Calliope is a worldwide group of interpretation service providers, all accredited with the United Nations and/or European Union. We deliver simultaneous interpretation solutions to the highest quality standards – anytime, everywhere on the planet.

Each year on average
40
Languages
50
Countries
1 000
Conferences, events and meetings

Major projects

53 highly experienced conference interpreters from 17 countries - Calliope-Interpreters

Conference interpreting for the G20 Summit in Australia

Calliope Interpreters was on hand at the G20 Summit in Australia to organize and provide conference interpretation services.
The Youth Olympic Games

The Youth Olympic Games

In August 2010 Singapore hosted the first Youth Olympic Games. Some 3600 teen athletes and 204 National Olympic Committees came together for these sporting events.
Around the world with the World LP Gas Association

The World LP Gas Association

Calliope is the trusted interpretation partner for the World LP Gas Association’s (WLPGA) World LPG Forum, which brings together actors of the liquefied gas industry.

News & articles

Jacarandas blooming in Buenos Aires in November.

3 things you should know about simultaneous interpretation in South America

 | Interpretation best practices
Calliope member Verónica Pérez Guarnieri shares her insights on simultaneous interpretation in Spanish-speaking South America.
Interpreting with a bidule at a Tai Chi demonstration during the IOC World Conference on Sport for All in Lima, Peru.

Tour-guide interpretation systems : the pros and cons

 | Interpretation best practices
If you are thinking of using a portable interpretation system for a short meeting, or for an ‘on the move’ event such as a guided visit, read our advice first!
Picture of interpreters notes - Calliope-Interpreters

What’s inside a consecutive interpreter’s notebook

 | Interpretation best practices
How do consecutive interpreters remember everything they need to translate, when they have so little time to take notes? Read this blog to find out.

Calliope works with

Corporate events, product launches, shareholders’ meetings, board meetings, press conferences, financial communications, roadshows...

Visits of leaders and ministers, summits, trade missions, diplomatic talks, bilateral and plurilateral meetings, treaty negotiations...

Olympic Games, Universal Forum of Cultures, EU Presidencies (Irish 2004; Portuguese 2007; Danish 2012; Greek 2014)...

International congresses, annual general meetings, industry roundtables, medical conferences, technical workshops, big pharma symposia...

Industry conferences, sporting and cultural events, car shows, press conferences, grand openings, special events, festivals and exhibitions...

International summits, ministerial meetings, high-level events, conference of the parties (COP), regional forums, EU projects...

Testimonials
The National Organising Committee wishes to say thank you for your help this past summer with interpretation services during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. Your team provided these professional services over the course of the 30-day final...

FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015

I have been utilizing Calliope-Interpreters for over three years in numerous countries. The logistical aspect of the sessions has always been flawless and never a worry. The quality of interpreters has been incredible! The same can be said for...

Patrick M. Cowher, Tyco, Senior EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety), Manager CultureChange

It has been a pleasure for us working with you. Your team is really professional and we will be happy to work again with Calliope for future congresses.

CONGREX Switzerland Limited, EBMT 2011 European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation

The Institut d'Histoire Culturelle Européenne when organising the annual conference of the International Society for Cultural History at the Château de Lunéville, France chose Calliope because of its good reputation in the academic field. The...

Jean-Sébastien Noël, Institut d’histoire culturelle européenne (2012)

The relationship between Calliope and Havas is not simply that of client and service provider. We see the interpreters as genuine business partners who help us gear our message to the target country and its traditions.

Havas