Translators Associations

Translators Associations

AP | PORTUGAL is proud of being an active members of several associations and our goal is to share our knowledge with all of our partners about the market reality of the Portuguese-speaking world, if they have interest in language services from and into European, Brazilian and Afro-European Portuguese.

European Language Industry Association

ELIA - European Language Industry Association - was the first European organization of translation, interpreting and localization companies. This non-profit UK-based organization is committed to representing the interests of its members within the European market and, also, to forging relations among members of different organizations. 

Association of Language Companies

ALC - Association of Language Companies - was established in 2002 in the USA and represents companies that provide translation, interpreting, localization and language training services. This association was created to provide its members with information and relevant tools in order to ensure that the company provides translation and interpreting services of higher quality, generates more sales and increases revenue. 

Association of Translation Companies

ATC - Association of Translation Companies - was established in 1976 and is one of the oldest associations of translation companies in the world. The members of this association are governed by a strict professional code of conduct. This British association is a founding member of EUATC. 

Logo ATA - American Translators Association

ATA - American Translators Association - founded in 1959, is one of the largest associations of translators and interpreters in the United States. AP | PORTUGAL is the member number 247079, since 2007.

LEXIS - International Community of Language Service Providers

LEXIS - International Community of Language Service Providers - is an international active community that brings together a wide range of language service professionals: translators, subtitlers, copywriters and voice-over artists. LEXIS aims to help the market to distinguish the best professionals and create real business opportunities between LEXIS professionals and anyone requiring language services.


EUATC - European Union of Associations of Translation Companies - is an umbrella organisation for national associations of translation companies throughout Europe, without being limited to the EU. Among other things, the EUATC provides a united voice for translation companies.