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      Every Monday, discover a new translators’ association or professional body related to the translation market. Today : the Association of professional translators and interpreters from Germany. The Association of Professional Translators and Professional Interpreters is an association of utmost importance, whose members have high quality standards of modern, structured and professional works. The Association maintains links with other…

            Every Week, discover a new translators’ association or professional body related to the translation market. Today : the Association of Translation Companies (ATC). The Association of Translation Companies was formed in 1976 by a group of leading translation companies in Britain, making it one of the oldest organisations representing the interests of translation companies in…

  Last week, I attended the monthly March Apero Entrepreneur at the Wayra Academy the O2/Telefonica-sponsored incubator. Should you not have heard anything about Wayra here is a brief description: the Tottenham Court Road space houses 16 new start-ups which are picked from a pool of over 1,000 applicants. Wayra opened their 1st incubator/accelerator in the UK in 2012 and…

Every Monday, discover a new translators’ association or professional body related to the translation market. Today : the American Translators Association (ATA ). ATA is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters. Its 11,000 members in more than 90 countries include translators, interpreters, teachers, project managers, web…

Every Monday, discover a new translators’ association or professional body related to the translation market. Today: the ATN-APTS or Arab Professional Translators Society Arab Translators Network-Arab Professional Translators Society, based in Beirut, Lebanon, is a not-for profit association registered in Willisau, Switzerland. The association facilitates interaction between Arab freelance translators, translation agencies and their clients. The association’s website displays information…

  Et voici nos bureaux à Londres depuis quelque temps, dans un centre d’affaires. Couleur marron imposée mais déco personnalisée! Au travail… Just a heads up: here’s our office in London. Ready, steady, go! Do not hesitate to come and visit

  Language Show Live is the UK’s No. 1 event for languages. Teachers, students and professionals (around 10,000 visitors and exhibitors) attend this show every year in October to get information about the language industry, training sessions, software and other products related to foreign languages. Should you be interested in this major event, read the following newsletter about the past…

  Every Monday, discover a new translators’ association or professional body related to the translation market. Today: the ALTA or American Literary Translators Association The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA), founded in 1978 at The University of Texas at Dallas, bridges cultural communication among countries and languages through the art and craft of literary translation. ALTA is the only organization in…

  Once every 3 months, the French Chamber of Commerce in GB organises a networking breakfast aimed at SME/Entrepreneurs. We have already mentioned it in one of our older posts, but the first SME/Entrepreneur club for 2013 occurred last week in Holborn. The Club is constantly seeking to change and adapt to its members’ needs. This session was focused on…

  We live in an Acronym-Ridden World (ARW). The number of acronyms in current circulation is vast and growing rapidly. Translators frequently have to contend with these beats, which seem to multiply even more alarmingly than Aliens and, like Aliens, have a nasty habit of turning up unexpectedly, out of context, in isolated places such as board cells, headers and…