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.



ND Lyon Early Bird Registration is open

The program of the 18th edition of Elia’s Networking Days event, ND Lyon, is on air and Early Bird Registration is now open!
Check the program and all the conference and social activities details and register yourself the soonest possible for best price attendance. Read more


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


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


Elia Elections 2014: Results

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

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

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