Peachtree Corners Recognized for Curiosity Lab’s ‘City Street of the Future’ and Defining the Blueprint for Smart Cities in the United States

IDC Smart Cities North America Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that Peachtree Corners has been nominated and recognized for its outstanding achievements in the IDC Government Insights’ Smart Cities North America Awards and in the Smart 50 Awards. These prestigious recognitions highlight our city’s commitment to innovation and showcase Peachtree Corners as a leader in shaping the future of smart cities worldwide and for setting the blueprint for smart cities in the United States through public-private partnerships. We are proud to be a leading example of how smart cities and their solutions can positively impact communities and inspire change on a global scale.

The IDC Government Insights’ Smart Cities North America Awards celebrate the progress made by states and municipalities in implementing smart city projects. These awards also provide a platform for sharing best practices and accelerating the development of smart cities across the nation. Bringing together innovators, city leaders and technology experts, the awards are meant to recognize the progress we have made in North America toward smart city growth and development. As explained by IDC Government Insights, the winners represent the best among smart city municipalities in the nation, demonstrating how technology can lead to sustainable city and industry solutions. We are excited to be among the winners of the Smart Cities North America Awards (SCNAA), being recognized for the category of economic development, tourism, arts, libraries, culture, open spaces and more. The awards ceremony and following events will take place in the Denver Colorado Convention Center from May 16th to the 18th at the Smart Cities Connect Conference. Here, City Manager Brian Johnson will accept our award.

IDC Smart Cities award for economic development with two women in construction clothing.

Curiosity Lab and our smart city were also recognized by the 7th Annual Smart 50 Awards for ‘Defining the Blueprint for Smart Cities in the United States.’ Serving as a blueprint for how to create a “city street of the future,” Peachtree Corners’ smart city ecosystem inspires communities everywhere to utilize technology to improve citizens’ everyday lives on a global scale. From a three-mile autonomous vehicle test lane to launching the first-ever teleoperated e-scooters and being one of the first cities to implement 5G, Peachtree Corners has all the resources to generate a better tomorrow, inspiring other smart cities to do the same. Peachtree Corners is a living example of how the smart city vision can create safer, more functional realities for all. We are honored to have been selected for this award and recognized for this achievement.

Peachtree Corners’ recognition in these prestigious awards reinforces the impact our smart city has on municipalities across the country and the globe. Our dedication to implementing cutting-edge solutions demonstrates the potential and impact of intelligent technologies in solving everyday issues and improving the quality of life for our citizens. By being at the forefront of smart city development, Peachtree Corners and Curiosity Lab hope to inspire other municipalities and positively influence the trajectory of smart city projects globally.

It is truly an honor to receive national recognition from these awards alongside some of the best and brightest in the smart city industry. These awards validate the hard work, collaboration and vision of our city leaders, businesses and community members who have contributed to making Peachtree Corners a model for smart city innovation. We are humbled by this acknowledgment and grateful for the opportunity to showcase our accomplishments to the wider smart city community. Thank you to our city, partners, startups and more for all of your ongoing support!