Members and Partners of the ATC form a network of language industry professionals, and there are plenty of opportunities to learn, share ideas and contribute to industry development.
Language Industry Summit and Networking Events
The highlight of the ATC’s social calendar is the Language Industry Summit, our annual conference taking place in late September. The Summit brings together UK and overseas language service companies, service and technology providers, prominent and inspiring speakers, and the ATC’s stakeholders for networking, learning and development.
The ATC also organises networking events across the country on topical issues. Come along and meet the Council and fellow industry professionals!
The Language Industry Survey
The ATC’s Language Industry Survey forms an on-going research base of key data about the translation and interpreting market in the United Kingdom.
By contributing to the research, you will be able to benchmark your company’s performance, compare your pricing, profitability and margins to those of other companies, and get an overview of the technology trends current in the industry.
The ATC is the elected leadership body that governs and directs the ATC. The ATC’s Council is made up of Accredited Member representatives and Co-opted Council Members. Open Council Memberships are promoted when they become vacant. Meet the current Council here.
The ATC lobbies on behalf of its members’ interests at government level to ensure a sustainable future for language services in the UK. Get in touch and get involved if you feel passionate about making a change!
Associate Members demonstrate commitment to fair business practices through compliance to the ATC’s Code of Professional Conduct.
Apply as Associate Member via the Apply for Membership tab.
- The company outsources language services
- At least 65% of the company’s turnover is from language services (e.g. translation, interpreting)
- Company accepts to comply with the ATC’s Code of Professional Conduct
|Latest Annual Turnover||Fee|
|Up to £150,000||£350 + VAT|
|£150,001 – £500,000||£550 + VAT|
|£500,001 – £1,500,000||£750 + VAT|
|More than £1,500,000||£1,000 + VAT|
Associate Members may upgrade their membership to Accredited at any time, subject to compliance with the Accredited Member criteria, and an administration fee of £150.
Thank you for your interest in joining the ATC!
Please review the eligibility criteria in the Eligibility and Criteria tab before submitting your application.
When you are ready to begin the membership process, fill in the form below to register your account and pay the membership fee for the relevant turnover category. As well as the membership fee, there is a non-refundable £50 administration fee.
Once your membership application and fee has been received, our Secretary will be in touch with you via email to complete the membership process and welcome you to the ATC.
Please note: All documents must be in English. You will not be able to submit your application until all the required documents have been uploaded.