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Avantgarde Translactions beyond the word... delivering the message
  • "Avantgarde Translations’ accuracy and turn-around is absolutely wonderful. We are not fluent in Spanish, so accuracy is essential. We need to be able to completely trust the company we work with in producing our translations. Avantgarde Translations is a highly professional firm and we value the work that they do for us.

    Whether it’s a translation that needs to be produced in two days’ notice or for our scheduled Run of Paper advertising, Avantgarde Translations’ business-mindedness results in always getting what we need done. They are very customer-service oriented keeping us in the loop every step of the way. From confirming receipt and providing status updates to knowing exactly when to expect, they truly serve their customers with processes in place to consistently and impressively deliver."
    — Amy Davey, Advertising, Print Production & Media Manager, BI-LO LLC


Charlotte, NC / Washington D.C. -- Avantgarde Translations, Inc. has completed all phases of acceptance and has received certification in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program. 8(a) Certification helps qualified companies, which are deemed socially or economically disadvantaged, gain access to federal assistance, opportunities and contracts. The certification required extensive business fiscal and operational documentation, as well as the submittal of a business plan for approval by the Small Business Administration over a period of three months.

The Small Business Administration 8(a) Business Development Program was named for Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act, which dictated a program be created to help small and disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace including access to federal and private procurement markets. The focus of the program is to provide business development support including mentoring, procurement assistance, business counseling, training, financial assistance, surety bonding and other management or technical assistance.

About Avantgarde Translations, Inc.
Established in 2004, Avantgarde Translations is a language services company offering an array of multilingual services including translation, interpreting, editing, proofreading, translation reviews, and cultural consulting. The company focuses on enriching and enhancing multilingual communications by bridging the linguistic and cultural gaps that exist between different languages. This enables Avantgarde Translations to provide customized language solutions that go beyond the word to deliver an effective message for its clients. With offices in Charlotte, North Carolina (USA), and Mississauga, Ontario (Canada), the company focuses on a broad client base throughout eastern Canada and the eastern United States. Clients range from Fortune 100 companies to private specialized international businesses in a variety of industries. Institutional and government organizations also seek Avantgarde Translations’ expertise. The company was recognized in 2006 for its entrepreneurial and business savvy, when it was named Rising Star of the Year by the National Association of Women Business Owners in Charlotte. In addition to being certified in the 8(a) Program, Avantgarde Translation is also designated a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Enterprise through the state of North Carolina, a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the Minority Supplier Diversity Council of the Carolinas. More information about Avantgarde Translations can be found at


Beyond the Word ... Delivering the Message