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.
Keep up to date with the latest news and events from Elia Association.
Do you ever feel like an imposter in your role as a translator? You’re not alone.
Imposter syndrome can affect us all, no matter our level of expertise. Many translators feel it when dealing with non-native...
Posted on Mar 20, 2023
Exploring the Benefits of Cloud-Based Platforms, Translation Memory Software, and AI Tools
With the emergence of cloud-based platforms, translators now have access to a range of tools that can help...
Posted on Mar 15, 2023
Join our discussion on the benefits and challenges of doing business with UK companies. Brexit changed and is still changing the landscape of international trade between the UK and the rest of Europe.
Posted on Mar 14, 2023
Our events allow members to benefit from the massive pool of expertise and networking connections within the industry.
The 7th edition of Elia’s Focus on Executives brings industry leaders together in a relaxed atmosphere...Learn More
Networking Days is the perfect opportunity for language industry professionals to come together, discuss...
Come join Elia’s Focus on Project Management and unlock your project management potential! Our two-day...
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.
My business has grown 40% in the last 3 years of coming to Elia conferences.
Born from six European language service companies, today Elia has 238 members from around the world.