Council Press Releases

Smart Cities Council and Alstom hosted session at Innovative City to accelerate the adoption of Smart Grid and Smart City Initiatives worldwide


The Smart Cities Council and Alstom co-hosted an event at the Innovative City conference held in Nice, France on June 24-25 to promote next generation initiatives for smart grid and smart city developments internationally.

First Smart Cities Week Conference and Expo in North America to be held in Washington, D.C.


North America will gain its first major smart cities conference and exhibition this fall thanks to the Smart Cities Council, the sector's largest coalition. Smart Cites Week will demonstrate the exponential growth of smart city developments worldwide.

Cisco Collaborates with Smart Cities Council to Assess Leaders on Smart City Progress in North America


Cisco and the Smart Cities Council polled city leaders in North America on ways to help cities accelerate their smart city initiatives. Released at the Internet of Things World Forum, the survey provides insights from municipal executives on the drivers, challenges and steps being taken to make cities smarter.

Council Launches First-of-its-Kind Apps Gallery for Smart Cities


The Smart Cities Council, an industry coalition to advance smart city development and innovation, announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Smart Cities Apps Gallery showcasing smartphone apps created by, and for, cities around the world. This gallery adds to its growing list of hands-on resources for the world’s city leaders and planners.

Smart Cities Readiness Guide advances smart city development with first-of-its-kind tool for city leaders around the world


The Smart Cities Council released version 1.0 of the Smart Cities Council Readiness Guide, the first comprehensive, vendor-neutral smart city handbook for city leaders and planners.

Smart Cities Readiness Guide to debut in Barcelona


If you're attending the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona next week, join Council members as we launch the first comprehensive, vendor-neutral smart city planning tool for city leaders around the world. It is being unveiled at a smart cities workshop in conjunction with the renowned ESADE Business School’s Institute of Public Governance and Management. The event takes place Nov. 18, the day before the Congress begins.