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Zurich, March 15, 2022 - Remote simultaneous interpretation provider, Interprefy, has announced its partnership with Congress Rental Network (CRN), the conferencing network group, to remove language barriers for international conferences.

Founded in 1990, CRN is a worldwide network of conferencing technology specialists, consisting of 45 independent member organisations, covering 5 continents and 43 countries - from Colombia to Australia. Together, the group provides technical solutions in regards to conference, congress, and audiovisual requirements for in-person, virtual, and hybrid international meetings and events, including EU Presidencies, governmental meetings, and various international conferences.

Interprefy and CRN have been maintaining a strong partnership for over 2 years, collaborating closely to combine technical expertise on-site with cloud-based technology that helps simplify the delivery of simultaneous interpretation, ultimately making it more scalable, eco-friendly and cost-efficient.

CRN members regularly leverage Interprefy technology to provide remote simultaneous interpretation services to their clients to break down language barriers and enable people to connect in their own language.

Making it also possible to combine on-site interpretation set up with Interprefy, CRN members can offer their clients greater flexibility and options, such as hybrid setups, with both interpreters working from booths at the venue, as well as some interpreters being connected remotely.

Working closely with CRN has helped us tremendously in continuously improving our platform through their inputs and offering our clients support on the ground from trusted partners that know our platform inside out.” - Oddmund Braaten, CEO of Interprefy

“The partnership between Interprefy and CRN is the perfect example of two organisations coming together to achieve one big goal - to increase access to professional interpretation solutions for events of all shapes and sizes,” said Oddmund Braaten, Chief Executive Officer at Interprefy. “Working closely with CRN has helped us tremendously in continuously improving our platform through their inputs and offering our clients support on the ground from trusted partners that know our platform inside out.”

Our alliance will provide us with the opportunity to continue to lead the market with a diversified and technically advance solution offering on a global scale.” - Michel Calvelage, Chairman of CRN

Michel Calvelage, Chairman of CRN added: “Our collaboration has opened up additional opportunities in this new era in our business. It offers our customers in various market segments, a reliable, high-quality and flexible solution for simultaneous interpretation during international conferences and hybrid meetings. Our alliance will provide us with the opportunity to continue to lead the market with a diversified and technically advanced solution offering on a global scale.”

About Interprefy

Interprefy is a leading provider of managed remote simultaneous interpretation technology and services, designed to support businesses, governments, and international organizations worldwide in overcoming language barriers in professional meetings and events.

Since 2015, Interprefy has facilitated over 50,000 truly multilingual online, hybrid and on-site conferences and meetings, including some of the world's largest events. Because Interprefy partners with global language services providers, the best interpreting talent for any mix of languages and subject areas can be sourced, even at short notice.

About Congress Rental Network (CRN)

The Congress Rental Network (CRN) is a worldwide network of 45 independent conferencing solutions companies spanning 43 countries in 5 continents. All member companies share the unique vision of CRN, which is to provide the highest level of quality and service for any conference, congress, meeting or event utilizing the latest Bosch Conferencing Equipment.

Markus Aregger

Written by Markus Aregger

Markus is Head of Marketing at Interprefy, on a mission to help people and organizations connect by breaking down language barriers.