Welocalize Hosts LocLeaders Forum London 2017

May 11, 2017 – Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, will welcome business leaders from the world of globalization and localization to the upcoming LocLeaders Forum London 2017, taking place on May 18, 2017, starting at 5:00PM at the BAFTA 195 Piccadilly venue in the heart of London’s West End.

The theme for this first London-based LocLeaders Forum 2017 is “The Global Journey: Scaling to Meet Global Needs” and will feature a Welocalize hosted dinner and several moderated discussions with expert localization guest panelists from global brands. This diverse team of panelists will cover topics including how to manage complex content across the entire global journey while keeping brand messages globally and locally hyper-relevant with optimum efficiency and effectiveness. This exclusive evening event is a unique opportunity for localization leaders from global brands to freely discuss challenges and strategies to reach new and emerging markets.

Smith Yewell, CEO at Welocalize, will open the LocLeaders Forum London 2017 and the panel discussions will be led and moderated by Garry Levitt, Welocalize Vice President of EMEA and Steve Maule, Welocalize Business Development Director.
“We help clients to reach global audiences across all the different stops on their journey, whether it be digital marketing, legal, technical, product testing or machine translation – everything that ensures they’ll be successful internationally,” said Smith Yewell, CEO at Welocalize. “At LocLeaders London, our guest panelists represent a wide selection of organizations from multiple industries, all at different stops on the global journey and we look forward to driving innovative discussions at the event to help attendees achieve their business goals.”

Featured panelists include Virginia Diploudis, Corporate Communications Manager at Mettler Toledo, Nancy Ferreira da Rocha, Senior Localization Program Manager at TNT, Celia Plowright, Localization Operations Manager at IG, Stephen Carter, Partner and Patent Attorney at intellectual property specialists, Mewburn Ellis LLP and Robert Shaw, Content Manager at OpenTable. Joining them in the discussions are Karen Loughrey, Localization Consultant and Andrew Lawless, best-selling author and founder of Rockant.

“We are excited to be holding our first London-based LocLeaders Forum and we look forward to welcoming knowledgeable and diverse guest panelists to help drive free-flowing discussions,” said Garry Levitt, Welocalize VP of EMEA. “LocLeaders Forums provide attendees with inspiration and industry knowledge, enabling them to make important new contacts and arming them with valuable information to help them succeed globally.”

For more information and to register visit http://web.welocalize.com/LocLeaders-London-2017-Registration-Page.html

Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. We provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. Our range of managed language services include machine translation, digital marketing, validation and testing, interpretation, staffing and enterprise translation management technologies. We specialize in consumer, technology, manufacturing, learning, oil and gas, travel and hospitality, marketing and advertising, finance, legal and life sciences industry language solutions. With more than 1,500 full-time employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Japan and China. www.welocalize.com