Upcoming Events and Conferences for Place Branding Professionals

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.


ATCM Cities Summit: The Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Best for: city (centre) managers and developers

When: 4 October 2018

Where: Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

Organized by: Association of Town & City Management

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ULI Fall Meeting

Best for: real estate developers, investors, architects, planners, public officials

When: 8-11 October 2018

Where: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston (USA)

Organized by: Urban Land Institute

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“Retropolitan: The New American City”

IDA 64th International Conference & Tradeshow

Best for: city and community leaders

When: 24- 26 October 2018

Where: San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas (USA)

Organized by: International Downtown Association, Centro San Antonio

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City Nation Place Forum London

Best for: place brand(ing) professionals

When: 7-8 November 2018

Where: London, UK

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6th DBM Conference (DBM-VI) | IPBA 2018 Conference

Best for: place marketing and branding researchers, academics

When: 5-7 December, 2018

Where: Macau, China

Organized by: Don Dioko

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“Connecting Places” – 6th Corfu Symposium on Managing & Marketing Places

Best for: academics and practitioners interested in place making, marketing, management

When: 6-9 May, 2019

Where: Corfu, Greece

Organized by: Heather Skinner, Institute of Place Management

More info here


Conference previews and reflections

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