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Branding the Baltic Sea Region – In between Global and European Trends

in Debate, News

The idea to build a brand for the Baltic Sea Region has been around for some time now. In this article, published in a special edition of KULTURHAUS BERLIN’s newsletter marking the 20-year celebration of the Council of Baltic Sea States, Hans Brask and Marcus Andersson discuss challenges and opportunities with regard to the branding of the region. After the…


First big regional promotion project comes to an end

in BDF Events, News, Projects

On 24 November the final event of BaltMet Promo took place in Warsaw. The event, which was hosted by the City of Warsaw, summed up the results from the two-year EU-funded project, working to promote the Baltic Sea region to foreign markets in order to attract more investments, tourists and talents to the region. BDF is a project partner in…

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BaltMet Promo Policy Roundtable in Berlin

in BDF Events, News, Projects

BDF attended three days of productive meetings on 30 May-1 June in Berlin, organised within the frame of our participation in the BaltMet Promo project. BaltMet Promo days in Berlin BDF organised two of the meetings: The 3rd Policy Roundtable of the BaltMet Promo project was held on 30 May. The topic of discussion was how we can brand and…

BaltMet Promo promotes the entire Baltic Sea Region in global markets

in News

For the first time the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) metropolises will join forces in promoting the entire region in global markets through three concrete pilots. The chosen fields for pilot cases are tourism, talent and direct foreign investments. The projects’ aim is to improve the international competitiveness of the Baltic Sea Region and to strengthen the common identity of BSR…

BaltMet Promo Forms Joint Promotional Platform

in News, Projects

Representatives from the Baltic Metropolises met in Copenhagen 4-5 September to outline the strategic EU project, BaltMet Promo, with the aim of establishing from a metropolitan perspective a way to do collaborative promotion for the Baltic Sea Region in the global markets. The meeting was hosted by Baltic Development Forum. The members of the BaltMet network are launching the project…