Council Press Releases

Smart Cities Council Announces 2021 Readiness Challenge Winners

Wed, 2021-02-10 21:31 -- Connie Heath
02/09/2021

The Smart Cities Council announced its first set of Readiness Challenge Winners for 2021 – specifically Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Nashville, Tennessee, USA and Orange County, Florida USA.

These cities submitted projects in 2020 that the Council judged would make a difference regionally and be replicable by other cities, globally. These cities have agreed to work with the Smart Cities Council to accelerate their own plans and help other cities globally.

Nashville's Courage Makes It a 2021 Readiness Challenge Winner

Sun, 2021-02-07 22:39 -- Philip Bane
02/07/2021

Nashville's Courage Makes It a 2021 Readiness Challenge Winner
The Smart Cities Council has announced that Nashville, Tennessee, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners from 2020. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Orange County, Florida, USA.

Smart Cities Council announces Finalists for the first Readiness Cohorts for 2021

Thu, 2020-11-19 00:32 -- Shawn Gants
11/18/2020

The Smart Cities Council is proud to announce the finalists for Readiness Cohort Leaders for the First Quarter of 2021. From Brisbane, Australia to Moscow, Russia to eight cities in North America - they represent the best of cities seeking to improve their city's livability, workability and sustainability - and also helping your city in the process.

With a focus on the theme 'cities helping cities,' Readiness Cohort Leaders will advance our collective cause, one city at a time.

Join the world's largest network of smart city practitioners and advance your city's livability, workability and sustainability.

Relevancy and empathy during the COVID-19 crisis - a letter from the Smart Cities Council

Tue, 2020-04-21 21:33 -- Philip Bane
04/21/2020

We have delayed publishing this letter as we have been busy working with cities and our partners during this global crisis. Our teams in ASEAN, Australia, India and North America have been working with cities and other liked minded organizations to do what they can to relieve suffering.
Our actions are guided by empathy, relevance and agility.

Innovative Solution Helps Cities Advance from Vision to Beneficial, Funded Projects

Fri, 2018-06-29 02:05 -- SCC Staff
06/28/2018

At the Enterprise Ireland IoT & Smart Cities Forum this week the Smart Cities Council and Tr3Dent announced their agreement to launch Smart Cities Project Activator, a powerful combination of the Smart Cities Council’s widely adopted and successful Readiness Program (RP) and a customized version of Tr3Dent’s Transformation Accelerator Platform.

The Edison Electric Institute and the Smart Cities Council Partner to Advance Smart Cities Initiatives

Mon, 2017-10-02 21:52 -- SCC Staff
09/29/2017

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Smart Cities Council today announced a multi-pronged partnership to encourage smarter, more resilient, sustainable cities. EEI will join the Council as a Global Lead Partner.

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