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Build your own ecosystem for innovation and prosperity

Tue, 2020-09-15 14:21 -- Philip Bane
09/14/2020

Did you know that
*Less than one percent of companies ever receive venture capital funding with most failing
*94% of the companies on the Inc. 500 never raised venture funding.
*Only 10% of venture-backed companies had a female founder;
*Only 1% had an African American founder.
Discover how inclusive entrepreneurialism changes this -

The Many Different Global Flavors of Open Data Initiatives at Smart Cities Week Global 2020

Tue, 2020-09-08 07:51 -- Philip Bane
09/07/2020

Join global data experts at Smart Cities Week Global 2020, exploring how cities around the world are implementing open data initiatives. From China to Mexico, many cities are sharing data with the public to improve transparency and invite collaboration. The goal is to do a deep dive into what makes open data initiatives work and how other cities can improve their own implementations. Click through to learn more.

Join Nashville's March to Mitigate Urban Flooding Impact on Vulnerable Populations

Tue, 2020-09-01 09:15 -- Philip Bane
09/01/2020

Join Nashville, TN in mitigating the effect of urban flooding on vulnerable populations. Working with the Smart Cities Council, Nashville will review all the latest science and determine how data can be used to make its vulnerable communities resilient.

Cities helping cities - No barriers to becoming a smart city

Thu, 2020-08-20 06:57 -- Philip Bane
08/20/2020

Qualify to become a Readiness Cohort Leader through the Readiness Challenge process and your leadership will be recognized on a global stage with assistance and benefits with a value of over $250,000 - all directed at solving a problem you share with other cities. You will also be showcased monthly through the Council's global digital platform, including editorial, case study development and a video interview series to share with others. Help your city, other cities and accelerate your project planning.

2020 Global Smart Cities Week Launches

Wed, 2020-08-19 08:16 -- Philip Bane
08/18/2020

Smart Cities Week 2020 - A New Horizon - Opportunity arising from crisis (危机)

A global experience of free live and on demand programming from October 19 to November 10, 2020.

For more information on Sponsorship,contact jason.nelson@smartcitiescouncil.com

For more information on city participation or speaker opportunities, contact connie.heath@smartcitiescouncil.com

2020 Global Readiness Challenge

Sun, 2020-07-12 09:57 -- Philip Bane
07/11/2020

Apply NOW for the 2020 Global Readiness Challenge.

With Cities Helping Cities, We Change the World!

Accelerate your post COVID recovery and long term sustainability
Learn from other cities, share knowledge and aggregate demand
Gain access to best practice policies, programs and projects


Applications due on October 14, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE: Smart Cities Week Australia Still Convening Innovation Designed to Keep Cities Moving Forward

Mon, 2020-03-16 16:41 -- Adam Beck
03/16/2020

The Smart Cities Council hosted Smart Cities Week Australia 2020 event scheduled for 26-28 August in Melbourne will reorganise as a series of intense online collaborations, followed by a one-day networking opportunity.