May 16th, 2013
1-stop Translation would like to invite you to participate in the “MT for Asian Languages: Why, When, Where, and How?” GALA Webinar
Are you interested in learning more about machine translation for Asian languages? Well, we would like to invite you to participate in an upcoming GALA webinar “MT for Asian Languages: Why, When, Where, and How?” which will be presented by our CEO, Don Shin. The webinar will be held on Thursday, May 30th, at 11:00am (EDT) (17:00 CEST).
Don will be discussing several key points in his webinar, including: Why MT is needed for Asian Languages, When it should be used, and What the best MT engine options are for Asian Languages. The request for machine translation is slowly but steadily rising; so don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to enhance your business knowledge and to learn how to embrace the idea of incorporating machine translation into your business.
To register for the webinar, please click here
May 9th 2013
Meet 1-Stop Translation USA LLC at the exhibitors booth during ALC conference
The time has come for one of the biggest events of the summer; and 1-Stop is honored to be one of the exhibitors at this year’s ALC conference, in Boston, Massachusetts. Are you ready for this event? Well we sure are. You are sure to have a fun-tastic time interacting with CEO and founder, Don Shin and Marketing Associate, Tony Kim to earn your passport stamps and win some really exciting prizes.
The Association of Language conference is geared towards small translation agencies seeking ways to grow their business, safe money, and meet and mingle with your peers and ALC members. The purpose of this conference is to deliver timely information and tools to members to ensure that every company delivers the highest quality translation and interpretation, generating more sales and increasing their profits.
Not only will this event be a wonderful opportunity for face to face interaction and networking, but a vital way to acquire essential insights and valuable industry information. We cannot wait to meet you, so if you have any time to spare during the conference, please kindly take a minute of your time to drop by our booth and come say hello. We will also be having some fun trivia games to entertain your visit. .
Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate and contact us directly; or feel free to visit our website at www.1stoptr.com. For more information, visit www.alc-annual.org
April 30th, 2013
1-Stop Translation attends Kilgray's fifth International MemoQfest
The MemoQfest conference is soon approaching and we are elated to find out where the new information we learn from this might take us. Kilgray's fifth international MemoQfest will take place on May 8-10, 2013, in Budapest, Hungary at the Gundel House.
The event will begin with a full day of workshop followed by two days of conference. The conference’s focal points will be centered on practices, social events, workshops, and networking opportunities with translators and language service providers. This being said; our company’s representative, CEO and Founder, Don Shin, will be able to embark on a fun adventure; all the while learning about Kilray’s latest developments, and discovering the most famous sites, attractions, and culture within Budapest.
We look forward to seeing you there! For those interested in more information please visit 2013 Kilgray’s fifth international MemoQfest
April 25th, 2013
1-Stop Translation USA LLC Confirms Participation in Elia’s ND Munich Conference
As the season grows nearer, so does the ELIA’s ND Munich conference. This year the conference will be held May 2-4, 2013 at the Sofitel Munich Bayerpost Hotel, in Munich, Germany. The event focuses on efficient business and translation managements for LSPs and translations customers. This year 1-Stop Translation will be represented by our very own CEO and Founder, Don Shin.
As one of the most scenic places in Europe, with the most vivacious nightlife, and inspiring museums; Munich is surely one of the most delightful and enjoyable places in Europe. The ND Munich program includes workshops, session tracks and tool training sessions. With a cherry topper of an ending, this conference is like no other conference you will have experienced.
We hope to see you there! If you are interested and would like more information please visit, 2013 ELIA’s ND Munich
April 4th, 2013
1-Stop Translation Announces New Expansion Project
1-Stop Translation is thrilled to announce our new expansion project. We have recently secured the office space next to our current suite. This bigger office will enable us to further grow our business and employ additional individuals.
“We are not only excited for the new office, but the view is fantastic! With all this new empty space, we are still deciding what new things to add. One idea that is still up in the air is a new WII system to play during a break. I believe these new changes that are being implemented will really make the office a fun environment. Employees are supposed to get up and want to come to work, and this makes things a whole lot easier,” commented Marketing Specialist, Ariana Drummond.
