European University of Madrid has started a new survey on Spanish translation industry to update the last one coming from 2004 (issued by ACT, the translation company association at that time). ASPROSET, the Spanish Translation Industry Providers Association, is collaborating in this project together with other translators and company associations of Spain, and individual translation companies. The first round of the survey has already taken place and results are being processed. This study will be publicly available once finished.
The inaugural Language Industry Summit Awards took place at the ATC's 2015 Language Industry Summit, which took place at the home of Manchester United Football Club at the end of September. The Awards, which attracted nominations from Britain and around the world were designed to celebrate excellence in categories such as Project Management, Translator/Supplier and Outstanding Contribution to the Language Sector.
The ATC sponsored a report from Professor James Foreman-Peck of the Aston Business School looking at 'How investment in languages affects SME exporters'. The ATC hosted the report's launch at the Houses of Parliament in London attended by Members of Parliament, ATC members and journalists. The report was illustrated with a case study presentation from a client of a leading ATC member.
Annual analysis (available since 2010) of the language services market published by CSA, a market research company specialized in globalization-centric research. The study attempts to determine the size, structure and development of the market based on interviews with language service buyers and providers. For more information, refer to the specific research site of Common Sense Advisory.
This brief presents the world’s leading providers of translation, localization, and interpreting services. The list includes nine ties, resulting in 109 companies claiming or sharing the top 100 spots. For more information, refer to the specific research site of Common Sense Advisory.
On 24th April 2015, EUATC closed its 10th International Conference T-Update with a presentation of the results of the 3rd annual survey Expectations and Concerns of European Translation Companies. The results confirm renewed optimism in almost all European countries and indicate that small and medium sized translation companies are catching up in areas like certification and technology use. The survey report is available for EUATC network members in this website's download area.
This French survey, which was first conducted in 2006-2007, is consistently answered by some 50 translation companies. This year, it clearly shows the complexity of the French market, with maturing translation companies and growing professionalism, but also with a clear distinction between the capital and the rest of the country. The results are freely available (in French) on CNET's website.
UK-headquartered translation companies are currently invited to participate in the 2015 UK Language Market Research conducted on behalf of the British association of translation companies ATC. The survey closes on September 10th. The results will be presented at the ATC conference in Manchester on 24/25 September.