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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.



Université de Haute-Alsace joins Elia Exchange

We are happy to welcome our 8th university member to the Elia Exchange initiative. Université de Haute-Alsacem, based in Mulhouse, France, offers Master degrees in Translation. Its Technical and Scientific Translation (TST) MA is a professional Read more


ND Lyon, 16-18 April, 2015. Save the date!

Elia's ND in the city of brilliant lights! Join us in Lyon for the 18th edition of Elia’s Networking Days. Get yourself surrounded by peers and enjoy learning new practices, sharing information, exchanging ideas and experiences, discussing challenges and, last but not least, networking. Read more


Elia Expert Training Barcelona, 26-27 Feb, 2015

To be a master you have to learn from a Master.
Set your hidden potential free with the first Elia Expert Training designed for all those professionals who believe in constant personal and business growth. Find out more in Elia Training pages.  Read more


New additions to the Elia Exchange programme

The University of Eastern Finland, the New Bulgarian University and the Universitat de Vic – Universitat Central de Catalunya have recently joined the Elia Exchange programme. The programme, started officially a few months ago with the aim to bring  Read more


Across offers 40% discount to Elia members

Across is offering its LSP Edition and Subcontractor Edition to Elia members at a 40% discount off its regular prices. Read more


Change as an opportunity – a look into the future of language services

Every change means a huge opportunity. No matter how exciting the future developments are going to be, the language service providers will have to be able to set the course for change in the future with flexibility, courage and vision. Read more


Elia and its members at tekom 2014

Elia together with Arabize, CEET, hakromedia, Lingmaster, Loc.Pro & ORCO participate in tekom 2014. Visit us in Halle C2, stand 2/F10.  Read more


Françoise Bajon at Translating Europe Forum

“LSPs and Universities offering translation study programs must work together to bring to the market better prepared and more skilled employees. This has to be ...” Read more


Newest Elia Members

Born from six European LSPs, today Elia has 201 members distributed all over the world. 
We welcome our newest members:


Gogolin & Co.






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 185 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.

The ND App update for ND Lyon is under preparation. The app will give you access to the program and other information about the event on your iOS and android mobile devices. The content will be dynamic, meaning that, once uploaded, it will not have to be downloaded again to receive up-to-date information.


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and Elia Associate members.

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