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Take Home Deals & Ideals from the ICF Global Summit in New York

The ICF Summit is unlike any ”smart city,” urban planning or economic development conference you will attend.  It is an intimate setting, perfect for networking and has four takeaways that people have been coming for since 2004 to learn how to go from “smart city” to Intelligent Community and true, sustainable growth:

  • Leads.  The economic development matchmaking sessions connect you to New York tech companies, investors and other cities.
  • A Proven Method for Growth. Meet officials from cities, counties and metro areas who have faced similar challenges and tried the ICF Method as the centerpiece of their growth and sustainability policies. Today they are known around the world for their success and quality of life.
  • Inspiration.  Workshops, awards programs and inspiring examples teach, encourage and reinforce your community’s journey, and support your path forward.
  • International Opportunities. McKinsey estimates that 80% of the world’s trade will cross international borders within 10 years.  Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Solow proved that 80% of economic growth comes from technology innovation.  The ICF Summit brings together cities and towns from Canada, Taiwan, Scandanavia, Europe and South America and has been the direct route to international opportunities in the innovation economy for nearly 180 of them. 


Program Overview

June 11
Matchmaking Day
Benefit from all-day economic development program to add real results to your attendance.
Learn more about Matchmaking
June 12
Top7 Day
Introducing our "Tech Giants" theme and Top7 Conversations, ending with the Top7 Reception.
June 13
Intelligent Community Day
Offering Master Classes, keynotes and Top7 Conversations, closing with the Awards Dinner.

Click here for the full program.

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June 11, 2019 at 9:00am - June 13, 2019 | Eastern Time (US & Canada)