Who we are

Elia is committed to providing a forum for exchange,
fostering the development of business relationships with fellow members and
other related international organizations, and promoting the concept of
ethics and quality standards through the industry.



Elia Synergy is now LIVE!

Elia Synergy, our member intranet, is launched together with the release of our new web site. Read more


NDs sponsorship: A unique chance to reach your market

Sponsorship of NDs offers the chance to reach a niche market segment that other marketing efforts miss. Read more


Join us or visit us in tcworld this November

Elia is participating in tcworld conference 2014 with a group booth. A limited number of slots are still available. Read more


Lane Greene as ND Tuscany keynote speaker

Next October, Elia's ND Tuscany will be opened by Lane Greene, business correspondent for The Economist. Read more


New talent for all Plunet locations

Plunet continues on its expansion course, adding Sophie Halbeisen, Patrick Marchitto and Andrej Scheunberg to the mix at their German and American locations. Read more


Translators without Borders chooses XTRF

Translators without Borders - the principal charity organization in the translation industry - has chosen XTRF as its project management system for the TWB Health Translators’ Training Center in Nairobi, Kenya. Read more


ND Riga follow up: Handling customer complaints

ND Riga conference registrants can receive a document by Neil Payne with the outcome of the joint discussion.  Read more


Elia's ND Tuscany voucher: And the winner is...

Elia member Zhana Borisova won the ND Tuscany voucher offered as a prize by Elia at Localization World. Read more


Newest Elia Members

Born from six European LSPs, today Elia has more than 175 members distributed all over the world. 
We welcome our newest members:


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8 reasons
why you should join Elia


The European Language Industry Association is the premier trade association for the European language services industry.


Elia is based in Europe and all activities focus on supporting business of its
Europe-based member companies — from a European-centric point of view.


Elia is a great way to begin to explore the larger world of the language industry.


Over 175 companies have already joined the association and new ones apply for membership each week.


It is the place to find business partners, mentors, providers, and friends.


Take advantage of organizational and marketing value through knowledge-sharing, education, group discounts and facilitating business relationships.



Increase the visibility of your company with the member listing and other Elia services.


Take full advantage of Elia's Networking Days, one of the
highest rated industry events.

Elia NDs App

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Elia NDs - Networking Days

This app is the official conference program app for Elia's Networking Days. It provides the attendees with access to the most recent version of the conference program using Apple iOS devices, to session descriptions and speaker's profiles, to info/directions for the social program, to Elia Suggest (a quick way to instantly provide feedback to the Elia team), to Elia contact details and to the latest news.


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Elia Associate members

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and Elia Associate members.

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