In this interview with Jesper Falkheimer, Professor in Strategic Communications at Lund University, we explore current trends in place branding from a strategic communications perspective. Learn about his research on regional branding in the case of the Danish-Swedish Öresund region, and why journalistic approaches to communicating place brand identity trump marketing.
- Journalistic vs. commercial approaches to communicating place brand identity;
- The role of media and strategic communication in place branding;
- Strategic communication trends likely to impact place branding practice;
- Tips for city leaders in China on how to apply place branding to their cultural context;
- Recommended reading for strategic communication pros interested in place branding.
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