Culture; music; art; food and entertainment have a crucial role in the development of vibrant communities and in ensuring the livelihood of cities. This webinar discusses the value of placemaking for communities and the city; and the key factors to develop it successfully. What is the role of art; culture; food and entertainment in communities and what is needed in terms of infrastructure? How can we ensure the cultural elements are considered at the beginning of the development process and well-looked after following completion? How important is placemaking to foster community engagement and inclusivity? How will the COVID-19 crisis evolve and impact future placemaking strategies?