City marketing can be a tough job in a globalized world where major cities compete with each other for visitors, investment, MICE. The purpose of this collection of research insights, best practice examples and expert advice is to help city marketers stay up to date on latest developments.
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How to Use Data to Support Place Branding and Location Promotion
How can we use data and facts to support place branding and the promotion of locations? Expert panel shares insights and advice.
A City Brand Assessment of Warsaw, Poland
In this guest contribution, Michał Basiński of Synergia Lublin shares insights into the company's analysis of Warsaw's strengths and weaknesses as a city brand: the first step of any successful place brand management strategy.
Why Zug, Switzerland? Karl Kobelt on Location Benefits and City Attractiveness
Karl Kobelt, Mayor of Zug, shares why the small city in Switzerland is the perfect location for investors, entrepreneurs and talent.
Consol Vancells Casanovas on Barcelona City Branding, Co-Creation and Storytelling
Consol Vancells Casanova shares how the image and identity of Barcelona have changed over the years, and why co-creation and storytelling are especially important for city branding, following the COVID-pandemic.
Ank Hendriks on How Utrecht Uses City Branding to Promote Healthy Urban Living
Ank Hendriks, city marketing manager for Utrecht in the Netherlands, in this interview shares her experience of establishing a place branding strategy, the challenges and trends likely to affect city branding in the near future.