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 Krakow Early-Bird registration is open

The 19th edition of Elia’s Networking Days will provide a quality educational program covering a broad spectrum of topics ranging from Sales to Human Resource and Vendor Management. There will be many opportunities for networking and enjoyment in special locations found only in Krakow.  Read more


Contribute to the growth and direction of Elia

Elia has grown and evolved for the better during the last few years due to the commitment, dedication and leadership of the Elia Directors. This team of volunteers changes each year to give the chance for other members to contribute to its development by offering their time, experience and new perspectives. Read more


We welcome the University of Novi Sad to EE

The University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Philosophy, based in Novi Sad Serbia, is the latest entry to the Elia Exchange initiative. The University offers MA degrees in Conference Interpreting, Specialized Translation and Audiovisual Translation as well as other academic and core or elective vocational courses to support students designing their career path. Read more


'Together', our brand-new event!

Together is Elia’s brand-new event bringing freelance language professionals and companies together in an environment that facilitates dialogue and mutual growth. 2016’s edition of Together will be held in Barcelona, at the World Trade Center on February 11th-12th 2016. This first Together conference will focus on “Developing our Connections”, and the program will consist of 3 streams: Relationships, Growth and Technology.  Read more


The latest addition to EE is the University of Westminster

We are happy to welcome the University of Westminster to the EE Programme. The University offers a Specialised Translation MA which is open to native and non-native speakers of English, who combine English with any of the following languages: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Polish or Spanish, and prepares students for their career in the translation market. Read more


Elia welcomes the University of Strasbourg to EE

Elia is more than happy to count its 11th EE University Member. The University of Strasbourg, Faculté Langues et Sciences Humaines Appliquées, offers the Master CAWEB, a Masters in Multilingual Web Design career-oriented degree in foreign languages and multimedia. The course targets graduates from Modern Languages backgrounds, perfecting their fluency  Read more


Development of Elia Exchange in the Western Balkans

The connecting of teachers and representatives of LSPs, at the first Balkan countries Elia Exchange Forum held last December at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Osijek, the first university to join the EE Initiative, was a splendid opportunity for the successful exchange of knowledge and good practices that could be transferred to other EE members from other regions in the future.  Read more


Introducing our 200th member

“Every step we take in enhancing our offering, broadening our horizon and experience, we ask ourselves if we are doing the right thing. Being able to share certain aspects of our business with peers was one of the main drivers in joining Elia.”  Read more


Newest Elia Members

Born from six European LSPs, today Elia has more than 200 members distributed all over the world. 
We welcome our newest members:






Ziraha Usluge




Argos Multilingual








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.


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