An Executive Board and an Advisory Board were established in 2019 to support and implement the application process for nomination as a UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts and to design and accompany the four-year action plan. The Executive Board UNESCO City of Media Arts is the strategy and steering body for the development as a city of media arts and advises the UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts office on specialized issues.
The Executive Board meets at least four times a year. The board is made up of representatives from municipal companies in the arts and culture sector and departments of the City of Karlsruhe. The Executive Board is chaired by Dominika Szope, Head of the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Karlsruhe.