NETWORKING: With a membership of over two hundred interpreters and translators from all over Tennessee and many other States you have the opportunity to connect with experienced professionals to share your interests and experiences.
WEBSITE: Information that you can use in your daily professional life and the ability to locate information about other members you may be interested in contacting by phone or e-mail.
PERSONAL WEB PAGE: If you desire, you can have your own personal page on the website and you can put your photo on that page if you wish. You may also place your résumé on your webpage for interested parties to download. Through your webpage you will be able to advertise your languages, skills, contact information, and any other announcements you may have.
NEWSLETTER: The TAPIT Times is published quarterly and distributed via e-mail to all members. The Fall issue is printed in full color and a free copy can be picked up at the Annual Conference in September. The newsletter is a group effort with many interesting articles and tidbits of information contributed by our members and experts in interpreting and translating.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES: With your listing on the website, clients can easily find you and offer jobs and projects, all of which will enhance your profitability.
LISTSERV: You will be able to communicate with other members and share information on terminology and other items of interest to the profession.
WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS: TAPIT conducts workshops and seminars in Tennessee throughout the year training for translators, court and medical interpreters at these locations: Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville.
ANNUAL CONFERENCE: The 2-day TAPIT Conference is held every September. TAPIT brings prominent speakers and presenters from all over the country, who share their fascinating, useful, and interesting information with us. The Conference consists of a wide range of subjects related to interpreting and translation. The Annual TAPIT Business Meeting and election of officers take place on the last day of the Conference.
SOCIAL EVENTS: At our various meetings and workshops we usually have social events afterwards where you will meet some wonderful people with whom you can network and talk shop.