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. And we grant universal free access for the first seven days (so you can share with your colleagues and friends).

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 fee for this is EUR 350 (not recurring, you only pay once).

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