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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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Elia Board of Directors

Oct 19, 2021

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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Webinar

Is MTPE standing for Machine Translation Professional Ethics?

Oct 11, 2021

15 December 2021, 16:00-17:00 CESTSpeaker: Viveta Gene DescriptionMachine Translation Post-Editing (MTPE) is increasingly implemented in the workflows of Language Service Providers (LSPs) revealing...

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Webinar

Finding the right Sales talent: strategies, selection process and motivation

Sep 22, 2021

27 October 2021, 16:00-17:00 CEST Speakers: Ilya Mishchenko & Elena Yankovskaya DescriptionIn our presentation, we will talk about one of the most difficult positions to fill in at an LSP, that...

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Upcoming Events

Our events allow members to benefit from the massive pool of expertise and networking connections within the industry.


 

Focus on Project Management 2021

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

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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 255 members from around the world.


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