tekom

The Gesellschaft für Technische Kommunikation – tekom Deutschland e.V. is the German association for technical communication. It represents and connects approximately 9,000 professionals who are active in technical communication and related fields. The main task of the association is to represent the interests of creators and users of user information and training. The association's work is conducted by 180 volunteers as well as employed professionals. tekom Deutschland is an independent association and corporate member of the European Association for Technical Communication – tekom Europe e.V.

tekom Europe is the largest professional association for technical communication worldwide. It currently has 11 country organizations and another corporate member, COM&TEC, from Italy. It is a strong international network with around 9,500 members and numerous cross-association activities. The main task of the association is to represent the interests of creators and users of user information at the European level. 

The association supports important EU objectives such as improving the training for young people, employability and mobility of workers, and the competitiveness of the European economy in general.