Localization World Asia leg to be held in Bangkok, Thailand – The Land of Smiles

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Bangkok-based EQHO Communications, a leading provider of Southeast Asian localization services announces Localization World Bangkok 2014.

Bangkok - Localization World 2014

Bangkok - Localization World 2014

What better way to demonstrate our support than to sponsor the Bangkok event. Needless to say we are offering our full assistance to Localization World to ensure that their Bangkok event is very Thai and naturally very special!

Localization industry professionals from over 40 countries will descend on Bangkok, Thailand for Localization World which takes place from 24th to 26th February 2014, at the Millennium Hilton Hotel on the beautiful Chao Phraya River. International product and marketing executives from all sectors will convene to expand their industry knowledge, network with fellow professionals and meet language and technology providers.

The acclaimed industry event helps companies succeed globally, focusing on best business practices, marketing, global websites, translation and localization services.

‘Disruptive Innovations’
Localization World Bangkok will explore the challenges that technology innovation brings to the localization industry.

Where does localization fit in to this?

  •     How does disruptive innovation change the role of translators and localization companies, and how they do business?
  •     How do localization companies manage clients that have adapted their production processes?
  •     How can everyone take advantage of innovative technologies and processes in order to succeed in new markets?

These are questions that will be addressed in the event’s 6 tracks.

6 tracks
A variety of presentations and panel discussions will take place at the event. Events will feature 6 tracks – click to see the Localization World Bangkok tracks: Advanced Localization Management, Global Business, Global Web, LSP Track, Localization Core Competencies, Technology.

Sponsorship and Assistance
Steven Bussey, EQHO’s VP of Global Marketing commented, “EQHO has become an active supporter of the Asian localization industry, and we aim to promote Bangkok as a hub for localization. This is the second Asia event, the first being held in April 2013 in Singapore and that was a great success! We hope one day the Asian events will match the size and scale of Localization World’s ‘flagship’ event, Localization World Silicon Valley, this year to be held in Santa Clara and the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara on October 11th and 12th, which we will also be attending.”

Steven continued, “Though we are very much an international organization with Swedish ownership, and offices in Bangkok, Laos, US, Australia and Europe, our roots are very much here in Thailand. We are a Thailand-registered company with a 90 person production center located in central Bangkok, so we thought, what better way to demonstrate our support than to sponsor the Bangkok event. Needless to say we are offering our full assistance to Localization World to ensure that their Bangkok event is very Thai and naturally very special!”

EQHO’s expansions
EQHO recently expanded in Asia with a new production office opening in Vientiane, Lao PDR, and expanded its sales coverage, with the formation of EQHO International, which has sales representation in Sydney and Los Angeles. EQHO International is aimed at assisting oversees companies looking to expand in the Asia region.

About EQHO
EQHO Communications Ltd is a key Asian language supplier, specializing in Southeast Asian languages, and emerging Asian markets. As one of the largest independent Southeast Asian vendors, they provide multilingual voice-over and multimedia localization services to many of the Top 50 localization companies, plus a number of strategic Asia, Europe and US based customers.

Recently listed in the Top 30 Asian vendors by the Common Sense Advisory, EQHO has experienced significant growth for the past 3 years, averaging 31% annually. With headquarters in Bangkok, they are actively involved in many community-based localization initiatives including classes conducted at Chulalongkorn University and the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTTC). The company sponsors Translators without Borders, supports The Media Alliance and assists other NGO’s.

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