The Belgium-Japan Association and Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organisation that promotes business and cultural relations between Belgium, Europe and Japan. It pursues the following objectives: promoting Belgian export and investment in Japan, encouraging Japanese investment in Belgium & promoting free trade and fair competition. The BJA offers a unique combination of business and cultural events to its 450 Belgian, European and Japanese members. Yamagata is an active member of the editorial team. CEO Geert Benoit has co-edited the book "Export to Japan: 20 Belgian success stories".
The Globalization and Localization Association is a fully representative, non-profit, international industry association for the translation, internationalization, localization, and globalization industry. The association gives members a common forum to discuss issues, create innovative solutions, promote the industry, and present a joint - and more powerful - voice within the industry and to the outside community.
The Translation Automation User Society is a networking community for users and providers of translation and localization technologies and services. The ambition to automate translation more than what until now seemed humanly possible is what brings companies and institutions together in TAUS. TAUS focuses on the whole spectrum of authoring, translation and globalization processes and technologies.
META, the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance, brings together researchers, commercial technology providers, private and corporate language technology users, language professionals and other information society stakeholders. META will prepare an ambitious, joint international effort towards furthering Language Technology as a means towards realising the vision of a Europe united as one single digital market and information space.
The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce is a private institution. It promotes economic, commercial and scientific relations between Flanders and the People's Republic of China (PRC). The FCCC assists Flemish companies in doing business with China and supports Chinese companies wishing to invest in Flanders. The FCCC is a lobby organisation acting with the authorities in Flanders, Belgium and the European Union, as well as with official authorities in the People's Republic of China.
Flanders' Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the Flemish Chamber of Commerce and aims at stimulating economic activity and intends to create an optimal framework for successful enterprises. Voka contributes to supporting the economic development of our region by lobbying, networking and offering specific services to businesses. The Voka alliance unites more than 16,000 businesses from all sectors within the Flemish region.
The Society For Technical Communication is an individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication. Its 18,000 members include technical writers and editors, content developers, documentation specialists, technical illustrators, instructional designers, academics, information architects, usability and human factors professionals, visual designers, Web designers and developers, and translators - anyone whose work makes technical information available to those who need it.
The Tool Kit
This biweekly newsletter contains current and translation-specific information on operating systems, office suites, computer-assisted translation tools, utilities, desktop publishing applications, and more. It is the perfect information source for people in the translation industry who want to get more out of their computers.
The European Language Industry Association is committed to representing the best interests of translation, interpretation and localization companies active in Europe by providing a forum for exchange, fostering the development of business relationships with fellow-members and other related international organizations, and promoting the concept of ethics and quality standards throughout the industry.
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