Chania wins the ‘Smart City of the year 2022’ prize and 4 gold “Best City Awards 2022”.

March 2022

Τhe Municipality of Chania, has been awarded the ‘Smart City of the year 2022’ during the “Best City Awards 2022”, as collected the highest score among nominations from all over Greece.

The ceremony took place on the 10th of March, 2022 at the ‘Michalis Kalogiannis’ Foundation in Athens, with the presence of a live audience. The Mayor of Chania, Panagiotis Simandirakis attended and received the ‘Smart City of the year 2022’ prize.

Furthermore, the Municipality of Chania was awarded for the implementation of innovative policies in the following categories:

  • Bicycle lanes projects: New bicycle path network in the city center of Chania.
  • Public and private buildings: Energy upgrading of school buildings in the Municipality of Chania.
  • Sustainable Public Sector: Fully digital services at municipal services of Chania.
  • Social Responsibility: Social laundromat in the Municipality of Chania.

The annual awards ‘Best City Awards’ are given by the Boussias Communications company in collaboration with the Central Union of Greek Municipalities and the region of Attica and are rewarding the Innovation & the Quality of life in the Greek cities.