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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 NEW Executive Board

Oct 05, 2022

We are happy to announce that our executive board has been elected and consists of Diego Cresceri, Dorothy Scerri and Alina Birsan. Our president, Diego Cresceri, vice-president, Alina Birsan and treasurer...

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It’s time to say “WHATSAPP?” to the Elia family! 📱

Oct 05, 2022

Are you an Elia member? Do you enjoy connecting with professionals in the industry and establishing new relationships? The BRAND-NEW Elia Group Chat is the perfect place to do so.  This group...

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Account Manager: The missing link in the Localisation Evolution Chain

Oct 04, 2022

5 October 2022, 16:00-17:00 CETSpeaker: Fernando Joaquín Cabaña DescriptionAn Account Manager is the person in charge of making sure each client's needs and expectations are met by the different...

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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 2022

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

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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 240 members from around the world.


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