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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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Oct

Discussion Group

Let’s go East!

Oct 21, 2020

16 December 2020, 16:00-17:00 CET Hosts and facilitators: Alina Birsan, Owner, AB Language Solutions In response to a request from Elia members , this Focus Forward Discussion Group will provide...

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Oct

Elia

Elia Board of Directors

Oct 20, 2020

At Elia we are committed to the mission of accelerating our members’ business success and providing wider benefits to the language industry as a whole. We do this through a dedicated and passionate...

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Oct

Webinar

Knowledge – preparing a salesperson to succeed

Oct 07, 2020

14 October 2020, 16:00-17:00 CET Understanding what products and services are to be sold is part of the foundation of any successful salesperson. The language services industry is no different. It...

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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 2020

The 5th edition of Elia’s Focus on Project Management goes virtual for the first time in November/December...

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Together 2021

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

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Focus on Executives 2021

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

Networking Days 2021

Networking Days is Elia’s flagship event, created with the aim of bringing together member companies...

Focus on Project Management 2021

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

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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 234 members from around the world.


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