City Nation Place

Welcome to City Nation Place

City Nation Place provides information and inspiration to place branding teams around the world – whether you are working to promote the reputation of your city, region or nation, to promote tourism, attract talent or investment, or increase economic competitiveness.

City Nation Place is building a community of place branders and providing a forum for discussion and knowledge sharing – through the digital content hub and through the annual global conference.

Join the community – sign in to receive updates on the case studies and stories that are of interest to you, comment on the articles and book to join us in London in November for the second annual conference.

Clare Dewhirst Founder, City Nation Place

Conference 2016

Opening Keynote Confirmed

A tale of two cities:

Fred Dixon President and CEO, NYC & Company
Frans Van Der Avert CEO, Amsterdam Marketing
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BBC Silk Road Insights

Download a presentation of new research, conducted by BBC Advertising, in conjunction with the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). In addition to top-line trends on travel plans and information used to plan trips, the research showcases interesting facts and figures about the Silk Road.  

Conference 2016

Taking place on 10 November 2016 in London, the agenda for the 2nd Annual City Nation Place conference is now live, with more opportunities for delegates to join interactive workshop sessions as well as hear from place leaders and place brand experts.


Awards 2016

The City Nation Place Awards benchmark and celebrate best practice in place branding and marketing. The winners will be announced at the City Nation Place conference on 10 November 2016.



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Connect With Place Branders: find out more about partnerships opportunities with City Nation Place.


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Event Partner.

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