Denmark, Norway and the curious case of a Disappearing Country: Tales from IMEX13

by Padraic Gilligan, Vice President Ovation Global DMC and Vice President, Industry Relations, MCI Guerilla Marketing The past weekend in Europe was dominated by Sweden’s spectacular hosting of the Eurovision Song Contest and Denmark’s victory with Emmelie De Forest’s captivating performance of “Only Teardrops”. Already, apparently, both Herning and capital Copenhagen have signaled their desire to host… Read more »

Want to build your destination brand? Hire somebody to write you a great song!

Galveston, Wichita, Phoenix are not what you might consider tier 1 destinations. Yet for a while they were probably the three US cities that I thought most about. If you’re a fan of great American songwriters you’ll know why – Jimmy Webb wrote three perfect songs with these cities in their titles and then Glen… Read more »