Smart Cities Connect  Conference & Expo

MAY 16-18, 2023 | DENVER, CO

2022 Sponsors

 

Silver Sponsors

 


Comcast

At Comcast, we know that tomorrow's technical challenges will be solved by secure solutions that put people first, are adaptable and scalable to different needs, and are broadly inclusive of the community. Today we are building on the strong foundation we've established with Xfinity and Comcast Business by forging strategic partnerships with cutting-edge technology providers to deliver the next generation of smart solutions to customers.

Website: corporate.comcast.com/smart-cities




NiSource Inc.

NiSource Inc. serves 3.2 million natural gas customers and 500,000 electric customers approx. across six states through its local Columbia Gas and NIPSCO brands. NiSource's over 7,500 employees work hard to deliver safe, reliable, and affordable energy to our customers and communities we serve. We embrace business strategies that are designed to meet the current needs of our customers and communities without compromising the needs of future generations. One of the largest fully regulated utility companies in the United States, NiSource is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index - North America. Additional information about NiSource, its investments in infrastructure and systems, its commitments to environmental sustainability can be found at www.nisource.com.

Website: www.nisource.com




Rubicon

Rubicon is a software platform that provides smart waste and recycling solutions for businesses and governments worldwide. Using technology to drive environmental innovation, the company helps turn businesses into more sustainable enterprises, and neighborhoods into greener and smarter places to live and work. Rubicon's mission is to end waste by helping its partners find economic value in their waste streams and confidently execute on their sustainability goals.

Website: https://www.rubicon.com/




Spectrum Smart Cities

Every Spectrum Smart City is a collaboration between Spectrum, our partners, and you. We combine our technology with your insights about your constituents for the benefit of all. Contact us directly to continue the conversation about tangible benefits for your city at smartcities@spectrum.com Explore Smart Cities with Spectrum.

Website: spectrumsmartcities.com




Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to solving critical water and infrastructure challenges with technological innovation. Our more than 16,000 diverse employees delivered revenue of $5.25 billion in 2019. We are creating a more sustainable world by enabling our customers to optimize water and resource management, and helping communities in more than 150 countries become water-secure.

Website: www.xylem.com/en-us

 

Bronze Sponsors

 


Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector helps government, education, and nonprofit customers deploy cloud services to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation across the globe. With AWS, you only pay for what you use, with no up-front physical infrastructure expenses or long-term commitments. Public Sector organizations of all sizes use AWS to build applications, host websites, harness big data, store information, conduct research, improve online access for citizens, and more. AWS has dedicated teams focused on helping our customers pave the way for innovation and, ultimately, make the world a better place through technology.

Website: www.amazon.com




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.

Website: www.ameresco.com




Connected Cities Integrators, (CCI)

  • Connected Cities Integrators, (CCI) is a leading developer of smart, resilient, and economically sound data, technology, and infrastructure programs.
  • CCI partners with communities to design, implement, and fund truly data-driven, and economically sustainable technology solutions.
  • We strengthen under-served communities by upgrading and connecting infrastructure making essential technologies and services accessible to all citizens.
  • The managing partners of CCI have successfully implemented and facilitated financing for more than $1 billion in energy efficiency, infrastructure, and IoT programs for numerous municipal, state, educational and private communities throughout North America.

Website: www.conncities.com




Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions is a nationwide leader in sustainable energy, connecting large power users to the renewable and reliable energy infrastructure they need to achieve their goals. During the past 25 years, our highly experienced professionals helped 1,000-plus commercial and public sector customers cut costs, lower emissions, increase resiliency and improve operational efficiency. As an energy integration leader, we specialize in solar and sustainable energy generation, storage, backup, equipment operation, microgrids and EV charging. We'll help you reach your operational, sustainability and resiliency goals so you can focus on what matters most – maintaining a strong and vibrant community.

Website: sustainablesolutions.duke-energy.com




E Source

E Source is the leading solver of problems facing electric, gas, and water utilities and municipalities. Our guidance helps our clients make data-driven decisions to strengthen their customer relationships, plan for tomorrow's infrastructure needs, and further their environmental sustainability goals while becoming more innovative and responsive in the rapidly evolving market.

Website: www.esource.com




IDC

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.

Website: www.idc.com




NREL

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) primary national laboratory for renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced transportation and mobility research. From scientific discovery to accelerating market adoption, NREL deploys its deep technical expertise and unmatched breadth of capabilities to drive the transformation of our nation's energy resources and systems. Today, local governments are leading the nation in addressing complex energy challenges and setting ambitious goals. NREL's technical and collaborative approach offers "science toward solutions," focused on the use of credible and objective data, analytics, and advanced energy and mobility system modeling to equip local government decision-makers in mapping a path toward and achieving their energy goals.

