City Nation Place Awards 2024

10th annual awards

Congratulations to everyone on the shortlist - the Award Winners will be announced at City Nation Place Global on 9th November.  We hope to see you all there!


Abitibi-Ouest, Canada, Unité Légendaire - A Legendary Story, entered by Visages Régionaux, [Credits: Chevaliers de l’ombre]

Ansfelden, Austria, "We are One" - Citizen Participation In A Creative Brand Building Process, entered by SERY* Brand Communications [Credits: Bettina Amon Photography]

Bad Vöslau, Austria, Bad Vöslau - Working Together For A Good Life, entered by message Marketing- & Communications GmbH [Credits: City of Bad Vöslau]

Chicago, USA, Choose Chicago Neighbourhood Tourism Marketing And Engagement Program, entered by Choose Chicago [Credits: HausCo]

Tasmania, Australia, Little Tasmanian, entered by Brand Tasmania

The Bahamas, People-to-People Experience, entered by The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Aviation and Investments

Williamsburg, USA, Future Festivals, entered by City of Williamsburg

Ukraine, #TheUnityWave, entered by Brand Ukraine NGO


Aotearoa, New Zealand, Recruitment Storytellerentered by New Zealand Story

Copenhagen, Denmark, Positioning Copenhagen As The World’s Leading Life Science Hub, entered by Copenhagen Capacity & Copenhagen Convention Bureau, Part Of Wonderful Copenhagen [Credits: Sunrise A/S]

Kansas City Metropolitan Area, USA, KC Global Design - KC Design Draft, entered by Kansas City Area Development Council [Credits: Burns & McDonnell, JE Dunn Construction, BNIM, Spectrum Reach, Steel City Media, HNTB]

Québec City Area, Canada, Web Series “I have Quebec in mind”/ Websérie « J’ai Québec en tête » entered by Québec International

Scotland, Think Different, Think Scotland, entered by Scottish Enterprise/Scottish Development International

The Saint John Region, Canada, Find Your Future – Targeted Talent Attraction & Retention Campaign, entered by Envision Saint John: The Regional Growth Agency

Vilnius, Lithuania, Vilnius Techfusion - Got Fired By Meta/Twitter? Move to Vilnius, entered by Go Vilnius


Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, Our Common Ground, entered by "Luxembourg - Let's Make It Happen", a.k.a. Luxembourg Brand Promotion Unit, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA)

Scotland, How Trojan Horses Helped Scotland’s Nation Brand Leap Ahead, entered by Brand Scotland

Ukraine, #WhatWeAreFightingFor, entered by Brand Ukraine NGO

Wales, Wales To The World, entered by Cymru Wales (Welsh Government) [Credits: Orchard Media and Events, Livingston Lloyd, iCrossing, Weber Shandwick, Uned Studio]

Western Cape, South Africa, Made In The Cape, entered by Wesgro


Aarhus, Denmark, Your Local Love, entered by VisitAarhus, [Credits: dentsu x]

Cape Town, South Africa, Limitless Cape Town, entered by Cape Town Tourism

Fiji, Where Happiness Comes Naturally, entered by Tourism Fiji

Greater Palm Springs, USA, An Oasis Of Art, entered by Visit Greater Palm Springs

Iceland, OutHorse Your Email, entered by Business Iceland, [Credits: SS+K, Peel Iceland, M&C Saatchi TALK, Republik]

London, England, Let's Do London 2022, entered by M&C Saatchi (on behalf of London & Partners) [Credits: London & Partners, Wavemaker]

Mandurah, Western Australia, BIG Reasons To Visit Mandurah This Summer, entered by Visit Mandurah

Minneapolis, USA, See What All the Fuss is About, entered by Meet Minneapolis, [Credits: Periscope, Friend of a Friend PR]

Switzerland, Grand Train Tour Of Switzerland: The Ride Of A Lifetime, entered by Switzerland Tourism, [Credits: WIRZ Group]

