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European Language Industry Association

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.
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Our mission is to accelerate your business success

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.

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The Voices Behind the Words: Member Spotlight with Marta Castello from Creative Words

Welcome back to "The Voices Behind the Words: Member Spotlight" – our interview series shining a light on the diverse stories and experiences of our members.
Posted on Jul 09, 2024

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Do Male CEOs Outperform Female CEOs in LSCs? A Closer Look

The European Language Industry Survey (ELIS) results were published in March 2024, and a lot of the focus at the time was on the negative sentiment and uncertainty that came across.
Posted on Jul 02, 2024

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2024 ELIA Board of Directors Election Results

We're thrilled to announce the results of the 2024 ELIA Board of Directors Election! Thank you to everyone who participated and cast their vote. Congratulations to Alina Birsan and Anu Carnegie-Brown...
Posted on Jul 01, 2024

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Come to Meet Us

Upcoming Events

Our events allow members to benefit from the massive pool of expertise and networking connections within the industry.


 

Networking Days 2024

Networking Days is the perfect opportunity for language industry professionals to come together, discuss...

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Focus on Project Management 2024

Come join ELIA’s Focus on Project Management and unlock your project management potential! Our three-day...

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Thoughts of Our Members

Latest Testimonials

Over the years we have brought exceptional value to our members. Hear their opinions below.


The wealth of knowledge, resources, and networking opportunities provided by ELIA has empowered us to elevate our services to new heights. (...) The impact of ELIA on our agency's development cannot be overstated, and we look forward to continuing this fruitful partnership for years to come.

Marija Jestrić

Director of International Sales, Alkemist

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.

Gregor Medvešček

Head of Sales and Marketing, Translat

Our Newest Members

Born from six European language service companies, today ELIA has 217 members from around the world.


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