The Smart City World Congress is receiving applications for the World Smart City Awards 2020. This is for individuals, entrepreneurs, or anyone with innovative ideas on how the cities around the world can be more livable, sustainable, and economically viable.
About The World Smart City Awards 2020
Since the global pandemic is still impacting people’s daily lives, this year the World Smart City Awards will take place within the context of Smart City Live 2020 (17-18 Nov), a virtual event organized by Smart City Expo World Congress.
The program will consist of a full-day, broadcast television show on day one, with interviews, debates, and success stories focusing on the impact of COVID-19, plus a program on day two featuring workshops, sessions, and side events, which will gather key players and global institutions for the purpose of tackling the challenges that lie beyond the short-term impact of the pandemic.
The World Smart City Awards (WSCA) will be one of the highlights of the upcoming event, where pioneering city strategies, projects, and ideas will be recognized based on their innovation, relevance, impact, the scope of implementation, citizen engagement, co-creation, inclusivity, feasibility, reproducibility, and multi-stakeholder collaboration, among other aspects.
The WSCA has been established in order to identify cities, projects related to the topics of the event, and innovative ideas that are making cities around the world more livable, sustainable, and economically viable. The awards also aim to promote diversity, inclusion, equity, safety, and collaboration, thus enhancing everybody’s quality of life.
The winners will be announced during the live online gala on November 18. So, if you want a chance to be considered for the award, you should submit your entry.
Who Can Apply?
The World Smart City Awards are aimed at both public and private sector cities, businesses, entrepreneurs, startups, digital innovators, developers, research centers, universities, civic techs, civil society representatives, non-governmental organizations, cooperatives, consortia (public-private), and social activists, with innovative ideas, research, analysis, studies, visions, and solutions for the management and development of cities.
World Smart City Awards 2020 Categories
The World Smart City Awards 2020 are in the following Categories:
- City Award
- Enabling Technologies Award
- Urban Environment Award
- Mobility Award
- Governance & Economy Award
- Living & Inclusion Award
- COVID-19 Innovation Award
- The call for awards opens 29 July 2020
- Deadline for applications 15 Sep. 2020
- Finalists from all categories will be informed Mid – October
- Results announced at the World Smart City Awards 18 Nov. 2020
The deadline for entry for the World Smart City Awards 2020 is 15 September 2020. If you have innovative ideas, solutions on how the world can be a better place, you can learn more and apply using this link; http://www.smartcityexpo.com/en/calls/call-for-awards
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