Organising events using interpreters can be daunting for the uninitiated. In this article I give you some inside information and tips to help make your event a success.
Of the three different categories of interpreting (the other two being Consecutive Interpreting and Facilitating Interpreting), Simultaneous Interpreting is by far the most demanding.
A minimum of 2 interpreters are required for continuous service of more than a couple of hours. This comes as a shock to most people. Why do we need 2 people? Surely the interpreting company is just trying to sell us extra interpreters? (more…)