IPBA 2023


Seventh Annual Conference of the International Place Branding Association, Helsingborg, Sweden, 18-20 Oct 2023; Deadline 5 May


Author: Robert Govers

Dear Madam, Sir,

Please submit to the 7th Annual IPBA Conference! The submission deadline is May 5!

This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for submissions to the 7th Annual Conference of the International Place Branding Association (IPBA) is in one month! Join us in Helsingborg, Sweden, from 18-20 October 2023. We are now open to submissions for the doctoral colloquium, art gallery, and paper sessions. This year it is also possible to submit proposals for panels.

Place Branding in Times of Crisis and Uncertainty

The theme of the IPBA conference 2023 is: place branding in times of crisis and uncertainty. Read the call for papers and the general guidelines for submission.

Call for panel proposals

New! This year we are open to panel proposals on a specific topic. Learn more about panels and read our blogpost about panels.


All submissions will be reviewed by the scientific committee. Notification of paper acceptance will be sent out in June.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact info.ipba2023@isk.lu.se

Helsingborg: October 18-20, 2023
Venue: Lund University, Helsingborg Campus
Conference website: ipbaconferencesweden.com
Contact: info.ipba@isk.lu.se

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Key Dates

All submissions: May 5
Feedback to authors: June 15
Early Bird Registration closing date: September 1
Registration closing date: October 2

We look forward to seeing you in Sweden!

Best regards,

On behalf of the IPBA board and the IPBA 2023 Organising Committee

Robert Govers
Founding Chairman IPBA