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In The Spotlight

How Destination Canada’s loyalty programme took flight

How is the world of travel and tourism changing? Before she joins us as one of the City Nation Place Awards judges, Gloria Loree, SVP & Chief Marketing Officer for Destination Canada, outlines how a loyalty programme created the space to re-engage prospective travellers in the country, how Destination Canada are collaborating with their Indigenous Tourism partners, and a few of her personal predictions for the future.

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Strategy Toolbox

Five place marketing partnerships that took collaboration to the next level

We talk a lot about internal collaboration between destination marketing organisations and economic development organisations in order to tell a more holistic story about your place. But how can you go above and beyond that? Here are some of our favourite outside-the-box approaches to collaboration to inspire your next partnership!

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Trends & Ideas

Building sustainability values into your place brand: a must-have or a competitive advantage?

What are the dos and the don'ts of communicating your sustainable value proposition? Visit Pembrokeshire's Emma Thornton and lead of the Brent Cross Town redevelopment, Argent's Nick Searl, share their insights and provide ideas for engaging stakeholders in your sustainable vision.

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City Nation Place Americas 2022

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In the Spotlight

Interviews with the place leaders and CEOs, Directors, CMOs and heads of strategy for place branding teams from around the world.


Strategy Toolbox

How-to articles and case studies sharing best-practice approaches to all elements of place branding and marketing.


Sheffield just launched a ground-breaking student attraction campaign. Here’s how it works.

Last week, Sheffield announced the launch of a new campaign – Sheffield Your University City - created in collaboration between Sheffield Council’s marketing body and the city’s two universities. We caught up with the masterminds behind the innovative collaboration to understand more about the journey and what they learned along the way.

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Trends & Insights

Blog posts bringing together takeaways from events, interviews, and our conversations with place branding practitioners around the world that suggest important trends, or provide inspiring ideas.


Bitesize branding and marketing insights for the busy place leader

We know how busy the life of a place brand and marketing leader is. Which is why we reached out to our partners for the 2022 Americas conference to get their top line coverage of the discussion – ensuring you’re up to date on all the latest topics in an easily digestible format.

So with no further ado, here we go…

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What Works

Case studies, research reports, and articles demonstrating the effectiveness of nation, city, and place branding and marketing strategies.


Hall of Fame: 23 of the best place marketing and place branding campaigns

Over the years, we've been privileged to see some of the best and brightest of place branding and place marketing campaigns from around the world. As we gear up for the 2022 City Nation Place Awards, we wanted to revisit this list to share some of our personal favourites from the City Nation Place Awards archive and to update it with the campaigns from last year that we just can’t stop thinking about!

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