24 - 26 September 2024

Riyadh International Convention
& Exhibition Center

Welcome to a new era of smart communities
in Saudi Arabia

Smart infrastructure in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach a value of 14,745.2 million by 2027. The Saudi government, through initiatives like the National Transformation Program, is actively working to streamline infrastructure, advance society, ensure resource sustainability, improve governance, drive digital transformation, and enhance the labor market to achieve the Vision 2030 objectives. As part of this initiative, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is eager to collaborate with international partners with the primary goal of providing innovative housing to more than 85% of the urban population in Saudi Arabia. 

Enhancing Saudi Arabia’s
Future Ecosystems

Adoption of emerging technologies is crucial for propelling urban transformation.

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Diversification and Infrastructure Enhancement

Saudi Arabia’s strategic shift towards economic diversification is gaining momentum, backed by significant infrastructure investments for a growing population and varied industries. Projects include new cities, strong transport, green energy, and enhanced transport hubs.

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Government Initatives

The Saudi government’s initiatives, including the National Transformation Program, aim to streamline infrastructure, enhance social progress,vensure resource sustainability, achieve
efficient governance, drive digital transformation, and improve the labor market to fulfill Vision 2030’s objectives.

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Urbanization

Saudi Arabia is rapidly urbanizing, with over 85% of the population residing in urban areas. This will lead to significant shifts in demographics, infrastructure demands, and urban planning strategies.

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Economic Potential

The Saudi Arabia smart cities market size was valued at USD 3,552.1 million in 2019, and is projected to reach USD 14,745.2 million by 2027.

(Saudi Arabia Smart Cities Market Size, Share and Growth | 2027. (n.d.). Allied Market Research.)

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International Partnerships

Saudi Arabia is keen to develop partnerships to leverage international expertise and innovation within the smart city value chain in order to help them realise their goals.

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Sustainability

Saudi Arabia has committed to reducing carbon emissions by more than 278 mtpa
by 2030. Smart city technology plays a crucial role in attaining these objectives by optimizing energy consumption, minimizing waste, and enhancing transportation efficiency.

Upcoming Smart Cities Projects
in Saudi Arabia

The Line

The cognitive city stretching across 170 kilometers in NEOM. THE LINE is set to house 9 million residents within a compact 34-square-kilometer area, resulting in a significantly smaller infrastructure footprint that will yield unprecedented city function efficiencies. 

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Alnama Smart City

Alnama is planned to provide 11,000 residential units for a population of 44,000 people. The 1,000 hectare development will create 10,000 jobs in various sectors including green-tech industries to create a green circular economy for the city.

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Are you ready to expand your business in Saudi Arabia?

Long-term business relationships are forged from face-to-face meetings where trust and quality can be conveyed faster than any other medium. By exhibiting Smart Cities Saudi Expo you will have direct access to the thousands of key buyers and government officials.