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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 […]

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 […]

Organizing Multilingual Data on a Shoestring Budget

Businesses with an international customer base typically collect data in numerous languages.  As small businesses continue to expand, many may not have the budget for a complete translation, but still want to better understand their global data.  In this situation, in-language coding may be your best choice. In-language coding is the assignment of codes to […]

CETRA APAC Office Closed for Memorial Day Holiday

CETRA’s office in Seoul, South Korea will be closed on Thursday, 6/6/19, in observance of Korea Memorial Day. Our other global production centers will be open. Please contact for immediate assistance. (CETRA 서울 사무소는 공휴일인 현충일을 맞아 6월 6일 (목요일) 휴업합니다. 미국 본사 및 해외 지사는 당일 정상 영업하오니 급한 용무는 info@cetra.com로 연락하시기 바랍니다. […]