December 3-5, 2024 | AUSTIN, TX

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Smart 50 Award 2018

2023 Smart 50 Awards

Honoring the 50 most transformative smart projects each year.

Smart 50 Awards, in partnership with Smart Cities Connect, Smart Cities Connect Foundation, and US Ignite, annually recognize global smart cities projects, honoring the most innovative and influential work.

Strong applicants will represent innovative projects with current or future municipal-scale impact and application. Applications should clarify their connection with a municipal or municipal-similar partner such as a county, region, campus, installation, base, or facility complex.

A fee of $300 is due for each application submitted, invoiced via email once your submission is received by our team, to qualify your entry. Entry fees support city leader travel to Smart Cities Connect events and are managed by Smart Cities Connect Foundation, a 501c6 nonprofit.

Finalists receive one (1) full registration waiver to Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo and (2) gala awards tickets.

Interested in sponsorship? Contact our team.

Awards Gala

When: TBD
Dress: Business Casual

Each ticket includes open bar, seated dinner, and access to the Smart 50 Awards program. Additional tickets cost $195 per person and pre-purchase is required.

Registration Coming Soon

Hosted in conjunction with the Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference and Expo, November 27-30, 2023

2021 Award Recipients:

Congratulations to all of the 2021 Smart 50 Awardees. We thank you for your patiences as we work through programming and announcement updates for your awards. On behalf of the entire Smart Cities Connect team we look forward to connecting with you all soon and we will reach out to you shortly with updates.


For more information, please contact Laura Benold, Smart Cities Connect at

Smart 50 Awards in partnership with:

Smart Cities Connect Media and Research
Smart Cities Connect Foundation