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Smart Cities Council is the longest-running global smart cities ecosystem, founded in 2012.

Headquartered in Washington DC, Smart Cities Council, (“SCC”), is the world’s largest and longest-running membership-based Social Impact Organisation for Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, and Technology.

With operations in over 20 countries globally, SCC leads policy and advocacy, and through our Task Forces, Events, and Partnerships SCC develops thought leadership, knowledge, playbooks, educational assets and tools that enable the creation of positive, self-sustaining social, environmental and economic benefits.

Domain Verticals and Technology Horizontals


  • Aged Care
  • Cybersecurity & Data Protection
  • Defence
  • Digital Equity
  • Ethics
  • Finance & Investment
  • Healthcare
  • Intelligent Buildings & Infrastructure
  • Intelligent Transportation Hubs
  • Mobility & Digital Transformation
  • Remote & Regional Communities
  • Safety, Security, Resilience & Disaster Preparedness
  • Smart Airports
  • Smart Tourism
  • Space
  • Sustainability


  • 5G and Digital Infrastructure
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Blockchain
  • Digital Twins
  • IoT


Joining Smart Cities Council connects you with over 400,000 smart cities practitioners, and provides access to:

  • Direct global policy settings and thought leadership
  • Educational & training resources, use cases, tools canvases & playbooks
  • SCC’s Global Thought Leadership Network
  • Priority access to Global Events

SCC partners with some of the world’s most high-profile and influential Industry Groups and NGOs, and offers special membership and events rates for their members.

SCC has developed a suite of high value products and services for members and the broader community, to build capability, capacity and collaboration:

Smart Cities Council Social Impact Model

SCC’s Social Impact Model builds cross-sector capability, capacity and collaboration between Government, Industry, Academic and NGOs to create impact and positive, self-sustaining social, environmental and economic value.

Our Members Include

Globally, we work alongside industry bodies and not-for-profit organizations to further deliver on our goal of accelerating livability, workability and sustainability for projects, people and place.