Acolad is the European leader in professional translation, with a presence in 14 countries and a multilocal market approach that combines the strengths of a global leader with the proximity of a local partner. Acolad offers a wide range of language services and works with over 15,000 professional translators.
Since 2002, CSA Research (formerly known as Common Sense Advisory) has been providing unparalleled independent, objective and comprehensive primary research focused exclusively on the global content and language services markets. The firm’s unique market research insights help business and technology leaders create value while profitably growing their global businesses across borders, languages and cultures. CSA Research is committed to the highest standards of primary market research. Its core mission is to provide verified and validated research-based deliverables to help organizations make smarter decisions and succeed in their globalization initiatives. Through proprietary methodologies, data, insights, events, advisory, consulting and leadership programs, CSA Research provides the international perspective companies must have to thrive in a complex global world.
Come and experience our translation business management system: LBS Suite. With our key features, we will show you how to optimize your processes, automate daily workflow, constantly follow your clients and prospects, manage your vendors, rely on automatic file management and much more! We’re happy to announce the release of some new exciting features so you will be the first to have a unique chance to see them in practice.
The Localization Institute offers instructor-led master classes and self-study certification courses as well as virtual round tables and conferences. Founded in 1996 by Ulrich Henes, and based in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, The Localization Institute’s mission is to bring the highest quality training and resources to the global business community, governments, and nongovernmental organizations.
LocWorld is the leading conference for international business, translation, localization and global website management. Attendees are the people responsible for communicating across the boundaries of language and culture in the global marketplace. With a specific emphasis on global business, the conference provides an opportunity for the exchange of high-value information in the language and translation services and technologies market.
memoQ is a technology provider that has been delivering premium solutions to the translation industry since 2004. For 15 years, memoQ has been dedicated to delivering innovation through diverse developments that today help hundreds of thousands of freelance translators, translation companies and enterprises worldwide. Having simplicity and more effective translation processes in mind, memoQ combines ease of use, collaboration, interoperability and leveraging in one single tool. Discover a new world with memoQ and let our team help optimize your translation processes and make your business more successful.
Memsource helps global companies translate efficiently. Ranked as the most viable translation management system by CSA Research in 2019, Memsource supports 500+ languages, 50+ file types and 30+ machine translation engines. Memsource enables its customers to increase translation quality while reducing costs using its patented, state-of-the-art AI technology. With a team numbering over 120 people in offices across Europe, US and Japan, Memsource serves thousands of global customers, including leading brands such as Uber, Supercell, Vistaprint and Zendesk.
At Mother Tongue, we help global brands speak their customers’ language. We are a worldwide network of creatives, strategists and linguists. From our hubs in London, Los Angeles and Singapore, we offer language services, powered by a passion for culture, creativity and communication.
The magazine MultiLingual (ISSN 1523-0309) originated as a buyer’s guide in 1987 and is distributed in print and digital format six times a year to 40,000 readers in 109 countries. It covers topics ranging from technical internationalization to project management to language histories in industries as varied as medical devices and games. It contains reviews of new products and books and gives you the latest news and opinions.
Nimdzi Insights is a market research and consulting firm focused on the language services industry, international market analysis, global business strategy, acquisitions and language technology. Nimdzi’s industry expertise helps companies ramp up their localization programs and address their specific and unique needs. Much of Nimdzi’s research is available for public viewing at www.nimdzi.com. Aside from research, Nimdzi hosts online trainings, webinars and custom on-site upswing programs.
Plunet develops and distributes the leading translation management system for the language industry. With Plunet BusinessManager you can manage your entire workflow in a single solution, from client requests to quote, order, job and invoice management to reporting. Extensions for interpretation and quality management as well as integrations with CAT and financial accounting tools will further improve efficiency and automation in your work. Please ask for a detailed list of the extensive capabilities. For more information please visit: www.plunet.com.
Process Innovation Challenge - Language I/O, Zingword
The Process Innovation Challenge (PIC) is a dynamic session to showcase process and technology innovations in our industry. Shortlisted innovators will pitch their creative ideas to the LocWorld audience. After a time-limited pitch, and with the clock still ticking, a panel of industry experts (aka the PIC Dragons) and the audience will challenge the candidates with tough questions. Dragons and attendees will then vote live for their favorite innovation and innovator to determine which innovations will go to the final round to find the PIC innovator of the year.
How to Get the Most Accurate MT Translations across All Industries – Heather Shoemaker (Language I/O)
Automation in Regulated Environments — The Final Frontier – John Tinsley (Iconic Translation Machines)
MagicUI – Lucio Gutierrez (Intuit)
A New Way to Setup Source and Target Languages – Robert Rogge (Zingword)
AI Dubbing – Lori Silverstein (SPi Global)
Automating Linguist Selection Using Topic Modeling – Dalibor Frívaldský (Memsource)
Note: Preliminaries and final round will be held in the one session.
Protemos is an easy-to-use and functional business management system for translation companies. It unifies such features as project, vendor and client management, finances, documents generation, files storage and business reports. It takes several minutes to start and does not require any special knowledge and long-term training to start.
RWS Moravia is the first translation, localization and testing partner for the digital, multichannel, always-on world. We work with global companies to help them serve new markets with sharp, accurate and compelling content that understands local needs. We translate and localize content and products into over 250 languages using processes and technologies that are fit for the digital age. We’re a strategic partner for our customers, so you don’t just get great localized content and products — you also get advice, insight and value along the way.
SDL optimizes the content supply chain to help brands create, translate and deliver content. By making content smarter, more relevant and scalable using our unique combination of software, services and machine learning expertise, our customers can unlock the true power of content. SDL’s services in localization, translation management, machine translation, web content management, technical content management and translation productivity enable its customers to engage worldwide audiences through the power of content. We support the biggest community of translation professionals in the industry and are dedicated to developing translation productivity software, such as SDL Trados Studio, SDL Language Cloud and SDL Trados GroupShare.
