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ProZ.com Newsletter: May 2016

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(1) What is your current business environment?
(2) Confessions of a freelance translator: book by Gary Smith
(3) ProZ.com event in Stockholm on September 3-4: Book today!
(4) Grande desconto para a VI Conferência Brasileira do ProZ.com
(5) Maintaining Giles Watson's wine glossary
(6) NYU School of Professional Studies
(7) Virtual event: translation technology study
(8) Featured translator group buy: Wordfast Pro
(9) Upcoming powwows


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(1) Translation companies: What is your current business environment?
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If you own or work at a translation company, would you take a few minutes to provide your input in a survey on translation company trends? The results will be used in a presentation to be given by ProZ.com founder Henry Dotterer. Thank you in advance for your time!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6XS39HV

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(2) Confessions of a freelance translator: new book by Gary Smith
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Gary Smith -- http://www.proz.com/translator/757385 -- is a long-time ProZ.com member, member of the Certified PRO Network, trainer, conference organizer and speaker, among other things. And he is also an author. His book, "Confessions of a Freelance Translator, Secrets to Success" is now available in the ProZ.com books section. Be sure to check out the interview with Gary which appeared on the Translator T.O. blog around the release of the book:

https://prozcomblog.com/2016/05/13/confessions-of-a-freelance-translator-an-interview-with-gary-smith/

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(3) ProZ.com 2016 international conference in Stockholm, Sweden: Book today and save!
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Join over 100 colleagues from 26 different countries who have already registered for ProZ.com's 2016 international conference in Stockholm, Sweden, which will take place on September 3-4. Event attendees will enjoy:

- A keynote speech by Maya Hess, founder and CEO of Red T
- Two full days of sessions with two simultaneous tracks
- A program featuring leading industry experts
- Event meals including lunches, coffee breaks, and Saturday night's gala dinner
- Plenty of social activities to network with fellow attendees, including a pre-event powwow in the Nobel Museum
- The possibility of taking the ATA certification exam the day before the conference
- And more!

Why wait? The early bird discount for this event will only be available until June 12!

See full conference details and register to attend at: http://www.proz.com/conference/683

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(4) Aproveite o desconto do early bird para a VI Conferência Brasileira do ProZ.com
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A VI Conferência Brasileira do ProZ.com em Curitiba chegará em poucos meses e ainda há tempo para aproveitar a oferta especial com desconto do early bird para participar deste evento. Junte-se às 93 pessoas de 8 países diferentes que registraram seu interesse em participar desta conferência, que incluirá:

- Abertura especial no dia 23 de setembro
- Dois dias inteiros de palestras renomadas da área como Paula Ribeiro e Marta Stelmaszak nos dias 24 e 25 de setembro
- A oportunidade de participar de miniconsultorias
- Muitas oportunidades de networking e atividades sociais para confraternizar com seus colegas
- E mais!

Venha aprender, fazer contatos e divertir-se! Veja as informações completas do evento e cadastre-se neste link: http://www.proz.com/conference/686

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(5) Maintaining Giles Watson's wine glossary
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Be sure to check out this interview with Mariagrazia Gerardi Watson, wife of the late Giles Watson, well known in the translation community as the creator of Watson's Wine Glossary.

http://proz.me/watson

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(6) NYU School of Professional Studies
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(7) Virtual event: translation technology study
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Sign up for the free online presentation "Translation Technology Insights Research Study – the future of technology in the translation industry", given by SDL and hosted by ProZ.com on June 20th. Register and see details on the event page:

http://www.proz.com/virtual-conferences/689

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(8) Featured translator group buy: Wordfast Pro
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During this group buy promotion, a group of ProZ.com translators will have the opportunity to buy Wordfast Pro + ProZ.com membership and receive access to a dedicated one (1) hour Wordfast online training exclusively for ProZ.com TGB buyers.

All buyers will receive Wordfast PRO 3 and a free upgrade to Wordfast PRO 4 upon release.

Join this group buy here: http://proz.me/er

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(9) Upcoming powwows: Ukraine, UK, Spain, Bulgaria
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June
8: Kharkiv, Ukraine (6 members) http://proz.com/powwow/5987
9: Portsmouth, UK (5) http://proz.com/powwow/5974
12: Barcelona, Spain (10) http://proz.com/powwow/5980
17: Belfast, UK (6) http://proz.com/powwow/5947
24: Madrid, Spain (6) http://proz.com/powwow/5993

July
2: Cardiff, UK (7) http://proz.com/powwow/5990
16: Kharkiv, Ukraine (11) http://proz.com/powwow/5984
22: Lyon, France (1) http://proz.com/powwow/5986
29: Sofia, Bulgaria (14) http://proz.com/powwow/5789
30: Edinburgh, UK (9) http://proz.com/powwow/5978

August
6: Bristol, UK (10) http://proz.com/powwow/5945

Full list of powwows (including those after Jun: http://www.proz.com/?sp=event/powwow_board&r_id=560


Thanks for reading! See you again in June,

Jared
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