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.

 

Oct 23

First UK LSP Ranking and Benchmarking research study

The Association of Translation Companies has commissioned the first LSP Ranking and Benchmarking research.

Jun 17

Common Sense Advisory publishes "The Language Services Market 2015"

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.

Jul 16

Common Sense Advisory publishes "Top 100 Language Service Providers: 2015" brief

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.

Apr 01

Expectations and Concerns of European Translation Companies 2015 – Results published at 10th EUATC Conference T-Update

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.

Oct 21

CNET (Chambre Nationale des Entreprises de Traduction) published the results of its national Observatoire

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.

Sep 21

ATC (Association of Translation Companies) launches UK Language Market Research 2015

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.

Transcreation is one of the latest hypes in the translation industry. More and more translation companies are adding it to their list of offerings. But is it really transcreation that they are offering, or is this an example of old wine in new bottles?

How goodshould a translation be? Are translation companies overdelivering? Are translation buyers underbuying? The topic of fit-for-purpose translation quality is one of the most hotly debated in translation forums and events today.