E.g., 07/11/2020
E.g., 07/11/2020
Free for GALA Members
$75.00 for Non-Members


Interpreting is a growth sector in the language services market. Many companies are seeking to increase existing interpreting services or to enter into this arena for the first time.

Successfully expanding into interpreting requires three key elements: end-user demand, technology that works and access to professional, trained interpreter talent. In today’s market, locating, recruiting, and retaining the interpreter talent you need is the hardest aspect of providing interpreting services.

This webinar provides participants with a broad view of the general skill sets, training levels, and availability of interpreter talent in Europe and the US across different market areas, such as conference, healthcare and legal and spoken vs. sign language. Participants will explore strategies for recruiting and working with professional interpreters and receive best practice recommendations for building the interpreting team appropriate to the various market segments, whether face-to-face or remote. If you are seeking clarity on how to work effectively with interpreters, this webinar is for you.

Katharine Allen

Katharine Allen is co-President of InterpretAmerica, an organization dedicated to raising the profile of the interpreting industry. She trains interpreters and interpreter trainers, provides curriculum design, and language access consulting to hospitals. Clients have included Kaiser Permanente, the Department of Defense, Glendon College of Translation and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS). Katharine holds a Masters in Translation and Interpretation from MIIS.