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Concepts like cloud services, internet of things - IoE, zero-energy buildings, shared transport, electric vehicles, de-carbonized economy, etc., form the vision of a smart city. Although these topics are new in South-East Europe, they prompt businesses and municipalities to seek realization of a number of projects. Following the global trends, ‘Smart Cities’ is a three-day event which will present innovations, case studies and will facilitate numerous new partnerships in the Region.
Exhibitors benefit before, during and after the event:
● Vast promotion of the participants’ activities;
● Exhibitors’ online announcements in which countries they are looking for business partners
● B2B module will facilitate contacts between exhibitors, preliminary registered visitors, speakers and attendees.  
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The parallel Conference aims to investigate politics, financing instruments and strategies that will expose opportunities in the relevant sectors in South-East Europe. We announce an impressive line-up of speakers from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, France, Estonia, Norway, Spain and the UK.    Program
'Smart Cities‘ is promotionally supported by over 60 partners and media from 18 countries. We are glad to present some of them below.
Have a nice reading,                      Parallel events: Energy Efficiency & RES
Via Expo Team                             Emergency, Rescue- and Safety Control
                                                   Waste Management
We are happy to announce the Via Expo participation at Pollutec (2-5 December, Lyon, France). At this 4-day environment platform we will promote 'Smart Cities' 2015 among a great number of companies from around the world.
We welcome you at our stand 170, Hall 3, Alley G.
If you wish to book a meeting at the exhibition in advance please contact:
Ms. Anelia Karanova, Communication Manager, via email:      
The construction industry is a large contributor to CO2 emissions.To address climate change the European Commission has set specific targets to be achieved by 2020 and 2030. In order to help the construction industry reach these targets and achieve energy neutral buildings and districts by 2050 the European Construction Technology Platform has set up the Energy Efficient Building European Initiative (E2B EI), steered by the Energy Efficient Buildings Association (E2BA) founded in November 2008. This is a Europe wide industry driven research and demonstration programme for energy efficient buildings and districts, with the ambitious vision that all European buildings will be designed, built or renovated to high energy efficiency standards by 2050. Read more here
The FTTH Council Europe is an industry organisation with a mission to accelerate the availability of fibre-based, ultra-high-speed access networks to consumers and businesses. The Council promotes this technology because it will deliver a flow of new services that enhance the quality of life, contribute to a better environment and increase economic competitiveness.
The Council consists of more than 150 member companies.      
Calypso Networks Association, founded in 2003, with its headquarters in Brussels gathers operators, authorities, ministries, suppliers, consultants, service providers implementing Calypso, an open technology developed through an EU project. The technology ensures a high security level for contactless transactions and provides technical interoperability between networks in a multi-service eco system. Following international standards, Calypso is very easy to implement and allows the full return on investments. Read more here    
Media Partner
The Inteligentny Budynek magazine’s mission is to provide up-to-date information on building technologies and solutions. The target readership includes professionals who take part in planning, designing, contracting and managing modern buildings. The Inteligentny Budynek bimonthly covers such issues as intelligent building functions, smart grid, HVAC and automation systems, computer-based building supervision and management systems, and integrating software solutions with building automation. We will keep track of the global trends relating to smart building solutions. Read more here    
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