City Nation Place Awards 2022

8th annual place branding awards

Case Study Showcase

Be inspired by our past finalists

Your opportunity to learn from and be inspired by the success of all our finalists from the past three years – purchase the Awards Showcase books to read their case studies.

  • Improve your understanding of how other towns, cities, regions, and nations around the world are tackling the challenges and creating new opportunities through better citizen engagement
  • See how place brand design identities can be made to work harder against objectives
  • Learn from communication strategies that deliver results across tourism, FDI, talent attraction, and that change perceptions of a place
  • Understand how places are developing a collaborative, cohesive brand strategy, with a unified vision, that successfully drives economic development

Here’s what you can buy and the places you can learn from:

Awards Showcase 2021

  • Case studies from: Barcelona, Brampton - Ontario, Brent Cross Town - London, Cape Town, Chile, Downtown Waco - Texas, Eindhoven, Estonia, Finland, Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo - Alberta, Greater Copenhagen, Greater Kuala Lumpur, Helsinki, Iceland, Israel, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ljubljana, Nenets Autonomous Okrug - Russia, North Carolina - USA, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Sheffield, Slovenia, Tasmania, Tel Aviv, The Nordic Region, Thompson Okanagan - BC, Tulln - Austria, Western Cape - South Africa, Zuidoost District - Amsterdam  

Awards Showcase 2020

  • Case studies from: Auckland, Baltimore, Barcelona, Bergen, Birmingham, Chile, City of Paramatta, Coastal Mississippi, Costa Rica, Denmark, Doncaster, Emilia-Romagna Modena, Faroe Islands, Finland, Helsinki, Jamaica, Kansas City, Kingston – Ontario, Limerick, Lithuania, Liverpool, Madhya Pradesh, Manchester, Mandurah - Western Australia, Mount Pearl, Norwich, Philadelphia, Puerto Rico, San Francisco, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Tasmania, Toronto, United Kingdom, Vauxhall -London, Vilnius, Wales, Western Cape

Awards Showcase 2019

  • Case studies from: Adelaide, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bermuda, Braga, Chile, City of Waneroo - Western Australia, Copenhagen, Costa Rica, Croatia, Eindhoven, Faroe Islands, Finland, Helsinki, Lithuania, London, Oslo, San Diego, Scotland, Sheffield, Slovenia, South Africa, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Utrecht, Vienna, Western Cape, Wiltshire, Wisconsin

Awards Showcase 2018

  • Case studies from: Alberta-Canada, Barcelona, Belfast, California, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Eindhoven, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Harlow, Helsingborg, Iceland, Idanha-Portugal, India, Irkutsk-Russia, Kingston-Ontario, Lipetsk-Belgium, Liverpool, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Poland, Puerto Rico, Quebec, Salt Lake City-Utah, Scotland, Tallinn, The Hague, Warsaw, Wisconsin


All Showcase books are available at the following prices:

  • Hard copy £49.99  + £8 packaging and signed for delivery within the UK and + £18 packaging and signed for delivery internationally
  • PDF copy £19.99

Awards Showcase 2022, Pre-order

Order the 2022 Awards Showcase now to take advantage of the following preferential rates: 

  • Hard copy £35  + £8 packaging and signed for delivery within the UK and + £18 packaging and signed for delivery internationally
  • PDF copy £15