Economic Development

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.

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How Greenville, South Carolina built its place attractiveness and reputation – and resilience through COVID

Mayor Knox White of the City of Greenville shares how Greenville's placemaking focus on mixed-use development, walkability, and green space promoted the city's resiliency during the pandemic, and how increased recognition in the value of developing your quality of life proposition drives investment.

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The story behind Cardiff’s bid for equality

Hot on the heels of being voted in for a second term, Cardiff’s BID is aiming to position the Welsh Capital as the UK’s first Equality City. Before she joins us at City Nation Place UK this November, Carolyn Brownell, Head of Marketing and Communications at FOR Cardiff, explains how the city has taken it’s first steps towards realising this ambitious vision.

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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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