Smart Cities

Smart Cities World Expo & Congress

Each year, Fira Barcelona hosts this smart cities event and in just four years it has become the largest gathering of its kind—with over 11,000 attendees and more than 440 cities participating. Together these leaders from around the globe discussed best practices, innovative ideas and built partnerships. Leading Cities’ President and CEO, Michael Lake, serves…

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Leading Cities Barcelona and CECOT Join Forces to Create Powerful Impact.

Leading Cities Barcelona has achieved a new milestone! The Barcelona division of Leading Cities has begun establishing its Local Advisory Board with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Michael Lake, CEO of Leading Cities, and David Garrofé, general secretary of CECOT. The Regional Business Confederation of Terrassa, better known by its acronym CECOT,…

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The Fundació Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona became the academic partner of Leading Cities in Spain

Barcelona’s participation in the network “Leading Cities” has been consolidated after the signing of a “Memorandum of Understanding” between the executive vice president of the Fundació UAB Montserrat Balaguer and the President of Leading Cities Michael Lake. This signature will articulate the new phase of the network marked by the creation of local advisory boards…

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Co-Creating Sustainable Cities

Co-creation is often considered a business term. In reality, it is a method for decision making that is applicable far beyond business strategy. It is at its core highly democratic and, increasingly, governments are turning to co-creation techniques to make better decisions and analyze policy questions. In our initial report, released early in 2014, we…