We are happy to announce that a special issue of the Journal of Brand Management (Vol. 23 No. 1) linked to the 17th Symposium of the International Corporate Identity Group (ICIG), which took place in Cape Town (South Africa) in August 2014, has just been published. The special issue was co-edited by the guest editors John M.T. Balmer, Russell Abratt and Nicola Kleyn.