8th edition of EuroPCom was held on
Thursday 9 and Friday 10 November 2017. More than 1000 communication professionals from local, regional, national and EU institutions, as well as private agencies, NGOs and academia attended this largest event on public communication in Europe.
The European Public Communication Award
The European Public Communication Award aims to showcase the best practices and to promote professional EU communication at all levels of governance.
The fifth Award
was given at opening session of the 2017 edition of the conference to
Province of Antwerp
for the campaign
Pop Up Europe. In addition,
Special Prize 2017
gave recognition to an innovative communication project that aims to boost citizen engagement tor the EU. It was awarded to the
The conference was organised by the European Committee of the Regions, in close cooperation with the European Parliament, the Council of the EU, the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee. The event's development has been regularly discussed with an
Advisory Board, comprising representatives from the EU institutions, regional authorities, academia and professional communication associations.