In today’s society you see more companies becoming more modernized and enviable. A company’s environment can play a huge role in making challenging work fun, which is why we want to take a page out of the Google handbook, and do something new and fresh.
Here at 1-Stop, we strongly adhere to our company motto which is defined by our culture, history and employees, so we envision this company as a place for talented, passionate people from various backgrounds to come together and reach one common goal; which is to attain steadfast prosperity and success.
For more pictures of our office check out our Facebook Page
April 4th, 2013
1-Stop Translation hires new employees
As 1-Stop Translation relentlessly strives to rise above the status quo of the language industry by constantly expanding its business efforts to improve our quality, precision, and capabilities, we are proud to announce our reinforced company additions. This week, we are excited to introduce our new Assistant Account Manager, Teri Nguyen onto our team. Teri, a native of Vietnam, brings with her useful bilingual language prowess in English and Vietnamese and we have no doubt that she will play a pivotal role in improving our company’s reputation.
By the same token, we have also extended an Offer of Employment to Annie Chalisa as Assistant Account Manager. Driven by her passion for achieving success, native Thai speaker, Chalisa looks forward to devoting her time and energy to her department.
Lastly, as our entire services manifest, we’ve also welcomed Language Training Unit V.P, Cheon Kim aboard. With these paramount and valuable newcomers joining our team, it is our strong belief that it will only continue to benefit our company as we keep making an unwavering endeavor to increase our presence and influence in the industry.
March 27th 2013
Did you participate in this year’s GALA?
After attending the largest global non-profit association within the language industry, everyone is asking the question, “What did you learn at this year’s GALA Conference?” As one of the biggest Asian language providers, 1-Stop translation’s CEO Don Shin, has absorbed the most imperative knowledge needed for his company to maintain up to date with the industry.
“I’ve learned that translation mistakes are not just urban legend. Inaccuracies can hurt your brand in the long run, and language is the key to success in the 21st century,” commented Don Shin.
The GALA Conference is not only an exceptional investment for one's business but a wonderful opportunity to grow and stay relevant in the new age of global content delivery. It was filled with several focal points centered on project management trainings, face to face interactions, round table discussions and more!
For those who missed the event we’re sorry you could not attend, but please enjoy these photos. For more information please visit the 2013 GALA Conference website
March 20th, 2013
1-Stop Translation has just returned from the 2013 International and Localization Conference
On Thursday, March 14, CEO, Don Shin, and Marketing Associate, Tony Kim, traveled to the heart of the Silicon Valley and took part in the Internalization and Localization Conference hosted by Lingoport. This year’s compelling theme put a significant emphasis on bridging the gap between technology and localization.
The conference’s focal points were centered on practices, processes and technology that facilitate the reinforcement of advancing and strengthening localization in order to make it more in concert with the pertinent requirements and successful practices of releasing software; which will ultimately sell, but also bring utter gratification to apprehending users . This being said, our company’s attendees were able to relish enlightening panel discussions and expert presentations that continued and lasted throughout the entire day into the early evening.
“This conference truly transcended expectations! I was able to become better acclimated with the requirements and practices of releasing software,” confirmed CEO Don Shin.
For those who missed the event we’re sorry you could not attend, but please enjoy these photos. For more information please visit 2013 Internationalization and Localization Conference
March 13th, 2013
1-Stop Translation Returns from the Procurement Connections & Business Matchmaking Conference
This month 1-Stop Translation has recently returned from the Procurement connections and Business matchmaking conference. The event was hosted by US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC), and held Thursday, March 7th 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, in Garden Grove, California.
The Procurement connections & Business matchmaking provides members with valuable information on available contract opportunities, requisite procurement procedures, and related networking resources. The conference featured several key activities that enabled attendees to network with and learn from representatives from Southern California Corporations and Government Agencies; some of these activities included, informative breakout sessions, and one-on-one business meetings.
