Interpreters are often referred to as 'translators', and people are not always aware of the difference between the two professions. And whilst many claim to be 'interpreters', professional conference interpreters are few and far between.
Heads of State, entrepreneurs, doctors, TV hosts and rock stars have one thing in common: they express themselves best in their native language. Interpreters are experts in making sure all ingredients are mixed to perfection.
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