Idea & Aims
SHAPING THE FUTURE OF COMMUNICATION
A European-wide Network
The EACD operates across the European continent with a network of over 7000 communications leaders. 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 & Networking Opportunities
The EACD’s biggest annual event, the EACD Summit, gathers more than 400 in-house communication professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds and features a great variety of high-level speakers. In addition to the Summit, the EACD also organises the yearly EACD Forum that offers presentations and debates by communication professionals and scholars.
Exclusive Online Platform for Members
The EACD Network is a digital community platform that unites communication peers across the continent and enables sharing, inspiring, learning and directo contact between members. With a unique repository of digital content it is available for members only.
The Latest Insights Into the Profession
The EACD and its members address current and strategic issues in communications and review EACD activities. In addition, the EACD circulates a monthly newsletter updating members on recent event and initiatives, and follows the latest trends in the communications industry via our social media channels.
Information & Knowledge Exchange
At a variety of online events across the world, 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 & 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 & 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.