There are no more than a few thousand professional 'conference interpreters' in the whole world. They represent the elite among a multitude of interpreters who apply their skills in many different areas...
Interpreting booths may look like little glass boxes, but they are actually built to demanding standards designed to facilitate quality interpreting and protect the health of the interpreters.
AIIC is the only global association of conference interpreters. Since its creation in 1953, AIIC has promoted high standards of quality and ethics in the profession and represented the interests of its members