Nordic Delegation to SMART CITIES NYC ’17

New York City will host a major Smart City Event from the 3rd to 6th of May 2017. Smart Cities NYC '17 will be centered on the North American market featuring a conference and expo curated around technology and urban life.

Smart Cities NYC '17 will attract widespread attention given that the city of New York is rapidly evolving into a global benchmark for smart city technologies.

Smart Cities NYC '17 will attract widespread attention given that the city of New York is rapidly evolving into a global benchmark for smart city technologies.

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The event has received tremendous support and interest from sponsors and partners, including high level support from the NYC Mayor's Office, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and key corporate sponsors. The event will bring together local and international leaders and influencers to tackle real-world challenges and advance the solutions that will create smarter, safer, and more resilient global cities. Smart Cities NYC '17 will feature:

  • A four-day expo showcasing approximately 60-70 exhibitors, including international exhibitors,
  • A speakers' congress where thought leaders and industry innovators come together for debates and panel discussions,
  • Public events including a concert, public art competition, and technology and leadership programs for students and professionals.

How can you attend?

2017 will be the very first edition of Smart Cities NYC and Innovation Norway will organize a Nordic Delegation together with our Nordic partners, Cleancluster (DK) and Tekes (FI).
If you are a Norwegian company with a market-ready solution for the Smart City market and would like to launch your product in the US, then this is the right event for you.
Smart Cities NYC '17 will be structured around the main sectors impacting urban life and will be relevant for companies with solutions within:

  • Smart energy & environment
  • Smart buildings & infrastructure
  • Smart transport & mobility
  • Smart public health & safety
  • Smart governance & community

Following the initial event we will consider whether to expand our participation in 2018 to include a Nordic pavilion and program, and to promote it to Nordic companies, cities and other players with smart city ambitions.

Why should we consider participating in Smart Cities NYC?

Smart Cities NYC '17 will attract widespread attention given that the city of New York is rapidly evolving into a global benchmark for smart city technologies. New York City has received worldwide praise for its smart city initiatives and overall strategy, and was recognized as the Best Smart City of 2016 at the Smart City Expo and World Congress in Barcelona. Moreover, as the world's media capital with the highest concentration of magazines, news and digital media outlets, New York City offers an unparalleled caliber of media exposure that can elevate our Nordic partners' cities, brands and products' to a global level.


More info

Please contact:
Antonio Raposo
Sr. Advisor – US Market, Innovation Norway NYC
E: tony.raposo@innovationnorway.no
T: +1 646 541 1343

For more information on Smart Cities NYC '17, please visit: http://smartcitiesnyc.com/