Smart Cities Connect  Conference & Expo

MAY 8-10, 2024 | RALEIGH, NC

2023 Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

Ameresco, Inc.

Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading cleantech integrator and renewable energy asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive portfolio includes energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions delivered to clients throughout North America and the United Kingdom.

Technical independence coupled with our advanced technology portfolio allows us to integrate best-in-class solutions for the unique needs of each customer, paired with practical financial solutions. Whether focused on securing infrastructure upgrades, meeting sustainability goals, or creating resiliency, our customers benefit from a single provider of comprehensive clean technology solutions. For more information our website.



TNL's advanced mobility solutions and traffic flow management systems are unequalled in the world. Used in major cities throughout the world, TNL's MobiMaestro is the most sophisticated traffic flow engine currently available. Through MobiMaestro and a wide range of state-of-the-art traffic technology solutions including hardware, TNL enables cities like San Francisco, Marysville and Dublin, Ohio & European cities as Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Stockholm and surrounding regions to make real improvements for their residents. We know how to bring measurable results to a city, improving the safety and experience of people on the streets and in public transit vehicles.



Ubicquia offers municipalities, utilities, and communication service providers cost-effective and scalable platforms for deploying smart city, connectivity, and smart grid solutions. Ubicquia's® suite of streetlight-mounted smart city and connectivity platforms include UbiCell®, which enables smart streetlight control; UbiMetro™, a streetlight small cell that accelerates 4G and 5G network deployments; UbiHub®, which delivers high speed wireless internet access and street level video and audio intelligence; and UbiSmart™ AQM+, a sensor that monitors a city's air quality index, noise levels and environmental data. Ubicquia's smart grid platform includes UbiGrid™ DTM+, a platform to monitor a utility's distribution transformers and network in real-time. Ubicquia's solutions install in minutes and cost effectively help communities of all sizes become smarter, safer, and more connected. To learn more visit or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.



You drive productivity and progress. We empower the path forward. As a leading global supply chain solutions provider, we use inspiration to drive innovation. Every day we seek out opportunity in the unexpected to deliver creative approaches that help build, connect, power and protect our world. Your needs are constantly evolving, so we think and act fast. Our expertise and insights help you to work smarter with tailored, tangible solutions that transform the way you do business, and in turn, the way people work and live. Our customer-centered approach spans commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers and utilities. With locations in more than 50 countries we can provide global expertise with a local presence and always-on support. From immediate needs to long-term goals, we share your passion for progress. Ingenuity delivered.


Bronze Sponsors


Citizen Lab

CitizenLab is a digital community engagement platform that enables local governments and organizations to consult their communities with one central tool, thereby making public decision-making more inclusive, participatory, and responsive. So whether the city is working on mobility, green space, digital learning, or anything in-between, they can create sustainable, livable, and future-oriented solutions for every community issue by tapping into the collective intelligence of their residents.


Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies brings innovation to government organizations of all sizes so they and their citizens can transform and thrive in the digital economy. Becoming a digital organization means transforming operating models, people, and processes as well as IT. We uniquely power this digital transformation by delivering best-in-class technology for applications, data, infrastructure and security – from the edge to the core to the cloud. Dell Technologies is aligned to deliver a singular goal: helping governments transform the way they work, so they can transform the lives of the citizens they serve.



HGACBuy is a nationwide Cooperative Purchasing program that has been operating for over 45 years. As a contractor-funded cooperative, we help thousands of local governments save millions of dollars by offering our competitively bid contracts, all completely for free. Members have access to hundreds of vendors from over 40 contract categories offering thousands of different products and services through our website. Our members also have access to our repository of solicitation documents, and HGACBuy's customer service-oriented team is prepared to answer any questions or requests about the program. Come learn more about how we're "Helping Governments Across the Country Buy.



IDC Government Insights Worldwide Smart Cities and Communities Strategies research analyzes the role of ICT in the areas of economic development and civic engagement, urban planning and administration, public safety, transportation, and energy and infrastructure. This research advisory service analyzes how cities and communities, with ICT suppliers and other partners, are leveraging technology to improve operations and better serve residents, visitors, and businesses. The continuing evolution of cities along IDC's Smart City Maturity Model, the creation of new partnerships and funding models, and the use of innovative technologies to create Smart City and community ecosystems are covered in detail.



IRIS is a smart city technology company dedicated to preserving and renewing roads, and their assets—globally—through the power of artificial intelligence.

IRIS empowers municipalities, provincial and state governments, and concessionaires with innovative tools to monitor roads and their assets with intelligent data visualizations. Through one pass from a fleet vehicle equipped with specialized cameras, IRIS captures and visualizes the data into a map for easy identification and promptly notifies the team of urgent discrepancies. Act fast with IRIS to:

  • Audit and repair roads and infrastructure assets, such as potholes, cracks, street signs and other safety assets,
  • Reduce on-road emissions by minimizing manual road inspections and patrol,
  • Comply responsively to regional legislation,
  • Make data-driven decisions from real-time data capture and visualizations,
  • And more.

