City Nation Place Americas is a new forum for place making, place marketing and place branding across the USA, Canada and the Americas. Join us to learn more about the effective implementation of policies and strategies that drive competitive identity for nations, states and cities. Hear from place leaders and place branding experts how to unite stakeholders around a single vision for economic and tourism development.

Event program:

Wednesday, June 14

City Nation Place Americas ThinkTank

An optional extra afternoon of lectures and workshops run by NYU School of Professional Studies. Limited to the first 50 attendees.

Welcome Reception

A networking evening for all delegates, featuring the “America’s Best City Brands” awards, hosted by Resonancy Consultancy.

Thursday, June 15

City Nation Place Americas

The one-day conference, from breakfast sessions to post-event networking reception.

Friday, June 16

Place Making Field Trips in New York City

Exclusive two-hour visits to the city’s most ambitious projects, some not yet open to the public.

Who should attend?

  • State marketing teams
  • City mayors & mayoral teams
  • City marketing teams
  • Destination marketing oganizations
  • Economic development organizations
  • Urban planners & developers


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2017 Key Takeaways

The key takeaways from 2017


Who Attended

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logo Richard Florida PhD, Distinguished Fellow, NYUSPS Urban Lab, Clinical Research Professor,, NYUSPS Schack Institute of Real Estate

Richard Florida’s new book, The New Urban Crisis, explores the forces of inequality that are fraying the fibres of places from Seattle to South Beach, with urban real estate being gobbled up by the global wealthy while children of long-time locals are unable to get into the market. This is a new blueprint for cities who are victims of their own success, and just as pertinent as Rise of the Creative Class was more than a decade ago.


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