About NOCA

NOCA – Northeast Ohio Communications Advocates – represents the marketing communications industry throughout Northeast Ohio. NOCA also acts as an umbrella organization for nearly 30 separate marketing communications organizations from throughout the region.


NOCA advocates on behalf of the industry and strives to promote the breadth and depth of local marketing communications skills and talents.


NOCA also hosts numerous networking events to bring together the diverse elements of the industry.


To advance and promote the marketing communications industry in Northeast Ohio; and to encourage, retain and attract business to the region for members of that industry by fostering collaboration and best practices.



To create a vibrant, profitable and respected marketing communications industry within Northeast Ohio that is recognized regionally and nationally as a source for outstanding strategic, creative and results-producing work.