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GALA Conference 2016

Join us in New York March 20-23, 2016

Spotlight

It's Your Time to Shine at GALA's Film Fest!

Now in its sixth year, the GALA Film Fest has become a fun conference tradition. Film Fest films showcase employees at work or at play and give an entertaining look inside industry companies. For inspiration, watch past Film Fest videos (and winners) at the link below. Submissions are due 26 February.

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GALA Announces 2016 Board Positions

With the new year comes our 2016 GALA board officer announcements! We welcome Véronique Özkaya as the 2016 Chair of the Board and invite you to look at the assignments for each board member in the link below.

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The Language Industry Survey 2016: Trends, expectations, and challenges in the European translation industry

GALA members are invited to take part in a 10 minute survey designed to build a picture of European language vendors. This is a collaborative effort of the EUATC, GALA, ELIA and the European Commission's LIND and EMT initiatives. The results will be published on the websites of each participating association. Survey responses are completely anonymous.

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New Value for GALA Members

With the launch of our new site, we've added more value for member companies and employees. Check out our enhanced member company directory, opportunities to publish new content, newly-free member resources such as conference recordings, and more.

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Download the White Paper on Key Factors in Assessing Language Service Providers

The supply chain for translation and localization confounds many organizations because of the complexities of pricing, supplier types, services, subcontracting relationships, and specializations available in the global marketplace. Download the white paper to learn more about evaluating, comparing and selecting language service providers.

Resources

Blogs

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Brand, Translation and China: How Luxury Brands are Recreated within Cultural Contexts

China’s retail market has developed significantly in a short period of time, and is now the world’s...

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Airlines - Localizing Air Travel

The company I work for has localized over 6.5 million words for the web pages of major and regional...

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A Quick Guide To Software Localization

Software localization is that unique and specialized form of foreign language translations that...

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Translation of Marketing Materials for Manufacturers of Life Sciences Equipment and Medical Devices

This article is written from the perspective of a language service provider (LSP). It is intended...

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Reduce Stress by Using a Simple System

Have you ever met someone who was totally on top of everything, completely caught up with their...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

LIVE WEBINAR: What is the right formula for successful buyer-supplier partnerships?

As buyers and suppliers of localization services, we strive to establish the right level of service...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

LIVE WEBINAR: Agile Vendor Management

With more and more customers understanding that localization should ideally be embedded into the...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

Sponsored Webinar: Globalese 2.0—Composite Engines and a new pricing model for MT

Quality and pricing are two fundamental areas in the world of machine translation that have yet to...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

How to Boost your QA Productivity with Smart Sampling

Given price and time pressures, it is not always possible to review an entire translation before...

Videos, Webinars & Downloads

How does Modern Machine Translation Work? A Story in Pictures, Not Math

Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) has had a fundamental impact in bringing Machine Translation...

Articles

Articles

Better, Faster, and More Efficient Post-editing

Post-editing (PE) is correcting machine translation output. There isn’t a simpler way to put it....

Articles

I want to sell. You want to buy. What's stopping us?

A discussion in the Selling Translations Linkedin Group prompted me to write this article to help...

Articles

How Your Company Wins by Providing Translation Internships (Research Findings)

Students represent the language industry's future. It is imperative that the next generation be ...

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Unlocking Language Resource Assets

The language industry has seen immense growth that shows no sign of slowing, but tools developers...

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Letter from the Guest Editor: Jochen Hummel, LT Innovate

This quarter’s GALAxy Guest Editor, Jochen Hummel, foresees a major disruption in the near...