Upcoming Events and Conferences

More and more cities, regions, destinations and countries are looking for information on how to nurture and maintain their place brand and reputation. Here an overview of upcoming conferences and events for place branding professionals, covering topics such as public diplomacy, economic development, destination management and city marketing.

Note: various conferences and events have been cancelled or postponed to 2021 due to the current COVID-19 situation. Please feel free to contact us for latest information.


WRLDCTY Virtual Festival

When: 22 – 24 October
Where: Virtual
Organised by: Resonance Consultancy

Best for

  • Urban planners, city leaders, destination marketers, mayoral teams, economic development professionals and those tasked with city policy, livability and citizen engagement
  • City enthusiasts and enlightened travelers curious about what the planet’s leading cities have been up to in 2020 and what’s planned for 2021

More info here


City Nation Place Asia Pacific

When: 11th November
Where: Virtual
Organised by: City Nation Place

Best for

  • Senior decision-makers working in foreign, tourism, trade, and culture ministries
  • CEOS, CMOs, and other senior team members from destination marketing organisations, economic development boards, and investment attraction agencies

More info here


City Nation Place Latin America & Caribbean

When: 11th November
Where: Virtual
Organised by: City Nation Place

Best for

  • Country Brand teams
  • Senior decision-makers working in foreign, tourism, trade, and culture ministries
  • CEOs, CMOs, and other senior team members from destination marketing organisations, and investment attraction agencies

More info here


City Nation Place UK

When: 11th November
Where: Virtual
Organised by: City Nation Place

Best for

  • CEOS and local authority leadership teams
  • CMOs, and other senior team members from destination marketing organisations, BID teams, and investment attraction agencies
  • Mayoral teams

More info here


City Nation Place Global

When: 12th November
Where: Virtual
Organised by: City Nation Place

Best for:

  • CEOs, CMOs, Presidents, SVPs and other strategic level directors of national, regional, and city marketing boards, destination marketing organisations, investment promotion agencies, and economic development boards
  • Heads and senior executives of country branding teams
  • Senior representatives of foreign, trade, and tourism ministries
  • Mayoral team representatives
  • The consultancies, agencies, and other solutions providers who support place brand strategies and place marketing

More info here


Nordic Place Branding Conference

Best for: those in charge of – or interested in – the brand development and management of cities and regions in the Nordic region

When: 26 November 2020

Where: virtual

Organized by: Future Place Leadership

More infohere


Conference previews and reflections

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