November 28-30, 2023

2022 Sponsors



DarkPulse is more than critical infrastructure/ key resources monitoring. Our patented high-resolution sensors perform real- time structural health monitoring of infrastructure creating the foundational technology necessary for building and interconnecting smart cities around the world. Our software and technology-driven developments increase mobility for safer, more livable and sustainable neighborhoods. Utilizing the power of Global System Dynamics DarkPulse's VR capable, 3D, anywhere any device User Interface, harnesses the power of machine learning to transform the digitalization of cities from challenges to opportunities.

DarkPulse… globally connected communities, cities, & countries - Welcome to Your World




Rubicon is a technology company that powers a digital marketplace, provides a suite of SaaS products for waste, recycling, and smart city solutions, and collects and analyzes data for businesses and governments worldwide. Using technology to drive environmental innovation, the company helps turn businesses into more sustainable enterprises, and neighborhoods into greener and smarter places to live and work. Rubicon's mission is to end waste, in all of its forms, by helping its partners find economic value in their waste streams and confidently execute on their sustainability goals. The company is a Certified B Corporation, affirming that Rubicon meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance. Through its technology, Rubicon is transforming the entire category of waste and recycling. With more than 2.6 million service locations worldwide, Rubicon Global is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and has core teams in New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; St. Louis, MO; and Tinton Falls, NJ. Rubicon was named a Great Place to Work® in 2018 and 2019, and was recognized as one of Glassdoor's "Top Ten Companies with Seriously Impressive Benefits" in 2018. Visit or follow Rubicon on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.



Ubicquia offers municipalities, utilities, and communication service providers cost-effective and scalable platforms for deploying smart city, connectivity, and grid solutions. The Ubicquia suite of streetlight-mounted smart city and connectivity platforms include UbiCell, which enables smart streetlight control; UbiMetro, a streetlight small cell that accelerates 4G and 5G network deployments; and UbiHub, which delivers high speed wireless internet access and street level video and audio intelligence. Ubicquia's smart grid platforms include UbiGrid DTM+, a platform to monitor a utility's distribution transformers and network in real-time; and UbiSmart AQM+, a sensor that monitors a city's air quality index, noise levels and environmental data. Ubicquia's solutions install in minutes to help communities become smarter, safer, and more connected.




AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy ,the environment and digital infrastructure, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.


Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector helps government, education, and nonprofit customers deploy cloud services to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation across the globe. With AWS, you only pay for what you use, with no up-front physical infrastructure expenses or long-term commitments. Public Sector organizations of all sizes use AWS to build applications, host websites, harness big data, store information, conduct research, improve online access for citizens, and more. AWS has dedicated teams focused on helping our customers pave the way for innovation and, ultimately, make the world a better place through technology.


Ameresco, Inc.

Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading cleantech integrator and renewable energy asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive portfolio includes energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions delivered to clients throughout North America and the United Kingdom.

Technical independence coupled with our advanced technology portfolio allows us to integrate best-in-class solutions for the unique needs of each customer, paired with practical financial solutions. Whether focused on securing infrastructure upgrades, meeting sustainability goals, or creating resiliency, our customers benefit from a single provider of comprehensive clean technology solutions. For more information our website.


Blink Charging Co.

Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) is a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and has deployed over 30,000 charging ports across 18 countries, many of which are networked EV charging stations, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at any of the Company's charging locations worldwide. Blink's principal line of products and services include the Blink EV charging network, EV charging equipment, EV charging services, and the products and services of recent acquisitions, including Blue Corner and BlueLA. The Blink Network uses proprietary, cloud-based software that operates, maintains, and tracks the EV charging stations connected to the network and the associated charging data. With global EV purchases forecasted to rise to 10 million vehicles by 2025 from approximately 2 million in 2019, the Company has established key strategic partnerships for rolling out adoption across numerous location types, including parking facilities, multifamily residences and condos, workplace locations, health care/medical facilities, schools and universities, airports, auto dealers, hotels, mixed-use municipal locations, parks and recreation areas, religious institutions, restaurants, retailers, stadiums, supermarkets, and transportation hubs.


The Embassy of Canada to the United States

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) is a government organization that has facilitated trade with Canada since 1895. With offices in more than 160 cities worldwide, we are accessible to both Canadian and international companies looking to increase their business and find trusted partners. With an in-depth knowledge of global markets and insight on Canadian industry capabilities, we can connect you with strategic procurement, investment, innovation or education partners in Canada. Let our team of professionals help you!


