A representative of translation companies’ interests in their professional and business field and a legal forum for establishing and promoting the quality standards found in high-quality translation companies in the EU. A discussion partner for clients in understanding the market, the recognition of differences in offers, and understanding and recognising the elements and diversity of translation services from the simplest forms of translation of a document to more demanding multi-language projects which require substantial financial, technical and human resources.
PSD is a co-founder of the SATC.
The SFPO is a non-profit NGO established on the basis of an initiative of civil society to achieve internationally comparable competitiveness and excellence. The Slovenian Foundation for Business Excellence is a centre of knowledge and activities which promote and develop the principles of quality and excellence in all spheres of life. The SFPO organises various seminars, exchanges of experience and other activities.
ATA is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters. Its 11,000 members in more than 90 countries include translators, interpreters, teachers, project managers, web and software developers, language company owners, hospitals, universities, and government agencies.
Association membership is available to individuals (Active, Corresponding, Associate, Student) and organisations (Corporate, Institutional).
BNI (Business Network International) is the largest organisation for business networking in the world. It enables its members to share ideas and contacts, and to acquire new business referrals.
Over 6,800 BNI groups have been established around the world, which include over 169,000 companies. In 2013, BNI members exchanged more than 13 million business referrals and generated over USD 6.5 billion.
Over 350 companies are members of BNI in Slovenia, generating over EUR 5 million through business contacts obtained in BNI in the last 12 months.
Its main mission is to represent members’ interests and connect members, develop and enhance the competitive advantage of business consulting, promote excellence in the branch and accelerate its development, and to exchange knowledge, ideas and good advisory practice.
ELIA is the only European association of translators, interpreters and localisation companies. The association was established as a forum where companies and individuals exchange experience and promote the development and creation of good business relations between various translation companies.
European Union of Associations of Translation Companies
EUATC is European union of translation companies, of which PSD is a member since 2008. The objectives of EUATC are promotion of the highest standards of quality and business practice among national member associations and providing a strong, united voice for companies operating in the language industry when addressing governmental and non-governmental institutions in Europe and the rest of the world.