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Brand Estonia wins - congrats Estonia

at last night’s award ceremony at the City/Nation/Place global conference in London, Estonia was announced the winner, in a hard fought battle for no.1.

photos and details coming soon.

In the meantime check out Brand Estonia’s brand toolbox at, powered by Brandkit of course.

2022 PLACE BRAND OF THE YEAR AWARD - Finalists Announced

Today more than ever your brand story matters.

The annual City/Nation/Place Awards sets the benchmark for best practice in place branding around the world. And as we grapple with the impact of COVID-19, climate crisis, and more, a clear place brand strategy can be the differentiator in who will find success in the new world.

Brandkit® is delighted to be sponsoring the 2022 Place Brand of the Year award and Brandkit CEO, David Vaassen, will announce the winner 10th November in London.

The 2022 finalists have been announced.

  • Chile, Chile. Creating Future, entered by Imagen de Chile
  • Estonia, Brand Estonia, entered by Estonian Business and Innovation Agency
  • Fiji, Open For Happiness, entered by Tourism Fiji
  • Houston, USA, Houston Brand Unification Project, entered by Houston First Corporation
  • Madeira Islands, Portugal, Belong to all, entered by Madeira Promotion Bureau [Credits: Bloom Consulting]
  • Sheffield, UK, Sheffield, entered by Marketing Sheffield [Credits: Sheffield City Council]
  • Staffordshire, UK, We Are Staffordshire, entered by We Are Staffordshire (Staffordshire County Council)
  • The Hague, The Netherlands, The Hague brand as a compass for the city, entered by Municipality of The Hague, Bureau City Branding

In addition to the overall award for Place Brand of the Year, there are additional entry categories:

  • Best Citizen Engagement
  • Best Communication Strategy: Place Brand
  • Best Communication Strategy: Economic Development
  • Best Communication Strategy: Tourism
  • Best use of data
  • Best use of design

You can see all the finalists in all the categories here:

Good luck everyone 🙏


2022 PLACE BRAND OF THE YEAR AWARD - Finalists Announced

The 2022 finalists have been announced, in the 2022 Global City/Nation/Place, Place Brand of te Year Award, sponsored this year by Brandkit®

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