Arlington Heights, IL (October 28, 2015) — recently hosted an interview with Editorial Director/Associate Publisher Frank Cutitta of Smart & Resilient Cities on how a city is branded as being smart and how the branding strategy must be executed as both an internal and external process.

Read the full interview at is a website dedicated to providing research insights, expert interviews and case studies related to the branding and reputation of cities and nations.

Smart & Resilient is a website and data center launched mid-2015 as an independent resource for urban leaders and visionaries actively seeking solutions now for tomorrow’s challenges.

In the coming months on, Cutitta will deliver an ongoing series of interviews with key city leaders who represent the complexity of successfully building smart and resilient infrastructure, and the internal collaboration and citizen engagement that must accompany it.

Press release and image submissions for can be emailed to Frank Cutitta at For information on advertising opportunities, contact Hal Gillette at 847.391.1033;