The Calliope network is the Global Network of Consultant Interpreters of the AIIC. Calliope Consultant Interpreters have covered the Barcelona Olympics, G20 Summits, European Union Presidencies. Calliope provides interpreting services for more than 800 conferences each year, in more than 30 languages, in dozens of countries around the world.
ELIT Language Services is the sole member of Calliope in Greece and neighbouring countries.
International Association of Conference Interpreters
The AIIC is the only International Association of Conference Interpreters. It was founded in 1953, with headquarters in Geneva. Its 3,000 members represent the world’s top-notch Conference Interpreters. The AIIC is the guardian of quality in interpreting and is recognised as the official “voice” of International Organizations.
ELIT’s international network of interpreters consists of AIIC interpreters accredited by the interpretation services of the European Commission and the European Parliament.
European Language Industry Association
The most prominent European association in the field of language services. It oversees compliance with a code of ethics and establishes quality standards for translation companies.
ELIT Language Services participates in ELIA in order to be able to monitor international developments, exchange good practices in translation, and contribute to progress in the industry.
Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)
A non-profit association, based in Athens, whose purpose is to represent Greek legal persons/companies and industries, and to defend their interests, mainly on a national level, but also internationally.
ELIT Language Services is the first company in the field of language services to become a member of SEV and is the field’s sole representative in the Federation.
Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE)
An association of tourism enterprises characterised by high-quality service and comprising an organisation that voices and actively represents its members’ positions. Since its creation in 1991, SETE has actively supported and promoted the positions of the Greek tourism sector, both domestically and internationally.
As the sole member of SETE in the field of language services, ELIT supports all the companies of the Association in their efforts to showcase Greece as a prime tourist destination.
Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers
The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers is the official “voice” of the State in matters related to business and conference tourism.
ELIT Language Services was the first company in the field of language services to become a member of HAPCO and cooperates regularly with the majority of its members.