This year the company was represented by our Marketing Manager, Pricilla Niode and Marketing Associate, Tony Kim. Anyone who wants and is willing to connect with Asian American businesses, and corporate executives to discuss contract needs, business innovation, and global business topics, this is the seminar for you!
For those who missed the event we’re sorry you could not attend, but please enjoy these photos and visit www.uspaacc.com for more conference information.
March 8th, 2013
1-Stop Translation USA LLC Confirms Participation and Sponsorship in 2013 GALA 2013
Once again the time has come for the upcoming GALA 2013 Conference in Miami, Florida (March 17-20), and 1-Stop Translation is delighted to confirm its participation and sponsorship. This year, 1-Stop Translation will be represented by our CEO and founder, Don Shin.
The GALA Conference is not only an exceptional investment for one's business but a wonderful opportunity to grow and stay relevant in the new age of global content delivery. It's filled with gratifying workshops, meetings, activities, exhibits, discussions, and debates. So come and join us on this invigorating and life altering expedition; as we learn the value of networking, problem solving, and business strategies.
If you would like to schedule a personal meeting with Don during the conference, please do not hesitate to contact Pricilla Niode at 213-480-0011 x 1300 or via email at email@example.com. In addition, as a small token of appreciation we wanted to be sure to leave you with a small part of 1-Stop, which can be found in your conference bag! .
For more conference information please visit, www.gala-global.org
February 20th, 2013
1-Stop Confirms Participation in 2013 Internationalization and Localization Conference
1-Stop Translation is thrilled to confirm its participation in the upcoming 2013 International and localization Conference March 13-14 in Santa Clara California. The conference hosted by Lingoport is designed to Bridge the gap between software development and Localization. 1-Stop Translation will be represented by our very own CEO and Founder, Don Shin and our Marketing Associate, Tony Kim.
In This year’s conference, we’re going to focus on practices, processes and technology that helps development and localization become more in tune with requirements and successful practices of releasing software that works gracefully for users worldwide. (Lingoport.com, 2013)
We hope to see you there! If you are interested and would like more information please visit 2013 Internationalization and Localization Conference
January 29th, 2013
1-Stop Translation USA LLC launches new video remote interpreting service
1-Stop Translation is delighted to announce the launch of our new video remote interpreting services also known as VICKI. Our mission is to transform the idea of the standard interpretation service. We want to ensure that our clients have the best quality at the most competitive price! Our innovative, Internet-based solution helps organizations like yours meet the need for on demand multilingual interpretation and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, making Vicki the face and future of Interpreting.
Vicki allows face to face interaction with a qualified interpreter on demand. This new technology ™ operates with a direct link to our video call center. Simply connect to an operator and ask for a language and you are connected to an interpreter. It is accessible from any Adobe® Flash® – capable device and effectively combines technology with human expertise and knowledge, providing you with qualified, face-to-face, on demand interpreting services – all at the click of a button. Your privacy is guaranteed and there is no need to download any software. All you need is a desktop or laptop computer or another handheld device equipped with a camera, microphone and speakers with access to Internet. There are several advantages to utilizing this service which includes; qualified and experienced interpreters, 24/7 availability, confidentiality, device flexibility, on demand service, portability, and scalability...
For more information please visit, here
January 18th, 2013
1-Stop Translation USA LLC becomes a member of Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
Due to its Business, Professional, and Marketing development opportunities 1-Stop Translation has chosen to join the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. This program is best known for its networking possibilities. From referrals, to business connections, this organization equips its members with the skills they need to acquire an incomparable edge.
The Chamber of Commerce is a business membership Organization. As one of the most prominent business associations in the Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce has dedicated it’s time to serving businesses from all industries. This program enables its members to grow and collaborate, while maintaining the economic prosperity and welfare of this region. There are several advantages for a company that is interested in joining this membership, some of the benefits include; an increase in awareness for their own company, an investment in the Los Angeles community, and the opportunity to attend more than 150 of their events and programs that link members to people, resources, and essential information..
