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.


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  

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