The second edition of The Value of Language will be about buying and selling language services: how do you source the best language services and find the most expert language professionals? And most of all: how do you ensure value for money?

The event will bring together language service providers, purchasers and consumers to cover all aspects of the trade in language services.

The event consists of a trade fair (the Language Market) and a conference (the Language Conference). - Version 2

Visitors will attend the Language Market for:

  • demos and product presentations
  • the best prices
  • the best deals
  • direct and personal contact with language service providers
  • the latest language services and products from different areas of the language sector
  • custom language solutions for their organisation or situation - Version 2

Visitors will attend the Language Conference for:

  • knowledge and knowhow around language services
  • an insight into trending market developments
  • dialogue with experts from various segments of the language sector
  • objective information: facts and figures
  • case studies en customer cases
  • interaction with other purchasers and consumers

The Language Conference will run for a whole day, while the Language Market will begin at 12:30.

This year the event will also host the award ceremony of the third edition of the Language Industry Awards (


The Value of Language is an initiative from De Taalsector, in collaboration with KU Leuven campus Brussels.