A Reputation for a City: An Essay on City Branding

 

Regardless of the lack of due attention paid to branding in cities, it has tried to establish a real foothold among cities and today city managers have accepted the matter as an undeniable reality that a city, besides the utilities, infrastructure, social welfare etc., needs a brand. City branding is a complex issue that deals with marketing, politics and diplomacy as well as culture, history, economics and tourism. When speaking of brand we don’t mean the brand logo or advertising message, but we mean the image of a product, a person, and a city in the minds of the audience. The main objective of brands was to create a logical and sustainable connection between brand elements which can be a product, a city, a person and a way of thinking on one hand and the audience who can be called a consumer, citizen, tourist, etc. on the other hand... 

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A Reputation for a City: An Essay on City Branding

  A Reputation for a City: An Essay on City Branding   Regardless of the lack of due attention paid to branding in cities, it has tried to establish a real foothold among cities and today city managers have accepted the matter as an undeniable reality that a city, besides the utilities, infrastructure, social welfare etc., needs a brand. City branding is a comple...

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