Upcoming Events and Conferences for Place Branding Professionals

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.


Best for: CityChangers: committed people that actually drive change to make cities more sustainable

When: 28 Feb – 1 March 2018

Where: Vienna, Austria

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Historical Cities 3.0

Best for: city developers, managers and marketers

When: 1-2 March 2018

Where: Krakow, Poland

Organized by: Municipality of Krakow

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Nordic Place Branding Conference 2018

Best for: place brand professionals, especially city brand managers and those in charge of talent attraction

When: 7 March 2018

Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

Organized by: Place Brand Leadership, in collaboration with Copenhagen Capacity

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5th Place Marketing Forum France

Best for: city marketing professionals

When: 26-27 March 2018

Where: Strasbourg, France

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5th Corfu Symposium on Managing & Marketing Places

Best for: place marketing and management researchers

When: 16-19 April 2018

Where: Corfu

Organized by: Heather Skinner, in collaboration with the Institute of Place Management

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City Nation Place Forum Asia Pacific

Best for: place brand(ing) professionals

When: 16-17 May 2018

Where: Singapore

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City Nation Place Forum Americas

Best for: place brand(ing) professionals

When: 5 June 2018

Where: New York City

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City Branding Summit Vietnam

Best for: place marketers and managers

When: to be confirmed

Where: Hoi An, Vietnam

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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

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Conference previews and reflections

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