For more information please visit, www.lachamber.com
January 23-25, 2013
1-Stop Translation Sponsors ATA- TCD Conference
It’s that time of the year again, the ATA-TCD conference is right around the corner! Unfortunately 1-Stop will not be attending; however, we are proud to participate as a sponsor this year. The ATA Translation Company Division’s 13th Annual Conference will be held in Orlando, Florida, Friday January 24th through Sunday, January 27th.
The conference consists of members that deal with the management and operation aspects of translation. The purpose of the conference is to “serve as a means of communication among our members; to provide information and service in specific fields of interest related to the business of translation and interpretation; to organize meetings that further cooperation and information exchange among members; and to promote the policies and objectives of the division and the ATA.” ( ATA-TCD, 2013)
Although our CEO, Don Shin will not be in attendance, a small part of 1-Stop Translation will still be with you, which you can find in your conference folder. Here’s a brief message from Don, “It’s unfortunate that I am unable to attend this year’s conference, but I hope you will enjoy our little gift to you. Please feel free to let us know how the event went through one of our social networks! We look forward to seeing you there next year!”
For more information, please visit www.ata-tcd.com
December 21st, 2012
1-Stop Translation USA LLC becomes HUBZone Certified
After a grueling application process, our company has just received approval for our HUBZone application. We are proud to say that 1-Stop Translation USA, LLC is now officially HUBZone certified. HUBZone also known as the Historically Underutilized Business Zones, is a program that assists small businesses in urban and rural communities in gaining preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. In order to qualify for the HUBZone program, a business must meet certain criteria. This program created in 1997, was enacted into law as a part of the Small Business Reauthorization Act. There are several benefits for a company who is HUBZone certified, which include; competitive and sole source contracting, and 10% price evaluation preference in full and open contract competitions and subcontracting opportunities.
For more information on HUBZone visit www.sba.gov
December 19th, 2012
1-Stop Translation Returns from Southern California Government Procurement seminar
This month 1-Stop Translation has recently returned from the Southern California Government Procurement seminar. The event was held on Wednesday, December 19th,2012, at the Garden Suite Hotel, in Los Angeles, California. The seminar was hosted by KOTRA also known as the Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles, Korean Inventors and Traders Association and the World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Association Los Angeles Chapter.
The seminar highlighted several essential factors, but majority of the presentations illustrated the tantalizing factor of 8A certifications. According to statistics the City of Los Angeles spends up to $1.8 billion in contracts annually. Only 12 % of those who are awarded contracts actually come from Los Angeles and the rest are bestowed to companies outside the Los Angeles area. The Mayor of Los Angeles plans to level the playing field by setting concrete goals to increase the city’s contracts to small, women-owned, minority-owned and disabled veteran-owned businesses.
This year the company was represented by Vendor Manager, Gina Lee and Marketing Associate, Tony Kim, “It was a very informative and educational session, as far as understanding how people in attendance as minority business owners could successfully put their foot in the door to get as much business out of the government as possible.”
For more information visit www.kotrala.com
December 17th, 2012
October 15th, 2012
1-Stop Translation Celebrates one year Anniversary
1-Stop Translation is delighted to announce the anniversary of AsianTalks.com. We are excited to reflect on the whirlwind of success we’ve accomplished with our blog. It has been one year since the launch of the blog, with its main mission to enable its reader to discover the transformative potential of living, working and thriving in the Asia-Pacific region. With almost 46 articles and podcasts we’ve come to interview some of the most intriguing and influential expats and professionals all over Asia. Their insider expertise, along with their unique adventures and how they’ve overcame certain obstacles have come as great aid and guide for our readers.
This blog has really come to evolve and we have created a place where it can really flourish and grow to new heights. “ We’ve gone from asking very basic, 101-type questions to handling more advanced, industry-specific questions that can really help readers figure out, ‘Well, is that something I would like to do, if given the opportunity,’” commented Chief editor, Elizabeth Shim.
We owe all our success to our readers and supporters and like to thank them for sticking with us for this past year. We look forward to celebrating next year’s anniversary with you as well!
