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Baltic Sea Region – a region of opportunities

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ONE BSR  – ten nations, thousands of stories ONE BSR –  a flagship project within the framework of the Baltic Sea Region Programme and the EU strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is approaching its final phase. Launched in 2012, project’s aim has been to produce elements for the Baltic Sea Region image and identity, contributing to joint promotion of the region….

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Attraction of US investments to the Baltic Sea Region

in BDF Events, News, Projects

Investment Promotion Agencies met in Warsaw on February 4th For the fifth time, Baltic Development Forum had invited all Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) of the Baltic Sea Region to boost attractiveness of the Baltic Sea Region through joint actions.  Together with the meeting’s kind host- Invest Poland, BDF had invited not only investment promotion professionals but also experts within the topic…

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The Baltic Sea Region Identity, Branding and Communication

in BDF Events, News, Projects

Monday 9 December 2013 – City Hall of Helsinki, Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13, Helsinki, Finland The countries and regions around the Baltic Sea Region have come closer during recent years. Is it only due to a community of interests or do we share more than that – values, norms and a “we-feeling”? If so, is it possible to boost joint promotion and regional identity…

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ONE BSR Meeting News

in BDF Events, News, Projects

On the 10-11 September in Copenhagen, at the beautiful premises of Eigtveds Pakhus, the ONE BSR project partners met for the third time, kindly hosted by Invest in Denmark. ONE BSR project’s overall goal is to, through joint efforts, produce elements for the Baltic Sea Region’s brand and identity, to strengthen competitiveness of the region by branding it as one…

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ONE BSR – Searching for the identity of Baltic Sea Region

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Baltic Sea Region is the second most popular cruise destination in the world, right after the Caribbean. It may become even more popular if branded and promoted as one unity. Seventeen cities and institutions from around Baltic Sea have now joined their forces to search for ideas and images for a common identity. In the ONE Baltic Sea Region (ONE…

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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…

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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…

Branding the Baltic Sea Region

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A draft report on the marketing of the Baltic Sea Region and its countries and cities will be presented in connection with the BDF summit in Vilnius. The purpose of this draft report is to map existing organizations, networks, projects and activities that are geared towards marketing the Baltic Sea Region, or considerable parts of it. The overall objective is…