Tel Aviv , Israel, We Don't Do Winter, entered by Tel Aviv Global

The Pontiac, Canada, Route 148 - Your Best Vanlife In The Outaouais, entered by Visages Régionaux, [Credits: Chevaliers de l’ombre]


Brixton, England, Brixton X Harlem Twinning, entered by Brixton BID

Cardiff, Wales, City of Arcades, entered by FOR Cardiff

Chicago, USA, Chicago Alfresco, entered by Choose Chicago

Leeds, England, The WOW Barn, entered by LEEDS 2023 & The WOW Foundation, [Credits: Leeds Culture Trust Ltd.]

Ottawa, Canada, The Unofficial Museums Campaign, entered by Ottawa Tourism

Sheffield, England, Look Up, entered by Marketing Sheffield

Stockton, USA, Stockton Flavor Fest, entered by Visit Stockton, [Credits: City of Stockton Economic Development Department, Goodstock Productions]

The Saint John Region Waterfront, Canada, AREA 506 Waterfront Container Village, entered by Envision Saint John: The Regional Growth Agency


Asheville, USA, Obtaining Multi Year Funding - Using New Insights And Data To Tell An Effective Story of “WHY”, entered by Explore Asheville, [Credits: Zartico]

Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town Tourism Brand X, entered by Cape Town Tourism, [Credits: Brand Finance]

Glasgow City Region, Scotland, Using Data Storytelling To Showcase Glasgow’s Tech And Investment Story, entered by Glasgow City Council (Digital Economy), [Credits: Glasgow City Council]

Salt Lake County, USA Overtourism On Mountain Trails- Insights Show It’s The Resident Not The Visitor, entered by Visit Salt Lake, [Credits: Zartico]

Western Australia, Sojern Drives Brand Awareness And Economic Impact For Western Australia, entered by Sojern & Tourism Western Australia


Antoine-Labelle, Canada, L'Autre Laurentides | An Evolutive And Adaptative Brand, entered by Visages Régionaux

Bad Vöslau, Austria, Bad Vöslau - A perfect Match Of Elegance And Easy Living, entered by message Marketing- & Communications GmbH, [Credits: City of Bad Vöslau]

British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia, Naturally, entered by Development Counsellors International

High Point, USA, High Point Community Brand, entered by CivicBrand

Pittsburgh, USA, New Brand Identity, entered by VisitPITTSBURGH

Knightsbridge, England, A Brand Of Character And Distinction, entered by Anatomy [Credits: Knightsbridge Partnership, Show Media] 

Seattle Southside USA, Seattle Southside Gets A Brand New Identity, entered by Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority, [Credits: 123W]



Aotearoa, New Zealand, Levelling The Playing Field: The Legacy of the Women's World Cup, entered by New Zealand Story

Brussels, Brand Brussels: Transforming the identity of Europe’s capital, entered by Resonance Consultancy

Leiden, the Netherlands, European City of Science, Leiden 2022, entered by Leiden&Partners, [Credits: Leiden2022, Municipality of Leiden, Leiden University, Leiden Kennisstad, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Hogeschool Leiden]

Ōtautahi,Christchurch, New Zealand, A city In Pursuit Of Balance, entered by ChristchurchNZ, [Credits: Resonance Consultancy, Creative Agent, Narrative, Fabriko, McCarthy, Ariki Creative, Resonate]

Switzerland, Swisstainable - Empowering Sustainable Travel In Switzerland, entered by Switzerland Tourism, [Credits: Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), Schweizerischer Tourismusverband STV FST, BOLD]

Ventura, USA, A Small-Town Story Of A Big-Time Event: the Journey of X Games 2023 Coming To Ventura, entered by Visit Ventura

Vilnius, Lithuania, Vilnius 700th Anniversary, entered by Go Vilnius

Congratulations to all of our finalists! We look forward to announcing the winners at City Nation Place Global