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Benefits

Benefits



As a World Design Capital, designated cities have the opportunity to showcase accomplishments in design and urban policy and can expect to:

  • gain visibility as a centre for creativity and innovation
  • attract investment and creative people
  • stimulate new partnerships
  • strengthen knowledge-based economic development
  • improve the quality of life in the city
  • position the city as a leading center of design
  • build global image as a must-see travel destination
  • take part in an international network of design
  • foster citizen pride in their city’s accomplishments