Exhibitor FAQs

Find answers to all your questions about exhibiting at Smart City Expo World Congress.

Practical Info

SCEWC22 will take place from 15-17 November 2022.

SCEWC22 will be held in Barcelona, Spain. The venue is Fira Barcelona – Gran Via.

Address: Av. Joan Carles I, 64. 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona, Spain

Find out how to get to the Fira Gran Via venue here.

About the event

Smart City Expo World Congress exists in order to empower cities and collectivize urban innovation across the globe. Through promoting social innovation, establishing partnerships, and identifying business opportunities, the aim of the event is to create a better future for cities and their citizens worldwide.

The event consists of a 3-day congress and expo and has become the annual meeting point for corporate leaders, public representatives, entrepreneurs, experts, and academics from all around the globe, engaging them to learn from each other, share experiences, talk about best practices, and open new paths for international collaboration. In parallel, there will be a digital program broadcast by Tomorrow.City to strengthen our cross-platform approach.

As a partner or exhibitor of SCEWC22 you will benefit from an audience of more than 24,000 international, professional visitors from 700+ cities that are leading change on sustainable policies and innovative solutions to solve the toughest problems.

Possibilities for business development, lead acquisition, networking, and visibility are superb at a first-class global show that has become the sector’s biggest event.

SCEWC is an event focused on cities, and due to its transversal nature gathers a huge range of public and private organizations. The key figures at SCEWC include high representatives of governments, corporate and inter-governmental institutions, start-ups, research centers, and media from all over the globe. 55% of participants hold senior management positions.

Please refer to our participant list from the previous edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress.

1,000+ corporate and governmental players are exhibiting this year. All these actors will showcase the newest trends responding to the key issues that cities are facing. These solutions will be concentrated on eight main tracks: Enabling Technologies, Energy & Environment, Mobility, Governance, Living & Inclusion, Economy, Infrastructures & Buildings, and Safety & Security. 80% of exhibitors are international.

Please refer to our participant list from the previous edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress.

Accreditation is already open. You can check the different types of passes available and register to the event here.

I want to be an exhibitor

It is possible to take part as an exhibitor, sponsor, or partner – and there are different available options within each category! Find out more here.

We will be happy to discuss exhibiting opportunities and discounts applicable. Please contact the sales department at smartcityexpo.sales@firabarcelona.com

Exhibitors of SCEWC have a number of tools at their disposal to acquire leads and benefit from networking assets:
  • Hire Lead Retrieval, a badge-scanning device that allows users to acquire contact details of prospect clients who visit their booth.
  • Register for the Brokerage Event, a series of 20-minute, pre-scheduled B2B meetings according to your interests and goals.
  • Organize meetings on-site via the mobile app.
  • Attend the Awards Ceremony and the post-awards networking cocktails.

The number of exhibitor badges depends on the participation package contracted. If you are already an exhibitor, you can find this information in the Exhibitor Area.

We will be happy to discuss exhibiting opportunities and benefits included such as exhibitor badges, among others.

Please contact our sales department: smartcityexpo.sales@firabarcelona.com

I am an exhibitor

The number of complimentary passes to the exhibition floor and the congress area depends on the participation package contracted. If you are already an exhibitor, you can find this information in the Exhibitor Area.

This year, SCEWC has moved to electronic ticketing. This means that the only way to access the event is to use your Digital Badge, which you will find on the SCEWC App once it is officially launched in October.

You will be able to print your badge at the venue during the event.

If you requested your invoice during the registration process, log into the Exhibitor Area and find it available for download under the “invoice” section.

There are different ways to exhibit and organize your participation at SCEWC2022. We offer exhibitors full flexibility, whether they want to contract space-only and then personalize their design stand or contract a shell-scheme. For space-only options we recommend contracting the service of buildUP, Fira de Barcelona’s booth design department.

Show opening hours are:

  • 15 & 16 Nov.: 9 AM – 7 PM
  • 17 Nov.: 9 AM – 5 PM

With the Exhibitor Pass you will be allowed to enter the venue 30 minutes before and after the official opening hours.

Assembly opening hours:

  • 10 – 13 November: 8 am – 8 pm
  • 14 November: 8 am – 10 pm


  • 17 November: 5:30 pm – 10 pm
  • 18 – 21 November: 8 am – 8 pm

This year all assembly staff will need a Contractor Pass, a personal and nontransferable pass that will give access during assembly and disassembly periods (not during the event celebration). Members of the assembly team will have to request their Contractor pass through this link. The Organization will review the application and shall approve or deny it from November 9.

If you have an event that would benefit from being hosted alongside Smart City Expo World Congress, please submit your proposal here.

Bear in mind that demand for spaces and timeslots is high. Requests will be accepted based on a partner/non-partner and first-come, first-served criteria.

The Call for Speakers for SCEWC2022 is now closed.

Alternatively, speakership opportunities are available to partnering companies. Should you be interested, please do not hesitate to contact us at smartcityexpo.sales@firabarcelona.com. You can find more information about the different ways of speaking at SCEWC22 here.

Travel & Contact Info

Click here to book hotels during your stay in Barcelona at the best price or directly contact us at travelfira@es.kuoni.com. You can also check our Practical Info page for further details on Trips & Accommodation.

Design & Stand construction services:
Web | http://www.buildupfira.com/
Email | info@buildupfira.com

Logistics & Stand Material Delivery:
Before sending your goods to the event please make sure to contact our Logistics Partner:
• Resa Logistic
Web | https://www.resaexpo.com/
Email | info@resaexpo.com

Catering services:
Web | http://www.gastrofira.com/en
Email | info@gastrofira.com

*For additional information, please contact our sales department: 
Phone | (+34) 93 233 20 00
Fax | (+34) 932 332 198


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