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March 2022

Working Lunch: Benefits of ITI Membership

16 March @ 1:00 pm

Join NWTN Events team member Mike Hanson and colleagues for an informal chat online via Zoom. For one hour during your lunch break, we host a Q&A session that includes discussion regarding tips for productivity, business progression, social media, upcoming CPD events, etc. This week we'll be chatting about ITI membership and the benefits it brings us as professional translators and interpreters. What have you got out of your ITI membership over the years? Why is being a member important…

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NWTN Coworking

22 March @ 10:00 am
The Outset, Sankey St, Warrington WA1 1NN, The Outset, Sankey St, Warrington WA1 1NN + Google Map
£10

Come and join Laurence Bisot and Roz Howarth for a coworking session at The Outset on Sankey St, Warrington (WA1 1NN).Coworking usually costs £10 + VAT a day. Parking: Golden Square car park nearby (the Bath Street entrance is best – underground car park). Public transport: Warrington Bank Quay train station is really close, and Warrington Central is only around 10 mins walk.

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Working Lunch: March Accountability Group Review

23 March @ 1:00 pm

March Accountability Group Review Session –it's the end of Q1 and as such it’s time to evaluate how 2022 is going.

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Working Lunch: Favourite projects

30 March @ 1:00 pm

This week we want to hear about your best job to date. This will be a "show and tell" session where you can talk about your favourite translation project or interpreting assignment – what made it so special? What did you learn from it? Have you taken any steps to get work like that again? If so, what steps?

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April 2022

Working Lunch: Interpreting in the Medical Sector

6 April @ 1:00 pm
Working Lunch: Interpreting in the Medical Sector

Join NWTN Academic Liaison Officer Katell Sevellec and colleagues for an informal chat online via Zoom. For one hour during your lunch break, we'll host a Q&A session that includes discussion regarding tips for productivity, business progression, social media, upcoming CPD events, etc. Family members often take on the role of interpreters in medical emergencies or times of need. This can lead to dangerous mistakes and inaccuracies. In spite of this, there seems to be a lack of awareness of…

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NWTN Coworking

13 April @ 10:00 am
Trafford House, Chester Road
Stretford, M32 0RS
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Come join us for a productive day of working, with some company and a cuppa!We'll be coworking at Trafford House, Old Trafford, as part of Bruntwood's Workspace Wednesday. To be eligible for the free coworking day, you will need to register in advance.

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Working Lunch: Creating a website

13 April @ 1:00 pm

This week we'll be chatting about our experiences with creating a website for our business. When we discuss monthly or yearly goals, we usually hear members say "I plan to sort my website out!" It seems quite a few of us need a nudge in the right direction, so join us to tell us about your website, or what you'd like to have for your potential site. Do you use a third-party provider? Do you do it all yourself? Which…

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May 2022

NWTN 35th/37th Anniversary Dinner

7 May @ 7:00 pm
The Lowry, Pier 8, The Quays
Salford, M50 3AZ
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£45

Whether you’ve been a member since day one or you’ve only just joined, this event will be a great chance to network and celebrate all that is brilliant about the North West Translators’ Network during a fun, relaxed evening! With so many people involved with the network over the years and so many developments in both the translation and interpreting industries, we want to pay homage to them by focusing on the past, present and future of our network. Not…

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Coworking

12 May @ 10:00 am
Oppidan Social, 23 Edge Street
Manchester, M4 1HW United Kingdom
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£0.06

Come and join Kate Lo and Laurence Bisot for a coworking session at Oppidan Social (formerly Ziferblat) on Edge Street in the Northern Quarter, Manchester. The concept is simple – you pay for the time you spend in the space, everything else is free – so you can help yourself to food, snacks, drinks, etc. NWTN members benefit from a reduced rate of 6p per minute when we run these sessions (capped after 4 hours at a lower rate of…

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Working Lunch: Attending Conferences

18 May @ 1:00 pm

For our first session back after the break, we're going to be discussing attending conferences. These days, conferences are more widely accessible - both online and in-person. Do you have any tips for attending conferences? What's your advice for attending in person, and does it differ if you attend virtually?With the recent CIOL conference, BP conference and the Cardiff UnConference behind us, do you have any advice or suggestions for those attending the ITI conference later this month? We'd love…

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