Website: www.nrel.gov/workingwithus/state-local.html




NOKIA

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.

Website: www.nokia.com




Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI)

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) is the leading supplier of operational and technical solutions and services for mission-critical applications for the energy industry. Field proven with more than 25 years in the industry and over 2,200 customers worldwide, OATI provides the innovative solutions to meet the complex and expanding needs for Energy Trading, Operations, Distribution and regulatory organizations. OATI is the market leader of ETRM, reliability scheduling/transmission, congestion management, distribution management, and compliance monitoring solutions.

OATI hosts over 99.8% of customer solutions from OATI's Cloud dedicated to the energy industry, award winning computing environment featuring Active/Active Architecture built specifically and exclusively for the energy industry. OATI Data Centers have multiple layers of physical and cyber security and are compliant with North American Electric Reliability Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP) in addition to multiple other security programs that ensure protection of customer data and provision of uninterrupted services.

Additionally, and most importantly, OATI's solutions are specifically built and supported with the goal of solving customer's needs. As the industry continues to fluctuate and adjust to changes, customers can rely on OATI to work together with them and create solutions to meet those needs.

Website: www.oati.com




Ookla

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.

Website: www.ookla.com




Passport

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.

Website: www.passportinc.com




PayIt

PayIt is a purpose built Digital Government Platform that enables you to provide solutions that help improve the delivery of government services to citizens. The platform is cloud based, configurable, extensible and secure. This provides an ideal solution for your services and does not require hardware, ongoing maintenance or surprise you with any hidden fees. A partnership with PayIt is the best decision you can make for both you and your citizens.

Website: www.payitgov.com




Progress Solar Solutions®

www.progresssolarsolutions.com was the first to introduce a commercial quality mobile solar light tower durable enough and powerful enough to address the rental equipment and government markets. Progress Solar® continues to offer the broadest product line of portable solar light towers, Solar/Wind, and Solar/Hybrid light towers to industries interested in providing portable, clean and quiet outdoor lighting applications. The Progress Solar® Light Tower resembles a traditional portable diesel light tower but is powered by solar energy giving it a much lower total cost of ownership.

Progress Solar Solutions, LLC® of Raleigh, NC, specializes in manufacturing and distributing high-performance, eco-friendly and cost-effective mobile solar generation and lighting solutions for commercial, industrial, government, and institutional applications.

Website: www.progresssolarsolutions.com




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.

Website: www.semi.org/en/communities/msig




Siradel

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.

Website: www.siradel.com




SWIFT Rails

Swift Rails is a new type of on-demand transit that is 5x faster and 40x cheaper than conventional light-rail. We use semi-autonomous one, two and four passenger vehicles traveling on elevated rails. Vehicles are hailed via app and deliver passengers directly to their destination with no stops in between, and zero emissions. Fully optimized traffic flow, coupled with no at-grade crossings, creates extraordinarily safe transportation. Exceptionally affordable to construct, our fare revenue can exceed operational expenses. Swift Rails' low cost, quick installation and tiny footprint completely changes how transit can be applied by eliminating the biggest hurdles to implementation. This also reduces congestion on other means of transportation so existing roads can work better. Swift Rails gets you there faster.

Website: www.swiftrails.com




T-Mobile

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.

Website: www.t-mobile.com/business/government




TNL

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, Portland, 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.

Website: www.tnl.group




Ubicquia

Ubicquia offers municipalities, utilities, and communication service providers cost-effective and scalable platforms for deploying smart city, connectivity, and grid solutions. The Ubicquia 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; and UbiHub, which delivers high speed wireless internet access and street level video and audio intelligence. Ubicquia's smart grid platforms include UbiGrid DTM+, a platform to monitor a utility's distribution transformers and network in real-time; and UbiSmart AQM+, a sensor that monitors a city's air quality index, noise levels and environmental data. Ubicquia's solutions install in minutes to help communities become smarter, safer, and more connected.

Website: www.ubicquia.com




Wi-SUN Alliance

The Wi-SUN Alliance is a global non-profit member-based association made up of industry leading companies. Its mission is to drive the global proliferation of interoperable wireless solutions for use in smart cities, smart grids and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications using open global standards from organizations, such as IEEE802, IETF, TIA, TTC and ETSI. With more than 240 members worldwide, membership of the Wi-SUN Alliance is open to all industry stakeholders and includes silicon vendors, product vendors, services providers, utilities, universities, enterprises and municipalities and local government organizations.

Website: www.wi-sun.org

 

Premier Partners

 


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.

Website: www.us-ignite.org


RIoT

RIoT

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.

