Smart City Expo World Congress 2023: Guide and how to get there

The Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is a global technology event held in Barcelona since 2011. It focuses on the smart cities industry and improving the quality of life of citizens through technology. The event brings together the world’s leading companies, thought leaders and decision makers to explore the future of cities.

It is predicted that by 2025 one third of all major cities will be smart cities. This event is an opportunity to learn how these cities are being built and what they could offer in the future.

When will the Smart City Expo World Congress 2023 take place?

The 2023 edition of SCEWC will be held between Tuesday 7 and Thursday 9 November.

When does this event take place?

The congress will take place at the Fira de Barcelona – Gran Via exhibition centre, which is located between Barcelona and L’Hospitalet del Llobregat.

Why should you attend?

The SCEWC is a congress that focuses on how technology can help cities become smarter, more efficient and sustainable. There will be around 300 expert speakers from around the world looking at how Smart Cities innovations can improve people’s lives.

There will also be an exhibition area where attendees will be able to see some examples of smart cities from around the world. You will have the opportunity to learn about the new technologies and innovations that are being developed in this sector. You will also be able to meet key players in the industry and exchange ideas.

Finally, at this event you will be able to follow the World Smart City Awards, which are awards that recognise the most innovative smart city projects and ideas. In this edition there are more than 300 participants from 60 countries.

On the official SCEWC website you can purchase your pass for the 2023 edition.

How to get to the Smart City Expo World Congress?

The fastest and most convenient way to get to the Smart City Expo World Congress is to book a transfer with On our website you can book a Taxi, VIP Transfer or even Minivan (up to 7 people) to get to the Fira de Barcelona on time and without worries. You can also take a metro (lines 8 and 9 sud) or go by bus (TMB lines H1, 46, 65 and 79).

Some figures of the previous edition

The 2022 edition had:

  • 25,000 visitors.
  • 700 cities.
  • 853 exhibitors.
  • 350 speakers.
  • 337 participants in the World Smart City Awards.