Top clubs in Communication

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Do you want to interact with other communications professionals? Are you looking for a Communication club where you can improve your skills and network? We reveal to you the list of the best addresses reserved for business communicators in Paris and the provinces

The main clubs in Paris:

Created in 1989, the French Association of Internal Communication (AFCI) brings together more than 850 members, communications professionals working in public and private organizations, consultants and academics. Among the member companies: AXA, BNP Paribas, Danone, Areva, Thales, Laboratoires Pierre Fabre, Sodexo, RATP, etc. Network of professionals, reservoir of skills and experience, space for reflection and exchange at the crossroads of developments in the communication of organizations, Afci has given itself three missions: professionalize, exchange, shine. For more information, click here.
Advertisers Club
A true “think tank” serving brand managers, the Advertisers Club connects, animates and supports this community in deciphering trends, reflecting on their issues and reinventing their profession of tomorrow. As a professional association for marketing communication and advertising in France, the Club des Annonceurs is determined to constantly reinvent the profession for the professionals themselves, for the sustainability of brands, for the industry. The Club is co-constructed with its members to make the intangible assets of companies more sustainable, generate value and respond to major challenges for general management. For more information, click here.
Business & Media
Entreprises et Médias is the association of communications directors of large companies and organizations. A place for exchanges and proposals, its action is dedicated to developments in the function, its challenges and its practices. The association promotes the profession and its actors, the strategic dimension of the communication mission in supporting changes in companies and their environment as well as in the creation of value. Entreprises et Médias offers moments of debate and openness around sharing of experiences between peers, meetings with stakeholders (media, political, academic and associative actors, study institutes, etc.) on concrete subjects and prospective, both national and international in scope. For more information, click here.
The national association of communicators (formerly COM-ENT, Communication & Entreprises, Ujjef) leads and brings together all communication professionals, whether they come from the business, agencies, public organizations, freelancers or even students. With more than 1 members, the association brings together the communication professions. She takes part in expert discussions on major themes that impact our businesses and proposes actions based on the power of content to recognize communication as a creator of value. By organizing meetings, encouraging exchanges and disseminating content, communicators multiply the value of communicators. For more information, click here.
COM MEDIA Observatory
The COM MEDIA Observatory is a 1901 law association created in 2008, representative of the communication sector. It now brings together more than 250 advertising profile members (general management, marketing, communication, purchasing) and service providers making up the communication value chain (agencies, media, digital players, printers, stationers, routers, logisticians, distributors). , etc.). The originality of the COM MEDIA Observatory is to be a place of meetings and exchanges which promotes the relationship and the essential synergies between prescribers and producers around the challenges of global communication, whether strategic, economic or technological. . For more information, click here.
Social Media Club
The Social Media Club France organizes the exchange of expertise between peers, all sectors combined, on the structuring themes of social media. He leads a network of professionals and organizes confidential and friendly meetings between peers and experts – both “thinkers and doers” – dedicated to the practice and issues of social media. These small group sessions (15 to 20 participants) are reserved for members and led jointly by administrators, members and invited speakers. While the digital transformation of ecosystems is not complete, social media offers a reading grid on all digital subjects. The experts from the Social Media Club (SMC) provide a space for dispassionate and pragmatic debate. The mission of the SMC is to create the conditions for sharing experience, market knowledge, tools, trends and good practices, in order to resolve dysfunctions, obstacles to development and facilitate the maturation of social projects. media, by promoting collaboration and exchange between peers. For more information, click here.
SYNAP, the National Union of Press Officers and Public Relations Advisors, has the mission of defending and promoting the professions – and those who practice them – of Press Relations, Media Relations and Public Relations. He has represented them since 1960 with official organizations and the main players in the sector. Present throughout France thanks to its regional delegations, SYNAP brings together experienced professionals who work independently, in agencies, within institutions or in companies. It leads a permanent reflection on the practices and the evolution of the professions for which it acts. It can, for example, advise business leaders on recruitment, support its members in their professional endeavors, inform students as part of their orientation, set up partnerships with sectors and schools offering training. in communication, etc. For more information, click here.
Union of brands
In a context of rapid and complex transformation for companies, at a time when brands have become real levers of growth, it is essential to mobilize collective intelligence by relying on an expert and recognized actor to move things forward. lines and contribute to building trust with their audiences. By capturing new trends and sharing them with its members, by offering them services that are useful to them, by creating structuring benchmarks, the Union of Brands (formerly Union of Advertisers – UDA) allows its community to take the right steps. decisions to gain efficiency and increase their performance. For more information, click here.
We Are COM
Born from the desire to bring together communicators to support the transformation of our profession and promote its added value in companies, We Are COM is the accelerator for communicators in companies and public institutions, in France and internationally! Launched in 2016, the media was launched by a collective of young COM professionals, all passionate about it. The site is now an essential reference in the communication sector in France. In 2019, the team launched the We Are COM Club based on the development of skills between peers and dedicated to all communicators. The common objective: to progress among peers and share best practices in the communication professions. Finally, since 2020, We Are COM is a training organization and offers numerous training courses, particularly on the use of artificial intelligence in the Communication professions. In March 2024, the We Are COM club had 3.400 members. For more information, click here.


