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WLDE: The Future of Sales in the Language Industry

May 27, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


The language industry is changing, and with it the ways in which language service providers sell their services. Just as customer expectations and behaviors evolve, sales strategies embed emerging trends, giving rise to AI-driven sales, account-based sales or social selling.

Jessica Rathke, sales strategist and industry veteran, will give us an overview over current sales trends and their impact on the profession. Together, we will explore which skills are needed to be a good sales manager, what know-how will become crucial and the opportunities that arise – especially for women.

Moreover, we will discuss the situation of women in sales: Are women underrepresented in the sales profession? If yes, why and what could we do about it?

Join us at Ahoy! Berlin or remotely via videoconference, and engage in an open conversation about what it takes to be successful in language sales today.

Men are welcome, professionals from other industries too.

6:30 PM – Entry, Drinks and Snacks
7:00 PM – Welcome
7:15 PM – Talk by Jessica Rathke
7:45 PM – Discussion
8:15 PM – Networking, Drinks and Snacks / End of broadcasting
9:30 PM – Closure

This event is free, however, registration is required to participate.

Our speaker: Jessica Rathke
Jessica Rathke is a sales strategist, consultant and trainer for the language services industry with over 29 years of sales, management and marketing experience. Having trained and coached translation sales professionals in over 43 countries, Jessica’s services are designed to help LSPs increase revenue and profitability. More about Jessica

Our host: Ahoy! Berlin
Ahoy Berlin is a flexible workspace where companies and individuals can rent fully equipped offices, conference rooms and work desks under flexible terms in a unique environment. More about Ahoy Berlin

Our sponsor: AMPLEXOR
AMPLEXOR enables organizations to accelerate their digital transformation journeys through smarter content and premium experiences. For more than 30 years leading in language, end-to-end content and the digital space, AMPLEXOR is helping customers to improve efficiency, increase revenue, reduce time to market and ensure quality and compliance across the globe. More about AMPLEXOR

Join Women in Localization
Women in Localization is open to all professionals working within the localization industry. Interested? Then sign up via our LinkedIn group Women in Localization Germany – WL DE.

#localization, #translation, #translationsales, #WLGER, #WomenInL10n, #wlevents, @AhoyBerlin, @AMPLEXOR



May 27, 2019
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Category:


Women in Localization Germany


Ahoy Berlin GmbH and remotely via videoconference
Wattstraße 11
Berlin, 13355 Germany
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