Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 

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    What is Europcom?

    EuroPCom, the European Public Communication Conference, is the annual conference and networking event for communication experts from local, regional, national and European authorities, as well as private communication agencies, NGOs and academia.​​​

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    Can you tell us more about the program?

    ​​​​​​The 2021 digital edition of EuroPCom will feature high-level speakers from the world of public communications, workshops, participatory Ideas Labs and a training session for journalists, plus a virtual EuroPCo​m marketplace for participants to network and engage with exhibitors. For more details, check the programme and contributors ​sections.​​

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    Why should I take part in EuroPCom 2021?

    ​​You should take part in EuroPCom 2021 to hear about the latest trends in public communication, the new ideas and initiatives that are happening, and to meet with other public sector communications experts and organisations in EuroPCom marketplace.​​

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    What are some key topics you will include in the program?

    ​The key themes that will run through EuroPCom 2021 are Democracy, Green Deal and Digitalisation. There will also be a focus on one initiatives that has a major impact on public communication in Europe in the current and upcoming year, namely the Conference on the Future of Europe.​​

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    How can I register for EuroPCom 2021?

    ​EuroPCom 2021 will be completely online, so to join the event please register at the EuroPCom registration website. During the event, links to the sessions you have chosen to attend will be available through your profile in the EuroPCom digital platform. The part of the the EuroPCom digital platform will be also the EuroPCom marketplace, the venue where you can visit the virtual exhibition stands of a wide range of institutions and organisations with exciting projects and stories to share and to network with them.​

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    Is it free to attend or do I need to buy a ticket?

    ​Participation is completaly free of charge in EuroPCom 2021 – although you need to register at the EuroP​Com registration website.​​

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    Which organisations are present?

    ​The event is being organised by the European Committee of the Regions in partnership with the Council of the European Union, the European Parliament, the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee, the European Investment Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The speakers and exhibitors come from a range of different organisations, including large multinationals such as Facebook, down to a local project which uses street art to get messages across to citizens in their community.​​

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    How do I join sessions during the event?

    ​​To join the event, you must have already registered through the EuroPCom registration website. During the event, please log into your profile in the EuroPCom digital platform, and all of the links to the sessions you have chosen to attend will be available through your profile.​​

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    Will sessions be broadcast or recorded?

    ​​Registered participants will be able to view the sessions and engage with speakers via the EuroPCom digital platform. The sessions of EuroPCom 2021 will also be web-streamed through this website, however there will be no opportunities for viewers of the web-streaming to engage with the speakers. The sessions will also be recorded, and the videos will be uploaded to this website soon after the end of the event.​​

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    What is the EuroPCom marketplace?

    ​​The EuroPCom marketplace is the venue for participants to visit online "stands" from a wide range of governmental, non-governmental and private-sector organisations. Participants can view the exhibitors' materials and videos, as well as chat and arrange meetings with them. This year, the EuroPCom marketplace is an integral part of the EuroPCom digital platform.​

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    What platform is used for this digital event?

    ​​​​EuroPCom 2021 will use the digital platform "Let´s Get Digital" to broadcast its sessions to registered participants. "Let´s Get Digital" is fully webbased platform and therefore no download and instalation is required. The EuroPCom marketplace is an integral part of the EuroPCom digital platform.​​​

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    In case of questions who I can contact?

    ​​​​If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact the EuroPCom team at europcom@cor.europa.eu.​​