E.g., 03/19/2019
E.g., 03/19/2019

About GALA

Who are we?

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) is a global, non-profit trade association for the translation and localization industry. As a membership organization, we support our member companies and the globalization sector by creating communities, championing standards, sharing knowledge, and advancing technology.

What do we do?

  • GALA is a worldwide, independent community for the business side of translation, localization, and interpreting.
  • We offer a non-biased platform for information-sharing, collaboration, and professional development.
  • GALA publications, programs, and events help global language industry professionals improve individual and organizational performance to meet the demands of multilingual markets.
  • We create and support efforts to strengthen the language industry through standards, projects, and initiatives at GALA and in partnership with other organizations and institutions.
  • GALA actively promotes translation, localization, and interpreting as essential components of global business.
  • GALA advocates for the importance of translation, localization, and interpreting to policymakers, educators, and governments.

Who are our members?

GALA members are companies and organizations around the world that:

  • Provide language services, including translation, localization, interpreting, globalization, internationalization, and more;
  • Develop technology and software in areas such as translation, analytics, terminology, workflow, and others;
  • Use language, translation, localization, and interpreting services and technologies to reach their global audiences and markets;
  • Provide language education, training, and professional development;
  • Offer consulting to improve strategy and implementation for multilingual operations.

See our complete list of GALA members.