Let IRIS help your organization thrive by leveraging intelligent technology to digitally automate road and asset maintenance, efficiently, responsively, and sustainably.


LiveView Technologies

LiveView Technologies is used by the largest companies in the world to provide rapidly deployable surveillance and security whenever and wherever they need it. Today, LVT is used by DOTs, oil, gas, law enforcement, retail, construction, housing, and other industries. LiveView Technologies has spent years developing the first remote, full security solution. LVT camera units rapidly deploy whenever and wherever you need them. No need for wires, power, or internet.



We create technology that helps the world act together.

As a trusted partner for critical networks, we are committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. We create value with intellectual property and long-term research, led by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs.

Adhering to the highest standards of integrity and security, we help build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable and inclusive world.



Ookla's enterprise solutions empower city leaders with comprehensive data on network performance, coverage, and availability within their jurisdictions. With Ookla data and insights, leaders can make informed policy decisions to close the digital divide and improve access to broadband and mobile networks. Federal, state, and local governments rely on Ookla for accurate network intelligence to prioritize areas for investment and enable modern connectivity in their smart communities.



Smart city district owners use PAM to guide millions of visitors to enjoy the busiest and most challenging city districts around the world.

Stadiums, universities, airports, hospitals, resorts... everyday PAM turns huge spaces into familiar places where people love to spend their time and money.

Our clients use our advanced, agile and smart navigation platform so their customers can better understand their environment, and their environment can better understand their customers.



Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider for the future of global defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure with capabilities across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure and smart cities. Please visit, and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we're making an impact.  



Passport is a transportation software and payments company that builds technology to more efficiently manage streets and sidewalks. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Passport is trusted by more than 800 cities, universities and agencies, including Chicago, Toronto, Los Angeles, and Miami. Passport's platform brings together best-in-class digital products, including mobile pay parking, enforcement, permitting, and payments. The platform allows you to aggregate all mobility data and centralize the management of rates and policies through Passport's portal. The result is a more integrated, efficient and reliable parking and mobility infrastructure.



PayIt is the solution government agencies use to take the friction out of resident transactions. Our composable customer experience platform enables agencies to collect revenue faster, improve efficiency and sustainability, and give people the smooth digital experience they have come to expect online. PayIt integrates into any back-office system, launches in about 90 days, and provides residents with a single GovWallet™ to store transaction history, receipts, and payment methods for multiple agencies. Serving more than 80 million residents in North America, we have received awards from Fast Company, StateScoop, and have been listed in the GovTech 100 for 7 years and counting.

PayIt: Smarter for government. Easier for everyone.


Save Our Standards

Save Our Standards is a broad-based coalition of innovators, small businesses, associations, academics, and consumer groups dedicated to reinforcing the FRAND licensing commitment and its important role in technical standards to enable competition and innovation that directly benefits consumers. We work to educate decision-makers and stakeholders on policies that allow all innovators to thrive through pro-competitive practices and the reinforcement of fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory licensing terms for standard-essential patents.



Schréder is the leader in sustainable, quality lighting and controls solutions that bring people together with a sense of wellbeing in the spaces they enjoy. Experts in lightability, we bring an aesthetic refinement to outdoor lighting, creating spaces people love to live in. With a proven track record in niche markets such as Smart Cities, tunnels, sports fields and airport aprons, our infrastructure and innovative products empower us to bring data to the streets to build your Smart City as you see it. Understanding the relationship of people to public space is at the heart of everything we do.


SEMI MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG)

SEMI MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG)

The MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) is a community within SEMI focused on the sensor ecosystem through collaboration, market information and education. SEMI® connects more than 2,400 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. Our members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Visit us at our booth, attend our Workshop, or visit us online website.


Signify Industry Group (MSIG)


Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) is the global leader in lighting and partners with cities, states and utilities to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Signify works with stakeholders to understand their needs and to unleash the power of innovations that truly matter in improving their city and state day-to-day operations and the lives of their constituents. Our Philips products, Genlyte Solutions collection of luminaire brands, Interact connected lighting systems, data-enabled services transform life in homes, buildings and public spaces. We continue to innovate with Li-Fi, 3D printing, UV-C, solar and horticultural lighting, to contribute to a safer, smarter, and more sustainable world.

