Frequent Answered Questions

What is LABCITIES?

LABCITIES provides a global directory of smart city professionals and organizations with the aim of showcasing and connecting projects from both public governments and service providers, sharing innovative ideas and promoting smart city events. We enable our members to connect, collaborate with other experts to grow the smart city knowledge and gain global visibility in a broad solution marketplace across 20 smart city domains of interest.


Who can join LABCITIES?

Any governments, organizations, service providers, investors, experts, entrepreneurs, students and independent professionals interested in smart city projects, innovation and development.


What are the benefits?

The LABCITIES platform not only enables a wide range of companies to showcase and promote their products and services, it also provides networking services to find potential partners or customers for their smart city solutions, connecting vertical projects and communities around the world and allowing tens-of-thousands of smart city experts, innovators and entrepreneurs to collaborate and crowdsource new urban solutions, digital trends and business models, exchanging learnings to empower the smart city ecosystems worldwide.


How much does it cost?

Memberships are FREE for independent professionals, companies, governments and public administrations, universities and business schools, investors and students.


I'm a public employee of a smart city goverment/administration. How do I register my city?

Go to Organization > Smart cities and click on the "NEW SMART CITY" button on the top right corner of the page, or just click here.


I'm an owner/employee of a public/private company working on smart city projects. How do I register my organization?

Go to Organization > Companies and click on the "NEW ORGANIZATION" button on the top right corner of the page, or just click here.


How do I become a member of a registered city/company?

Just go to the concrete organization profile and click on the "JOIN" button. Your membership will be approved by the organization manager or an administrator.


Can I post stories about my own company?

The stories feed may not be used for commercial purposes, but to write your own articles, share interesting links, and start new conversations and debates about innovation, trends and new city models. Any marketing information should be restricted to your company profile page. You are allowed to post a link to you site as long as you include valuable content for the community, but not just to promote your own products or services.


How do I edit my personal information or profile picture?

Go to your own member profile and click on the "EDIT PROFILE" link in the Admin section.


How do I edit my company information or logo?

Go to your organization profile and click on the "EDIT PROFILE" link in the Admin section.


I'm a manager of a registered city/company. How do I validate the organization members?

Go to your organization profile and click on the "MANAGE MEMBERS" link in the Admin section.


I'm a member of a registered city/company. How do I promote our smart city projects?

Go to your organization profile and click on the "NEW PRODUCT OR SERVICE" button to add a new project to your showcase.


How do I subscribe to an organization's or a member's channel?

Just go to the concrete organization or member profile and click on the "FOLLOW" button to receive all their updates on your timeline.


How do I send a private message to another member?

Go to the concrete member profile and click on the "MESSAGE" button.


How do I update my notification settings or change my passowrd?

Go to Account > Settings and to change your preferences.


How do I delete my LABCITIES account?

Go to Account > Settings and click on the "DELETE ACCOUNT" button".


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