Council Press Releases

2020 Global Readiness Challenge

Sun, 2020-07-12 22:27 -- Philip Bane
07/12/2020

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

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
06/27/2018

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
09/28/2017

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.

Smart Cities Council India hosts National Conclave on Smart Technologies

Tue, 2015-10-06 11:20 -- SCC India Staff
08/23/2015

The Smart Cities Council India in association with the Telangana government hosted the National Conclave on Smart Technologies at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre on 22-23 August, 2015. International and national experts on technologies and smart cities along with urban development officials from across India – constituting 600 cities covering the 100 smart cities and 500 AMRUT cities – partcipated in the Conclave. The Union Minister for Urban Development of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu and IT Minister, Telangana, KT Rama Rao were the guests of honour.