Calliope and its members all belong to the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC), which sets standards in the field of conference interpreting.
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About Calliope Interpreters
Calliope delivers turnkey simultaneous interpretation and related services for meetings and events all over the world, to the highest international standards.
Calliope is a unique, global network of interpretation service providers, all owned and managed by seasoned, practicing conference interpreters accredited by international organizations like the United Nations and the European Union.
Every year we deliver comprehensive simultaneous interpretation and related services for more than 1400 meetings and events in over 50 countries and in more than 40 languages – everything from corporate events and business meetings to European Presidencies and mega-events like the Olympics.
Our own experience as conference interpreters makes us uniquely positioned to understand the organizational requirements of multilingual events. Our experience and credentials enable us to provide a tailor-made solution for each client event – no matter the scale or the number of languages needed.
The Calliope story
Calliope (kə-LY-ə-pee) was created in 2000 by a group of expert interpreters interested in nurturing excellence and in setting a high standard for interpretation service delivery worldwide.
Calliope's global presence
Calliope’s members are present on all continents and are capable of delivering comprehensive interpretation services anywhere on the planet.
The Calliope network includes 20 members, each carefully selected for their expertise in organizing, managing and delivering comprehensive simultaneous interpretation and related language services for demanding international events.
We are the only global network of interpretation service providers endorsed by the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC), the professional association that sets standards for conference interpreting.
Calliope members and their organizations are guided by a strong code of ethics as well as by a commitment to sustainable practices.
"I enjoyed very much working with Calliope. Excellent professionals, always looking for a solution and always ready to help with a nice smile."
Enrique J. Lahmann, Ph.D., WCC Manager, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)