The City Nation Place Awards are designed to benchmark and celebrate best practice in place branding strategy.  The Awards recognise that building and implementing a place brand strategy is a long-term process: our categories are designed to celebrate the work that has been done over the past year, whether through design, communications, or social media or in planning and structuring your integrated approach. 

Earn recognition for your place branding and marketing success: winning a City Nation Place Award is a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate to all your stakeholders and budget holders that the work you are doing for your city, nation or region stands out from the crowd and delivers results.

Awards timeline for 2018:

16 April:          Open for Entries

9 September:  Deadline for Entries

9 October:       Finalists announced

8 November:   Winners announced at the City Nation Place Global Conference in London

2017 Winners

Best Citizen Engagement 

Helsinki, entered by City of Helsinki

Best Communications Strategy 

Den Haag, entered by Municipality The Hague

Best Expression of Place Identity Through Design

Luxembourg, entered by Binsfeld-Vidalegloesener

Best Use of Social Media

Faroe Islands, entered by Visit Faroe Islands

Place Brand of the Year  - Sponsored by The New York Times

Greater Copenhagen, entered by Copenhagen Capacity

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 City Nation Place Awards.  We are delighted to be able to share their case studies HERE.


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