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 Florian for latest information.


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: Oslo, Norway

Organized by: Future Place Leadership

More info here


City Nation Place Global Forum

Best for: place brand managers, marketers, advisors

When: November, 2020

Where: London, UK

Organized by: City Nation Place, Clare Dewhirst

More info here


5th Annual International Place Branding Association Conference

Best for: place brand(ing) researchers

When: 9-11 December, 2020

Where: Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain)

Organized by: IPBA, chaired by Robert Govers

More info soon


Conference previews and reflections

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