Activities & Benefits

  • A European-wide network with a regional distinction: The EACD operates across the European continent. With Regional Groups headed by committed ambassadors, the EACD promotes regional communication communities while connecting communicators and fostering a European perspective at the same time.
  • Top-level events and networking opportunities for European communicators: The EACD's biggest annual event, the European Communication Summit (ECS), gathers more than 700 in-house communication professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds and features a great variety of high-level speakers. In addition to the ECS, the EACD also organises the yearly EACD Forum that offers presentations and debates by communication professionals and scholars.
  • Up-to-date information channels: Quarterly, members receive the renowned Communication Director magazine free of charge. Communication Director addresses current and strategic issues in communications and reviews EACD activities. In addition, the EACD circulates a bi-weekly newsletter updating members on recent event and initiatives, and follows the latest trends in the communications industry via our social media channels.
  • Information and knowledge exchange at a variety of events across Europe: Professional events such as workshops, coaching days, debates or roundtable discussions examine current trends and developments in the communications industry and encourage members to exchange experiences among peers.
  • Promoting qualification and professionalism: The EACD promotes the exchange of knowledge and expertise through cross-country and cross-institutional working groups that are either topic or industry specific. Furthermore, EACD's mentoring programme offers talented junior and mid-career communication professionals a year-long mentoring relationship with selected senior EACD members.
  • Representation of interest and promotion of the professional image: The EACD represents the interests of communication directors and spokespersons from European companies, associations and institutions and aims to ensure quality standards in communications.

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