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(1) Celebrate International Translation Day at
(2) Which translation contest entries will reach the finals?
(3) Community choice awards: vote for your favorites now
(4) Survey on translation work, can you provide your input?
(5) Upcoming powwows

(1)'s free virtual event celebrating International Translation Day, September 29-30

The sixth annual celebration of International Translation Day will be held September on 29th and 30th, with two full days of free virtual events for language professionals. These events are a good opportunity to network with colleagues and clients from around the world and learn something new, and you can attend from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Program highlights include:

* Free Tools for Translators
* Technical translation: is it really about terminology?
* Setting up an MT system
* Managing client expectations
* Economics of pricing for the Translation industry
* Panel discussion on meeting clients
* Panel discussion on Machine Translation
* How to participate in EU tendering procedures
And much more...

Register for the free series of events at

Introducing SDL Language Cloud Machine Translation for SDL Trados Studio 2014

SDL Language Cloud delivers smarter machine translation with access to five industry specific engines. Plus, add your own personalized terminology dictionaries to further enhance the quality.

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Introducing SDL Language Cloud Machine Translation for SDL Trados Studio 2014

SDL Language Cloud for SDL Trados Studio 2014 delivers smarter machine translation with access to five industry specific engines. Plus, you can add your own personalized terminology dictionaries to further enhance the output quality.

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(2) Which translation contest entries will make it to the finals?

The qualification phase of the annual translation contest has been extended until September 26th. If you have not done so already, can you help determine contest finalists?

You can rate as many or as few entries as you wish in two main areas: "Quality of writing" and "Accuracy of translation."

Visit the contest page for more information and to see the language pairs in competition. Your help in deciding contest finalists will be appreciated, and one voter will also win an iPad mini.

New WordFinder

Get access to millions of words and translations from the best dictionaries, on your computer, via a web browser, on your smartphone or tablet. Stuffed with lots of smart features.

The New WordFinder has what you need as a translator in your everyday work – anywhere, anytime!

(3) Voting is now open for the 2014 edition of the community choice awards

Voting is open for the 2014 edition of the community choice awards.

Vote now and help recognize language professionals who are active, influential or otherwise outstanding in various media throughout the industry.

Simple. Stable. Swift. The new memoQ 2014 released
Speed up your translation processes through project templates and workflow automation, localize images and import terminology from other tools and make your workflow easier with a dozens of productivity boosters.

Learn more about memoQ 2014 and give it a try (or upgrade) by clicking

Language Terminal: How to make the most out of the free toolset

Manage translation projects, network with your colleagues and work with Adobe InDesign files through Language Terminal.
This portal is open and free for everyone, not just for those who use memoQ.

Join us to learn how to make the most out of it!

Wordfast is the world's #1 provider of translation memory technology for any platform - Windows, Mac and Linux. Start saving time and money with the industry's most user-friendly and affordable TM software.

Save up to 35% when you buy via TGB at

(4) Survey on translation work and trends, can you provide your input?

A survey is currently running, on different aspects of a full-time language professionals' work. Your input on these questions will be appreciated. Results will be shared in the annual report on industry trends.

Buy Déjà Vu X3 Professional at 30% discount

To find out more about Déjà Vu X3 as well as tips and tricks for using it, get in touch with us at or visit

(5) Upcoming powwows: UK, Czech Republic, Ukraine, US, etc.

6: Cardiff, UK (5 members)
6: Hlinsko v Cechach, Czech Republic (30)
7: Kam'yanets'-Podils'kyi, Ukraine (8)
11: Los Angeles, US (7)
12: Odense, Denmark (46)
12: Toronto, Canada (1)
13: Ciudad de México, Mexico (18)
19: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (25)
26: Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation (3)
26: Toronto, Canada (1)
30: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (2)
30: Oporto, Portugal (1)

2: Glasgow, UK (6)
3: Tarragona, Spain (1)
3: Taranto, Italy (1)
4: Palma de Mallorca, Spain (15)
18: Bristol, UK (15)
18: Indianapolis, US (3)
25: Dusseldorf, Germany (47)

Full list of powwows (including those after Sep:

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Thank you for reading, and I hope to see you at the virtual events celebrating International Translation Day in September.


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