The Art Directors Club for Germany (ADC) e. V. brings together more than 690 leading heads of creative communication. Members of the club are renowned designers, journalists, architects, set designers, photographers, illustrators, directors, composers, producers and advertisers. The ADC sees itself as a measure of creative excellence and recognizes outstanding communication. He organizes competitions, congresses, seminars, lectures, events, B2B events and publishes various publications.
The club was founded in 1964 in Düsseldorf following the American model and is based in Berlin. The members elect the twelve-member, honorary PRESIDIUM for a two-year term of office. The association is managed by an executive committee. Supporting members support the club financially. The ADC is managed in the legal form of a registered association (e.V.).