Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona 2017

The Smart Cities Expo World Congress in Barcelona, 14-16 November, is the peak international event to discover opportunities for urban efficiencies. The congress will bring together over 400 global influencers and innovators to share knowledge, debate the challenges faced by cities, and encourage thinking to inspire smarter and more sustainable cities.

Attracting world leading smart cities and major market leaders such as Amazon, Cisco, Huawei, Mastercard, Microsoft, Philips, SAP, Siemens, ZTE, Bosch, Hewlett Packard, Mitsubishi, NEC, and Silver Spring Networks, participating in the Austrade delegation will give you access to exclusive networking and business matching facilitation, providing Australian businesses with the opportunity to explore international markets and value chains opportunities.

For Australian businesses interested in participating in an Austrade led delegation to Spain, opportunity exists for delegates to visit additional international cities as a part of a pre/post conference visit program yet to be announced.

Please note, this event is still under development. Details will be confirmed as they become available.

Who should participate:

Australian businesses with expertise in technologies that deliver urban social, economic or environmental efficiencies for the cities of the future.

Austrade encourages Australian business with niche solutions for smart cities to attend including:

  • Intelligent Transport Systems,
  • Smart grid,
  • Energy Storage,
  • eCitizen engagement,
  • eHealth,
  • Food Security,
  • Surveillance,
  • BIM,
  • Smart Waste Management,
  • Smart Lighting, Emergency Resilience,
  • Smart Water,
  • Air Quality Monitoring,
  • Carbon Emission Reduction,
  • Contactless Payment Methods,
  • Cyber Security, and
  • Distributed Ledger.
How to apply:

Fill in the expression of interest form to be kept up to date.

Application deadline:

1 July 2017

Travel details:

Australian travellers should be aware of the increased threat of terrorism globally and should consult the Australian Government’s General Advice to Australian Travellers, which is available at

All Australians travelling overseas, whether for tourism or business or for short or long stays, are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) before travel. The registration information provided by you will help DFAT to find you in an emergency – whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or a family emergency. It may also be used to pass other information to you, such as: new travel advisories, notice of elections and information on other matters relevant to travellers and expatriates.

Australian citizens can register online at

Please note:

Austrade will only work with clients that maintain appropriate business ethics, and demonstrate a commitment to legal obligations including anti-bribery laws, both in Australia and overseas markets. For further information, please visit

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