Become a Founding Member!

Elia’s newest membership initiative is Elia Engage, an interactive forum for language service companies and independent professionals to connect and join forces with the ultimate goal of better serving end clients, strengthening the language industry in the process. Companies and individuals who believe in the power of positive working practices are invited to sign up... Read More

Why join the Elia Board?

With the Call for Candidates closing on 19 April, Elia President Françoise Bajon explains how being on the Elia Board helps to build your professional muscles. What motivated you to join Elia, then stand for election to President? “It was more of an emotional decision than an educated one! I was at ND Stockholm when... Read More

All Together in Berlin

In February, language service companies and freelance language professionals met in Berlin to learn, network and party at the second edition of Together. The once-divided city was a poetic choice of setting for Together, the conference with a mission to bring the language industry together. Not even spectacular thunderstorms could dampen the fun, friendly atmosphere... Read More

The state of the industry

The results of the 2017 Language Industry Survey, a collaboration between Elia, European Master’s in Translation, EUATC, FIT Europe, GALA and LIND, have been analysed and the report is now available. The aim of the survey is to capture the trends that are shaping the European language industry today, providing vital insights to help you... Read More

Our business retreat agenda

Clio Schils and Spyros Konidaris explain how the Committee for ND Focus – Elia’s networking days for Executives chose the two agenda tracks for the second edition of this unique event. “When we sat down to brainstorm the second edition of ND Focus – Elia’s networking days for Executives, we wanted to make sure that... Read More

ND Bucharest: Call for Papers

If you have insights that the language industry needs to hear, the 21st edition of our Networking Days event is the perfect place to share it. As well as industry-wide recognition, you’ll receive free registration to our flagship forum for language service companies, with two busy days of learning and networking in Bucharest. The Committee... Read More

Bring your A‑game

Our business retreat for language industry executives has a highly interactive agenda, so the two expert moderators have an important job to do. We asked Tuyen Ho, VP of Corporate Development at Welocalize and Neil Payne, CEO of Commisceo what they’re looking forward to most about this two-day event in Crete. Don’t forget, Early Bird... Read More

The Elia Board wants YOU

If you’re passionate about the language industry, now’s your chance to step up by running for election to the Elia Board. Anyone working for an Elia Full Member company is eligible to stand for election to one of the three positions available. These will become vacant once the current term ends in October 2017 and will... Read More

First EE Forums

Elia Exchange, Elia’s initiative to bridge the gap between the academic and business worlds, is holding its first forums in Russia and Belgium this month. On 22 March the first Russian EE Forum takes place at the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia in St.Petersburg, one of the oldest and largest universities in Russia, which... Read More

Read all about #eliatogether

We’re delighted to see that Together has inspired attendees, speakers and Together Fair exhibitors to share articles and blog posts about their experiences – happy reading! Running the 2017 Elia Together Half Marathon Fiona Gray, Director and Senior Translator, Grayscale Translations “Incredibly helpful” – Positive discussions at the Elia Together event in Berlin Anne Kriesel, Partner... Read More