ND Focus – Elia's focus on Sales & Marketing
6-7 July 2017 / Geneva, Switzerland

The industry’s first event dedicated to sales and marketing skills, to expand your customer base and boost your profits.


ND Bucharest
12-13 October 2017 / Bucharest, Romania

Elia's 21st Networking Days, our flagship event where language service companies gain the skills to grow and maximise their business. Registration opens soon. Stay tuned for updates!


ND Focus – Elia's focus on Project Management
7-8 December / Prague, Czech Republic

The second edition of the only event to develop and enhance essential language industry project management skills, to deliver projects successfully and create a competitive edge.


ND Focus – Elia's networking days for Executives
4-5 May 2017 / Chania, Greece

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Crete for a wonderful two days of discussion and 'blue sky thinking'. Next year we will be in Sicily and we look forward to seeing you there!

Our mission is to accelerate your business success

Elia – the European Language Industry Association – is the premier association of language service companies with a business focus on Europe.

Our calendar of events provides opportunities for networking, forming partnerships and training to develop and grow your business holistically (Networking Days), to address the challenges and interests facing specific roles within your company such as senior executives, project managers and sales & marketing teams (with our ND Focus series) and the relationship with language professionals (Together). Combined with our initiatives including Elia Exchange and Elia Engage, Elia plays a fundamental role for companies that wish to establish a strong presence within the European language industry.


Welcome to our newest Members

Born from six European language service companies, today Elia has more than 215 members from around the world.

8 reasons why joining Elia helps you get ahead


All activities are keenly focused on the European language industry.


To increase the visibility and reputation of your company.


To connect with peers from across borders.


To strengthen relationships and increase business opportunities.


For networking, both in-person and online.


For professional training and skills development.


To access Elia Exchange, which bridges the talent gap and supports the future of the industry for the benefit of your company.


For EU representation at the LIND-Web, EMT and Translating Europe Forum.