26th Annual ARC Industry Forum
Accelerating Smart Cities, Digital Transformation, and Sustainability

February 15-16, 2022 – Orlando, Florida

March 9-10, 2022 - Online

Your mandate is transformation. Your goal is business breakthrough.  Join us to speed up your progress with strategies and stories from the digital front lines.

As we return to a new normal, smart city innovation is accelerating at an unprecedented rate.  We have experienced more transformation in smart cities technologies and applications over the last year than in the past decade.

smart citiesMeanwhile, a renewed focus on sustainability, the circular economy, and climate change is sparking innovation and powering transformational and technological change across the smart cities ecosystem. 

Technologies like smart city software platforms, vehicle electrification, microgrids, and autonomous vehicles are changing the art of the possible. 

Governance and compliance, workforce and skills, customer-centricity, change management, and competitive excellence, all need management attention. Seeking to be among the winners in the new normal, both public agency personnel and supplier executives are seizing this moment to innovate and deliver real value.  Call it digital transformation, smart cities, or Industry 4.0, there is an energetic initiative to innovate, transform, and accelerate the future.   

Is your organization prepared to deal with the new normal?   

Join us at the 26th Annual ARC Industry Forum – either in person or remotely – to discover what your peers and industry leaders are doing today and what steps they are taking to prepare for the future.  

Attendee Perspectives

It was a high honor for me to participate [at ARC's Forum] on behalf of the City of Orlando!

Charles Ramdatt
Director, Smart Cities and Special Projects
City of Orlando

For me, since I’m from the pharma industry, coming to the ARC forum gives me a chance to interact with folks in like roles from different industries. It’s been very valuable for me to bring ideas and new connections back to my company and apply them to our business.

Kevin Fulton
Director of Engineering
Eli Lilly


renaissance-exterior-crsm.jpgThe Forum is held at the Renaissance Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, Florida  32821

Please use this dedicated booking website to make or modify your Renaissance hotel reservations online:  https://book.passkey.com/event/50103623/owner/210/home.  The ARC Forum 2022 group room rate is $235 for a standard room and $275 for an upgraded room, based on availability, if reservations are made by January 28. 

Note:  Please make your hotel reservations by contacting the hotel directly.  Beware of any offers from third parties selling room reservations pretending to be calling on behalf of ARC or the hotel.

The Renaissance is just a short shuttle or taxi ride from the most popular Orlando attractions and within easy access of Orlando airports. Hotel amenities include complimentary 24 hour fitness center use; transportation to SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove, Aquatica, and Universal Studios Orlando based on shuttle schedule; and public area wireless Internet.

Orlando Visiting Information

Please contact Orlando's Visitor Information Center at 407-363-5874, www.visitorlando.com, for information regarding current events in Orlando.  For discounted attractions in Orlando, please visit Orlando Convention Aid website.  Their on-line travel guide offers discounts to restaurants, golf, attractions, nightlife, shopping, and more, including making dinner reservations for you.

Speaker Opportunities

For information on nominating a speaker for the Smart Cities Program, please visit our Speaking Opportunities page or contact us.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on opportunities for sponsoring the Smart Cities Program, please visit our Event Sponsorship page or contact us.