Meet the Elia Engage Committee

Our newest initiative enters an important phase following the formation of its first Committee. We are proud to announce the highly respected individuals who embody the spirit of Elia Engage and will share their energy and enthusiasm to bring it to life: Stephen Lank, Chair Vice President, Translation Services, Cesco Linguistic Services USA An industry... Read More

Meet the newly-elected Elia Directors

The votes have been counted and we are delighted to introduce you to the three Directors who will take up their places on the Elia Board in October. We’d like to say a big thank you to all the Elia Members who voted in the election and to all seven candidates – we are honoured... Read More

Executives share feedback on our 2017 retreat

We’ve now collated the survey results following the second edition of ND Focus– Elia’s networking days for Executives, which took place in Crete, Greece on 4-5 May this year. Of the total 74 attendees, we had approx. 40% response rate and received a Net Promoter Score of 58. That is a healthy result and means that the majority... Read More

Vote now for your preferred Elia Board members

Voting is now open in our elections for the Elia Board. As the terms of three esteemed Elia Directors draw to a close, we’re asking Elia Members to choose their preferred candidates before midnight CET on Friday, 16 June. Elia’s mission is to accelerate the growth of our Members’ businesses, so it’s important to use... Read More

CX: a big opportunity for growth

Following his sterling work as moderator at our recent business retreat in Crete, Neil Payne presents the key opportunities identified in the Customer Experience as a Growth Strategy track. As workshops go, this must be up there in terms of one of the most productive I have been involved in. Having differentiated between customer experience... Read More

Arrivederci John, not goodbye!

After ten years of dedication to the association and our members, this week we bid a fond farewell to one of our key players: John Terninko. Thank you for everything, John. We will certainly miss you! A farewell message from Elia President, Françoise Bajon In the life of every individual, there are chapters. It is the... Read More

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

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