City Nation Place interviewed Andrea Joras, Managing Director, Berlin Partner, the public-private partnership that provides business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions in Berlin.
As you’ll know if you’ve had any experience with place branding, it’s such a strange beast of a discipline that it’s rare to have an unqualified victory. Speaking for myself, I’ve been in the game for 13 years – which might even qualify me as a pioneer in the field –and I often wish I could go back and give my past clients the benefit of my hindsight.
In this long-form blog Malcolm Allan explains his concept of “Experience Masterplanning” as a way of linking and integrating place branding and place making and challenges place-branders to get into meaningful conversations with place-makers in order to better understand what they can bring, together, to the creation of better places.
Andrew Davis, Invest Hong Kong, shares his views on how investment promotion strategies fit in to the place brand mix and how the place brand is so important when it comes to attracting talent and business.
We live in an interconnected, hyper-connected world. Local events take global proportions. Latin America is experiencing a moment of transition: political and economic crises, major changes in Argentina, tottering democracy in Venezuela and impeachment in Brazil.
The concept of place branding is fairly new in the new world. The geographical and cultural distance between our sub continent from the rest of the world contributes to an isolation that apparently enhances this abyss. I say apparently because, in fact, this cultural distance is not so big.
This blog post is about the creation of Place Brand Strategy Books and the benefits they can bring.If you have never seen one you might well be asking what brand strategy books are, who are they for and where they fit into the place brand process?