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LanguageLine Solutions(R) Named As Finalist in 2015 American Business Awards

13th annual Stevie(R) Awards will be presented in San Francisco

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MONTEREY, Calif., May 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LanguageLine Solutions' eLanguage Proficiency Test (eLPT) has been named a Finalist to receive the 2015 American Business Award in the New Product category. Recently launched by LanguageLine Academy, the eLPT is an innovative web-based test designed to easily assess the fluency and competence of bilingual and interpreter staff, as well as candidates for hire.

The American Business Awards are considered the nation's preeminent business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The American Business Awards will be presented at the new product and technology awards event on Friday, September 11, 2015 in San Francisco.

More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and from virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. LanguageLine Solutions was nominated and chosen as a finalist in the New Product Award category in recognition of the eLanguage Proficency Test, a needed solution for organizations seeking to improve communication in today's linguistically diverse marketplace.

LanguageLine Solutions provides interpreting and translation in more than 200 languages to ensure accurate communication with non-English and limited English speaking persons. As an integral part of the portfolio, LanguageLine Academy® provides testing and training to certify bilingual staff's interpreting skills in medical, legal, financial and business situations.

Many organizations, like contact centers, hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and retail service centers rely on these staff members to communicate with customers. The eLPT offers online delivery of the Language Proficiency Test, allowing for quicker, less expensive, more convenient fluency testing, with results rated by professional evaluators.

"All of us at LanguageLine Solutions are thrilled the eLPT was chosen as an ABA Award Finalist. The eLPT is helping our clients compete in today's global economy by enabling them to utilize their bilingual and interpreting staff with confidence. The web-based test is easily integrated into HR platforms, making it a seamless solution for organizations seeking to provide outstanding customer service, and mitigate the risk of misunderstanding and costly mistakes," stated Scott W. Klein, LanguageLine Solutions' President and CEO.

Award Finalists were chosen by scores of business professionals nationwide during first-round judging in April and May. Members of several specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place later this month. "So many fascinating and inspiring stories of success were submitted to the ABAs this year," said Stevie Awards president and founder Michael Gallagher. "We congratulate all of our 2015 Finalists on their achievements."

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

About LanguageLine Solutions®

LanguageLine Solutions, the global leader in innovative language access solutions for more than 30 years, provides the highest quality over-the-phone, LanguageUC® video remote, and onsite interpreting, translation and localization, as well as bilingual staff and interpreter testing and training. Trusted by more than 25,000 clients to enable communication in any situation with the growing limited English proficient and the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing populations, we provide the industry's most dependable access to highly trained and professional interpreters and translators in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365. LanguageLine Solutions facilitates 24,000,000 calls every year; that's a new human connection every second. www.languageline.com

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards programs receive more than 10,000 nominations from organizations in more than 60 nations each year. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

Suzanne Franks
Director of Marketing
LanguageLine Solutions

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