FIT2017 organisers encourage exhibitors to spread the word and invite valued clients and guests to attend the Congress. All exhibitors are listed on the FIT2017 website and in the official Program.
2M Language Services (2M) is one of Australia's leading language service providers. Established in 1999 as Multimedia Languages & Marketing, the company rebranded in 2011 to 2M. Our experienced team works with corporates as well as start-ups and government to assist them to increase their national and global reach and market share, reduce health & security risks, comply with safety obligations and help them meet their KPIs and grow.
2M will have a exhibitor booth and is looking forward to catching up with many of their translator colleagues, put a face to a name and meet new potential translator colleagues.
Able Australia is a leading not-for-profit organisation, supporting people living with multiple disabilities, including deafblindness and those in need of community support. From its humble beginnings in 1967, Able Australia has grown into a diverse and dynamic organisation and today supports more than 4000 people around the country.
Beijing Besteasy Translation Services Co. was originally founded in 1996, Besteasy (Beijing) Translations Corporation (“Besteasy” or “the Company”, stock code: 870633), an honorary member of the American Translators Association (ATA), has been certified by the ISO9001 Quality Management Systems. Besteasy has been globally recognized for its achievements in delivering top-notch translation services over the past two decades, becoming the first Chinese translation agency to gain worldwide recognition by peers.
Besteasy currently has five core brands, i.e. Besteasy Translation, Besteasy Media, Besteasy Convention, Besteasy Innovation Center and BESTEASY.
Besteasy has a team of leading experts who provide reliable and trustworthy translation and interpretation services for customers mainly in filmmaking and media, power and energy, finance and law.
Congress Rental is a specialist company that focuses intently on the Congress and Conference markets. By offering just Simultaneous Interpretation (SI) equipment, Conference Microphones, Voting / Audience Response, Silent Auction and Event Apps, we don’t compete with our Audio Visual (AV) partners. This strategy also allows customers to choose their preferred AV provider alongside our solutions. Our specialisation in these limited markets also means that we have a high degree of expertise.
We provide high quality, modern equipment using fully trained, reliable technicians, to deliver the highest quality services to our customers.Our recent major successes include the provision of conference microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, dome camera video integration with microphones and software control for G20 Leaders meeting in Brisbane in November 2015, EU leaders meeting Asian Leaders in Laos in 2013, APEC 2007 in Sydney in October 2007, USA President Barack Obama hosting an Asia Leaders Climate meeting during APEC in Singapore in 2009. Check our Portfolio section for more detailed information on these and many other events. The Congress Rental team have been providing simultaneous interpretation rental services in Australia for more than 40 years. In 2000, Philips Electronics sold the Simultaneous Interpretation business to Jeremy Ducklin. In 2004 Bosch bought Philips Electronics and are now the main equipment supplier to Congress Rental.dit.
Global Tone Communication Technology (GTCOM), is a leading language service and technology provider, delivers a full range of language solutions to companies and individuals worldwide by utilizing the cloud computing and language big data. Thanks to the best trained team of translators and interpreters, to billions of multilingual translation corpus accumulated during more than 40 years, especially to the YeeCloud™ - an innovating ecosystem of language services, GTCOM has become a world-level language service and technology provider who can help you to approach the success.
Established in 1863, the ICRC operates worldwide, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We are based in Geneva, Switzerland, and employ some 16,000 people in more than 80 countries. The ICRC is funded mainly by voluntary donations from governments and from national Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
'Providing premium language services in NSW and beyond for over 30 years'.
We promote community harmony and social cohesion. We are the lead agency for implementing the policy and legislative framework to support multicultural principles in NSW.
Multicultural NSW acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land and the waterways of this state. We pay respect to the elders past, present and future of all Aboriginal nations. As Australia’s first people, they have an important role to play in shaping the identity of our state.
ONCALL Interpreters & Translators is a world leader in quality interpreting and translation services. With an outstanding reputation for excellence and integrity, ONCALL offers a full range of services for public and private sector clients. Established in 1984, ONCALL manages a comprehensive panel of over 4,500 qualified interpreters and translators in all languages and disciplines.
ONCALL has an unparalleled global presence with offices in eight cities on three continents and has access to some of the best interpreters and translators in the world.
