A weird nation branding story

One of the most curious and successful nation branding efforts was that of the Polish plumber, who came into life in 2004 in France. Before the European Constitution referendum in May 2005, heated debates started in France about the newly…

Wally Olins on his Branding Poland project

This is a conversation between branding guru Wally Olins and Polish magazine Brief.pl representatives. In the conversation, Wally Olins explains some of the fundamentals of nation branding, the Poland nation brand case and context, the similarities with Spain, the differences…

Poland at the Country Brand Index

Two short articles have appeared making reference to Poland’s progression at the 2008 edition of the Country Brand Index. The first article says the following: Poland moved up the list in this year’s edition of the Country Brand Index (CBI)…

Branding Poland

An old (from 2002) yet interesting article about some of the aspects Poland approached in its nation branding effort (source here): Hitting on the idea of the kite was ”like finding gold in the street,” Szymon Gutkowski says. Gutkowski is…