memoQfest, one of the most influential language industry events, was held 29-31 May 2019 in Budapest. More than 250 attendees from 41 countries were welcomed to the event, which had the theme ‘Going Global by Staying Ahead.’
Inspirational keynote presentations were delivered by Jost Zetzsche: The Age of Artificial Intelligence and Doug Lawrence: How to break the 6M-followers barrier and how trends in social media impact the language industry.
The 11th memoQfest started with a pre-conference day that featured 20 memoQ master class topics and several workshops delivered by the memoQ team and external memoQ experts Angelika Zerfass (zaac), Angela Starkmann (Language and Letters), and Miklos Urban (RWS Moravia). Doug Lawrence held a daylong sales workshop.
“memoQfest is one of my highlights of the year. I attend this extremely well-organized tech conference to keep up-to-date and get inspired. Last but not least, it’s a great place to network.” – Lone Beheshty, Comunica Translations
The main conference days offered participants more than 30 sessions targeted to audiences ranging from novice to advanced industry professionals. Among the topics covered were some of the latest industry developments, new memoQ features, integration showcases, and sessions on using memoQ’s powerful functionalities to help you get the most out of it.
“I attended memoQfest 2019 for the first time and was just amazed at how the organizers go the extra mile. They think of everything: venues, program, speakers, time management, coordination, food particularities, networking opportunities and much more.” – Marija Sperlich, EnssnerZeitgest Translations GmbH
memoQfest has been the ultimate meeting point for various players in the translation industry since 2009. It has become one of the leading language industry events thanks to the quality of the sessions, valuable networking opportunities, and a growing number of international attendees.
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