Localization World to Feature Sessions Hosted by Globalization and Localization Association Members
GALA annual meeting and speed networking will take place on pre-conference day
Seattle, WA, USA (7 May 2008) -The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA), an international non-profit association that encourages local communication as an indispensable component to a global strategy, will host its annual meeting and its ever-popular GALA Speed Networking event at the upcoming Localization World conference in Berlin.
Building on the success of ten previous conferences, Localization World comes to Berlin from 9-11 June, http://www.localizationworld.com. With a theme of Innovating Localization Business Models, the conference will include developers, practitioners, and corporate and institutional users who will discuss the world of translation and localization. With three concurrent tracks, the program contains information and discussion about linguistic assets with case studies from a wide range of applications.
Carrying along a tradition from past Localization World conferences, GALA will hold its member meeting during the conference. Representatives from many of GALA's more than 280 member companies will attend the meeting, which will take place on 9 June. Topics will include an update on current activities, membership and finances as well as interaction and input from members on future activities. The GALA Speed Networking event will occur during the annual meeting and will be sponsored by Clay Tablet Technologies and VistaTEC.
GALA, a long-time supporter of Localization World, also will host a group exhibit at the conference. The exhibit will feature GALA member companies including Human Science Co. Ltd., iDisc Information Technologies, JBI Localization, Kilgray Translation Technologies, Larsen Globalisation Recruitment, ORCO S.A., and Saltlux Inc. In addition to showing the latest in services and technologies at their exhibits, the GALA members will host "Passport to Localization," which was introduced last year at Localization World, Seattle to much success. The program encourages attendees to answer trivia questions and win prizes.
GALA is an international non-profit association that promotes translation services, language technology and language management solutions. The member companies worldwide include translation companies, localization service providers, globalization consultants, internationalization specialists and technology developers. GALA companies share a commitment to quality, service, and innovation in helping clients reach global markets. For more information about GALA visit www.gala-global.org.