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CETRA Recap of ATA60 Conference

CETRA attended the American Translators Association (ATA) conference in October this year, which was held in Palm Springs, CA.  It was the 60th anniversary of the annual conference.  Jiri Stejskal, CEO, and Dominika Weston, Global Resources Manager, from CETRA participated in several events and activities at ATA60. There were nearly 1,400 attendees at this year’s […]

Celebrating International Translation Day 2019

Happy International Translation Day 2019! On September 30 each year, we say thank you to all of the talented and dedicated translators and interpreters worldwide for your hard work and dedication to the language industry. This year we are also continuing our year-long activities to recognize that 2019 is The International Year of Indigenous Languages. […]

CETRA Celebrates National One Hit Wonder Day

We love music here at CETRA, and we decided to celebrate National One Hit Wonder Day in our own way.  Celebrated on September 25, National One Hit Wonder Day typically recognizes a single song or artists that have one major hit.  (We love you Vanilla Ice!) We decided to apply this day to words and […]

Volunteering at the Olympic Games

The Summer 2020 Olympic Games are being held in Tokyo, and the many volunteer interpreters are already getting prepared to work with athletes, visitors and many other attendees.  Their preparations were recently featured by the USA Today. The article was well received by our William Gao, who is one of CETRA’s Project Managers.  William was […]

CETRA Offices in Europe, US Open During Mid-Autumn Festival

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 from CETRA to all of our clients, linguists, family and friends across Asia and worldwide. While our office in Korea will be closed 9/12-9/13, our offices in Ireland and the US can help meet your language needs. Please contact us at or request a quote during the holiday! The Mid-Autumn […]

Jæja! CETRA Hits the Road

Staff from CETRA’s various departments traveled to locations far and wide this summer.  During their free time they kept an eye out for funny or interesting sights about the local language.  Following are highlights from their recent travels: Iceland Jiri Stejskal, CEO, and Molly Stejskal, Vice President, traveled to Reykjavik, Iceland in August to participate […]

CETRA to Participate in MS Society’s 2019 Bike Ride

[Update September 25, 2019: It was a successful bike ride this weekend.  Team CETRA raised more than $5,200 for the National MS Society.  Thanks to all who supported the team!] July 31, 2019 — A team from CETRA will be participating in this year’s Bike MS: City to Shore Ride in Philadelphia and New Jersey […]

CETRA CEO to Present at GALA Executive Forum

Jiri Stejskal, CETRA’s CEO, will be a panelist at the Globalization & Localization Association (GALA) Executive Forum in New York City on July 18, 2019, discussing corporate growth strategies.  Stejskal will focus on the merits of staying independent, while others will promote acquisitions as inevitable and essential. The upcoming GALA Executive Forum in New York […]

CETRA US Offices Closed for Independence Day Holiday

CETRA’s offices in the United States will be closed from July 4 – 5, 2019 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Our other global production centers will be open. Please contact or Request a Quote for immediate assistance. According to, Independence Day (also known as July 4th) has been a U.S. paid […]

To Transcribe or Direct Translate

Many of our clients require transcription services.  By converting their audio into text they can make the content searchable and usable in many different ways.  We’ve transcribed in-depth-interviews, focus groups, legal proceedings, physician’s reports, marketing videos, public service announcements and many other audio and video files. Yet, many can be unsure of the differences between […]