Travel with us to Portugal for this week’s expert interview with Joao Freire, Professor in Marketing and Director of the Masters Programme in Marketing Management at IPAM/Universidade Europeia, in Lisbon. Joao is a founding member and belongs to the board of recently formed International Place Branding Association.
- Why branding a place is so much more complex than branding a product or service;
- The top five ingredients for successful place branding;
- Where in the world do you see most interest in place branding research and practice;
- His thoughts on Brand Lisbon;
- How the brand image of Portugal changed over the last ten years;
- Trends in destination marketing;
- The main challenges – and opportunities – for country branding in Africa and the Middle East;
- The top five ingredients necessary for successful place branding.
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