When you ask about me about my career defining moments I that was the moment I met Charles Landry who opened my thoughts in a completely different way!
Head of culture, Oulu, Finland
When I grow up I want to be like Charles Landry.
Author of 'Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places'
As a practitioner working with places large and small, you've been an inspiring North Star…
What a delight to have you here for some days in Mexico City, with that huge smile and quick mind of yours.
Gabriella Gomez Mont,
director Laboratorio para la Ciudad
Charles was one of my inspirations in setting up my organization
Founder, Sound Diplomacy,
introducing the Music Cities Convention
How you held together and summarized the Urban Thinkers Campus in Mannheim was really impressive…. Thank you for your very professional contribution to the City We Need process
Co-ordinator World Urban Campaign
I could not have wanted for more in the way you engaged with us and in the contribution you made, it was deeply satisfying. It is rare to be able to say that!
founder Root Partnerships,
You have such a long experience of urban transformation, I’d love to keep you involved in how we develop our Creative Cities network.
Secretario de Cultura y Creatividad, Minsitry of Culture, Argentina
We were so impressed with your presentation in Casablanca (it was great, thank you so much for that!). Your talk harnessing collective intelligence for the public good perfectly captured the goals of the congress.
Congress Manager, Smart City Expo
I had the pleasure, putting it lightly, to attend your captivating lecture you gave at Vancouver. I cannot tell you how many times it has replayed in my mind… I am astounded by how you see things and how you relate your insights to others.
Okanagan International Festival of Animation
You are quite amazing… I don’t know how you can write when you must be very tired. Brilliance, I suppose!
I believe that your deep knowledge about creative cities, paired with your charismatic public speaking skills has made our event very interactive and productive.
Secretary-General of the United Nations
World Tourism Organization
Charles' talk was powerful and much appreciated.
Luis Fernando Arboleda Gonzalez
25th anniversary of Findeter, the Colombian Development Bank
Let me thank you very much for your great presentation last Monday. The crowd was truly amazed by what you had to say, and how you said it.
Urias J. Santos Bakker
Keynote presentation of the Future of Rotterdam
Strategy & Reputation manager Woonstad
That talk was just brilliant, the vox populi said that your speech was much appreciated
Jean Pierre Saez
The Lyon Conference on the Metamorphoses of Contemporary Culture
Perfectly presented, you hit the right pitch.
Mayor of Sydney
The Bays Precinct Summit hosted by the New South Wales government
I know that many people were inspired by the presentations and discussions, and I feel more hopeful and motivated now that we will be able to have progress in our work here.
Ostersund, Sweden now nominated to host the 2016
Unesco Creative Cities Network Summit
Thank you for presenting our New Year’s celebration talk, you held the attention of and inspired our 2500 audience extremely well.
Dr Peter Kurz
Mayor of Mannheim
I really found our discussion about the future of cities stimulating.
Head of planning
Cities of Ambition project
I have been extremely pleased to listen to your creative and inspiring presentation. I have been looking for this for quite a long time.
Head of Unesco
The Hangzhou International Congress: Culture the Key to sustainable Development
You are quite mesmerizing.
Director of Enjoy Jazz
At the boundaries of sound Conference