Citizen Engagement

High Point Community Brand

High Point has long been the furniture capital of the world, but this new design expands the story of High Point to include creatives of all type and brings the brand into the built environment. Learn more here.

The WOW Barn

A temporary venue constructed in just 24 hours reclaimed a disused site as a safe space built by and for women and non-binary people and broke new ground in making building sites more inclusive. Learn more here.

Choose Chicago - Chicago Alfresco

Local non-profits were invited to design community spaces on closed roads and sidewalks, with an emphasis on outdoor dining and entertainment, creating bustling micro-community hubs. Learn more here.

City of Arcades

The ‘City of Arcades’ brand was established to create a unique identity for Cardiff’s city centre and to showcase the thriving independent business community through a week of community-led events.

Learn about Cardiff's Award entry for Best Placemaking Initiative 

Ukraine's #TheUnityWave

#TheUnityWave flashmob demonstrated the solidarity and unity between Ukraine and the UK during the Eurovision week, engaging the audience with AR filters to spread the message creatively.

Learn about BRAND UKRAINE NGO's Award entry for Best Citizen Engagement

Future Festivals

A series of public input sessions called Future Festivals gave residents the chance to play larger-than-life games to gather feedback that would inform the development of the city’s two-year workplan.

Learn about the City of Williamsburg's Award entry for Best Citizen Engagement

People-to-People Experience

The team connected tourists with residents through a People-to-People programme that saw over 300 people volunteer to become ambassadors and showcase the real culture of the islands.

Learn about The Bahamas' Award entry for Best Citizen Engagement 

Little Tasmanian

In support of a state-wide strategy to increase literacy, Brand Tasmania created a baby board book to be gifted to their littlest residents to instil pride and confidence within their young people.

Learn about Brand Tasmania's Award entry for Best Citizen Engagement 

Neighbourhood Tourism Marketing and Engagement Programme

This community-led, equity-focused, and resident-centric work involves citizens as storytellers to reshape Chicago’s narrative and increase civic pride and engagement, whilst dispelling stereotypes.

Learn about the City of Chicago's Award entry for Best Citizen Engagement 

Bad Vöslau - Working together for a good life

From workshops to an exhibition, this citizen engagement strategy uncovered the DNA of Bad Vöslau and created a place brand that the community embraced and would act as brand ambassadors for.

Learn about Bad Vöslau, Austria's Awards entry for Best Citizen Engagement


"We are One" – Citizen Participation

A new strategy sought to celebrate the commonality between the people of Ansfelden, regardless of their neighbourhood. The residents embraced the brand and are once again proud to be Ansfeldners.

Learn about Ansfelden, Austria's Award entry for Best Citizen Engagement


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