ELIA is the European not-for-profit trade association of language service companies with a mission to accelerate our members‘ business success. Founded in 2005, we have become the leading trade association for the language services industry in Europe.
We are committed to delivering, benefits, events and initiatives with a single goal in mind: to help language service companies grow. This means providing hyper-relevant opportunities for you and your company to learn, network and develop best practice together, while representing the interests of the language industry as a whole.
At ELIA we strive to maintain the welcoming and open environment the association has become famous for, where our members feel like part of a growing family all strengthening the industry together.
We are delighted to announce that we are returning to our roots as we welcome back ELIA
as the acronym for the European Language Industry Association in 2023.
Keep up to date with the latest news and events from ELIA Association.
Keeping up to date with the latest trends and changes in the Language Industry is critical to ensuring your Language Service Company stays competitive and relevant. But how do you know where to source...
Posted on May 24, 2023
May 21 marks World Cultural Diversity Day, a day that celebrates the diverse cultures, traditions, and languages that make our world so beautiful and unique.
Posted on May 19, 2023
As a translator or interpreter, you know better than anyone the importance of language in communication. But did you know that the words you choose can have a significant impact on the success of your marketing campaigns?
Posted on May 12, 2023
Our events allow members to benefit from the massive pool of expertise and networking connections within the industry.
Networking Days is the perfect opportunity for language industry professionals to come together, discuss...Learn More
Come join ELIA’s Focus on Project Management and unlock your project management potential! Our two-day...
Together is ELIA’s initiative dedicated to bringing together freelance language professionals and language...
The 8th edition of ELIA’s Focus on Executives brings industry leaders together in a relaxed atmosphere...
Over the years we have brought exceptional value to our members. Hear their opinions below.
Besides being able to connect and find partners, we acquired an insight into best practices and, as a result, upgraded and improved our processes which yielded a 90% growth or our turnover in 2015. We have gained a lot by becoming an Elia member.
My business has grown 40% in the last 3 years of coming to Elia conferences.
Born from six European language service companies, today ELIA has 231 members from around the world.