Collaboration

How being ‘place led’ can drive the renaissance of our counties, cities and towns

Places need to 'do things differently' going forward. It can't just be recovery - it has to be the re-imagining of place. John Till, thinkingplace, Louisa Shaw, We Are Staffordshire, & Richard Hicks, Medway Council, share insights on focussing on differentiation, leadership, and activating collaboration.

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Creativity, opportunity, and optimism: how UNBOXED hopes to revitalise the UK

How is UNBOXED - formerly known as Festival UK - aiming to bring creativity and optimism to the forefront in the UK? Before he joins us at City Nation Place UK on November 3, we caught up with Phil Batty, Executive Director of UNBOXED, to understand what the festival hopes to achieve and what the opportunities are for cities, regions, and countries across the UK.

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Creating a place brand strategy that works for all levels of place

How can you create a brand that works for your city and your region? And what's the key to leveraging a nation brand to work for all levels of place within a country? Ahead of his presentation at City Nation Place Global, we reached out to Cor Jansen, Director at Utrecht Marketing, to understand how they have worked to create a complementary place brand strategy that works for all levels.

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Launching Brand Scotland

Four years after the launch of Brand Scotland, they're leading the way in sustainable development. We're excited to have Claire Prentice, Head of Brand Scotland Marketing, at City Nation Place Global to share her experience of putting SDGs at the centre of their strategy and balancing the challenges of collaboration and competition. Get a sneak preview of where it all began here with their 2018 City Nation Place Awards entry.

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Collaboration is king: identifying the key opportunities for collaboration in place branding

Collaboration is key to success in place branding. If you’re able to find a common ground and a common way of working, you can increase the impact of your strategies significantly - and create a more resilient future for your place. But what should you be keeping in mind to promote better collaborative partnerships?

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Four thought-provoking themes from City Nation Place Americas 2021

Last week, we welcomed over 300 place branding leaders organisations across North America for two days of inspirational and thought-provoking discussions on how places can adapt and evolve to meet the new realities we’re facing. It was a challenge boiling the conference down to just a few key takeaways, but these are the four themes that resonated most for us throughout the conference...

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Seven thoughts to keep in mind to promote equitable development

Correcting past injustices is critical to  a more positive and equitable future for all our citizens – and to lay the foundations for a more resilient future for our places. To address these challenges, we reached out to our panel of Experts to hear their top tips to ensure your strategies are driving equitable development...

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Restarting business events to deliver longer-term positive returns

Restarting business events is critical to recovery for many places; they bring visitor spend to the city, facilitate trade deals, and attract media attention. However, we can’t simply hit re-start on the sector and expect it to resume in exactly the same manner. How can you evolve your value proposition to meet new behaviours and expectations?

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