The Business of Translating and Interpreting Seminar
Wyndham Boston Hotel
Boston, Massachusetts
August 10, 2002


This seminar features an in-depth look at the business of translating and interpreting. More information on the program will be e-mailed to all members and posted on the ATA website. All presentations will be in English.

Available Sessions

7:00am - 8:00am

Onsite Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:00am - 9:45am

The Translation Company Unveiled
- Leah Ruggiero


10:00am - 12:00pm

Contracts and the Freelance Translator and Interpreter
- Courtney Searls-Ridge


12:00pm - 1:15pm

Lunch On Your Own

1:15pm-3:15pm Market Segments and How to Pursue Them
- Beatriz Bonnet

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Do's and Don'ts of Finding and Keeping Your Customers as a Freelance Interpreter
Todd Burrell


Running Your T/I Business Out of Your Home
M. Eta Trabing


5:30pm - 6:30pm

Cash Bar Networking Session

Sessions Submitted for CIMCE Approval

Abstracts and speaker biographies can be found at

Mentoring Program Workshops have been scheduled for Sunday, August 11, in the hotel. Information and registration details available.

An ATA accreditation exam sitting is scheduled for Sunday morning, August 11, in the hotel. Separate registration is required for the exam.

Early-Bird Registration Fees:

ATA Members $165
Non-Members $255

Registration Fees After August 2 and Onsite:
ATA Members $235
Non-Members $330

Space is limited. To register, choose a form from the menu on the left and fax (703-683-6122) or mail to ATA, 225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 590, Alexandria, VA 22314.

In addition, be sure to make your hotel reservations at the Wyndham Boston Hotel, 89 Broad Street, Boston, MA 02110. A small block of rooms has been reserved at $169 single/double a night, plus tax. To take advantage of this special rate, reservations must be made by July 19. Contact the Wyndham at (617) 556-0006 for reservations. Be sure to mention that you are attending ATA's The Business of Translating and Interpreting Seminar.

The Wyndham is located 10 minutes from Logan International Airport in the heart of downtown Boston's financial district, two blocks from Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market.

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Abstract & Bio


Sessions Submitted for CIMCE Approval