Smartling Unveils Keynote Lineup for Global Ready™ Conference 2018

NEW YORK – January 25, 2018 – Smartling, a translation technology and service innovator, today announced the keynote speakers for Global Ready Conference 2018, the company’s third-annual translation management events in the U.S. and Europe.

The two interactive, one-day conferences, which are expected to attract not only a significant presence from Smartling’s worldwide network of customers and partners but also those seeking to increase their content localization knowledge, will take place on March 15, 2018 at Bespoke in San Francisco and on March 22, 2018 at the Sofitel St. James Hotel in London. Global Ready will feature over 20 sessions across three comprehensive persona-based tracks — including customer-led presentations, product and industry expert discussions — as well as a solutions exhibition.

“We’re excited to bring together our fast-growing community of customers, partners and localization enthusiasts to help them better understand how to quickly, accurately and affordably translate content in the markets they serve around the world,” said Jack Welde, Smartling co-founder and CEO. “Their success is our reward, and we look forward to hosting so many of the best and brightest minds in marketing, localization and technology in a collaborative environment that offers a variety of educational and networking opportunities for all attendees.”

Speaker Lineup

Industry keynote speakers and panelists from Google, Forrester Research, SmartInsights, SAP, Lucid, Adobe, and others are expected to address attendees. For more details on the speaker lineup please visit Smartling’s Global Ready Conference 2018 also offers the following:

Global Marketers

The Global Ready conferences will empower marketers to successfully enter and win markets worldwide. These events will feature educational sessions about how best to translate a brand story, create content that resonates with customers globally and making the business case for localization.

Localization Managers

These two conferences will equip localization and project managers to improve efficiency and derive the most value out of their Smartling translation management solution. The events will feature sessions about how to leverage automation data to improve day-to-day outcomes and localization best practices from peers.


The US edition of Global Ready will also provide developers the opportunity to better understand and leverage Smartling’s technology. Product experts will be available to answer any and all technical questions about our translation proxy, connectors, APIs, and beyond.

For more information – including pricing — or to register or become an event sponsor, please visit Global Ready Conference 2018.

About Smartling
Smartling helps ambitious brands access more markets, deliver better user experiences, and build stronger relationships by transforming the way content is created and consumed around the world. Our translation software and services prioritize process automation and intelligent collaboration so that companies can quickly and cost-effectively localize their websites, apps, and documents with minimal IT involvement. The company recently launched a machine-learning approach to measuring translation quality across localized content, the first of its kind in the language translation industry.

Customer deployments include InterContinental Hotels Group, Hootsuite, Pinterest, SurveyMonkey, and hundreds more. With Smartling, global brands have access to multiple pricing plans customized to suit their specific needs, enabling more control over translation costs. For more information, please visit or contact us at or 1-866-707-6278.

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