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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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Industry

5 ways the pandemic has changed the working environment

Jul 20, 2021

Covid-19 has had a huge impact across the world and on all areas of our lives.  From early 2020 working from home has become the new normal. This has affected our day to day work life and has changed...

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Together 2022 - Call for Proposals

Jul 16, 2021

We are thrilled to invite you to the ELIA Together 2022 conference - #eliatogether that will take place in Rome, on 14 & 15 March 2022. The theme of the sixth edition is Transforming challenges into...

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Discussion Group

Confession of a CEO - It’s a struggle hiring a salesperson

Jul 08, 2021

14 July 2021, 16:00-17:00 CEST Speaker: Diego Cresceri DescriptionI want to grow my business but this requires a combination of increasing my client base and increasing the amount of work my current...

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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 Executives 2021

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

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Focus on Project Management 2021

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 249 members from around the world.


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