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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 in Short

What We Do


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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Jun

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Meet the Candidates

Jun 22, 2022

Alina Birsan, Anu Carnegie-Brown, Klaus Fleischmann, Mário Júnior & Dorothy Scerri have announced that they wish to participate in the 2022 election of the Elia Board of Directors. Each has...

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The importance of communication in the language industry

May 11, 2022

“Good communication is the bridge between confusion and clarity” – Nat Turner 18 May 2022, 16:00-17:00 CETSpeaker: Sara NaumovskiModerator: Alina Birsan DescriptionNo relationship can evolve...

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Elia Together2022 is over, but... You have not been left alone

Apr 27, 2022

4 May 2022, 16:00-17:00 CETSpeakers: Gaia Celeste & Kenneth NielsenModerator: Indrė Lelevičienė DescriptionOne of the most common complaints heard in the industry is that project managers (or...

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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.


Focus on Project Management 2022

Elia’s Focus on Project Management is calling industry project and production managers in Manchester...

Together 2023

Together is Elia’s initiative dedicated to bringing together freelance language professionals and language...

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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.


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

My business has grown 40% in the last 3 years of coming to Elia conferences.

Tea Dietterich

CEO, 2M Language Services

Our Newest Members

Born from six European language service companies, today Elia has 228 members from around the world.


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