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How to Avoid Misinformation: Cross-Border Strategies PR Pros Should be Thinking About

November 20, 2020

If you’re looking for something to share with prospective clients about the importance of hiring a professional translator or interpreter, check out this article about marketing to international audiences by ATA PR Writers Group Member Matt Baird!

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ATA Professional Development for Everyone

Quality professional development is an invaluable benefit of your ATA membership. Make sure to take advantage of all your options to keep learning!

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Should I Market My Translation or Interpreting Services on Social Media?

November/December 2020 Issue

Translators and interpreters raise this question pretty frequently. But here’s the thing. If you’re planning to market your business on social media, keep in mind that it’s a long-term strategy. The more you show up and the more authentically you engage, the more you’ll get out of the social media platform(s) you choose for your business.

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Language for the Good of All: ATA Members Make a Difference in the National Language Service Corps

November/December 2020 Issue

Volunteers for the National Language Service Corps (NLSC), a U.S. Department of Defense program authorized by Congress, provide linguistic expertise and cultural competencies across the entire federal government. Learn what three ATA members have to say about their experiences working with NLSC and why you should consider signing up.

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ATA Introduces Six New Awards at ATA61!

November/December 2020 Issue

Attendees at ATA’s 61st Annual Conference came together virtually for a special awards presentation to recognize colleagues for their contributions to the Association and the translation and interpreting professions. ATA introduced six new ATA awards this year—Advocacy, Dynamo, Impact, Innovation, Mentoring, and Rising Star. Read on to find out who was honored!

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Six Remote Simultaneous Interpreting Platforms and Zoom

November/December 2020 Issue

Remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI) is the new reality. So, what are some of the RSI platforms out there and what features do they offer? What are the technical requirements to support these platforms on your workstation? Let’s get a better idea of what to look for in terms of functionality by comparing some of the more popular platforms on the market.

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State of the Association

November/December 2020 Issue

2020 has certainly been a unique and challenging year for ATA, as it has been for all of us. The Association, or should I say the hundreds of volunteer members and ATA Headquarters staff, have demonstrated a degree of resilience and fortitude in the face of an unprecedented global health and economic crisis of which […]

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ATA61: A Team Effort

November/December 2020 Issue

We did it! We reached the tail end of what’s turned out to be quite a year, and we had a very successful virtual Annual Conference. While I never expected to organize a fully virtual conference, it was truly a pleasure to take on this challenge on behalf of our members. Thanks to the more […]

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Conference Wrap-Up

November/December 2020 Issue

We did it! Thanks to the more than 1,500 participants, presenters, and volunteers who made ATA’s 61st Annual Conference a reality. Of particular note and thanks, ATA President-Elect and Conference Organizer Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo put in hundreds of hours in shaping the conference—from selecting sessions to finding volunteers to managing egos. (Anytime you have this […]

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