Economic Development

Annual Survey Report | Planning for the future

The City Nation Place annual survey aims to take the pulse on the priorities of nation branding teams, city and regional marketing boards, destination marketing organisations, investment promotion agencies, and economic development boards – where do they see the challenges and opportunities, and what strategies and tactics are they pursuing to deliver on their key objectives?

label_outline Citizen Engagement Collaboration Data Destination Management Destination Marketing Economic Development Funding Investment Promotion Place Branding Sustainability Talent Attraction Tourism

Struer’s path to becoming the City of Sound

For a smaller city or region, it can be hard to make an impact on the international stage. You need to identify a really strong, authentic impetus for your place brand strategy to stand out from the crowd. John Fogde, Head of the Struer City of Sound Department, explains how they developed the positioning for the Danish city and how being known as the City of Sound gives them the edge in their activities.

label_outline Citizen Engagement Collaboration Destination Management Economic Development Place Branding Reputation

Reimagining the Rural Brandscape

There’s a quiet revolution growing in food production that will have a profound impact on our collective futures. Rural economic development may not seem sexy, but we all have a lot riding on how successfully communities support and sustain their natural environments, green spaces and food producers. So, what does it take to nurture the places that feed us all?

label_outline Economic Development Investment Promotion Place Branding Reputation

Putting African place brands and destinations on the global investment map through authentic storytelling

Why do places need to evolve the way they present their assets and potential for tourism and economic development to stand out from the crowd? Listen in on this discussion with  place leaders from across Africa to understand how they're changing investor perceptions through strong place brand storytelling.

label_outline Citizen Engagement Destination Marketing Economic Development Investment Promotion Place Branding Tourism
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