About tcworld


tcworld is a global services company, based in Stuttgart, Germany. Our main customer is tekom, the world’s largest professional association for technical communication, with more than 9,500 individual members in Europe and worldwide.

We know the business of Technical Communication

Since 2001 we have been offering services for all those who are in charge of technical communication within their companies, in whatever verticals. Focuses are on machinery, automotive, electric and electronic device, medical device, consumer goods, systems and software. We are active worldwide, also in China.

Our Services


With nine main conferences in Europe and Asia, tcworld is the largest PCO in the professional field. Our flagship is the tekom/tcworld Annual Conference and Trade Fair in Stuttgart, which attracted more than 4,550 visitors in 2019, thus making it the largest professional event in the field of Technical Communication.


For our customers overseas we have developed

TCTrainNet, a web based training moderated by an online trainer. The courses comprise all the competencies which are needed to cover a full content creation process. All modules are in English language only. They are available

For companies which want to leverage the competencies of their staff members
On individual basis
For universities which what to include online learning in the regular curricula.


At tcworld you can also apply for tekom’s Certification Program. Over the last years we have certificated over 2,000 individuals worldwide. With the certificate they show professional competency according to the tekom competence framework. The certification examination includes a written online test and oral interviews as well. The prerequisite for admission are either enough professional experience or the knowledge learned in TCTrainNet. We distinguish two levels, Professional and Expert. If you are interested, you find more information here.

Consultancy Services

Chinese companies we can help to

Improve the quality of their instructions for use
Make their documentation legally fit, culturally compatible and more user friendly for international markets
Re-organize their content creation process

Improve their translation processes
Introduce terminology management in their company ore improve their own termbase
Be part of the digital innovation of TC with iiRDS, the tekom standard for Intelligent Information Request and Delivery which is available as Open Source under CC BY ND