Why Join GALA?

Localization Network

GALA connects and supports a thriving community of globalization & translation professionals from a variety of organizations around the world. Through our programs, we support the growth and development of our members and promote the advancement of the global language industry. GALA is independent, not-for-profit, and egalitarian. There isn't a better organization to join to help you stay competitive in an evolving industry.    


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GALA's Impact
  • We provide access to expertise on industry trends, new translation technologies, and best practices
  • We provide opportunities for promotion and visibility
  • We are a localization network, a community where people learn, share, and inspire each other
  • We help organizations find suppliers and new technologies
  • We drive standards activities and industry-wide initiatives
  • We help individuals grow their careers by honing professional skills and knowledge


Member Benefits

Access for all organizational staff
Free access to webinars, articles, and blogs
Participation in Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Discounts on events
Publication and speaking opportunities
Networking opportunities
Volunteer leadership opportunities

Listing in the GALA Member Directory
Speaking opportunities (webinars, conferences, events)
Publishing on GALA-global.org (blogs, articles, events, jobs, press releases)
Volunteer leadership opportunities
Co-organizing a GALA LocMixer
Discounts on paid opportunities (ads and exhibits)
Volunteer leadership opportunities
Learn more in our visibility kit


Participation in Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
GALA Interoperability Alliance
Engagement in industry-wide initiatives




GALA membership is open to any organization with a stake in globalization, localization, translation, interpreting, or related technologies. Annual dues are US$ 1250. Renewals follow an anniversary model (not the calendar year). Members must agree to the GALA Code of Conduct.  

Universities are eligible for free GALA academic membership.

Benefits and access are extended to all employees at member organizations, as long as they register with a valid organizational email address. 

Contact us with any questions: [email protected]