SOURCE: Akorbi Language Consulting

translation services, language translation, localization, legal translation

August 31, 2010 06:00 ET

Akorbi Founders Deliver Address at Metroplex Interpreter & Translator Association General Meeting

Entrepreneurs Claudia and Azam Mirza Share Thoughts and Insight on Translation Services Industry

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - August 31, 2010) - Akorbi Language Consulting's co-founders, CEO Claudia Mirza and president Azam Mirza, recently delivered a presentation at the general meeting of the Metroplex Interpreter & Translator Association (MITA) based in Dallas. MITA is an organization committed to expanding professional development for translators around the world. 

"MITA is an important organization that is fundamental to the ongoing improvement of the localization and translation services industry," said Azam Mirza. "The opportunity to share the latest thinking and introduce the Akorbi team philosophy was a tremendous honor. As Akorbi continues to expand market share, we look forward to increasing our contribution to the mission of MITA."

The Mirzas' presentation encompassed essential best practices necessary to be a successful translation services provider. Specific topics focused on the importance of subject matter expertise and pricing of services. In addition, emerging technologies coupled with the significance of the human element in the translation process were also discussed. 

"Azam's and Claudia's experience and contribution to the translation services field is quite unique and impressive," said Norma Pace, president of MITA. "Their insightful presentation was both informative and enlightening for our membership. It is clear that they are industry thought leaders that can help other professionals cultivate their career to reach its full potential." 

Established in Dallas in 2002, Akorbi specializes in localization and language translation services for languages including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, German, Portuguese and Spanish, in addition to 170 other languages. The company's international client base spans a variety of industries including insurance, healthcare, legal, technology, government and academia. Clients include the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Aetna, and Iowa State University among others. 

About Akorbi:
Akorbi is an ISO 9001, 8a and WBE Certified language service provider offering business solutions in over 170 languages. Headquartered in Dallas, with additional offices in Houston, San Luis Potosi, Hyderabad and Buenos Aires, Akorbi offers a full range of language, localization and global marketing solutions including document translation, multilingual desktop publishing, project management, content management, website design, software testing and engineering, voiceover, interpretation, over the phone interpretation, language training and staffing to the private and public sector in verticals including: medical, insurance, technology, government and legal translation. For more information, visit

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