What are the Key Trends in Smart Cities?

Key Smart City Trends at Symposium

Learn the key trends in Smart Cities including what Smart City technologies are required to move from R&D to real-world solutions.


The 2nd Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition, January 17-18, 2018 in Chicago brings together key thought leaders and municipal executives to explore the most recent technology advances and lessons learned to date in making the intelligent, interconnected city a reality.

The emphasis is on implementation strategy, project financing, case studies, and compelling business models for achieving successful results in the real world.

Don’t miss this opportunity to network one-on-one with leading Smart City innovators and executives!

Topics at Smart City Symposium:

– Defining and Refining the Smart City Vision
– Financing and Business Models: Moving Forward Today On Critical Initiatives
– Key Lessons Learned: Viewpoints from Leading Smart City Mayors
The MaaS Effect on the Business of Transport
– Smart Buildings for Smarter Workers and Workplaces
– Turning Big Data Into Local Insights For Smart Cities
– Supporting Climate Action and Sustainability Goals
– Effective Strategies for Becoming a Connected Smart City
– Smart Transportation and Electric Vehicles Progress
– To Open Smart City Data Or Not?
– New Challenges and Solutions for Cyber and Physical Security

Smart Cities Research and Smart City Reports:

IoT in Smart Cities

The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to transform the way people work, play, and interact with products and services. A significant majority of IoT applications will occur within metropolitan areas and will ultimately integrate within a Smart City ecosystem. Improving the operational effectiveness and efficiency, safeguarding assets, and establishing new value-added services are a few of the fundamental goals of Smart Buildings.


Intelligent Buildings: IoT in Smart Cities, Commercial Real Estate, and Homes 2017 – 2022  assesses the Smart City, Intelligent Buildings, and Connected Homes marketplace. Emphasis is focused upon common technologies, capabilities, and functionality across each segment as well as related market challenges and opportunities. The report provides analysis of specific opportunity areas including embedded hardware, automation software, and managed services.  The report also focuses attention upon related smart products and services including data and analytics. The report includes detailed forecasts for the period 2017 to 2022.

Smart Workplaces

The primary goals of the Smart Workplace are to provide a safer, more comfortable, and productive work environment. From a building tenant perspective, these attributes provide for higher overall efficiency and effectiveness as well as a more highly satisfied workforce. From a Commercial Real Estate (CRE) owner perspective, Smart Buildings that facilitate a Smart Work environment garner higher rents than non-intelligent buildings.

Certain leading companies within the CRE sector are realizing tangible benefits from developing Smart Buildings. The CRE industry is able to charge higher fees for IoT enabled intelligent buildings as well as leverage various capabilities to provide Smart Workplace solutions.


Smart Workplace Market in Industry Verticals 2018 to 2023 provides analysis of the market for Smart Workplace solutions, applications, and services across industry verticals. Sectors analyzed and forecast in this report include Education and Training, Financial Services, Government and Public Services, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate and Construction, Retail Sales and Services, Telecommunication and IT, Transportation and Logistics. The report analyzes smart workplace products and integrated systems, transformation services, and integrated workplace management systems. The report provides detailed forecasts for years 2018 to 2023.

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