Sometimes, some conference organisers find it annoying that foreign delegates don’t speak their language and therefore need the help of interpreters.
Far from being a ‘necessary evil’, interpreters can bring a real added value to your conference. For a start, their presence is a sign of your consideration for your foreign delegates. Interpreters are there to facilitate communication. They are there to help.
So here are a few tips to help you make the most of your interpreters:
Above all, don’t forget:
Interpreters are what you make of them: make them a part of your team and they will work as one with you to make your meeting a success.