“Association of Asian Translation Industry" (AATI) announces its debut and promising future”

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Parrot  Identity Verified
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Should that be "Asian Translation Industry Association"? Oct 5, 2012

Grammatically, that is, apart from the fact that an AATI already exists.

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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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No web site yet Oct 5, 2012

They don't seem to have a web site yet. And if you google for their name and exclude the words "formally", "spearhead", "vowed" and "debut" from the search, practically all mention of them disappear, which means that apart from two specific press releases, nothing is known about them.

They did get a cursory mention on a ProZ.com powwow page on 28 September, though.

Parrot wrote:
Grammatically, that is...


Well, adding a "the" in the original name would probably also work.

..., apart from the fact that an AATI already exists.


Yes, I think it is a good idea to try to get an abbreviation that is not yet used in the same industry, although it is not an entirely unique situation:

APIC:
Associação Profissional de Intépretes de Conferência (Brazil)
Association of Conference Interpreters in Portugal

ATA:
American Translators Association
Association of Translation Agencies

ATP:
Asociación de Traductores Profesionales
Asociaţia Traducătorilor Profesionişti din Moldova

HITA:
Hawaii Interpreters & Translators' Association
Houston Interpreters and Translators Association

ISIT:
Institut Supérieur d'Interprétation et de Traduction
Istituto Universitario per Interpreti e Traduttori di Trento

...etc.



[Edited at 2012-10-05 11:38 GMT]


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