Business Beyond Words

Innovative approaches, trends, challenges, promotional strategies, networking, new technologies, commercialization, and so much more!

Marché Bonsecours
350-St-Paul Street East
Old Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 1H2

September 18th and 19th,2014
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Come share your thoughts with dynamic experts and engaging speakers

Roundtable Discussion
Inside the Corporate Linguistic Department

Representatives from allgokkasten.nl some of Canada’s largest corporations will discuss a wide variety of topics.

  • What's happening inside today’s corporate linguistic department?

  • What's on the corporate linguistic manager’s wish list? 

  • What quality control methods are used?

  • How do they balance speed vs quality?

  • How are supplier capabilities verified or tested?   

 Manulife Financial


 Royal Bank RBC


 Kraft Canada

 The Ottawa Hospital

 McDonald's Restaurants of Canada


Canapés & Networking Cocktail

''An event not to be missed!"


Engaging Sessions that Focus on Growth!

Two Tracks

Language Industry and Translation

Project Management - Earn PDUs!


Google and the World of Languages - Shibl Mourad (Google Canada)

Surpassing the Boundaries of Project and Change Management - Merling Sapene (Bombardier) - 1 PDU

Build Relationships with the 3W's and grow your business! - Donna Messer (ConnectUs) - 1 PDU

Translation Industry – Challenges and Opportunities - Donald Barabé (Vice Chair Ailia)

Cloud Fundamentals for Breakthrough Business Growth - Rob Salmon (OfficePort)

What Marketing Research Can do for You - Steve Letovsky (LBC Consulting)

Your Customers’ Perception of Quality - Baboo Kureemun (Perception Matters) - 1 PDU

Steps to CGSB Certification - David Huebel (Orion Assessment Services)

Standards - ISO, CGSB, and Interpretation: What's coming! - Maryse Benhoff (BG Communications), Lola Bendana (Multi-Languages) and Bettina Seitl (International Secretary, TC37/SC5)

How can LSPs win new business through technology? - Josef Kubovsky (Memsource)

MemoQ can speed up your translation processes! - Patricia Bown and Lexie Sabota (Kilgray Translation Technologies)

Translation + Interpretation + Management = Plunet BusinessManager! - Pascal Boivin (Plunet)

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Shibl Mourad

  Google Canada

Since joining Google in 2010, Shibl has helped grow the development team and expand the scope of the work executed in Montreal. As director of research and development Shibl oversees all the software development work and is responsible for maintaining links with the technology community in Montreal and Quebec.More...

Donna Messer

  Queen of Networking

Donna Messer is an author of more than 4,000 articles. She is a professional speaker that motivates and inspires her audience. She has addressed thousands on three continents. Her client base includes governments, education, industry and not for profit organizations. More...

Merling Sapene

  Bombardier Aerospace

Organizations today face a chasm between what they should be doing — aligning projects to their strategy — and what they are able to accomplish. Merling Sapene has over 20 years of experience in Change Management including items such as strategic analysis, performance management, along with the integration and effectiveness of people, processes, and technology. Ms. Sapene is also a published author of Best Practices in Change Management. More...

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AILIA's Annual General Meeting - Thursday September 18 - All Members

Exhibitor Hall

Looking for visibility and to connect with people who actually matter?

Your presence as an exhibitor or a sponsor at the Canadian Language Industry Showcase 2014 will give you an opportunity to interact with your existing clients and meet potential new clents from all sectors of the industry. All of the Showcase's networking activities will be held in the Exibition Hall, allowing maximum visibility for your products and services, and you will also have access to all the parallel sessions.

An opportunity not to be missed! The number of exhibit spaces is limited! Download the Exhibitor Form