It's a recognition bestowed on a single community around the world by the Intelligent Community Forum, a global think tank comprising 1,500 cities and municipalities on six continents. The group focuses on social and economic growth in the broadband era.
Hudson is among the Top 7 Intelligent Communities of the Year, with the top of the top to be named at the ICF Global Summit in New York, held June 11-13. The other contenders are Westerville, Ohio; Chicago; the Sunshine Coast, Australia; Taoyuan, Taiwan; Sarnia-Lambton County, Ontario; and Abbotsford, British Columbia.
But for Hudson and ICF organizers, the idea of the Intelligent Community of the Year really isn't so much about the award, but the process of getting there and the knowledge gained along the way.
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