Place Stories are the opportunities to identify aspects of place brands that will unify stakeholders – from investors to end users – behind the shared vision of a place, using creative communications to share and fulfil the brand promise.
We bring to life the vision, values and identity of locations, building brands and developing empathy and engagement between placemakers and people.
The Place Stories framework is our approach to creating place brands. We work to unify stakeholders behind the vision, and use communications to share and fulfil the brand promise.
Building Place Stories into all stages of the placemaking lifecycle creates a compelling and distinctive narrative which:
Whether it is vision, values and brand strategy at the outset of a project, to the launch of a development to market on completion, to the ongoing reputation management of a place over the long term, we put Place Stories at the heart of successful placemaking.
Our experience spans the property sector – from working with planners, architects and legal advisers to investors and developers – giving us a 360° strategic perspective and the expertise to deploy the full spectrum of PR, Brand and Content tactics to deliver meaningful results.
Local Authority and developer goalsetting
Place brand strategy, proposition and vision and values statements
PLACE DESIGN AND PLANNING
Audience and community research, including perceptions audits, consultations, surveys and social listening
Brand design and guidelines, including visual style and tone of voice
Stakeholder management and place storytelling, including investor relations, public affairs / political engagement and public relations
Place brand activation through moments and meanwhile uses
Narrative development and place reputation building
Reputation protection and crisis preparedness
Branded marketing collateral, including print and multimedia content
Launch campaigns and communications, including media relations
PLACE SHAPING AND CURATION
Ongoing reputation building and stakeholder engagement
Place activation, online and offline, including events, content development and public relations campaigns
Reputation protection, crisis resilience and response
PLACE RENEWAL AND REGENERATION
Brand re-activation and refreshes
Brand / communications impact and evaluation through perceptions audits and surveys
Infinite Global is an international communications and brand consultancy specialising in the property, corporate B2B and professional services industries.