SDL Language Solutions offers innovative market-leading translation software to the entire translation supply chain, including freelance translators, language service providers, corporate language departments and academic institutions. SDL Language Solutions is dedicated to supporting and developing translation productivity software and services, such as the industry-renowned SDL Trados Studio, and has supplied over 250,000 product licenses, hundreds of server installations and billions of translated words to the industry.
TAFE SA is South Australia’s largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider.
More than one million students have studied with us since we were established in 1971. Each year, we deliver more than 1,300 courses to over 70,000 students right across South Australia. Our courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of our students.
TAFE SA language courses can help students who are fluent in more than one language pursue a career in interpreting and translating. Interpreters are in demand in community services, health, education, employment, law, immigration and citizenship. Translating courses provide advanced training in a range of settings, including in business, technical, health and marketing.
Interpreting course are available in languages including Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Japanese and German.
Or you can learn to read, write and speak another language with a TAFE SA language course. Our courses have a vocational focus and many students learn a language in conjunction with another course or employment.
The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is an interpreting service provided by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection for people who do not speak English and for agencies and businesses that need to communicate with their non-English speaking clients.
TIS National has:
more than 40 years experience in the interpreting industry
access to over 2500 contracted interpreters across Australia
access to interpreters speaking more than 160 languages.
Immediate phone interpreting.
ATIS automated voice-prompted immediate phone interpreting.
Pre-booked phone interpreting.
Illegal Maritime Arrival (IMA) interpreting.
The TIS National immediate phone interpreting service is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year for the cost of a local call for any person or organisation in Australia who needs an interpreter.
The TransPerfect Global Group is a diversified family of companies that specialize in a wide variety of professional services and technologies.
Founded in 1992 in New York by Liz Elting and Phil Shawe, the TransPerfect Global Group is a privately held family of companies with global headquarters in New York City. The company is supported by 4,000 employees in over 90 cities around the world.
Wordfast LLC is a private company based in the USA. The company develops Wordfast and provides related services. Wordfast's architect is Yves Champollion. Wordfast is adhocratic in its structure and in its approach to developing new solutions.
The first version of Wordfast was developed in 1999. At that time, there were only a few TM software packages available, at steep prices. The initial idea was to develop a power-to-the people TM package at an affordable price.
UNSW Sydney is a world leader in translation and interpreting research and education. Their staff are internationally renowned researchers, educators and practitioners who incorporate their practical experience as well as the latest research results to their teaching. With state of the art interpreting equipment and the latest translation technologies, the graduates are well equipped to be competitive in the market. UNSW Sydney also has agreements with international and national organisations which provide internships, mentoring and other professional opportunities. As an AUSIT affiliate, UNSW's direct links with today’s professionals ensure our training is relevant. The programs are also approved by the National Accreditation Authority (NAATI). If you are interested in becoming a well rounded professional, study at UNSW to become an interpreter, translator or both!
The School of Languages and Cultures is vibrant and world-class. Language and communication go to the heart of what it is to be a human being. It’s of relevance to all of us, no matter what our area of interest.
Indeed, in a world where relations between people at all levels of interaction remain fraught, where people are marginalised through the loss of languages, and as technologies offer means of communication that can enable new connections yet simultaneously potentially exhaust us, it is clear we have some way to go to better understand others and ourselves. The study of languages and cultures is an important piece of that puzzle.
Our internationally recognised translation and interpreting Masters coursework programs equip our students with the necessary knowledge, tools and foundations for future employment as interpreters and / or translators. In the face of unprecedented change and uncertainty at local and global levels, organisations require graduates who can think critically and react positively to changes. Students with postgraduate qualifications are ideally positioned to meet this challenge, with their ability to think independently, reason logically, and communicate clearly.
The Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT) is the national association for the translating and interpreting profession. Our members adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and follow continuous professional development.
This gives you the opportunity to choose from a pool of experienced and qualified translators and interpreters. AUSIT is committed to providing a forum for exchange, fostering the development of professional relationships with fellow translators & interpreters, agencies and language service users, government departments, tertiary institutions and other industry stakeholders, and promoting ethics and quality standards through the industry. AUSIT holds events and training workshops throughout the year to provide members the best opportunities to grow as translators & interpreters. This includes two signature events - the AUSIT National Biennial Conference and the AUSIT Excellence Awards.
Brisbane Tourism is part of the Brisbane City Council, and are the hosting city of the Congress. They will have a stand where delegates are welcome to book tours and obtain information. Please visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au to find out more about the great attractions this city offers.