And we don't just provide energy-efficiency LED and connected lighting solutions – our commitment to sustainability and climate action extends throughout our operations. We achieved carbon neutrality in North America in 2018 and globally in 2020 and have been in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index since our IPO for four consecutive years. Learn more about Signify at



Siradel provides innovative 5G and Smart City planning solutions that enable holistic assessment, intelligent design and decision-making and smart services delivery. Siradel is a business unit of the ENGIE Group (2020 turnover: 55.8 billion Euros, 170,000 employees), the global reference in low-carbon energy and services towards a neutral carbon and all-connected world. Bringing its long-term expertise in GIS data production, RF expertise, City Digital Twins, 3D modelling, simulation, data visualization and software development, Siradel works closely with mobile operators, cities and industries in more than 60 countries, for the building of more connected and resilient cities and territories.


Stealth – ISS Group

Stealth-ISS is an award winning, full-service international MSSP and cybersecurity consulting firm. We are cyber specialists, and have been for over 20 years, across governance, risk, compliance, people, process and technology. We offer everything cyber from assessments through remediation, operations, incident response and forensics. Fully tailored, future proof, cost conscious, rapidly deployable solutions for commercial and federal organizations alike.



T-Mobile for Government provides innovative connectivity solutions that help government better serve citizens by enabling agencies to work more intelligently, efficiently, and securely. Our mobile device management solutions help safeguard sensitive data. Our network is ideal for unlocking game-changing loT technology. And we provide 24x7x365 support, so we're ready when communications are critical. It all starts with America's largest, fastest, and most reliable 5G network, as well as the tools that help you take advantage of 5G. We also offer an award-winning customer experience and outstanding value—with no tradeoffs.



Founded in 2005, TerraGo provides the industry's most advanced smart city operations software to the world's leading cities and utilities. TerraGo has over 2,000 global customers based in more than 70 countries and all 50 US states. With over 5 million smart streetlights, traffic signals and other devices under management, TerraGo's software is relied upon every day by leading global cities, including Chicago, London, Vancouver and Glasgow, as well as 8 of the 10 largest US utilities, including Exelon and Dominion Energy.


Toyota Mobility Foundation

The Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) was established in August 2014 by the Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) to support the development of a more mobile society in which everyone can move freely. The Foundation underscores TMC's on-going commitment to continuous improvement and respect for people. It utilizes Toyota's expertise and technologies to support strong mobility systems while eliminating disparities in mobility. TMF works in partnership with universities, governments, non-profits, research institutions and other organizations, creating programs are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to address mobility issues around the world.


Government Procurement Partner



Quickly infuse information and communication technology (ICT) into your community with Sourcewell cooperative purchasing. Buy the products and services you want with a process you trust. Join 50,000 participating agencies throughout North America saving time and money with our government procurement process. Drive more data and sustainable development sooner by avoiding delays to innovation. Purchase from hundreds of awarded contracts delivered through a local dealer or representative to ease procurement and support your local community. Sourcewell staff work as force multipliers, empowering you to fulfill your public service mission to improve life for residents, visitors, and businesses.


Supporting Organizations


Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance is the first state-wide alliance of its kind in the nation, bringing together public, private, federal research, and academic sector leaders committed to advancing smarter communities. Through partnership development, education and capacity-building, the Alliance has facilitated some of the most innovative government technology projects in the state.




Guidehouse Insights

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to help utility companies stay ahead of the curve as the industry shifts to cleaner energy, increased reliability and resilience, and a more flexible, whole-systems approach. With our industry leading perspective on utility transformation, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures, focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Our experts lead and de-risk implementing new business models and technologies that are leading the way to a more sustainable future.


Innovation And Tech Today

Headquartered in Denver, CO, Innovative Properties Worldwide (IPW) conceives, produces, and implements creative ideas for digital and print media, high-profile events, sales campaigns, and more. We are best known for our award-winning print and digital publications Innovation & Tech Today, Residential Tech Today and Cannabis & Tech Today.

Website: helps governments plan, source, evaluate and procure technology products and services. This data driven approach helps local government save time and resources in every phase of the process, as well as cost savings when contracting. Join to learn how your peers are advancing their technology roadmaps.



MeriTalk is the #1 platform in government IT. Visit and for the latest news, research, events, and insight for the government IT community.



RIoT is a 501(c)(3) brought to you by the Wireless Research Center and our sponsors. RIoT has grown significantly since starting as a Meetup group in 2014, and while RIoT continues to serve as a convener for the IoT community, RIoT also offers a startup accelerator, R&D lab, educational programs, and more.


US Ignite

US Ignite fosters the creation of next-generation Internet applications that provide transformative public benefit. By engaging diverse public and private leaders, we "ignite" the development and deployment of new apps with profound impact on how Americans work, live, learn and play.



Zpryme is a market research, media, and events company specializing in utilities and smart cities industries. We've spent the last ten years challenging the status quo and will continue to support sustainability, innovation, and collaboration across sectors.



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