2020
Host this year: Oslo, Norway
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Creating better places for people and business

The conference where you learn what places do to earn a reputation.

2022 programme coming soon.

Explore speakers from previous conferences below!

- To watch presentations and sessions from previous conferences, contact us for access to the Nordic Place Branding Library!

Speakers at #NPBC20

Greg Clark

Keynote | Rebranding cities as the main vehicle for economic growth, innovation and fighting climate change.

Simon Anholt

Place Branding 2.0 - A new manifesto for place image

Inga Hlín Pálsdóttir

Lessons from Iceland | Crisis management and sustainability

Ank Hendriks

Utrecht | City branding, placemaking for a healthy city, solving global challenges

Eva Jilkén

Vi Landsbyggare | How to attract entrepreneurs to the countryside?

Brian Twomey

Tourism Ireland | Leveraging the potential of film for tourism and economic development

Øyvind Såtvedt

Oslo Region Alliance | Oslo: The Power of the Place

Martin Roos

Eskilstuna | The world capital of recycling

Helene Friis

Norway | Nation branding and sustainable solutions

Siw Andersen

Oslo Innovation Week | How to use platform thinking as a way of place branding?

Katarina Thorstensson

Gothenburg | European Capital of Smart Tourism 2020  

Raymond Johansen

Oslo City | What others could learn from the European Green Capital 2019.

Pipa Turvanen

Talent Boost | A unique and innovative national talent attraction management programme

Anne Beate Hovind

Future Library | Why invest in public art, what tangible benefits it gives a city and how other cities can learn from it. 

Martin Boisen

Workshop | Place Brand Management in practice

Kjartan Slette

Unacast | Data-based urban planning, economic development and services for people.

Jennifer Vallee

CityStudio | Urban development by collaboration and giving students a new role in shaping their city

Kristofer Ågren

Telia | Data-based urban planning, economic development and services for people.

Pärtel-Peeter Pere

Future Place Leadership | Moderator

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Previous years speakers

Anna Gissler

Stockholm Business Region | How Stockholm is A Woman's Place

Bernie Borgeson

Edmonton Economic Development | How grassroots create an authentic, lasting and powerful global brand

Guðrið Højgaard

Faroe Islands | Creating impactful content with stakeholders and building on marketing success. 

Mia Kemppaala

Polar Bear Pitching | Do exceptional things with the uniqueness of your place

Henrik Holmskov

Viborg | How can small cities attract major investments like an Apple data centre?

Luuk Helleman

The Hague | Branding is placemaking + place promotion.

Ramon Marrades

La Marina de Valencia, Spain | Making a city more attractive and profitable – the Valencia case

Petra Weslien

Truecaller | How does a company benefit from city branding

This is the largest annual 
investment promotion,
place development and
marketing event in the Nordics.


You design
your own places.

Why join?

This is the conference where you learn what places d o to e a r n a reputation.

The annual Nordic Place Branding Conference is the largest annual Nordic economic development and place branding event.

Participants will get the following benefits as a part of the learning journey:
- Learn from video interviews and presentations with some of the most innovative and knowledgeable place experts and practitioners.
- Access to Nordic Place Branding Library – a collection of recorded presentations from NPBC presentations since 2019.
- Network with international colleagues: we will moderate special thematic webinars with a limited number of participants for networking.
- All in delivered in a user-friendly and little time consuming way
- A hybrid conference coming soon in 2022!

Conference Kit: materials, presentation, access to previous presentations and videos via Nordic Place Branding Library and webinar recordings.

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Programme 2022 coming soon!

PRICE:
450 € one person
350 € per person with 2 and more people

Price includes:
1) access to presentations and networking
2) a two year free access to Nordic Place Branding Digital Library – a collection of recorded presentations from NPBC presentations since 2019

Price excludes VAT.

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Venue announced soon! The conference will be a hybrid one.
Venue in 2020: Oslo City Hall.

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PRICE:
450 € one person
350 € per person with 2 and more people

Price includes:
1) conference materials
2) lunch
3) a two year free access to Nordic Place Branding Digital Library – a collection of recorded presentations from NPBC presentations since 2019
4) “White Paper on Place Branding” by September.

Price excludes VAT.

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