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Small Business Celebrates 30 Years of Success with the Community

Neighbors, clients, and vendors join kids in the community to celebrate 30 years of success in the translation business for International Contact, Inc.

PRLog – Nov. 4, 2012 – OAKLAND, Calif. — “When Mayor Jean Quan proclaimed October 31st as ‘International Contact Day’ to honor our 30 years in business, we felt we needed to do […]

International Contact, Inc. gives back to the community

International Contact Day Celebration in Oakland October 31st. 15th Street between Webster and Franklin will be closed from 4:30 to 7 and will feature music, trick or treat, door prizes, neighborhood discounts and an international costume contest.

PRLog – Oct. 13, 2012 – OAKLAND, Calif. — Mayor Jean Quan has issued a proclamation to honor International […]

Top Telecommuting Jobs Abroad

Carla Itzkowich featured in Christina Couch’s artilcle “10 top telecommuting jobs to live abroad“.

This job might actually reward you for moving abroad. Workers with fluency in a foreign language and sharp communication skills can land jobs in verbal and written translation regardless of where they live, says Carla Itzkowich, executive director of International […]

Small Business Entrepreneur Profile: Carla Itzkowich of International Contact

San Fransisco Business Times showcases Carla Itzkowich in the Small Business Entrepreneur.


Below is San Fransisco Business Times profile:

What it does: Multi-language communications agency that produces content in over 100 languages.

HQ: Oakland.

2012 projected revenue: $1.2 million.

Employees: 17.

Founded: 1982.

Source of startup capital: Personal loans and family collateral.

Background (school, previous careers or first […]

Norma Armon interviewed for “Small businesses have trouble getting paid” article

Norma Armon interviewed by Carolyn Said, Chronicle Staff Writer for a recent article “Small Businesses Have Trouble Getting Paid“.

At Oakland’s International Contact Inc., which helps clients address non-English-speaking markets in more than 100 languages, “We have always managed to keep our receivables tightly controlled to avoid collections issues,” said Chairwoman […]

A team that’s successful in any language

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Interbike Flyer & Bicycle Retailer

InterbikeFlyer2007_final_PaInterbike Flyer & Bicycle Retailer interview from 1997 with 2007 show promotion. Interbike is a tradeshow for the bicycle industry that we attend annually. IC helps bicycle manufacturers and distributors worldwide. (two-sided, very colorful approx. 1.3mb) Read interview here

“The Communicator”

TeleWorks2“The Communicator” Learn how International Contact & the City of Oakland produced the CITYLINE program, an Equal Access telephone system for the city services in 5 languages. The National League of […]

2003 interview in the Oakland Tribune

OakTrib2003In 2003 interview, the Oakland Tribune discusses how IC has weathered financial storms over the last two decades. (single side, B&W, approx. 500k) Read interview