Le Service des délégués commerciaux (SDC) du Canada est une organisation gouvernementale qui facilite les échanges commerciaux avec le Canada depuis 1895. Les entreprises canadiennes et internationales qui cherchent à accroître leurs occasions d'affaires et à trouver des partenaires de confiance peuvent communiquer avec l'un de nos bureaux répartis dans plus de 160 villes à travers le monde. Gràce à notre connaissance approfondie des marchés mondiaux et des capacités industrielles du Canada, nous pouvons vous aider à trouver les partenaires canadiens qu'il vous faut en matiére d'approvisionnement, d'investissement, d'innovation et d'éducation. Laissez notre équipe de professionnels vous aider!



At Comcast, we know that tomorrow's technical challenges will be solved by secure solutions that put people first, are adaptable and scalable to different needs, and are broadly inclusive of the community. Today we are building on the strong foundation we've established with Xfinity and Comcast Business by forging strategic partnerships with cutting-edge technology providers to deliver the next generation of smart solutions to customers.


Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies brings innovation to government organizations of all sizes so they and their residents can transform and thrive in the digital economy. Becoming a digital organization means transforming operating models, people, and processes as well as IT. We uniquely power this digital transformation by delivering best-in-class technology for applications, data, infrastructure and security – from the edge to the core to the cloud. Dell Technologies is aligned to deliver a singular goal: helping governments transform the way they work, so they can transform the lives of the residents they serve.


E Ink

E Ink is the originator, pioneer and commercial leader in ePaper technology. The company delivers its advanced display products to the world's most influential brands and manufacturers, enabling them to install extremely durable, low power displays in previously impossible or unimaginable applications and environments.

E Ink's corporate philosophy centers around delivering revolutionary products, excellent user experiences, and environmental benefits through advanced technology development.


Electric Cab of North America

eCab has been providing a microtransit, last-mile, and advertising platform to urban and rural markets since 2008. We utilize fleets of 100% emission-free electric vehicles to transport passengers within densely populated areas where parking has proved to be a challenge. eCab service could be described as a horizontal elevator as we connect outlying parking locations to businesses, homes, and mass transit hubs.

eCab's proprietary aggregation is what sets our service apart from similar providers as we are able to provide our clients with a robust data set that gives them a snapshot of mobility trends and ridership demographics in real-time. We are currently operating under a DOE grant in Bastrop, TX with our Rural Mobility Program partnered with CARTS and the City of Bastrop.



Rooted in campus, community, and urban mobility, GEM has been the leader in street-legal, all-electric low speed vehicles (LSVs) since 1998. GEMs are right-sized urban electric vehicles optimal for shuttling, maintenance, and deliveries. Robust enough to replace traditional over-the-road cars and trucks, yet nimble enough to serve micro-environments, GEMs are certified to federal safety standards, are street legal, 100% electric, provide substantial payload capacity, and alleviate urban challenges such as pedestrian safety, congestion, pollution, and high fuel and maintenance costs.



IDC Government Insights Worldwide Smart Cities and Communities Strategies research analyzes the role of ICT in the areas of economic development and civic engagement, urban planning and administration, public safety, transportation, and energy and infrastructure. This research advisory service analyzes how cities and communities, with ICT suppliers and other partners, are leveraging technology to improve operations and better serve residents, visitors, and businesses. The continuing evolution of cities along IDC's Smart City Maturity Model, the creation of new partnerships and funding models, and the use of innovative technologies to create Smart City and community ecosystems are covered in detail.


InState Partners

InState invests in innovative technology companies seeking to modernize government processes or companies navigating new and existing regulatory frameworks on the state and local levels. The InState Partners team is simultaneously focused on both the macro strategic view and a local, tactical approach: with a small group of strategists at its core, the team also retains local lobbyists and relationships in all 50 states.



Kajeet provides optimized IoT connectivity, software and hardware products that deliver safe, reliable, and controlled internet connectivity to nearly 3,000 businesses, schools and districts, state and local governments, and IoT solution providers. Kajeet's Private Network solutions simplify private wireless to allow customers to design, install and manage their own private wireless networks.

Kajeet is the only managed IoT connectivity services provider in the industry to offer Sentinel®️, a scalable IoT management platform that includes visibility into real-time data usage, policy control management, custom content filters for added security and multi-network flexibility.

Kajeet is available for hybrid and multi-network access across all major North American wireless networks, globally with coverage in 173 countries, and on multiple licensed and unlicensed networks. Kajeet holds 41 U.S. patents in mobile technologies. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter at @Kajeet.