November 12th, 2012
1-Stop Translation hires new Marketing Associate
1-Stop is proud to introduce our new Marketing Associate, Tony Kim. With objectives to target new industries and maintain long lasting relationships with clients, we added Tony to the team. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Tony is extremely enthusiastic about being a valuable addition and integral part of 1-Stop Translation in order to help it reach new heights of success. With his strong-willed and passionate character and his assertive and resilient tactics, we believe he would be a perfect fit for our company.
October 24 - 27, 2012
1-Stop Translation Returns from 53rd Annual ATA Conference
1-Stop Translation has recently returned from this year’s 53rd Annual ATA Conference, in San Diego, California. We would like to personally thank everyone who took the time to visit our booth at the conference. We appreciate your time and consideration, and we look forward to building and maintaining a long lasting business relationship.
The American Translators Association Conference provides the opportunity to learn and progress, as well as network and collaborate with other colleagues within the industry.
The four day event which was held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront was represented by CEO and Founder, Don Shin, and Vendor Manager, Gina Lee. The ATA Conference consisted of several business opportunities, and insightful events. Some of these rewarding events included; networking sessions, tutorials, exhibits and seminars.
For those of you who missed the event, we hope that you can visit us next time. Click here to view more pictures from the event. For more information regarding the event please visit www.atanet.org
October 28 ¨C November 1,2012
1-Stop Translation returns from 10th Biennial AMTA Conference 2012
1-Stop Translation is pleased to announce its return from the Tenth Biennial Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas. This event was held at the Catamaran Resort Hotel, in San Diego California, Sunday, October 28 through Thursday, November 1, 2012 which followed the 53rd Annual Conference of the American Translators Association (ATA).
"AMTA is an association dedicated to anyone interested in the translation of languages using computers in some way. This includes people with translation needs, commercial system developers, researchers, sponsors, and people studying, evaluating, and understanding the science of machine translation (MT) and educating the public on important scientific techniques and principles involved. It provides an opportunity for commercial developers, users--both professional translators and casual MT users--and research scientists to meet in a convivial atmosphere and share ideas, dreams, and hopes.” (AMTA, 2012)
This year AMTA incorporated several key highlights into their conference including; a tutorial by Jost Zetzsche, on “Using MT in Today's CAT Tools”, workshops on MT Post-Editing Technology and practice, and a MT Technology Showcase Exhibition.
This year our company was represented by CEO and founder Don Shin, “I was surprised by how fast the MT technology has gotten better and better. In contrary to wide spread worries in our industry, I believe it will offer us a lot of new market like MT post editing jobs or MT technology consulting. However, we need to invest a lot of time and money to keep abreast to this trend.”
For those who missed the event please visit www.amtaweb.org for more information.
October 17, 2012
1-Stop Translation Welcomes New Employees
With aims to improve and revamp the company, we added several new employees to join our team. Please welcome the newest additions to the 1-Stop family.
Our US headquarters have put forth full efforts to develop a fresh, innovative and ambitious marketing team by hiring one new employee. To ensure that we maintain our status of having the most accurate and up-to-date information, we hired a new Online Marketing Specialist, by the name of Ariana Drummond.
We have also strengthened our Accounting and Production department. For the most efficient and professional translations possible, we added a new In-house Japanese Translator, Hiroe Kawamura. Lastly, to guarantee that our accounts remain in tip top shape we appointed Catherine Ann, West Coast Account Manager, and Justin Byun, Accounting Specialist.
October 12, 2012
Korean Music & Content Market USA 2012
1-Stop Translation has recently returned from this year’s Korean Music & Content Market USA 2012. The event which was held in Downtown Los Angeles, offered various business opportunities, and insightful events from the Korean Hallyu market. The Korean Hallyu also known as the “Korean Wave” refers to the abrupt increase and mass popularity of the South Korean Entertainment and culture. This year our company was represented by Marketing Manager, Pricilla Niode and Vendor Manager, Gina Lee.
