Smart Cities Summit

Turning the City Hall into a center of ongoing excellence & innovation.
The Smart Cities Summit gathers mayors and municipality administrations from around Europe and aims to address all of the crucial factors that are facing urban administrators in today's digital world.
Chaired by the Mayor of Sofia

Invitation Only Event

About the Summit

From promoting technological and commercial innovation in the private sector, to turning City Hall itself into a center of ongoing excellence, the Smart Cities Summit aims to address all of the crucial factors that are facing urban administrators in today's complex Digital world.

With the hopes of contributing to the city and optimizing its potential to the fullest extent, WEBIT.FESTIVAL and Sofia Municipality invites entrepreneurs, politicians, city counselors, and other senior urban administrators to join forces and come together for an opportunity to share their experiences on how to promote innovation in their cities, while engaging a broader audience in both the public and private sectors.


  • 35% Municipality
  • 30% Policy
  • 15% Enterprise /
    tech providers
  • 02% Retailers
  • 03% Tech Solution
  • 45% Central & Eastern Europe
  • 45% Rest of Europe
  • 06% USA
  • 02% Asia
  • 02% Rest of the World

First Announced Speakers

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Some of the previous speakers include

John Vary

Innovations, John Lewis

Kristalina Georgieva

Vice-President European Commission

Rosen Plevneliev

President of Bulgaria

Markku Markkula

President, European Committee of the Regions (CoR)

Eva Paunova

Member of the European People's Party Group, European Parliament

Dr. Philip Boigner

VP - TIG Ecosystem Technology Investment at Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

Kaspar Korjus

e-Residency Program Director, Enterprise Estonia

Dr.Gen. V K Singh

Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs of India

Binali Yildirim

Prime Minister Turkey

Andus Ansip

Vice President European Commission

Doncho Barbalov

Deputy Mayor on Finance at Sofia municipality

Yordanka Fandakova

Mayor of Sofia

Dane Stangler

VP of Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Teo Chee Hean

Deputy Prime Minister, Co-ordinating Minister for National Security, Singapore

Vojko Obersnel

Mayor of Rieka

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