About

INTELLIGENT CITIES

A public sector event comprising of various summits, interactive workshops, exhibitors showcasing various products and lots of networking oppotunities.

Meet the team behind INTELLIGENT CITIES

Hifazat Ahmad
President & CEO

Hifazat 'Faz' Ahmad has 18 years of experience in managing and growing business, conference organizations across three continents. He has organized over 300 events in over 20 countries. Prior to coming to Canada Faz had worked with some of the largest U.K based media and events companies like Emap, Daily Mail Group, Informa and Terrapinn and has sold, produced and managed conferences, large scale exhibitions, awards and managed event businesses. In 2013 Faz left Top Right Group, where he was commercial director responsible for over US$30 million revenue and team of 45 people to migrate to Canada where he established Faz Inc.(IoT Events) a conscious capitalist events and consulting business focused on empowering Canadian businesses to become efficient, help SMEs explore international growth and preparing businesses for opportunities and challenges presented by Millennials generational transition.

Pratishtha Gala
Marketing Manager

Pratishtha is an experienced Digital marketing specialist with expertise in managing multiple clients and expanding their reach to wide markets through a dynamic approach to marketing and management. She also has experience in handling operations for trade shows and lifestyle exhibitions. She loves travelling, swimming & shopping!

Archna Walia
Conference Manager

Archna Walia has more than 11 years of experience in content creation and background of working as a content writer, journalist and as assistant professor tutoring undergraduate and postgraduate students pursuing Journalism and Mass Communication. She holds a Masters Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication where she stood second in university. Her key interests include researching, interacting with people, conducting interviews and writing crisp copies.

Patty Craig
Sponsorships and Sales Director

Patty's extensive sales experience includes broadcast, print, online, event planning, cross promotions and sponsorships. She enjoys creating solutions that fit and drive success for her clients.  On her off hours... Patty enjoys yoga, golf, kayaking, hiking and most recently, basketball.


Some of our past Sponsors and partners