The main clubs in the region:


Bordeaux – APACOM
APACOM, Association of Aquitaine COMmunication Professionals, shines in New Aquitaine. The association has nearly 600 members who represent all professions and skills in the communication sector. 50% of members are part of communication departments in an organization (company, institution, association, etc.). For more information, click here.
Lille – The Place de la Communication
Place de la Communication is the leading network of communication, marketing and digital professionals in the Hauts-de-France region. It brings together more than 1 members from large companies, SMEs, institutions, local authorities, agencies, schools, independent consultants and job seekers (with a minimum of 450 years of professional experience in communications). Its vocation is to be for communicators a place for exchange on professions and professional practices, for sharing experiences and know-how, for updating knowledge, for meetings to weave and develop a relational network, or even to create regional partnerships. For more information, click here.
Lyon – The Com Club
The COM' A Lyon club is a place for exchange and sharing of experiences. It brings together more than 130 communicators serving businesses, major schools, administrations, institutions and associations in the Lyon region. An association created in 1994, the Communication Club in Lyon aims to: explain, represent and promote communication professions and monitor their development and anticipate changes. In this sense, the Club organizes friendly meetings and enriching conferences in order to always encourage sharing and exchange with its members but also with decision-makers in the Lyon metropolis. The sharing of practical tools and reflection on current topics are also offered. Club members also strive to ensure the transmission of knowledge and experience in their areas of expertise. For more information, click here.
Montpellier – The Occitanie Press Club
A major player in Occitanie since 1984, the Club de la Presse is a non-profit association that has legitimately become the regional representative of the professional branch of the press and communication professions. Today it is an important network of more than 1300 journalists and communicators from Occitania, as well as many regional entrepreneurs and influencers. For more information, click here.
Nice - Azur Pro Com'
The Azur Pro Com' association brings together communications professionals from the Côte d'Azur. They occupy different but often complementary functions: Director of Communications, Public Relations and Press Relations, Communications Consulting, etc. Men and women of studies and strategies, they are also people in the field. Azur Pro Com' members work in all fields and can be very specialized: event communications, financial, tourism, commercial, artistic, lobbying, corporate publications, human resources, etc. Whether they are independent consultants offering a complete service or sectoral, or whether they are integrated into organizations or companies, the members of Azur Pro Com' are representative of the major institutional, economic, cultural and social sectors of the Côte d'Azur. For more information, click here.
Nîmes – The Press & Communication Club of Gard
The Gard Press and Communication Club aims to bring together all the information and communication players in the department and to position itself as a facilitator. It establishes a platform for exchanges and meetings for journalists, communicators and all of their partners and stakeholders. The Gard Press and Communication Club is a member of the UCP2F (Union of French and Francophone Press Clubs). For more information, click here.
Rouen – Le Club Presse COM Normandie
The Normandy Press and Communication Club is an association created in 2004 to facilitate exchanges between media and communication professionals. A true home for Norman journalists and communicators, the association runs a rich network of more than 500 members. A place for meeting, debate and solidarity, the Club meets 6 objectives: informing about the evolution of our professions, organizing meetings between journalists and communicators, helping each member to develop their contact network, offering a catalog of continuing training , act for the employment of professionals, and promote the professions of journalism and communication. For more information, click here.
Toulouse – The Com Club
Created in 1981, the Club de la Com is the first regional association of communication and marketing professionals. It brings together 1 members, 410% of whom are corporate communicators. Its missions are: observe to be well informed, explore to innovate, understand to evolve, celebrate to find oneself. For more information, click here.

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