This program was designed so that all participants could: “interact, engage, and share opinions on the emerging markets across new and diverse platforms. It also enabled guests to connect with manufacturers, companies, entertainment executives, distributors, and decision makers.” (KMCM 2012)
From panels and seminars to one on one business meetings, this event was truly something you did not want to miss. But for those who did, please enjoy these photos and for more information click here.
August 21, 2012
Inc. magazine honors 1-Stop Translation as one of the fastest growing Companies in America
Los Angeles, California, August 21, 2012 - Today, Inc magazine announces this year’s 500|5000 list; to which translation service provider specializing in Asian languages, 1-Stop Translation USA ranked number 3772, with a three-year growth of 44%. Recognized across the nation as the most elite list of America’s entrepreneurs and the fastest growing private companies in the US, 1-Stop Translation humbly acknowledges its first appearance on this year’s 5000 list. 1-Stop Translation is joined by a number of other prominent companies such as; Facebook, Levi Strauss, and GoDaddy.com.
1-Stop Translation USA founder and CEO, Don Shin stated: “Appearing on the list for the first time is a tremendous accomplishment, and I am proud of all our team for working around the clock to make this achievement possible.”
1-Stop Translation’s mission is to connect Asia to the rest of the world by eliminating the barrier that once hindered the fluidity of growth and progress. In their envisioned future, they aim to maintain our status as the premier provider as Asian language services while becoming the one and only stop for all Asian needs.
In order to qualify for the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list, a company must have generated revenue of at least 100,000 in 2008 and $2 million in 2011. It also must be based in the United States, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies. For a complete list of all 5000 companies who have made it on the list, please visit http://www.inc.com/inc500/list/2012.
About 1-Stop Translation
1-Stop Translation is your one stop source for all your Asian language needs. Since 2001 we have been providing exceptional translation, interpretation, desktop publishing, subtitling, dubbing, and localization services to over 400 global clients. With offices in USA, China and Korea, we are always ready to provide 24-hour assistance for your most urgent inquiries. For more information, please visit http://www.1stoptr.com
About Inc Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing and technology. Visit http://www.inc.com
July 16, 2012
Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
1-Stop Translation USA, LLC has successfully completed the verification process and has receiveda a Minority Business Enterprise Certification (MBE) from The Supplier Clearinghouse. Certification is one tool that may lead to meeting majority companies in the private sector and government agency's seeking to do business with WMBEs. Upon certification, 1-Stop Translation USA, LLC is placed in a database which is accessible by participating utilities.Our certification allows organizations to know they are dealing with genuine WMBEs.
About The Supplier Clearinghouse
The Clearinghouse is a Commission-supervised entity whose primary purpose is to audit and verify the status of WMBEs, and to establish and maintain a database of WMDVBEs that is accessible to the CPUC and to participating utilities. The Clearinghouse audit and verification program precludes the need for individual utilities to audit and verify WMBEs with whom they do business.
Asia-Pacific Association for Machine Translation
What does the future hold for translation companies now that machine translation (MT) is growing at a rapid pace? Can both truly coexist? Or is it out with the old and in with the new? In his new article published in the June 2012 edition of the AAMT (Asia-Pacific Association for Machine Translation) Journal, Don Shin shares his ideas and thoughts on the future of the translation industry.
Click here to read the full article.
May 16 - 19, 2012
Association of Language Companies Conference 2012
1-Stop Translation has recently returned from this year’s ALC Conference in New Orleans, LA. The event which was held at the Ritz Carlton New Orleans Hotel, provided 4 days of full-immersion training, seminars, workshops, and more!
From profound speakers to captivating presentations this year’s conference was exceptional. “Not only did we gain some insightful information but we were able to network and really enjoy New Orleans. I cannot wait to see what surprises and opportunities the Association of Language Service will have in store for us next year!” commented CEO and founder of 1-Stop Translation, Don Shin.
For those of you who missed the event, we hope that you can join us next time. In the mean time, please feel free to browse through these photos. Enjoy Click here. Or visit www.alcus.org for more information.