About Elia

Who we are

ELIA is committed to representing the best interests of translation, interpretation and localization companies active in Europe by 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 throughout the industry.

Elia Membership

Elia members come from all over Europe and beyond. They can be characterized as companies that are inquisitive, eager to learn, and interested in building relationships with their peers in the industry.

Aims and Objectives

ELIA, a non-profit organization, aims to:

  • Represent and promote the interests of the language industry in Europe;
  • Forge relationships with companies across Europe including but not limited to, the EU, its new member states and those who have applied to join;
  • Develop relationships with colleagues and related bodies from other parts of the world to make our voice heard worldwide;
  • Share information and experience to develop the industry;
  • Provide a forum for members to network and exchange information;
  • Promote the concept of ethics and quality standards throughout the industry.