Luminator Technology Group

Luminator Technology Group (Luminator) delivers globally-recognized technology solutions including stationary and on-board passenger information, video security, air treatment and lighting. Uniquely positioned to deliver a full range of hardware and software, as well as integration and support services, Luminator provides tangible benefits to transportation operators and passengers:

  • By delivering meaningful real-time information to transit agencies and riders — providing the intelligence needed to make informed decisions
  • Enhancing safety with comprehensive video security, lighting and accessibility options
  • Ensuring on-going efficiency with solutions that are easy to maintain, update and operate



The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) primary national laboratory for renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced transportation and mobility research. From scientific discovery to accelerating market adoption, NREL deploys its deep technical expertise and unmatched breadth of capabilities to drive the transformation of our nation's energy resources and systems. Today, local governments are leading the nation in addressing complex energy challenges and setting ambitious goals. NREL's technical and collaborative approach offers "science toward solutions," focused on the use of credible and objective data, analytics, and advanced energy and mobility system modeling to equip local government decision-makers in mapping a path toward and achieving their energy goals.



We create technology that helps the world act together.

As a trusted partner for critical networks, we are committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. We create value with intellectual property and long-term research, led by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs.

Adhering to the highest standards of integrity and security, we help build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable and inclusive world.



Québec is known for its diversified economy, its strategic location, its abundant natural resources, its numerous free-trade agreements, its booming exports and its capacity for innovation, especially in high-tech and cutting-edge industries like aerospace. Investissement Québec International is the go-to partner for Québec-based and foreign businesses seeking to set up or do business in the province. Investissement Québec International is proud to support business innovation, entrepreneurship and play a vital role in ensuring the growth of investments and the acceleration of exports for Quebec businesses in Canada and internationally. You can count on our experienced team to assist you on the road to success.


Red Hat

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.



Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) is the global leader in lighting and partners with cities, states and utilities to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Signify works with stakeholders to understand their needs and to unleash the power of innovations that truly matter in improving their city and state day-to-day operations and the lives of their constituents. Our Philips products, Genlyte Solutions collection of luminaire brands, Interact connected lighting systems, data-enabled services transform life in homes, buildings and public spaces. We continue to innovate with Li-Fi, 3D printing, UV-C, solar and horticultural lighting, to contribute to a safer, smarter, and more sustainable world.

And we don't just provide energy-efficiency LED and connected lighting solutions – our commitment to sustainability and climate action extends throughout our operations. We achieved carbon neutrality in North America in 2018 and globally in 2020 and have been in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index since our IPO for four consecutive years. Learn more about Signify at



Siradel produces 3D digital twins of cities, collaborative and open 3D visualization platforms with simulation, GIS and big data capabilities for smarter infrastructure planning, decision-making and communications.

Working in 60+ countries for 25 years, Siradel, an Engie group company, is providing innovative 5G and smart city solutions for telecom operators, public sector entities and all city stakeholders to make cities more sustainable, connected, resilient and attractive.

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Smart City Works (SCW) Innovation Hub

Smart City Works (SCW) Innovation Hub is thrilled to be joining Smart Cities Connect in Washington DC this September! Smart City Works Inc. is 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on solving urban challenges through innovation that fosters economic growth. We lead the Northern Virginia Smart Region Initiative, funded by the U.S. Dept of Commerce and GO Virginia.

Throughout the three day Smart Cities Connect event, SCW will present an Executive Panel on the topic of Digital Transformation, as well as feature innovative tech-based startup talent at our 10 X 10 booth. This event provides a unique opportunity for regional leaders to be connected with a variety of digital technologies that can help create smart, sustainable, and resilient communities.



Teradata is the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the most complex data challenges at scale. Only Teradata's enterprise-grade scalability lets you handle the massive data workloads of the future, today. Our technology centralizes 100% of your data on a connected ecosystem, and enables more machine learning and AI models to drive deeper insight. Teradata's experts and partners around the world can show you how to unlock unlimited value by turning data into your greatest asset. View website to learn more.



You drive productivity and progress. We empower the path forward. As a leading global supply chain solutions provider, we use inspiration to drive innovation. Every day we seek out opportunity in the unexpected to deliver creative approaches that help build, connect, power and protect our world. Your needs are constantly evolving, so we think and act fast. Our expertise and insights help you to work smarter with tailored, tangible solutions that transform the way you do business, and in turn, the way people work and live. Our customer-centered approach spans commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers and utilities. With locations in more than 50 countries we can provide global expertise with a local presence and always-on support. From immediate needs to long-term goals, we share your passion for progress. Ingenuity delivered.


Wi-SUN Alliance

The Wi-SUN Alliance is a global non-profit member-based association made up of industry leading companies. Its mission is to drive the global proliferation of interoperable wireless solutions for use in smart cities, smart grids and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications using open global standards from organizations, such as IEEE802, IETF, TIA, TTC and ETSI. With more than 240 members worldwide, membership of the Wi-SUN Alliance is open to all industry stakeholders and includes silicon vendors, product vendors, services providers, utilities, universities, enterprises and municipalities and local government organizations.




