The changing trends in the localization industry demand you to stay updated with the latest technology and tools. From freelance linguists to copywriters, project managers, and LSPs, everyone should pay attention to improve their productivity, and attending the following events might help.
Here’s a list of the top 10 events regarding localization that you would not want to miss.
1. ALC 19th Annual Summit/Digital Summit
Organized by the Association of Language Companies, this Annual Summit will help you connect with top-rated language services. Become a part of this 3-Days event and gain a valuable experience where known industry names will share their knowledge.
Date: September 29, 2021—October 1, 2021
Location: Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile/Virtual
Entry Fee: $1600 for Onsite and $600 for Online
Who Should Join: Language Service Providers
Where to Register: https://web.cvent.com/event/93f3b068-5953-4937-bb55-6cb4b57d1cd9/summary
TLC Conferences is organizing this 3-days localization conference online. The theme of the event is GAP, where G refers to Growth, A means Automation, and P signifies Professionalism. From the appropriate use of CAT tools to tips for business growth, many helpful topics will be covered. Don’t miss it out!
Date: September 30, 2021—October 2, 2021
Entry Fee: €50-69
Who Should Join: Corporations, Translation Agencies, Freelance Linguists
Where to Register: https://translation-conference.com/
3. Game Global Digital Summit
LocWorld is organizing a wonderful 2-Days event on Localization and QA of video games. Gaming localization companies must attend this online event to benefit from the 2 decades of experience of LocWorld and meet other companies to find out what practices they are using to be successful.
Date: October 5, 2021—October 6, 2021
Entry Fee: $250-350
Who Should Join: Game Localization Companies
Where to Register: https://gameglobal.events/events/game-global-digital-summit-october-2021/
4. Gala Connected 2021
Organized by Gala, the Gala Connected 2021 is going to be an online 3-Days event for translation service providers and translation buyers. From Machine Translation to Audio-Visual Translation and a lot more will be covered in this conference
Date: October 5, 2021—October 7, 2021
Entry Fee: $265-305
Who Should Join: Translation Services, Translation Clients
Where to Register: https://www.gala-global.org/conferences/gala-connected-2021-bounce-forward
5. Focus on Executives (ELIA)
Elia is organizing a 3-Days event for localization project managers and LSPs. If you want to build a strong future for your organization, attending this event would be of great help. From polishing your leadership skills to finding industry best practices and strategies for company growth, you will learn a lot in this event.
Date: October 17, 2021—October 19, 2021
Location: Rhodes, Greece
Entry Fee: €785-945
Who Should Join: Language Service Providers, Project Managers
Where to Register: https://elia-association.org/event/focus-execs-2021/
Here’s another event organized by LocWorld. It’s going to be a 3-days event in the online format. In this event, the industry experts will shed light on how the localization industry has been pushing linguistic and cultural boundaries for global growth. Join to become a part of this fruitful discussion.
Date: October 19, 2021—October 21, 2021
Entry Fee: $279-319
Who Should Join: Language Companies, Translation Clients
Where to Register: https://locworld.com/events/locworldwide45-virtual-event/
7. ATA 62 Annual Conference
The American Translators Association is organizing this 4-Days conference in Minneapolis, and you can also join it online. Both the freelance linguists and language companies should attend this event for a great learning and networking experience.
Date: October 27, 2021—October 30, 2021
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota/Virtual
Entry Fee: Starting from $345
Who Should Join: Freelance Translators, Interpreters, Language Companies
Where to Register: https://www.atanet.org/events/annual_conference.php
8. TCWORLD Conference
Organized by TEKOM Europe, this 10-Days conference includes around 175 lectures, interactive and valuable workshops, and networking opportunities for you. Join to learn about the latest industry trends, tips on content creation, and a lot more.
Date: November 08, 2021—November 19, 2021
Entry Fee: €580-990
Who Should Join: Project Managers, Writers(Technical)
9. LocFromHome Globalization Festival
Smartcat is organizing this 1-Day online event for language companies and translation buyers. Join to make new connections, and find out what practices other LSPs follow for long-term success.
Date: November 11, 2021
Entry Fee: Free
Who Should Join: Language Service Providers, Translation Clients
Where to Register: https://www.smartcat.com/online-events/locfromhome-conference/
10. Focus on Project Management
Here’s another online event organized by Elia. This 4-Days event is about virtual project management. PMs who want to enhance their skills in order to overcome the key challenges of localization management must attend this event.
Date: November 30, 2021 — December 3, 2021
Entry Fee: N/A
Who Should Join: Project Managers
Where to Register: https://elia-association.org/our-events/
So Are You Ready?
These are the must-attend localization events that you must join to gain insightful knowledge.
Register yourself for the events of your interest, join these conferences, grow your network, and attend workshops by top-industry experts to sharpen your skills.