SBS: The Importance of Language Services

September is National Translation Month. Come learn why translation serivces are a vital offering for your business.

DATE: September 27, 2022

TIME: noon - 1pm

COST: FREE to all



What is the Small Business Series?

We're glad you asked! The Lancaster Chamber launched the new Small Business Series in 2021! We have hosted sessions focused on equipping small businesses with the resources they need to succeed.  While this is called the Small Business Series it's not just for small businesses. We encourage anyone to participate, no matter the size of your business. 

September Session - The Importance of Translation Services

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What companies need to know about language services


Languages are a vital component of an increasingly connected world. Professional spoken and written language services can make the difference between a successful project and a total disaster. In this webinar we will explore the outlook for language needs in the U.S., discussing the different services offered by professional linguists and how this impacts access for people with limited English proficiency (LEP).

We will also explore the practical applications of language services for various industries, such as law, the financial sector, healthcare, and advertising. Finally, we will discuss where you can find providers, choosing the right one, and tips for working with a language services provider so that even businesses that don’t currently require language services will be prepared for a successful experience when the need arises.


- Learn about the present and future outlook for language needs in the U.S.

- Explore practical uses of translation and interpreting in various professions

- Discuss how to search for, choose, and work with a language services provider

Meet the Presenter:

Certified translator Jamie Hartz has been self-employed as a Spanish to English linguist since 2013 and is the owner of Tilde Language Services in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She completed a Master of Arts in Translation at Kent State University while working as a project manager at a translation and logistics services company. Jamie serves on the American Translators Association Board of Directors (2019-2022) and as chair of ATA’s Public Relations Committee.


9/27/2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time

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