Past Conference 2012 international conference

The freelance translator as a professional CEO

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Consultar las biografías que han incluido los miembros de esta conferencia is pleased to announce the

2012 International Conference

Barcelona, ESP

June 9th and 10th 2012

 10 ATA points have been approved for this event!

Welcome to Barcelona! and conference organizer Patricia de Gispert are very proud to announce the 1st International Conference ever held in Spain, and it is an honour to be holding it in Barcelona.

The theme for the 2012 international conference is:

"The freelance translator as a professional CEO"

One goal of this event is to help freelance translators and interpreters to become efficient CEOs, in charge of their own little enterprise. Every company has different departments such as marketing, accountancy, human resources, etc. and freelancers, being on their own, need to show expertise in every one of these fields.


The conference will be held in the hotel Catalonia Plaza Catalunya, right in the center of the city and in in front of the famous avenue, las Ramblas de Barcelona. This hotel, formerly known as Hotel Duques de Bergara, is where the regional conferences took place from 2008 to 2010.


Please beware that the program timetable is not final, hours and rooms may vary in the next few days. The program is now live here on - click here to access the program page or click the "Program" button on the left menu of this page.



The Conference fees include:

  • Attendance to workshops and sessions on Saturday and Sunday
  • Coffee breaks on Saturday and Sunday
  • Lunch on Saturday

The Conference fees do not include the gala dinner on Saturday.

Early Bird finishes on May 7th, hurry up and get your discounted registration!


Accommodation at Hoteles Catalonia:

Hoteles Catalonia offers a special 10% discount on all of their hotels in Barcelona!

You can choose among 21 hotels, 3 and 4 stars, all of them with free Wi-Fi connection. Some of them even have swimming pool, spa or rooftop terrace!

How to benefit from the offer:

1. Go to their webpage: Hoteles Catalonia

2. Click on *Código corporativo/promocional (top left corner, under Bookings)

3. Introduce the code: PROZ2012

4. Make the booking!

Once you introduce the code, the page will be in English. The offer applies to all of the hotels, for any amount of nights. The first price does not include breakfast, if you want the room to include breakfast you have to specify it.


Planning to stay more than two nights? Take a look at these appartments!

BCNinternet Appartments offer assistants to the conference a 5% discount on their appartments in Barcelona!

How to benefit from the offer:

1. Go to their webpage: BCNinternet Appartments

2. Look for an appartment and check if it's available for the dates you need.

3. If the price suits you, send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +34 934 521 315 and say you are attending the conference. You have to mention in order to benefit from the offer.

4. You will be asked to pay a 15% deposit in advance and the other 80% you can pay it when you enter the appartment.


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Follow the news about the conference on Twitter with this hashtag #ProzBCN2012



I'd like to ask all of you who have already paid to please choose the session you'd like to attend so that we have an idea of the number of people who are interested in each particular session.

Thank you!

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