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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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Our Latest News

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


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Jan

Discussion Group

VMs are from Venus and PMs are from Mars - building a team with different viewpoints

Jan 18, 2022

26 January 2022, 16:00-17:00 CETSpeakers: Giada Gerotto, Nertila Konda & Indre Leleviciene DescriptionPMs can be very dependent upon the work of the VM but their priorities aren't always aligned...

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Dec

Elia

Season's greetings from Elia President, Diego Cresceri

Dec 20, 2021

Dear Elia family, As 2021 draws to a close I want to take the opportunity to look back on a year where we embraced the ‘new normal’ and continued to show our strength as an association and contribute...

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16

Dec

Webinar

How to boost your Sales success using the power of storytelling

Dec 16, 2021

12 January 2022, 16:00-17:00 CETSpeaker: Roger Jones DescriptionThis fun interactive event will show you how to unleash your inner storyteller so that your prospects can resonate with you, respect...

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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.


 

Together 2022

This sixth edition and second online version of our ELIA Together event will once again bring together...

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Networking Days 2022

Networking Days was created with the aim of bringing together member companies and wider language 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 252 members from around the world.


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