Council Press Releases

Smart Cities Council announces a major expansion as six more companies join the world's largest smart cities network


As further evidence of increasing momentum in the smart cities space, six best-in-class companies recently joined the Smart Cities Council to provide expertise in the move to more livable, workable and sustainable cities.

Smart Cities Week returns to Washington, D.C. Oct. 3-5 with focus on smart infrastructure


Smart infrastructure is the theme for Smart Cities Week 2017, which returns to the nation's capital for the third straight year Oct. 3-5. North America's premiere smart cities conference and exhibition will bring together visionary leaders and thinkers from all levels of government to see, hear and be inspired by real-world examples of smart infrastructure solving tough urban challenges.

Smart Cities Council and 2017 Challenge Grant winner Indianapolis gather community partners to plot next steps in Indy’s smart city journey


Mayor Joe Hogsett calls it a day of “big ideas and big thoughts” that will ensure Indianapolis continues to progress with passion and innovation throughout the 21st Century.

Expanded Smart Cities Readiness Guide reveals how cities can deliver "happiness for less"


The Smart Cities Council, the world's largest smart cities network, just announced an important expansion of its landmark Smart Cities Readiness Guide. New material on Digital City Services – services delivered by browser or smartphone ‒ explains why and how cities are “going digital” to gain competitive advantage.