Design

Brand Bergen

As an iconic city and region, Bergen naturally comes with an inheritance of many clichés and tired symbols – and so did the former Visit Bergen profile, created in 2000. The identity wasn’t made for digital surfaces, and the positioning of ‘Gateway to the Fjords’ could communicate that it was only as a stop-over destination on the way to somewhere else.

label_outline Tourism Design Destination Marketing

Take Another Look: Azerbaijan’s path to a successful design identity

Azerbaijan took the world by storm with their 2018 “Take Another Look” campaign which encouraged travellers to see the nation’s wonderful diversity. We reached out to Fidan Aliyeva, Azerbaijan Tourism Board, to understand the key to their successful design identity and how an organisation that is still forging its path adapted to the new challenges of COVID-19.

label_outline Social Media Design Tourism Destination Marketing Cultural Heritage

Hall of Fame: 15 of the best place marketing and place branding campaigns

Over the years, we've been privileged to see some of the best and brightest of place marketing and place branding and place marketing campaigns from around the world, and with the 2020 Award winners now announced, we wanted to revisit this list and to update it with the 2020 campaigns that we just can't stop thinking about!

label_outline Citizen Engagement Social Media Economic Development Design Tourism Place Branding
Clare Dewhirst Clare Dewhirst Founder and Director, City Nation Place

Place branding vs place marketing webinar script

Clare Dewhirst, Director of City  Nation Place, was fortunate to be invited to share what she has learned from our speakers, award entrants, and contributors around the key differences  between place branding and place marketing in a webinar session hosted by  Civitas, one of our Partners for the 2019 City Nation Place Americas  conference.  We’re happy to share the  script for that session here…

label_outline Place Branding Design Tourism Destination Marketing
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