Publication Options

The Place Brand Observer (TPBO) offers both a Standard Publication option and a Gold Open Access Publication option.

Standard Publication:

This is the default option for TPBO. Your interview, case study, research insight or other contribution will be made available online permanently for subscribers and licensed institutions throughout the world.

Gold Open Access Publication:

You have the option to pay a publishing charge to make the final version of your interview, case study or contribution freely available online at the point of publication, permanently, for anyone to read (Gold Open Access).

The one-time fee for the Gold Open Access option is EUR 720 (plus VAT if applicable).

Please note that this is strictly your choice, and that gold open access is not required for having your interview, case study or contribution published on