The first Smart City Expo Istanbul inaugurates on June 1st

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

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Smart City Expo holds its first Istanbul event from 1 to 3 June at Haliç Congress Center, hosted by Istanbul's Metropolitan Municipality. Smart City Expo Istanbul aims to explore how innovative cities can transform the world to build a more sustainable future. The "Smart City" concept focuses on innovative, eco-friendly and solution-oriented projects, which aim to improve the living conditions of those living in urban areas.

The Smart City Expo Opening ceremony will kick off with speeches from Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş, Ricard Zapatero - Fira Barcelona, Aisa Kirabo Kacyira - UN Habitat, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero - Former Prime Minister of Spain.

The fair will welcome local and international investors, innovative professionals and other interested parties to participate. Prominent city municipalities from all over the world as well as company representatives will have a chance to present their innovative solutions for a better future. The fair will host a discussion on urban development and technology with approximately 10,000 directors and professionals. Those speaking will include more than 150 mayors governing cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.


For three days, more than 80 speakers and participants will brainstorm over the latest developments in the smart city industry as well as present their own projects. Click here for the program of the congress.


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