Smartling Announces Global Ready Conference 2019

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Company returns to San Francisco and London for annual user conference

New York – February 6, 2019 – Smartling, the premier software and language translation services company that established the category Translation Cloud, today announces Global Ready Conference 2019, the company’s annual conference in San Francisco, California, and London, England.

Today’s leading brands are doing everything they can to maximize every touch point on the consumer journey by delivering content across many content types, from web to smart watches. Language translation is a critical part of making the global consumer experience possible; and, so, the theme of this year’s Global Ready Conference is “Move the world with words.”

“Delivering personalized, creative and in-language experiences is essential for competing in today’s global marketplace,” said Annette Obermeier, Sr. Director of Marketing at Smartling. “If your job touches the international consumer experience, this is the event of the year designed for you.” Obermeier expects the conference to grow by more than 30% from last year.

The full day Global Ready Conference features hands-on workshops led by industry veterans, keynotes by leaders representing globally recognized brands and ample networking opportunities. Developers, localization managers, marketers and executives who are responsible for global growth will walk away with practical skills and concepts that can be used to shape a company’s international business strategy.

“If you’re starting to translate for the first time, trying to optimize the end-user experience, or needing to scale beyond your existing footprint, Global Ready Conference can help you achieve these goals,” said Brian O’Reilly, Smartling’s VP of Sales. “For people leading businesses through one of these three key stages of global operations, this conference is absolutely essential.”

Global Ready Conference San Francisco is on May 16, 2019 at Bespoke, 845 Market Street. Tickets are on sale now at

Global Ready Conference London is on May 23, 2019 at Sofitel London St. James. Tickets are on sale now at

Sponsorship packages of Global Ready Conference in both locations are available. For more information, please contact Kathryn Laffey (

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About Smartling

Smartling Translation Cloud is the leading translation management platform and language services provider to localize content across devices and platforms. The company’s product offerings introduced the market to a data-driven approach to localization, which enables its customers to achieve higher quality translation at a lower total cost. Smartling is the platform of choice for hundreds of B2B and B2C brands, including InterContinental Hotels Group, GoPro, Shopify, Slack, and SurveyMonkey. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in Dublin and London. For more information, please visit

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