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LocalizationGuy Participates in First-Ever LocWorld Tokyo

Published Friday, March 4, 2016


MINNEAPOLIS (March 4, 2016) - LocalizationGuy, LLC will participate in the first-ever LocWorld Tokyo, to be held April 13-15 at Keio Plaza Hotel. LocalizationGuy, LLC President Aki Ito will host a session entitled "Visualizing a Million Moving Parts" on April 15 with Barbara Burbach of NetApp. The session will concern the use of Tableau to visualize and track workflow progress, costs and quality. Ito will also serve as a presenter for the Localization Sales and Marketing Roundtable on April 13. This will be an open format discussion of sales and marketing challenges faced by language services providers, with discussion of solutions and success stories.

"Asian markets are full of opportunity for companies that are using language to build the bridge," said Ito. "Nearly half of all the world's web users reside in Asia, and growing companies need a plan to communicate with these potential customers."

LocWorld Tokyo conference sessions will provide insights into the latest trends in translation technology, processes and management, as well as the challenges and opportunities of doing business in and marketing to Asian languages and cultures. More than 30 sessions will be held across three main tracks: Global Business, Localization for Asia, and Advanced Localization Management.

LocWorld is the leading conference for international business, translation, localization and global website management. Attendees are the people responsible for communicating across the boundaries of language and culture in the global marketplace. With a specific emphasis on global business the conference provides an opportunity for the exchange of high-value information in the language and translation services and technologies market.

LocalizationGuy, LLC, is a consultancy led by Aki Ito, a 20-year localization industry veteran and former chairman of the Globalization and Localization Association. LocalizationGuy helps purchasers of language services select and implement optimized localization teams, processes and technologies. LocalizationGuy helps providers of language services create sound business strategies, expand sales and launch strategic marketing efforts.

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