Frederick, Maryland – March 18, 2014 – Welocalize, a global leader in translation and localization services, is proud to be a sponsor of the annual Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) Language of Business conference, taking place in Istanbul, Turkey, March 23-26.
GALA is the world’s largest trade association for the language industry and its’ worldwide events play an important role in influencing and shaping the translation and localization industry. Welocalize has been a member of GALA for more than eight years and is an enthusiastic supporter of all GALA programs and activities. GALA conferences bring together global leaders in the industry to discuss technologies, best practices and industry standards.
“We are proud to sponsor GALA 2014 in Istanbul,” said Smith Yewell, Welocalize CEO. “GALA is an independent, non-biased platform and voice for the localization industry. It is crucial our industry has associations like GALA, who provide think-tanks where language service providers can contribute and ultimately help businesses and brands succeed globally.”
Welocalize also supports GALA by sharing insights. Smith Yewell, Welocalize CEO, outlined the three biggest factors in the localization industry today and how they represent the need in the localization industry to continue to push towards adding greater value to global businesses in the latest issue of GALA’s newsletter, GALAxy. Click here to read Smith’s article.
“GALA conferences are important forums to learn, collaborate and share innovative approaches in the evolving localization and translation industry,” said Jamie Glass, senior director of global marketing at Welocalize. “We are excited to participate as a sponsor and as attendees of GALA 2014 Istanbul, where we plan to connect with clients, vendors and our fellow language service provider colleagues.”
About Welocalize – Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative translation and localization solutions helping global brands to grow and reach audiences around the world in more than 125 languages. Our solutions include global localization management, translation, supply chain management, people sourcing, language services and automation tools including MT, testing and staffing solutions and enterprise translation management technologies. With over 600 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, UK, Germany, Ireland, Japan and China. http://www.welocalize.com