Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo
April 12-15, 2021, Columbus,Ohio, In Partnership with US Ignite
Smart 50 Award 2018

Smart 50 Awards

Honoring the 50 most transformative smart projects each year.


Smart 50 Awards, in partnership with Smart Cities Connect, Smart Cities Connect Foundation, and US Ignite, annually recognize global smart cities projects, honoring the most innovative and influential work. This year, primary categories included community engagement, digital transformation, smart mobility, urban infrastructure, and urban operations.

Strong applicants will represent innovative projects with current or future municipal-scale impact and application. Applications should clarify their connection with a municipal or municipal-similar partner such as a county, region, campus, installation, base, or facility complex.

A fee of $300 is due for each application submitted. Entry fees support city leader travel to Smart Cities Connect events and are managed by Smart Cities Connect foundation, a 501c6 nonprofit. Finalists receive one (1) full registration waiver to Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo and (2) gala awards tickets.

Smart 50 Awards Gala

Date: Coming Soon
Venue:Coming Soon
Dress: Business Casual
 

Primary categories include:

Community Engagement

Policy, Funding, Commerce, Inclusion, Governance       

Digital Transformation

Data, AI, Sensors, IoT, Cyber Security, Privacy, Blockchain

Smart Mobility

Transportation, Autonomous, Public Transit, Ride Share

Urban Infrastructure

Networks, 5G, Utilities, Energy, Grid, Lighting, Water/Waste

Urban Operations

Public Safety, Planning, Emergency Response, Sustainability


Strong applicants submitted innovative projects with current or future municipal-scale impact and application. Project clarified their connection with a municipal or municipal-similar partner such as a county, region, campus, installation, base, or facility complex.


2020 Award Recipients:

Digital Transformation

Mobility

Urban Infrastructure


2019 Award Recipients:

Horizon

Horizon awardees demonstrate foundational and inspiring groundwork for future smart cities projects.


Applications are reviewed by members of our global city leader community. Awardees are encouraged to attend the Smart 50 Awards Gala in April 2021 with at least two attendees of the project team.

 

For more information, please contact Laura Benold, Smart Cities Connect at



Smart 50 Awards in partnership with:

Smart Cities Connect Media and Research
Smart Cities Connect Foundation
USIgnite

2020 Platinum Sponsor

Sensus

2020 Silver Sponsors

Anixter
Arrow
NREL
spectrum
VANTIQ

2020 Bronze Sponsors

Ameresco
Badge Meter
BIAS
CityBase
Dell Technologies
Ion
Nexar
Nokia
Parsons
PayIt
Rubicon
Samsara
Signify
Siradel
Telensa
Ubicquia
Urban-x
Verra Mobility
Zencity

2020 Research Partner

IDC

2020 Premier Partners

Denver
Austin Texas
USIgnite

2020 Supporting Organizaitons

Advanced Energy Economy
aSTEAM
ATIS
ATI
Cityfi
Cleantech San Diego
Colorado Cleantech Industries Association
Colorado Smart Cities Alliance
Colorado Smart Cities Alliance
Colorado Technology Association
Dallas Innovation Alliance
Digi.City
Innovation & Tech Today
Internet2
loT Playbook
Marketplace.city
Metrolab Network
Navigant
Open Connectivity Foundation
RTCC
Smart Cities San Diego
Smart Columbus
University Of Texas

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