Quickly infuse information and communication technology (ICT) into your community with Sourcewell cooperative purchasing. Buy the products and services you want with a process you trust. Join 50,000 participating agencies throughout North America saving time and money with our government procurement process. Drive more data and sustainable development sooner by avoiding delays to innovation. Purchase from hundreds of awarded contracts delivered through a local dealer or representative to ease procurement and support your local community. Sourcewell staff work as force multipliers, empowering you to fulfill your public service mission to improve life for residents, visitors, and businesses.




RIoT is a 501(c)(3) brought to you by the Wireless Research Center and our sponsors. RIoT has grown significantly since starting as a Meetup group in 2014, and while RIoT continues to serve as a convener for the IoT community, RIoT also offers a startup accelerator, R&D lab, educational programs, and more.


US Ignite

US Ignite fosters the creation of next-generation Internet applications that provide transformative public benefit.

By engaging diverse public and private leaders, we "ignite" the development and deployment of new apps with profound impact on how Americans work, live, learn and play.



Cityfi LLC

Cityfi LLC is in the business of urban change management, with an eye towards facilitating empowering positive, sustainable impacts and economic returns. At our core is dispelling the myth that a necessary evil of good business is often a suboptimal outcome for people and the environment. We believe that true public-private partnerships are built upon clear lines of communication, common goals, aligned incentives and outcomes. Cityfi helps towns, cities, governments, start-ups, and companies understand and navigate the increasingly complex urban landscape, and work together to make positive change, fast. We focus a great deal on technology, but in the context of what is good for cities, citizens, and the long-term health of our environment. We leverage a network of thought leaders to provide holistic strategies, action plans, and practical solutions to meet community priorities.

We are global thought leaders in the transportation, technology, environment and finance sectors. Working by inspiring community action, advising organizational leadership, developing strategic roadmaps, and facilitating public-private partnerships, Cityfi integrates public policy, urban design, economic development, capacity building, and civic innovation to achieve measurable outcomes to create more livable, sustainable and efficient communities.




Innovation & Tech Today

The leading publication for cutting edge, innovative technologies, and those individuals driving the industry forward, Innovation & Tech Today is committed to featuring fascinating stories, products, and people across a plethora of industries. From education, engineering, gaming, travel, photography, and smart fabrics to wearables, smart home technology, business innovations, and so much more, our team of experts and journalists celebrate a passion for innovation across the board. With a different theme and special contributors every quarter, I&T Today offers something for everyone. Whether your interests lie in sustainability and clean energy, innovations in business strategy, sports and medical technology, or home automation, Innovation & Tech Today is your tech magazine.




IoT Playbook

IoT Playbook is the comprehensive resource for integrators and solution providers to help them profit from the booming Internet of Things (IoT) market.

IoT Playbook offers cutting-edge guidance on trends and opportunities in everything from sensors, software, and gateways to smart offices and cities. It reaches thousands of North American providers of audio, control, digital signage, IT networking, business continuity, cybersecurity, surveillance, unified communication, mount, cabling, energy, cooling, and other solutions. IoT Playbook is part of the ChannelPro Network.


LonMark International Inc.

LonMark International is a member-based, non-profit organization that enables interoperable systems for products based on the ANSI/CTA-709 (ISO/IEC 14908) series of standards. LonMark International has tested and certified over 1000 products complying with its interoperability guidelines. Additionally, LonMark International has certified nearly 1,000 industry professionals worldwide for their expertise in the guidelines and industry standards. Products based on the ANSI/CTA-709.x (ISO/IEC 14908) suite of standards are installed in over 500,000 buildings worldwide. LonMark International remains committed to educating the industry on the value of open, interoperable systems by providing tools, resources, certification, and support for its members and their markets. For more information, visit our website.



Smart Columbus



SmartCitiesWorld's is a world-leading platform for sharing ideas to solve urban challenges that enable us to live in more resilient, sustainable, safe, and prosperous environments.

We provide a quality, comprehensive and current global content resource for urban leaders and their partners which encourages the smart city ecosystem to share their experiences and learn from each other. Membership is free and provides access to over 10,000 news articles, white papers, trend reports, webinars, podcasts, opinions and much more.


University Of Texas



Born in Austin, Texas—Zpryme produces influential research in the energy and smart city industries, as well as events such as ETS (Energy Thought Summit), and premium media experiences that challenge the status quo. Combined, our curious, fun and talented Zprymers, passionately represent a special time in modern history on the pulse of the grand energy transition and widespread development of smart cities.



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