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Top 100 world cities for an innovation economy in 2011. The world’s largest city classification and ranking with 331 benchmark cities classified, and top 125 cities ranked in 2011, of which the top 100 are listed below. Based on 2thinknow analysis of cities in what our analysts term the ‘global innovation economy’. Annual since 2007.
Lundi 24 novembre 2008 1 24 / 11 / Nov / 2008 21:49 Simon Anholt lors d'une conférence, (c)
Through a partnership with renowned government advisor and author Simon Anholt, GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications provides an expanded City Brands Index SM ; the Anholt-GfK Roper City Brands Index SM (CBI) — the only analytical ranking of the world's city brands. Working with an innovative set of tools that helps to assess, develop and implement brand strategies across cities, we provide the global and local insights needed to move a city’s reputation forward and increase the success of its business, trade and tourism efforts.
A successful brand delivers a strong and consistent message and has the ability to set social, economic and cultural processes into motion.
Keynote on Australia"s Image
Increasingly, cities and urban regions compete with other places for attention, investment, visitors, shoppers, talent, events, and the like. Accelerated and intensified globalisation has lead to a situation where the main competition is no longer the city down the road or the town across the bay, but where competitors are places half a world away.
I was recently interviewed by the ICP Forum, an Athens-based organisation who take a keen interest in nation branding.
By definition, all emerging industries are very creative but also very chaotic, and it is hard to find the trend-setting individuals among the booming chaos.
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Ginza, le très chic quartier de Tokyo, vient de tenter une première mondiale. Depuis fin janvier, grâce à des dizaines de milliers de capteurs insérés dans deux rues passantes, les Tokyoïtes sont immergés dans un large réseau de communication radio. À tout moment et en fonction de leur localisation, ils peuvent recevoir, via un petit appareil numérique, des informations sur des boutiques, des offres promotionnelles mais aussi des itinéraires.
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