Benchmarking and celebrating best practice in place branding and marketing.
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The judging panel for this year’s City Nation Place Awards were delighted by the breadth and quality of place branding and marketing case studies they were presented with. With entries from 24 countries - representing neighbourhood developments, towns, cities, regions, and nations – the Awards demonstrated that, where stakeholders in a place come together to collaborate around a vision for tourism and economic development, great things can happen!

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YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM THE 2019 FINALISTS

All the finalists’ case studies are included in our City Nation Place Awards 2019 Showcase booklet, available to buy for £39. BUY NOW.

  • Pick up inspirational ideas
  • Improve your understanding of how other towns, cities, regions and nations around the world tackle the challenges and make the most of the opportunities of citizen engagement and social media
  • See how place brand design identities can work harder to deliver against objectives
  • Learn from communication strategies that deliver results across tourism, FDI, talent attraction, and change perceptions
  • Understand how other places develop a collaborative, cohesive brand strategy, with a unified vision, that successfully drives economic development

Winners

For more information about our winners, click HERE

Judges

Categories


Best Use of Design

This category is open to entry by place leadership and marketing teams, and by the brand and design consultancies who work with them.

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Best Use of Social Media

This category is for a place which uses social media to engage citizens, to promote policy, to attract tourism, talent or investment can make the effective difference to a place brand.

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Best Citizen Engagement

This category is all about the people factor – a place brand is obviously as much about the people as it might be about government policy, infrastructure, natural attractions, culture, trade or tourism.

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Best Communication Strategy

This categories will recognise that the strategic communication of place brand values should be about so much more than a single objective or single channel advertising campaign.

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Place Brand of the Year

This category is intended to recognise the achievement of place branding teams who bring everything together.

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