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ALTO Newsletter June 2013
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June, 2013



In This Issue

ALTO seminar London 2013- register now
ALTO Conference NY
Industry Panel London
ALTO Pulse Q1 results
Membership update
Elections at the next AGM

New ALTO members

ATC Language and Travel, Ireland
British Summer, Spain
FLS International, US
Don Quijote/ Enforex Ideal Education Group, Spain
Le Bosquet SA, Switzerland
Lexis English, Australia
Manhattan Language, US

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ALTO Pulse Q1 2013 results

Read the latest report about ALTO's online survey which is a great mood indicator of the language travel industry worldwide.

You can download the report from the webpage and watch out for the next survey opening on 8th July 2013!

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Elections at the next AGM

Time is flying at astonishing pace and three ALTO Board members are coming up to the end of their 3-year term on the board this autumn. David Anthonisz, David Brown and Andrew Mangion will stand for re-election in Berlin on 3rd November 2013 - "We've achieved about 65% of the goals we had set when we joined the Board and we would like to complete these projects during the next term" -commented David Brown Treasurer. Nevertheless we look forward to seeing ALTO members putting themselves forward for Candidacy.
More information about the Elections and the AGM will be circulated to ALTO members at a closer date.

ALTO event London 2nd September 2013 - register now

John Knell, one of the UK's leading thinkers on the changing face of work and organisations.

Get an MBA in the morning and join the Industry Panel in the afternoon, all this at the next ALTO event in London:

We are excited to announce our next speaker John Knell, who is the co-author of The 80 Minute MBA (with Richard Reeves) which has become one of the best-selling business books of all time. John’s messages help with innovation, breaking the bullsh*t of business, and changing the face of work and organisations. He will deliver a condensed MBA programme to ALTO members in just 2 x 90 minute sessions in London- can you afford to miss this?
During the afternoon a specially selected panel of senior industry figures will discuss "hot industry topics” before engaging the audience in a Q & A session about trends and issues within our industry. We're expecting to see a great debate, join us there!

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ALTO Conference New York - report

New York was the venue for ALTO's first stand-alone conference designed to be a breeding ground for ideas and collaboration between senior stakeholders in the language school and education agency industries. The city and the conference did not disappoint, with stunning socialising opportunities in the Big Apple providing a perfect backdrop to seminars and speed-dating that sought to help ALTO members develop and grow their business.

Photo by David Niland

Read full article and watch the seminar videos online

Industry Panel at the London event

One of the most successful sessions at the New York Conference was the panel of leading agency representatives discussing pressing issues and questions prepared by the ALTO Board. Due to the overwhelming positive feedback - 96% of conference participants found the panel useful and interesting - we decided to organise a similar session at the next professional development event in London on 02/09/2013. This time both school and agent sides would be represented on the panel.

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Left to right: Sean Hale panel moderator and panelists Victor Hugo Baseggio, Krister Weidenhielm and OJ Kim at the ALTO Conference NY 2013.

Photo by David Niland