Smart City Events in 2024

MOVE 2024

  • London (UK), 19 June 2024

MOVE is a prominent event focused on tech mobility and start-ups.

The Earth’s environment faced significant challenges due to carbon-based industry and transport, impacting its ecosystem and human health. Scientists and experts warned about the impending carbon crisis, prompting a global commitment to reduce carbon emissions and move away from internal combustion engine (ICE) transport.

In response to this need, MOVE was created to promote and develop sustainable urban transport solutions. The goal is to achieve a sustainable, innovative, and dynamic transport system, opening up numerous possibilities for the future.


Global Energy Transition (GET) Congress and Exhibition

  • Milano (Italy), 1 July 2024

GET is the foremost platform for leaders and innovators in the energy and hard-to-abate sectors, to drive progress towards decarbonisation and a more sustainable energy future. GET participants include individuals and organisations whose actions and investment across the clean energy value chain can make the difference to enable government, markets and consumers to move beyond promises and break new ground in the energy transformation.

GET is targeted at ministers, CEOs, thought leaders, sustainability leaders, policy makers, financiers, marketers, scientists, engineers and innovators from the energy, hard-to-abate, finance, and start-up sectors.


African Smart Cities Congress 2024

  • Lilongwe (Malawi), 25-27 July 2024

The African Smart Cities Congress stands as a an important event aiming at transformative urban progress, and positioning itself as an important African event in the realm of urban innovation. This congress serves as a nexus, uniting visionaries and leaders from groundbreaking companies, governments, and organizations. Its stated mission : to propel cities forward, steering them towards a brighter, more sustainable future. By gathering the brightest minds and boldest innovators, the congress aims to not just discuss change, but to make it happen.

From July 25-27, 2024, in Lilongwe, Malawi, the congress will host an event dedicated to redefining the urban landscape through innovation. It promises to be a pivotal moment for the future of cities.


World Smart City Expo 2024

  • Goyang (South Korea), 3-5 September 2024

The World Smart City Expo 2024 is Asia’s largest exhibition dedicated to smart city technologies. The event attracts over 20,000 visitors from 60 countries and 200 cities, all focused on creating ‘People-centered’ smart cities. Additionally, it serves as the premier business platform where technology and service companies, delegates, and decision-makers from around the globe come together to exchange ideas for building better and more sustainable cities. The World Smart City Expo 2024 will be held from September 3-5, 2024, at KINTEX in Goyang, South Korea.


LED Expo and Smart Living Expo 2024

  • Bangkok (Thailand), 5-7 September 2024

Organized under the theme ‘Connected lighting for sustainable living’, the 10th edition of LED Expo Thailand focuses on innovative lighting solutions in areas such as Sustainable Lighting, Energy Efficient Lighting, Healthcare & Social Care Lighting, Horticulture Lighting, Human Centric Lighting, and Smart Lighting. The trade fair targets both local and international professionals, aiming to revolutionize and impact the future of the LED & Smart Lighting industry.

LED Expo Thailand combines ‘Energy Efficiency and Digitalisation for SMART Lighting’ to benefit all stakeholders in the ASEAN region. The 2024 expo will serve as a hub for over 400 leading Thai brands, providing a platform for extensive networking and lead generation. Co-located with LED Expo Thailand, the Smart Living Expo will showcase cutting-edge technologies and solutions transforming modern living spaces. The Expo will be held at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand, from September 5-7, 2024.


Intelligent Urban Cities Summit

  • Dubai (UAE), 9-10 September 2024

The International Business Exchange, renowned for its advanced business intelligence solutions, is organizing the Intelligent Urban Cities Summit on September 9th and 10th at the Le Meridien Hotel in Dubai, U.A.E. The summit’s theme, “Digitally Urbanizing Cities to Improve the Quality of Life of Citizens,” aligns with The Dubai Urban Masterplan 2040.

With substantial investments flowing into the smart city sector, the region offers numerous sustainable business opportunities for both local and international providers of smart city solutions. The primary goal of the event is to establish a global platform for innovation and business exchange that supports the government’s vision of developing a smart, integrated urban planning system to enhance citizens’ quality of life. The summit will attract over 500 delegates from more than 20 countries, including high-level decision-makers, senior government representatives, key project stakeholders, buyers, influencers, and investors from the global smart city sector.


Smart City Expo Miami

  • Miami (USA), 23-25 September 2024

The 5th annual SMART CITY EXPO MIAMI will be an in-person, 3D live experience that aims to be disruptive, diverse, and dynamic. This three-day conference, taking place from September 23-25, 2024, at the Wolfson Campus Auditorium at Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, will feature extensive discussions, lectures, and masterclasses led by international experts in urban planning, infrastructure, climate action, and business. The event aims to empower citizens and decision-makers to collaboratively harness their community’s innovative and economic potential.


Smart Cities Saudi Expo 2024

  • Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), 24-26 September 2024

Launching in September 2024, the Smart Cities Saudi Expo aims to transform urban development by seamlessly integrating human, robotic, and citizen-centered solutions. Held over three days at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center from September 24-26, 2024, this event will provide exhibitors and visitors with invaluable insights into industry trends, cutting-edge technologies, and best practices.

