-26 in Stavanger, Norway.

October 22, 2019 - Berlin, GERMANY

Smart Country Convention

Smart Country Convention focuses on the digitalisation of the public sector and is co-organised by the digital association Bitkom and Messe Berlin. At the first edition of the event in 2018, the show combined an exhibition, stage events, advanced training and large specialist congresses with numerous supporting events, startup pitches and hackathons. 130 partners and close to 500 speakers participated on six stages. The second edition of the three-day event will take place from October 22-24, 2019 on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds and gather all relevant players representing administrations, politics, the digital economy, associations and science. Combining a congress, workshops, expo and networking events, Smart Country Convention will examine the digital transformation of cities, communities and the public sector. The focus is on digital administration as well as the digitalisation of public services in the fields of energy, transport, safety, waste disposal, water distribution, education, healthcare and housing.

November 19, 2019 - Barcelona, SPAIN

Smart City Expo World Congress 2019

Smart City Expo World Congress (Barcelona, November 19-21, 2019) is the world’s leading international event for the smart urban solutions industry, the unmissable hub where leaders of the most innovative cities, companies and organizations gather to share ideas, present projects, and drive urban transformation to a better future.

In 2018, over 21.000 professional visitors, 800+ exhibitors, along with high level representatives from more than 700 cities and over 400 international speakers shared their vision of how to build more sustainable and livable urban environments while putting people at the centre of every decision.

November 26, 2019 - Munich, GERMANY


Innovative BIM solutions, construction IT, and new IoT technologies will change the building and real estate industry explicitly. BIM World is the leading event dedicated to user-related solutions around building information modeling and new technologies for the construction, real estate industry and urban planning: In 2018, 156 exhibitors and over 100 speakers showcased the chances and options BIM has as a standard and driver of technologies to the more than 4,000 people visiting the event at ICM Munich. Building Information Modeling represents digitalization and process optimization of the whole building industry. BIM and digital models have become the main driving force behind innovation and performance in the construction industry, urban planning and regional development. BIM World MUNICH brings together the entire BIM ecosystem and is the gathering for all engaged sector players. BIM World MUNICH 2019 will take place on November 26-27, 2019 at ICM Munich.