We are ISO 23155:2022 certified!

ELIT Language Services is probably the 1st Conference interpreting services provider in the EU certified under the new International Standard ISO 23155:2022 on Conference Interpreting Services. ELIT’s new certification confirms the company’s prominent place among CISPs in the EU market, along with its leading role in the Greek conference interpreting and language services market.

ISO 23155:2022 – The New International Standard for Conference Interpreting Services

Haris Ghinos, CEO of ELIT Language Services, elected Vice President of the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC)

Haris Ghinos, CEO of ELIT Language Services, was elected Vice President and member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Conference Interpreters for 2021.

The NATO Parliamentary Assembly goes online

The 66th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, 18-23 November 2020, was the first online meeting in the history of the assembly. All meetings over six days, in up to seven languages, were held on KUDO,

An international conference without English? It happens!

An online multilingual conference, with a twist

You’ve only got one chance to make a good first impression!

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International Translation Day 2020 (Quiz)

So, all the best to those who, as Paul Auster says “… are the often forgotten instruments that make it possible for different cultures to talk to one another, who have enabled us to understand that we all, from every part of the world, live in one world”.

Value Added Services for Online Meetings from the AIHub

AIHub, the Athens Interpreting Hub by ELIT Language Services, is the one-stop-shop for online conferences

ELIT Language Services awarded contract by CdT

ELIT Language Services has entered into a prestigious new partnership, to provide subtitling services to the Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union (CdT).

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From Nuremberg to Distance Interpreting Hubs

Haris Ghinos, AIIC Consultant interpreter and Managing partner of ELIT Language Services, presented a comprehensive overview of the emerging Distance Interpreting landscape to the members of AIIC’s United Kingdom and Ireland Region on 29 May 2020. 

ISO 20771:2020 Legal translation

ELIT Language Services is the first Greek company to receive ISO 20771 certification for legal translation services

Medical conference interpreting

Medical conference interpreting is a very demanding intellectual process that can’t be handled by interpreters who do not have special training. 

Medical Translation Challenges

Medical translation involves very complex terminology that must be translated accurately at all times, so it’s easy to see that the slightest misunderstanding can seriously impact the end result.

ELIT & JCI accreditation

Two of Greece’s largest private hospitals chose ELIT Language Services to provide interpretation services for elite JCI accreditation

Interpreting and CO2

ELIT Language Services and Calliope Interpreters measure for the first time the effects of interpreting on the environment.

ELIT at the Acropolis Museum

ELIT Language Services was selected to provide interpreting services for Professor Allison Glazebrook’s speech at the Acropolis Museum on Thursday, 14 March 2019.

ELIT at the Greek Barista Championship

For the second consecutive year, ELIT Language Services was present at the HORECA Greek Barista Panhellenic Championship, as a competitor selected ELIT to provide interpreting services at the finals.

1st Remote Interpreting Studio

ELIT Language Services announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with US based KUDO on 19 February 2019, in Athens, for the creation of the first Remote Interpreting Studio in Greece.

ELIT in Oxford and London

ELIT Language Services was present at the annual General Meeting of Calliope Interpreters, the worldwide network of AIIC consultant interpreters

2018 a record year for ELIT

ELIT Language Services and Calliope Interpreters, the worldwide network of AIIC Consultant Interpreters, bids farewell to 2018 having yet again performed outstandingly

ELIT at work for UNHCR

ELIT Language Services at work for the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

ELIT in Romania for the first time

ELIT was awarded the conference interpreting services contract for the medical conference “Oncology Patient Advocacy Group Forum”

ELIT at Amway's big celebration

ELIT Language Services on the world's largest cruise ship for Amway's big celebration

ELIT at the VISA Security Summit 2019

ELIT Language Services covered the conference interpreting needs of the CEMEA Security Summit 2019, a member of the Visa Global Security Summit

The reliable choice of EESC

Once again, the European Economic and Social Committee chose ELIT Language Services to provide interpreting services

Ιnternational network keeps growing!

The ELIT Language Services international network keeps growing:
Calliope Interpreters worldwide welcomes sign language interpreting

International recognition for ELIT Language Services at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

International recognition for ELIT Language Services at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

"Drive safely"

Reminder from ELIT Language Services in all languages: "Drive safely"!

ELIT a long-standing supporter of SEV

ELIT Language Services was the interpreting services supporter of the Annual Ordinary General Meeting of the Members of SEV.

Committee of the Regions of the EU

European distinction: The 10-language conference of the Committee of the Regions of the EU goes to ELIT Language Services

Winter Skiing at Costa Navarino

ELIT Language Services provided all interpretation services for the 51st International Ski Congress which took place at Costa Navarino

Simplifying linguistic communication

Simplifying the business environment in Greece, simplifying linguistic communication

ELIT Language Services and Aegean Airlines

ELIT interpreters were available for the leadership of Aegean, top Airbus executives, and the distinguished guests.

Translation service provider for the Court of Justice of the EU

ELIT signed a contract for the provision of translation services to the Court of Justice of the European Union - perhaps the most demanding EU institution in the field of translation - confirming once again that we are among the sector's most trusted companies in Europe.

Non-binary Interpreting…

Jason-Antigone Dane spoke of the importance of choosing to use the neutral article in a society that is familiar with and only recognizes male and female. For these reasons, (it) Jason-Antigone Danes’ speech represented a (literally) unprecedented challenge for interpreters due to the particularities with regard to the linguistic use of gender.

ELIT at Oriflame’s 50th birthday

ELIT Language Services + Oriflame = 2 cruise ships, 19 languages, 63 countries, 5,900 conference attendees!

Summit of 7 EU Mediterranean Countries 2016

At the Summit of the seven Mediterranean countries of the European Union (EUMed) held in Athens in September 2016, the Prime Minister of Greece and his European counterparts spoke and listened, each in their native language.

11th Balkan Summit of the Chiefs of National Defence Staffs

The 11th Balkan Countries CHODs Conference, on “Geopolitical Stability in South-East Europe - Energy Routes” drew to a close on Wednesday 10 May 2017, in Athens, with the participation of the Chiefs of Defence of Greece, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, FYROM, Romania, Serbia, and Turkey.

Greek Presidency of the EU Council 2014

LIT Language Services was the natural choice, as we are the sole provider of interpreting services in Greece that possesses the necessary credentials, an efficient organizational infrastructure and, chiefly, the expertise that high-level international multilingual conferences demand.

United Nations Environment Programme

For two consecutive years, ELIT Language Services has provided its services to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) for its international conferences in Athens.

Barack Obama’s State Visit to Athens

ELIT Language Services’ chief interpreter interpreted President Barack Obama