Website: riot.org


Supporting Organizations

 


Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)

ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY (AEE) is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels.
Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies. Learn more at www.aee.net

Website: www.aee.net


aSTEAM Village

OUR MISSION: Inspire students and families to pursue education and career pathways in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), through community-based project learning and innovative programs.

aSTEAM Village is a 501(c)3 organization that focuses on engaging students, families, and educators in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) pathways to facilitate career and education readiness for participation in the 21st Century economies of today and tomorrow.

Website: www.asteamvillage.org


Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS)

As a leading technology and solutions development organization, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry's most pressing business priorities. ATIS' nearly 200 member companies are currently working to address 5G, the All-IP transition, network functions virtualization, big data analytics, cloud services, device solutions, emergency services, M2M, cyber security, network evolution, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle -- from design and innovation through standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, open source solutions, and interoperability testing.

Website: http://www.atis.org


ATI

The Austin Technology Incubator harnesses business, government and academic resources to provide strategic counsel, operational guidance, and infrastructure support to its member companies to help them transition into successful, high growth technology businesses.

Website: ati.utexas.edu


Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

Website: coloradosmart.city


Dallas Innovation Alliance

The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) is a Public Private Partnership focused on the design and execution of a multi-phased Smart City strategy for Dallas. The DIA includes stakeholders from the City of Dallas, private corporations, civic/NGO organizations and academia who are invested in Dallas' continued evolution as an forward-thinking, innovative, and Smart global city. DIA operates from the definition that a Smart City is one where social and technological infrastructures and solutions facilitate sustainable economic growth, resource efficiency, and importantly, improves the quality of life for its citizens.

Website: www.DallasInnovationAlliance.com


Digi.City

Website: www.digi.city


Guidehouse Insights

Guidehouse Insights, the dedicated market intelligence arm of Guidehouse, provides research, data, and benchmarking services for today's rapidly changing and highly regulated industries. Our insights are built on in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team's research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research, and demand assessment, paired with a deep examination of technology trends, to provide a comprehensive view of emerging resilient infrastructure systems. Additional information about Guidehouse Insights can be found atwww.guidehouseinsights.com

Website: guidehouseinsights.com


Internet2

Website: www.internet2.edu


IoT Playbook

IoT Playbook is the comprehensive resource for integrators and solution providers to help them profit from the booming Internet of Things (IoT) market.

IoT Playbook offers cutting-edge guidance on trends and opportunities in everything from sensors, software, and gateways to smart offices and cities. It reaches thousands of North American providers of audio, control, digital signage, IT networking, business continuity, cybersecurity, surveillance, unified communication, mount, cabling, energy, cooling, and other solutions. IoT Playbook is part of the ChannelPro Network.

Website: www.iotplaybook.com


Marketplace.city

Website: marketplace.city


Metrolab Network

Website: www.metrolabnetwork.org


Open Connectivity Foundation

The Open Connectivity Foundation is dedicated to enabling an interoperable, scalable, reliable and secure Internet of Things for consumers, businesses and industries. OCF delivers a connectivity framework, IoTivity open source implementation, and certification program. OCF devices can securely communicate regardless of form factor, operating system, service provider, transport technology or ecosystem. Its solutions leverage industry standards that allow anyone to quickly build a complex device from a consistent set of building blocks and provided tools, driving scalability and interoperability. OCF specifications are ratified by ISO/IEC JTC1. Join our 400+ membership and learn more at OpenConnectivity.org.

Website: http://openconnectivity.org/


Riot

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.

Website: riot.org



Smart Columbus

Website: smart.columbus.gov



University Of Texas

Website: www.utexas.edu

 

What Works Cities | Results for America

Results for America's mission is to make investing in what works the "new normal," so that when policymakers make decisions, they start by seeking the best evidence and data available, then use what they find to get better results. RFA leads the What Works Cities Certification program, the first-of-its-kind national standard of excellence in city governance that evaluates how well cities are managed and whether cities have the right people, processes, and policies in place to put data and evidence at the center of decision-making. Through the initiative's expert partners, cities around the country are receiving support, guidance and resources to succeed. For more information, visit website.

Website: whatworkscities.org.


Zpryme

Born in Austin, Texas—Zpryme produces influential research in the energy and smart city industries, as well as events such as ETS (Energy Thought Summit), and premium media experiences that challenge the status quo. Combined, our curious, fun and talented Zprymers, passionately represent a special time in modern history on the pulse of the grand energy transition and widespread development of smart cities.

Website: www.zpryme.com

 
 

Event and Promotional Sponsorships:

A number of high profile event and promotional sponsorships are available for purchase. Promotional sponsorships include Banners, Lanyards, Bags, Receptions, Coffee Breaks and more. Call Richard Erb for pricing and availability at +1.401.477.2180 or: email

 

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