2020
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.

These extraordinary times provide an opportunity for people to develop their skills and competencies. This is why we have converted your annual Nordic economic development event into an online eight month learning journey!

This is what you get:

An online learning journey:
- Watch the launch webinar with Simon Anholt, Greg Clark and other featured speakers.
- Video interviews and presentations
- White Paper on Place Branding
- Two-year free access to Nordic Place Branding Library
- User-friendly and little time investment needed, watch when you want
- Networking webinars in groups for tourism, investment promotion, talent attraction and place branding
- A conference on November 26th in Oslo, physically or digitally.

Speakers and details below!

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 | How countries as well as cities, regardless of location or size, can create change for their citizens.

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

Inga Hlín Pálsdóttir

Promote Iceland | Beyond sustainability - making an impact with responsible tourism

Øyvind Såtvedt

Oslo Region Alliance | Motivating stakeholders in a place branding framework and creating win-win situations.

Martin Roos

Eskilstuna | The world capital of recycling

Helene Friis

Norway | The Explorer: a new country branding initiative

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.

Laura Lindeman

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

Anne Marie Brady

Norway | The Explorer: a new country branding initiative

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:
- Revisit the launch webinar with Simon Anholt, Greg Clark and other featured speakers.
- Learn from video interviews and presentations with some of the most innovative and knowledgeable place experts and practitioners.
- Receive a “White Paper on Place Branding” where you can learn what is good, contemporary place branding, how does it work, what should be done to create changes at a place and examples of best practises.
- Two-year free 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, spread out across eight months.
- A conference on November 26th in Oslo, physically or digitally.

Conference Kit: materials, lunch, reception, Nordic Place Branding Library, White paper on Place Branding and webinar recordings.

Programme available here!

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A recorded webinar from April 2nd
Recored video interviews with speakers.

Conference: November 26th
Doors open 8.00
Conference 8.45-16.30
Networking reception at 16.30

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.

Programme available here!

Register to the conference!

Oslo City Hall
Rådhusplassen 1, 0037 Oslo, Norway

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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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I accept that the registration is binding. Participant name(s) can be changed, but ticket(s) cannot be cancelled. Should the Covid-19 situation persist and the conference in Oslo on November 26th cannot be held in the physical location, I accept that the event will be substituted as a webinar.

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