Smart Cities is the only specialized event for intelligent cities in Bulgaria in a format a€˜exhibition a€“ conferencea€™. It aims to promote modern technologies and good practices that can transform our cities into more environmentally friendly and efficient systems. The event is a meeting point between solution providers and their customers. Participation in the parallel conference is a great opportunity to obtain information about trends, legislation and perspectives. The 2016 edition took place together with the complementary exhibitions Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (energy efficient technology and alternative energy, waste-to-energy) and Save the Planet (waste management and recycling). Exhibitors from 16 countries participated in the events - companies from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the UK, the USA. The Smart Cities Conference is also organized annually as part of the event. In the 2016 edition it included lecturers from 10 countries: Bulgaria, Norway, the USA, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Romania, Spain and Israel. It was attended by company and state administration representatives from Bulgaria, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the UK, Macedonia.