FREDERICK, MD--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2016) - Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, is a sponsor and exhibitor at the upcoming Localization World 2016 conference taking place at the Keio Plaza Hotel, Tokyo.

Welocalize General Manager of Japan and Vice President of Asia Pacific, Mark Shriner, will co-present the LocWorld30 Tokyo keynote presentation, "The Growing Importance of Emerging Markets" with Mika Karashima and Rain Lau from Google, Motoki Moria from NEC Corporation and Allison McDougall from Lionbridge. This keynote presentation takes place on Friday, April 15 at 9:00 AM.

Senior Director of Corporate Development at Welocalize, Tuyen Ho, is moderating two discussions at LocWorld30 Tokyo. Tuyen will moderate a new LocWorld pre-conference session entitled, "Growth Strategies Round Table," to stimulate discussion around mergers and acquisition activity in the language service industry. This half-day session takes place on Wednesday, April 13. Tuyen is hosting a second LocWorld presentation by Chi-Wei Chang from Opower, "Behavioral Design for Everyone," on Thursday, April 14 at 2:00 PM.

Welocalize executives and business development team members will be on hand at booth #7 to share knowledge and best practices surrounding the LocWorld30 conference theme, "Engaging Global Customers." Welocalize specializes in developing language solutions for global brands and local Asian companies who require culturally adapting various types of content for local markets to take advantage of growing global business opportunities.

"Welocalize is delighted to be hosting our inaugural LocLeaders Forum 2016 Tokyo event and sponsoring, exhibiting and presenting at Localization World in Tokyo," said Jamie Glass, CMO and EVP of global service lines at Welocalize. "We look forward to meeting with our clients and localization buyers from around the world who need to engage a language services provider that specializes a broad mix of customer-centric solutions, from localization testing to transcreation."

Welocalize will host the exclusive LocLeaders Forum 2016 Tokyo dinner on Wednesday, April 13. The event will feature our special guest panelists, Yukako Ueda from NetApp, Hyunjoo Han from Autodesk and Tatsuya Hirai from Welocalize. Olga Beregovaya, renowned language automation expert and VP of technology solutions at Welocalize, will be moderating the evening's panel discussion, "Expanding Your Global Reach."

Welocalize LocLeaders events are a unique opportunity for clients, colleagues and peers to take part in important discussions and share experiences on many globalization and localization trending topics. This hosted dinner and panel discussion event features members from the Welocalize executive and senior management team, exchanging ideas and challenges with industry peers on the subjects such as machine translation, post-editing, language quality, validation and testing, software localization and go-to-market strategies for organizations working within Asian markets.

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About Welocalize - Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. We provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. Our range of managed language services include machine translation, digital marketing, validation and testing, interpretation, staffing and enterprise translation management technologies. We specialize in consumer, technology, manufacturing, learning, oil and gas, travel and hospitality, marketing and advertising, finance, legal and the life sciences industry language solutions. With more than 700 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Japan and China.

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