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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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Keep up to date with the latest news and events from Elia Association.


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Sep

Webinar

Best Practices in Life Sciences Translations

Sep 08, 2021

22 September 2021, 16:00-17:00 CEST Speaker: Clio Schils DescriptionThe life sciences translation market is a growing “niche” area. Despite a very volatile ever-changing regulatory climate...

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07

Sep

Elia

PM 2021 - Save the date!

Sep 07, 2021

Calling all project, production and vendor managers! Do you want to better equip yourself professionally and contribute to the growth of the language industry? Then you need to join the sixth edition...

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Jul

Industry

5 ways the pandemic has changed the working environment

Jul 20, 2021

Covid-19 has had a huge impact across the world and on all areas of our lives.  From early 2020 working from home has become the new normal. This has affected our day to day work life and has changed...

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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 Executives 2021

The 5th edition of Elia’s Focus on Executives brings industry leaders together in a relaxed atmosphere...

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Focus on Project Management 2021

The 6th edition of Elia’s Focus on Project Management goes virtual in November 2021. Join the language...

Together 2022

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 254 members from around the world.


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