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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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Slate of Candidates

The following ELIA Members have announced that they wish to participate in the 2024 election of the ELIA Board of Directors. Each is offering to volunteer her or his time and experience for the betterment...
Posted on May 24, 2024

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The Voices Behind the Words: Member Spotlight with Cenk Yalavac from El Turco

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.  Our next interview is with Cenk Yalavac...
Posted on May 13, 2024

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Malti: A Linguistic Journey Through Malta's Rich History

With just one week to go until Focus on Executives 2024 in Malta, we’re sharpening our language skills in Maltese!
Posted on May 07, 2024

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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 220 members from around the world.


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