Tel Aviv Crowned World's Smartest City At Smart City Expo
Tel Aviv beat out 250 competitors and won 1st prize at the World Smart Cities Awards at the recent Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona.
The Smart City Expo World Congress is considered to be the leading conference in the world on the subject of urban innovation. Tel Aviv has been recognized as a startup city that has undergone a digital revolution over the last 2 years with the introduction of the DigiTel platform and city app, and the implementation of free Wifi throughout the city. It is also recognized for its use of social media, allowing the public to be involved in municipal decision making and community improvement initiatives.
Tel Aviv has also been ranked one of the most innovative cities in the world by Citibank and the Wall Street Journal. Israel's largest annual international high-tech gathering, DLD Tel Aviv Digital Conference, which features hundreds of startups, VC's, angel investors and leading multinationals along with the DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival, will take place from September 6-12, 2015.