Call for papers is now available!


We're thrilled to announce that the Sixth International Conference on Destination Branding and Marketing (DBM-VI) will take place 5 to 7 December 2018 in Macao, where it all began, and will again be hosted by the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT). This year is special, however, because DBM-VI takes place as part of the Third Conference of the International Place Branding Association (IPBA), a newly established global association of place, destination, and tourism branding practitioners, scholars, and researchers, which the DBM community supports. 

So this years DBM-VI and IPBA conference promises greater excitement and synergy by bringing together a more global and diverse group of attendees from a wider variety of professional and cultural backgrounds who have one common goalto share and advance our knowledge of and experiences in the exciting field of place and destination branding.

So download the call for papers here and  join us this December in Macao! We cant wait to welcome you to one of the most exciting cities in the world!


Don Dioko (IFT), Rich Harrill (USC), Nigel Morgan (Swansea), and the DBM Community

PS. Important things to do: (1) Sign up using the button below to get regular updates, (2) Download the call for papers (here), and (3) Mark you calendars for the abstract submission deadline of May 5, 2018

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