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APCS-Press 2009 November VOL-4 [New series begins!]

Asian-Pacific City Summit(APCS)issues the 4th edition of “APCS-PRESS” which consists of information of contemporary urban policy. We pick up useful information to design future city management and put them in this APCS-PRESS. We deliver APCS-PRESS to not only APCS members but also to other organizations, cities, institutes, media and citizen with whom we have built good relationships. We deliver APCS-PRESS to 800 persons/organizations around the world.

Contents of 2009, VOL-4

Ⅰ.APCS-Special “Urban marketing promotion strategy in the interregional competition 1”

As the interregional competition becomes more intense, cities or local governments have to take the lead in conducting external marketing and promotion. In this 4th edition, we would like to introduce you the communication strategy of Barcelona, Spain which is working on proactive and advanced marketing and PR activities. We will also introduce you Fukuoka city's new attempt, "Free press kit"which has just relased.

Ⅱ.Hot Research! 1 “Urban image among the new middle class in China”

We will show you the hot survey data which Fukuoka Asian Urban Research Center, where APCS secretariat locates collected. In this edition, we will show you various data and charts from "The Tourism Promotion Policy of Attracting Chinese Tourists - The Strategic Marketing Plan Targeting Chinese New Middle Class -", which was reported in the periodicals "Urban Policy Studies No. 8"

Ⅲ.Hot Research! 2 “The Mercer 2009 Quality of Living survey”

Auckland (New Zealand), one of our member cities has been chosen as the world’s fourth best city.

APCS-Press 2009 October VOL-3 [Working-level Conference Report]

Asian-Pacific City Summit(APCS)issues the third edition of APCS-PRESS which consists of information of contemporary urban policy. We pick up useful information to design future city management and put them in this APCS-PRESS. We deliver APCS-PRESS to not only APCS members but also to other organizations, cities, institutes, media and citizen with whom we have built good relationships. We deliver APCS-PRESS to 800 persons/organizations around the world.

Contents of VOL-3

Report on the 8th Working-level Conference for Asian-Pacific City Summit (APCS) IN Fukuoka

Photos

Flash report

APCS-Press 2009 Summer Extra Edition [Working-level Conference Special Edition]

Contents of Summer 2009 Extra Edition

Ⅰ. Special feature: The 8th Working-level Conference for the Asian-Pacific City Summit in FUKUOKA

The announcement of program (draft) for the 8th Working-level Conference for the Asian-Pacific City Summit, which will be held in September 2009 in Fukuoka.

Art collaboration with APCS and maru works (support organization for disabled artists)

Ⅱ. Current situation of cultural and artistic activities promotion in Fukuoka

Main actors of cultural and artistic activities in Fukuoka

Local Government

Private companies

Citizens

APCS-Press 2009 July VOL-2

Asian-Pacific City Summit (APCS) issues the second edition of “APCS-PRESS” which consists of information of contemporary urban policy. We pick up useful information to design future city management and put them in this APCS-PRESS. We deliver APCS-PRESS to not only APCS members but also to other organizations, cities, institutes, media and citizen with whom we have built good relationships. We deliver APCS-PRESS to 800 persons/organizations around the world.

Contents of VOL-2

 Ⅰ. APCS-Special "Aiming at Formulating Creative City Planning 2"

Case of This Month: “Creative City Yokohama” 

Ⅱ.Strategic City-Marketing “International City Network 2 ”

Case of This Month: “The International Regions Benchmarking Consortium” 

 Ⅲ.The Best Practice of APCS’s Member City

1. Auckland (New Zealand)
“Household Recycling Initiative”

2. Fukuoka (Japan)
“Hospitality promotion for international cruise tourists who are coming to Fukuoka”

Ⅳ.Hot Research! "Survey on Recognition of City”

The regognition of world major liveable cities in Korea and China
We selected cities from "The World's Top 25 Most Liveable Cities 2008" by UK magazine MONOCLE.

APCS-Press 2009 July VOL-1 [1st Edition Special]

Asian-Pacific City Summit(APCS) issues the first edition of “APCS-PRESS” which consists of information of contemporary urban policy. We pick up useful information to design future city management and put them in this APCS-PRESS. We deliver APCS-PRESS to not only APCS members but also to other organizations, cities, institutes, media and citizen with whom we have built good relationships.

Contents of the 1st Edition

Ⅰ. APCS-Special “Aiming at Formulating Creative City Planning 1”

 Case of This Month: Living in Brisbane 2026–using Scenarios to create a vision-

Ⅱ. Strategic City-Marketing “International City Network  1”

Ⅲ. Hot Research! "Survey on Recognition of City”

“The World’s Top 25 Most Liveable cities 2009”

Ⅳ. Upcoming Events and Conferences Information from Our Member Cities

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