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BQTA - Belgian Quality Translation Association – is the Belgian association of translation companies. We are a non-profit making organisation that was founded in 1995 in order to:


"Translation cannot be dissociated from the notion of progress, some even maintain that a society can be measured by the translation it accepts"

Jean-Francois Joly





European Language Industry Survey 2019

is now closed !

Join us at the EUATC T-UPDATE conference in Tallinn for a live presentation of the results !


Contact details

BQTA vzw/asbl

Bloemendallaan 54

B-1853 Grimbergen


email: info @bqta .be


© Belgian Quality Translation Association

New in the members only pages!

Most recent BQTA meeting repots available now.

2017 European Language Industry survey report

"Translation Industry" Presentations, BQTA Job Fair

Presentations 20 yrs BQTA Round Table

Summary of upcoming Public Tendering Vademecum

Report BQTA meeting 12 February 2015

Belgian National Bank monthly report on economic climate (December 2014)

Report Vademecum workgroup

Job openings at BQTA members

Ubiqus is looking for a project manager IT (October 2018)

TradasUbiqus is looking for an native English language specialist (March 2018)

Tradas is looking for a Project Manager (January 2018)


EUATC T-Update 2019 - 25-26 April 2019, Tallinn, Estonia

BQTA Job Fair 2019 - 24 April 2019, KUL campus, Brussels, Belgium

BQTA Job Fair - 26 April 2018, Brussels, Belgium

EUATC T-Update 2018 - 19-20 April 2018, Madrid, Spain

BQTA/CBTI Translation Tender Round Table - 29 September 2017, Brussels, Belgium. Invitation only.

EUATC announces T-Update 2017 - 20-21 April 2017, Berlin, Germany

BQTA Job Fair, 9 November 2016, Brussels, Belgium

Translating Europe Forum, 27-28 October 2016, Brussels, Belgium.

Sommet de la Traduction CNET, 16-17 juin, Paris, France

EUATC T-Update 2016, 21-22 April, Budapest, Hungary.

Translating Europe Forum, 29-30 October, Brussels, Belgium.

Drongo Festival, 25-26 September, Utrecht, Netherlands

60th anniversary CBTI/BKVT, Brussels, Belgium

ATC Conference, 24-25 September, Manchester, UK


Current events (more in News)

Tradas has a new address: Av. Tervueren/Tervurenlaan 155, 1150 Brussels (Montgomery square)

BQTA welcomes Akira Translations and Xplanation as new members.

BQTA member Stoquart achieves ISO 17100 certification and plans new ISO 9001:2015 certification in May.

The results of the 2018 edition of the European Language Industry were presented at the EUATC T-Update conference in Madrid.

BQTA President joins panels with CBTI/BKTV representatives at VViN Vertaal- en Tolkcongres in Breda (NL) and at the University of Liege.

The Translation Tender Vademecum, a joint initiative of BQTA and CBTI, is now available for download.

The 2017 European Language Industry Survey report is available in the Members area.

The 2017 edition of the European Language Industry Survey is open from Jan 30 til Feb 20.

Belga Translations has a new address: Watertorenlaan 28, 1930 Zaventem.

Data Translations has a new name: Ubiqus Belgium. Link to the company's blog and press release.

What did we learn from the first BQTA Job Fair?

Translator Vacancy at European Court of Human Rights (English to French). See the notice.

Atrado opens office in Brussels

2016 Language Industry Survey Report now available!

SDL published e-Book on quality in translation

2016 Language Industry Survey is closed.

2016 Language Industry Survey is now open !

20 yr BQTA Round Table discussion

New chapter in the history of Tradas

BQTA supports ambitious language conference covering Dutch and Belgian language stakeholders

BQTA congratulates Belgian Chamber of Translators and Interpreters with its 60 year anniversary

BQTA President presents BQTA/EUATC Survey results at EUATC Conference in Lisbon

Idest presents "CMS - buy or build?" at TAO-CAT 2015

EUATC-BQTA Survey 2015 - Expectations & Concerns of European Translation Companies open until 15 February

BNB economic climate survey - December 2014

BNB economic climate survey - November 2014

BQTA President elected as Chairman EUATC as of 1 January 2015

Early Bird Registration 10th EUATC Conference T-Update open until 28th February 2015

Call for Papers 10th EUATC Conference T-Update open til 15 December 2014

BNB economic climate survey - October 2014

Report of EUATC Survey 2014 is available! Europe - Belgium

B&K Projects changes name to Atrado

Current news (more in News)

Read the BQTA - CBTI
Translation Tender Vademecum !

and the related

Press release