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.



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


Elia Elections 2014: Results

This year's elections were won by Manuele Vecchi, Spyros Konidaris, Arancha Caballero and Roberto Ganzerli. Read more


Share your news with your fellow Elia members

Do you have news you want to share with the Elia community? Elia Synergy is your tool! Read more


The Elia Exchange logo fully represents the aim of the initiative

We are happy to introduce the brand new Elia Exchange logo. 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


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


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:




Ad Gloriam


Ars Libri


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.

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


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Elia Associate members

Visit the following Leading Companies in the Language Industry
and Elia Associate members.

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