Participants can capitalize on the opportunity to forge significant business connections, fostering collaborations and real-world business opportunities. The expo will gather high-profile decision-makers from both private and government sectors, offering exhibitors direct access to buyers and a platform to deliver compelling sales messages to potential clients.

Co-located with the Saudi Infrastructure Expo and Global Water Expo, the event provides comprehensive access to a full spectrum of solutions essential for shaping Saudi Arabia’s evolving infrastructure landscape. Experience expert-led content, engage with knowledge leaders, and explore the latest products that are poised to propel businesses forward.



  • Stuttgart (Germany), 24-26 September 2024

From September 24 to 26, 2024, Messe Stuttgart will host INTERGEO, a globally renowned event dedicated to geodesy, geoinformation, and land management. This gathering brings together experts and visionaries from across the globe, encompassing 600 international brands, industry leaders, associations, and start-ups. INTERGEO solidifies its status as the premier event within the geospatial community, fostering dialogue among key stakeholders to encourage collaboration and shape the future collectively.

As an international platform, INTERGEO facilitates global perspectives and promotes cross-border cooperation to harness the full potential of geoinformation technologies. It aims to coordinate responses to global challenges, leveraging geodata and its applications in diverse fields. These technologies play a pivotal role beyond traditional domains like navigation and mapping, contributing innovative solutions to address pressing issues such as climate change, urbanization, and resource management.

INTERGEO 2024 will highlight how geoinformation technologies drive innovation across various sectors. The expo and conference will explore a broad spectrum of topics including Building Information Modeling (BIM), Earth observation, digital twins, maritime solutions, and advancements in drone technology. This comprehensive showcase underscores the transformative impact of geoinformation technologies on contemporary society and their role in shaping a sustainable future.


Navigate Mobility Summit

  • Prague (Czech Republic), 26-27 September 2024

Navigate Mobility, scheduled from September 26-27, 2024, in Prague, is a pivotal gathering tailored for professionals in the automotive, shared mobility, and smart cities sectors. It serves as a hub for collaboration and advancement, offering a platform for collective dialogue to shape the future of mobility and transportation.

At Navigate Mobility, participants can:

  • Engage with industry pioneers and thought leaders sharing insights into the future of urban mobility.
  • Explore transformative technologies and solutions influencing urban development.
  • Connect with peers in the urban mobility field to foster meaningful relationships and partnerships.
  • Draw inspiration from visionary keynotes addressing the critical challenges and opportunities in urban mobility.

This event is designed to facilitate dialogue and innovation among stakeholders dedicated to shaping the future of urban mobility.


2024 WRLDCTY Urban Summit

  • Bilbao (Spain), 9-10 October 2024

WRLDCTY represents a global community of urbanists dedicated to inclusive, equitable, and sustainable urban development practices. The 2024 WRLDCTY Urban Summit will be held in Bilbao from October 9-10, 2024, offering both in-person attendance and online participation options. This summit serves as a catalyst for revolutionizing urban innovation, featuring in-person forums, virtual events, podcasts, and seminars with prominent urban designers, placemakers, policymakers, and thought leaders from around the world.


Smart Country Convention 2024

  • Berlin (Germany), 15-17 October 2024

The Smart Country Convention stands as Germany’s foremost event focused on the digital transformation of the public sector. It serves as a platform where national and international companies, institutions, organizations, public authorities, and associations showcase their innovations, ideas, and solutions for modern administration and smart cities.

The topics covered at the Smart Country Convention are increasingly critical in today’s context. SCCON 2024 is scheduled from October 15-17, 2024, at hub27 on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. The event brings together political figures, digital experts, business professionals, industry leaders, innovation drivers, and technology pioneers who are shaping the future through their ideas and actions.


Urban Metaverse & Smart Cities

  • Tenerife (Spain), 17-18 October 2024

Explore the future of urban innovation at the exclusive Urban Metaverse & Smart Cities conference scheduled for October 17-18, 2024. Taking place just before the renowned “Smart Cities Expo World Congress” in Barcelona, this business event unfolds at the luxurious Gran Meliá Palacio de Isora in the sunny south of Tenerife.

The conference brings together over 200 international key stakeholders including urban planners, technology experts, investors, government officials, and academics specializing in urban development. Discussions will focus on cutting-edge topics such as the integration of metaverse technologies into smart city planning.

This conference is designed for professionals at the forefront of smart city technologies, decision-makers interested in incorporating innovative Metaverse and Artificial Intelligence concepts into urban development, and individuals keen to explore new technological dimensions in urban planning.


Smart City Expo World Congress 2024

  • Barcelona (Spain), 5-7 November 2024

Smart City Expo World Congress (Barcelona, November 5-7, 2024) is the leading international event for the smart city sector, a key meeting point for experts and leaders of the world’s most innovative cities, companies, research centers and international organizations. Over 25,000 professionals are expected from more than 800 cities and over 500 international speakers that will share their vision on how to build a more sustainable and livable urban future.

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