Global Smart CitiesAn international showcase of the world’s most progressive smart cities implementing the latest tech innovations to advance the efficiency of their infrastructure & delivery of public services.
WHY GLOBAL SMART CITIES AT GITEX?
The implementation of technology by Governments to create future-facing nations is reflected in the knowledge that spending by national, federal and local governments worldwide on technology products and services is forecast to grow from $430.1B in 2016 to $476.1B by 2020 – the era of Smart Cities has arrived.
- Visitors came from 32 countries to meet with Global Smart Cities
- 25,357 people attended GITEX Technology Week to gather intelligence or network with Global Smart Cities.
- 14,194 of those were in a Senior Management, C-Level or Director position
- 6,085 visitors to Global Smart Cities were representatives of a Government department
Global Smart Cities Technology Facts & Figures
By 2040 65% of the world’s population will live in cities
There are 21 Megacities with over 10million people
The top 600 urban centres generate 60% of global GDP
The Smart Cities IT market is supposed to be $34 Billion annually
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