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* 1. IDC is seeking applications for successful Smart City projects and initiatives in North American towns, cities, counties, states and provinces. Specifically, we are looking for best practice examples of urban innovation in the use of technology and data, partnerships, funding models and community engagement. We are seeking details on implemented initiatives (pilots or projects) as opposed to ideas or planned initiatives.

IDC’s 2020 Smart Cities North America Awards will be presented to the winning initiatives at an awards ceremony at the Smart Cities Connect conference being held in Denver April 6 - 9, 2020.  To learn more about Smart Cities Connect please visit https://spring.smartcitiesconnect.org/.

There are 13 initiative categories.  You may select your project to be eligible for more than one category.  Three projects from each category will be announced as finalists prior to the announcement of the winner.

All fields are mandatory to complete your submission. Deadline for completed nomination forms has been extended to January 15, 2020.

Thank you for taking the time to complete this nomination form. We will email you within 48 hours a confirmation of your submission. If you do not get a confirmation email, please contact mconroy@idc.com.

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* 2. If you are an outside organization nominating a project please include a contact name and information for a point person that would represent the city/town/county/state or province.

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* 3. Name of Nominated Smart City Project

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* 4. Location of Initiative: Town, City, State, Province, or County

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* 5. Population Size:

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* 6. Functional Domain of this Smart City Initiative:

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* 7. Please describe the problem the initiative addressed and the desired outcomes.  Please include any relevant background information.  For example, if you are nominating a floodwater management system, background information on the impact of flooding on the city is helpful.    (Maximum 400 words)

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* 8. Please provide details on the solution deployed, the stage of deployment, and the specific technologies used, and achieved outcomes. (Maximum 600 words)

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* 9. Total Project Budget

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* 10. Length of Time to Complete Project

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* 11. Funding, Suppliers and Partners (How was this project funded?  Please list all technology suppliers as well other partners such as universities, foundations etc. Specify if these partners provided in-kind or other funding, and the role they played in the project.

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* 12. References/ Resources (e.g.  Links & Related Content of this Smart City Initiative)
Note:  If sending .ppt/pdf as reference, please email to csavoie@idc.com

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