Citizen Engagement

People make places: rebuilding from the inside out

Understanding how we can build on community goodwill will be critical for authentic and resilient recovery. Power to Change, an independent trust that supports community businesses in England, shares lessons from some of England’s most innovative community leaders to understand how places around the world can work more effectively with their community as we rebuild.

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Nine expert tips to prepare for recovery in cities, nations and regions

How can destinations begin their recovery? With the summer season looming for many destinations, and business-almost-as-usual resuming, we reached out to our panel of place branding experts to understand what the next steps should be for places looking to restart their economies.

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Brand ambassadors and citizen engagement: Discover Harlow's place brand journey

In 2018, Discover Harlow were shortlisted at the City Nation Place Awards for their comprehensive place brand strategy that was overturning decades of negative perceptions. We caught up with Sharon Summerfield, Place Brand Manager at Discover Harlow, to understand how their strategy has evolved over the last years - and how it's underpinned their COVID-19 response.

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Tackling common challenges in place branding: six key themes from City Nation Place Americas

What was apparent during last week's Americas conference is that places across the USA and Canada are rising to the challenges created by COVID-19. Here are six of the most common challenges faced by place branders in North America, and how cities, states and regions are pivoting to tackle these challenges.

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