PMs praise Porto

In September, Elia held the third edition of ND Focus- Elia’s focus on Project Management. Held in Porto, Portugal, the event brought together PMs in the language industry for a two-day event combining presentations from expert speakers, with thought-provoking workshops encouraging discussion and best practice sharing. This year’s tracks focused on three topics: assertiveness, attracting and... Read More

Execs say sì to Sicily

In May, Elia held the third edition of ND Focus – Elia’s networking days for Executives. Held in Catania, Sicily, the event was sold out and brought together senior professionals in the language industry retreat in an exclusive and secluded setting, to retreat from the day-to-day and focus on building a stronger future for their... Read More

The results are in!

The votes in the 2018 Elia Election have now been counted and we are pleased to announce the Directors who will lead the association into the future: Diego Cresceri Creative Words, Italy 57% of the vote Susana Peixoto Expressão, Portugal 72% of the vote Clio Schils Commit Global Translations, Greece 75% of the vote Geert Vanderhaeghe... Read More

Elia and GDPR: stay connected for Industry news

Elia is committed to creating events, initiatives and providing information that is highly relevant to the language industry. Our activities are of interest to the wider language community and our members, and we aim to keep our audience informed whilst adhering to the GDPR* requirements. GDPR came into effect on the 25th of May 2018.... Read More

Join us in Vienna for the 22nd edition of Networking Days

“Vienna is a handsome, lively city, and pleases me exceedingly” Fredrick Chopin. Located on the possibly the most the most iconic river in Europe, Vienna is Austria’s capital. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence... Read More

Meet the Candidates for the Board

Five inspirational Elia Members have stepped forward and submitted their candidacy to join the Board of Directors when the current term ends in October. Each passionate candidate brings a wealth of expertise to share with Elia and the wider language community. We’re delighted to have attracted such high-caliber candidates to help steer Elia into the... Read More

Work in Interpreting? Have your say on the content at ND Vienna

The Elia team are busy preparing for ND Vienna, Elia’s 22nd Networking Days event on the 4-5 October 2018 in Austria. We are currently designing the content for the various event streams and agenda. The ND Vienna committee are keen to hear from members of the interpreting community on their views on content for the event. Please take 5... Read More

All Together in Athens 2018

In February 2018, language service companies and freelance language professionals met in Athens to learn, network and party at the third edition of Together. Athens was a fantastic choice of setting for Together, the conference with a mission to bring the language industry together. The fun and friendly atmosphere that Together has aimed to foster since... Read More

Welcome Elia new members! Delighted to have you on board

Since the start of 2018, Elia has had 18 new member companies join our worldwide community. We are delighted to welcome these new members to Elia! These new members recognise the value of Elia membership; an environment of open dialogue for all, where members connect, exchange and form partnerships with companies that have a business focus... Read More