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CETRA Launches Remote Interpretation Services

May 27, 2020, Elkins Park, PA — CETRA Language Solutions (CETRA), a global language service provider, today announced its newly-added capacity to provide remote interpretation services, including Over-the-Phone Interpretation (OPI) and Video Remote Interpretation (VRI). CETRA will continue to provide on-site services, including both consecutive and simultaneous interpretation. “The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound […]

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 […]

Top Legal Interpretation Hacks

We are often contacted by legal clients who need interpretation services for a court case or other legal proceeding.  In some cases, it is the first time that a paralegal or legal assistant is requesting interpretation.  Part of our role is to serve as cultural consultants and advise clients on the best approach when language […]

Favorite CETRA Blogs 2018

We try to cover a lot in our blog.  Our goal is to provide insight into language services, along with tips and updates that are directly relevant to various other fields. Following is a recap of our favorite blogs of the past year, including those we found most insightful, most clicked and others we just […]

The Quintessential Legal Translation Checklist

We are often contacted by legal clients who need documents translated for use in a legal proceeding or as a reference tool. In some cases, it is the first time that a paralegal or legal assistant is requesting translation services.  Part of our role as a language solutions provider is to serve as cultural consultants […]

CETRA Legal Series: Edition 1

We will spotlight legal language services on our blog in a series called “CETRA Legal Series”.  In this series, we will feature the expertise needed to provide quality language services for the legal field. In today’s inaugural edition of the series, we are spotlighting one of our preferred legal interpreters.  Jola Bronstein is a Polish […]

Bridging Cultural Divides

It is common for people to experience “culture shock”when traveling internationally. It can also occur when meeting someone new from a different country, even if the encounter is on your home soil. Yet, bridging cultural divides is possible with patience, understanding and possibly the assistance of a native speaker. While culture may seem simple to […]

Interpreters and Event Planning

I recently attended the Global Meetings Industry Day event in Philadelphia with Robin Smith, CETRA’s manager of interpretation services.  Despite not being actual event planners, CETRA provides simultaneous interpreters and equipment for conferences, and it was an opportunity for us to network with potential clients. We both initially felt the event’s sessions, which were focused […]

CETRA Optimizes Translation Workflow for Confirmit XML Files

CETRA is piloting an internal translation process that is specifically designed to optimize translations for market research companies that work with  XML and Confirmit files. CETRA is the translation leader for the market research industry, and we specialize in providing translations for clients that utilize XML and Confirmit files. The benefits of our advanced XML […]

CETRA Turns 21

CETRA celebrated 21 years of serving clients around the world this month. Jiri Stejskal founded the company to provide language support for litigation between a Czech bank and a US software provider, and for the first five years the company was called Central European Translations to reflect its focus on the languages of Central Europe. […]