SeproTec Multilingual Solutions
SeproTec is a multilingual service provider ranked among the Top 30 language service providers in the world by CSA Research. With nearly 30 years’ experience in providing high-quality, cost-effective, tailor-made solutions for our clients in the localization industry, SeproTec distinguishes itself by utilizing the most advanced technology and translator management techniques, specifically designed to maximize client satisfaction. SeproTec’s added value is based on our experience and knowledge of cultural adaptation processes. We carefully manage every software, video game or website project to provide the right word choices and idioms, no matter the project’s target language or dialect.
Smartling is a translation management platform and language services provider that enables customers to localize content across devices and platforms. The company is recognized by CSA Research as the number one leader of the 2019 MarketFlex for Language-Oriented TMS, and by G2 as the leader of the 2019 G2 Grid for Translation Management. Smartling established Enterprise Translation Cloud, a data-driven approach to localization, which enables its customers to achieve higher quality translation at a lower total cost. Smartling is the platform of choice for hundreds of business-to-business and business-to-consumer brands.
SYSTRAN Software, Inc., founded in 1968, is a pioneer in machine translation technologies. The company helps worldwide organizations in their digital transformation with advanced and secure translation solutions, and recently launched its new generation of engines combining neural networks and artificial intelligence to offer a translation quality very close to human translation. With the ability to facilitate communication in 150+ language combinations, SYSTRAN is the leading choice of global companies, defense and security organizations, and language service providers.
TAUS is a resource center for the global language and translation industries. Our mission is to enable better translation through innovation and automation. We envision translation as a standard feature, a utility, similar to the internet, electricity and water. Translation available in all languages to all people in the world will push the evolution of human civilization to a much higher level of understanding, education and discovery. We support all translation operators — translation buyers, language service providers, individual translators and government agencies — with a comprehensive suite of online services, software and knowledge that help them to grow and innovate their business. We extend the reach and growth of the translation industry through our execution with sharing translation data and quality evaluation metrics.
Tilde drives innovation in European language technologies. To support languages in the digital age and enable multilingual communication for global customers, Tilde develops custom machine translation systems, online terminology services, intelligent virtual assistants and automated speech recognition, among other solutions. Since 1991, Tilde has provided translation and localization services to all global-leading manufacturing, technology, IT, telecommunication and automotive companies and governmental institutions. With offices in three Baltic countries and partners across the globe, Tilde combines the talents and skills of over 150 computational linguists, professional translators, editors, software engineers and language technology and AI researchers. Tilde brings together a team of passionate researchers and developers that stays ahead of the market trends.
For the past 20 years, Translated has offered human translation services to hundreds of thousands of clients, in over 150 languages and 40 areas of expertise. We believe humans and technology are better together. Using this powerful combination, we are able to craft consistent quality translations at speed. Join us at our booth as we share insights on how we partner with companies to help international business flourish and support linguists to deliver their best work.
Translation Commons is our own self-managed volunteer community where we can share ideas, resources and work together for the common good. We are a nonprofit online community of volunteer language professionals including: linguists, translators, interpreters, terminologists, localization engineers, students, language service managers, academics and more. Our mission is to offer access to open source tools and resources, to facilitate community-driven initiatives, to empower linguists and to share educational and language assets powered by translators. We facilitate cross-functional collaboration among the diverse sectors and stakeholders within the language industry and instigate transparency, trust and free knowledge. We believe sharing is growing.
Translators without Borders
Translators without Borders (TWB) believes that everyone has the right to give and receive information in a language and format they understand. We work with nonprofit partners and a global community of language professionals to build local language translation capacity and raise awareness of language barriers. Originally founded in 1993 in France (as Traducteurs sans Frontières), TWB translates millions of words of lifesaving and life-changing information a year.
As a trusted global partner, Welocalize accelerates the global business journey by delivering innovative solutions that enable brands and companies to reach, engage and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content services and localization solutions for over 250 languages with a growing network of over 77,000 in-country linguistic resources. Our people work across North America, Europe and Asia serving our global clients in the markets that matter to them. According to The Slator 2020 Language Services Provider Index, Welocalize is classed as a Super Agency, one of five.
Women in Localization
Women in Localization is the leading professional organization for women and their allies in the localization industry with thousands of members globally. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2008, Women in Localization provides opportunities for networking, education, career advancement, mentoring and recognition for their accomplishments through its global chapters. Our aim is to foster a global community that inspires professional equality in the localization industry and supports women through all phases of their careers.
Wordbee offers fully scalable cloud translation management technologies for enterprises as well as language service providers. Wordbee Translator (TMS & CAT platform) combines project management with advanced business analytics features that enable you to monitor a wide variety of key performance indicators in your translation projects and forecast costs, dates and workload. Wordbee Beebox (CMS Plug-in) adds translation capabilities to content management systems, FTP date feeds, games, databases or code repositories. Beebox cuts localization project workload by 50% putting emphasis on automating and streamlining the translation process instead of individual file handling. To learn more visit www.wordbee.com and documents.wordbee.com.
XTM International develops XTM, the world’s leading cloud-based translation management solution (TMS) with integrated computer-aided translation (CAT) and computer-aided review (CAR) tools. This localization platform harnesses intelligent automation and AI technology to streamline complex localization workflows and supply chains. It is designed to be scalable, flexible and agile with industry open standards at its core. XTM incorporates in-context WYSIWYG reviews, localization quality assurance tests, alternative translations for transcreation, a mobile app and a REST API with off-the-shelf connectors for most content management systems.
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