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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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Jun

Webinar

An analysis of sales opportunities that Project Managers should not miss

Jun 07, 2021

28 July 2021, 16:00-17:00 CEST Speaker: Caloã de Sá Gouvêa DescriptionFor the last 18 months, our industry has gone through changes we did not expect, we have adapted and grown, but did we really...

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07

Jun

Webinar

5 issues to avoid when starting with MT

Jun 07, 2021

16 June 2021, 16:00-17:00 CEST Speakers: Diego Cresceri & Mihai Petrescu DescriptionMachine Translation and post-editing have been on everybody’s lips for years now, but research shows that...

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May

Webinar

Digital Sales Bootcamp

May 27, 2021

2 June 2021, 16:00-17:00 CET Speaker: Nancy Hähnel DescriptionDo you want to improve your understanding of digital marketing trends?Do you want to turn relationship-based sales into a more digital...

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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 Executives 2021

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

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 259 members from around the world.


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