Smart Cities New York Connects Global City Leaders

On October 4, 2018 representatives from 29 countries including the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Canada, France, Spain, and Italy gathered to discuss New York City's unique position as a launchpad for new international businesses. The Baltic American Chamber of Commerce (BACC) representative Inga Klimasauskiene together with general consuls, trade commissioners and chambers executives from around the world discussed how Smart Cities New York (SCNY) can be a prime avenue for catalyzing economic development in their home country.

This international panel discussion is one of the steps to Smart Cities New York 2019 (SCNY) which will take place on May 13-15, 2019. SCNY is North America's leading global conference bringing together leaders and visionaries from the worlds of business, government, and technology.

Right after the panel in one-on-one meetings the BACC representative Inga Klimasauskiene, Gianluca Galletto, Sr. Advisor, Global Futures Group - Co-Founders of Smart Cities New York, Dolph Hogewoning, the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Ambassador Teuta Sahatgija, the Consulate General of the Republic of Kosovo in New York together with Lulzim Krasniqi, First Secretary at the Consulate General of the Republic of Kosovo in New York shared insights how a national presence at SCNY can help countries and cities attract foreign investment, grow their tech ecosystems, improve tech transfer, and encourage tourism through exposure to a global network of attendees.

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