The Smart City movement continues to gain traction, with increasing connectivity and novel solutions joining forces to tackle urbanization's top challenges. As cities undertake Smart City initiatives, solution providers must develop offerings aligned with customer expectations, and city-customers must convey the motivators propelling and restraints impacting their projects. This study offers solution providers’ perspectives on current Smart City readiness and trends, including project intensity by region and revenue growth projections; top Smart City engagement challenges, city motivations, and project restraints; popular funding instruments; and predictions on technology innovations and future Smart City scenarios. The survey year is 2016.