The ECS 2018 is hosted by the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD), Communication Director Magazine, and Quadriga.

If you are interested to establish a contact to one of the partners, please write to

The hosts kindly thank the following partners for their support:


Caliber was founded with the belief that in today’s world – with increasing stakeholder expectations and diminishing differentiation and trust – a new, more integrated approach is required to help companies stand out and secure legitimacy and success. As experts in technology, corporate branding, reputation management and stakeholder insights we provide strategic advice and digital tools that build better businesses: ones that enjoy the preference and advocacy of people around them.


CARMA is a global leader in media intelligence: from stakeholder analysis to message resonance, CARMA uses a renowned methodology that rigorously analyses social and traditional data from the 43 countries in which it operates. The company combines advanced automated services with sector experts and human insights to provide its clients with actionable insights that help shape successful decision making.

Clear Europe

Clear Europe is a Brussels-based agency specialising in media, journalism and communication training. Our aim is to equip you with the tools you need to communicate better – whether mastering social media, writing crisp copy, coping with interviews, handling journalists, crafting messages or shooting and editing video.

CS&A International

CS&A International is a risk, crisis and business continuity management firm specializing in crisis anticipation, detection, prevention and mitigation.
CS&A International is devoted to the mission of helping its clients continuously enhance their crisis resilience by delivering customized best practice solutions and services.
Founded over 25 years ago, CS&A operates globally from key geographic locations in Europe, Asia and North America.

DeVelde International

What underpins successful companies is their people. It’s no surprise that research report after research report continues to show that the attraction and retention of the very best professionals continues to be the main contributing factor to healthy businesses.

At DeVelde International, we believe in going the extra mile to secure your success. And we understand that ensuring future success is more than simply appointing the right talent; it’s also about building the right teams and establishing a virtual bench.


ePressPack create bespoke multi-channel communication platforms enhancing how  companies publish, manage and distribute content (text, images, videos, infographics etc.) for stakeholder audiences whether via an online newsroom, digital press kit, HTML emails, newsletters etc. With over 250 clients such as Accor, Louis Vuitton, AstraZeneca, Christian Aid, Pernod, Skoda, Swarowski, L’Oreal our clients are experiencing an increase in media and social media engagement and interaction.


FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. FleishmanHillard was named PRWeek’s 2014 Global Agency of the Year and 2014 Asia Pacific Network of the Year, “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s 2013 A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for 2010-2017; and among PRWeek’s 2013 “Best Places to Work.” The firm’s award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. FleishmanHillard is part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Visit us at

Global Image Management (GLIMMA)

An award-winning specialist in all aspects brand management from strategy and design, right through to implementation and compliance. Through an approved network of 400+ partners in 100 countries, they deliver global branding programs quickly and efficiently for clients such as Nokia and FedEx.

Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is one of the world’s largest strategic communications firms with over 80 offices in 50 countries. We bring our clients deep industry sector expertise while providing a full suite of communications services including social and traditional media relations, brand and reputation management, research and measurement, creative and design, as well as smart storytelling and content management services.


Investis is a digital communications company that creates meaningful connections for the world’s most ambitious businesses. More than 2,000 clients around the world, including Rolls-Royce, GE and Anglo American trust our team of more than 500 employees to deliver stronger relationships with audiences and improved ROI through our Connected Content™ approach to digital. For more information, please visit

Ipsos Global Reputation Centre

The Ipsos Reputation Centre helps organisations understand and enhance their reputation, and build closer relationships.
We measure reputation performance and analyse the factors that drive opinion; identify stakeholders and highlight the drivers of strong relationships; and assess the effectiveness of communications strategies.
Our clients benefit from more than 40 years of pioneering reputation research, together with the global breadth of the Ipsos group.

Kantar Media

We deliver best in class data and services to help our clients drive communications strategies efficiently and effectively.

Made in Office

Made in Office – the Leader in Microsoft Office development.

Since 2005, we have been developing bespoke software solutions and standard products based on Microsoft Office. With our 50 employees help clients around the wolrd to get the most out of Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word and Access with over a decade of experience in extending MS Office functionality.


Offering the most sophisticated and powerful PR Management Tool on the market.

Integrating Worldwide Media Database, CRM, Newsroom, Campaign and Dispatch Management on a SaaS platform.

Subscribe, enjoy the kick off webinar and test for free – you only need your browser.

Our mission: Managing the workflows of European Communication Officers.

With the quality, reliability and data protection of a privately owned German specialist.


OBI4wan specializes in award-winning tools and services for reputation management, customer engagement, chatbot technology and media insights., OBI4wan makes innovative technology accessible and provides user-friendly tools, next to extensive services for research and data-analysis, strategy and training.

With offices in Amsterdam and Berlin area, OBI4wan supports over 1000 clients in managing their worldwide reputation and engaging with their customers, efficiently and data-driven.


PressPage provides a SaaS PR platform with additional services for creation of advanced social newsrooms, virtual press centers and online media hubs. It enables brands to publish and distribute rich content, and provides direct insights into the results. PressPage empowers PR professionals by adding efficiency and effectiveness to their daily work routine.


Quiller is an insight-driven consultancy committed to achieving commercial advantage through reputation, strategy and insight. We work across multiple sectors internationally. With experience drawn from senior roles in business, government and media we understand the importance of giving candid, honest and independent advice from a position of trust.


Proudly wired differently and committed to doing the most inspiring work for the world’s most important brands, Text100 is a multi-award-winning global marketing communications agency. Combining the talents of more than 600 people in 20 offices around the world, our creative, strategy, public relations, content, and social media services cut through the noise and make our clients’ words matter.

VIM Group

VIM Group ensures brands are consistently delivered around the world. As the category’s founder we bring unrivalled and independent experience and knowledge. Implementation of your brand properties across all touch points, both digital and on the ground, is our business. We also offer project management, brand management and advice on creative partnerships giving you a comprehensive choice of services to successfully deliver your brand promise.

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