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Bloomberg Philanthropies and Aspen Institute 2024 CityLab Conference

It was shared today that Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute will host the eleventh Bloomberg CityLab, the annual preeminent global cities summit, in Mexico City, Mexico on October 14 – October 16, 2024.

Bloomberg CityLab was founded on the principle that the most important innovation is happening at the local level and that global impact can be achieved when cities share solutions. For over a decade, CityLab summits have crisscrossed the globe, gathering the most influential mayors and voices from hundreds of cities worldwide. Summits have made international headlines, and generated tangible takeaways for attendees. Past CityLab conferences have been hosted in New York, Los Angeles, London, Miami, Paris, Detroit, Washington, D.C., and Amsterdam.

Bloomberg CityLab’s presence in Mexico City marks a milestone in the longstanding partnership between Bloomberg Philanthropies and the municipality. This includes an investment from Bloomberg Philanthropies to expand the city’s Digital Agency for Public Innovation office with 20-plus dedicated staff under the leadership of former mayor Claudia Sheinbaum. These efforts have led to the digitization of more than 220 public city services which now reach more than 80 percent of Mexico City residents. This work is part of the government innovation initiatives Bloomberg Philanthropies leads in hundreds of cities around the world, whose mayors and senior officials will convene in Mexico City for the 2024 event.

More information on CityLab 2024 will be available in the coming weeks and months.

About Bloomberg Philanthropies:
Bloomberg Philanthropies invests in 700 cities and 150 countries around the world to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. The organization focuses on creating lasting change in five key areas: the Arts, Education, Environment, Government Innovation, and Public Health. Bloomberg Philanthropies encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s giving, including his foundation, corporate, and personal philanthropy as well as Bloomberg Associates, a philanthropic consultancy that advises cities around the world. In 2023, Bloomberg Philanthropies distributed $3 billion. For more information, please visit, sign up for our newsletter, or follow us on InstagramLinkedInYouTube ThreadsFacebook, and X.

About the Aspen Institute:
The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. Founded in 1949, the Institute drives change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most important challenges facing the United States and the world. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Institute has a campus in Aspen, Colorado, and an international network of partners. For more information, please visit

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