2019 has been a busy and fulfilling year for our company. As our team looks forward to the start of a new year and a new decade, we’d like to take a trip down memory lane to reminisce on some of the highlights that made this year great!
Our Year in Numbers
Detroit Chinese Business Association GALA
MAPS Coordinator Tong Wu and Technology Implementation Specialist Jessica Yaacoub attend the Chinese New Year GALA hosted by the Detroit Chinese Business Association.
Hamtramck’s 7th Annual Paczki Run
Bromberg & Associates was a sponsor of this year’s 7th Annual Packzi Run hosted by Tour de Troit! The 7th Annual Packzi Run featured a 5K tour around the city of Hamtramck, soon followed by paczki, beer & polka available for all participants at the finish line. Fellow Brombergians Jessica Yaacomb and Aaron von Allmen braved the chilly temperatures this past weekend and represented the company well!
Office Fun and Birthday Celebrations!
We celebrated many birthdays throughout the year! In this video, our multilingual staff celebrated the birthday of Business Development Specialist, Carly by wishing her “Happy Birthday” in various languages.
Happy Halloween!! Celebrating World Refugee Day
On June 20th, we celebrated World Refugee Day at the office. Our work not only serves the deaf and hard of hearing community but the refugee and immigrant communities as well. We sat down with Bromberg & Associates’ Arabic & Chaldean interpreter, Peter to discuss his experience in Iraq as an interpreter for the United States Army. Awards and Accolades
At the end of June, Bromberg & Associates was to be named as one of this year’s Corp! Magazine Economic Bright Spot award winners! The Corp! Magazine Economic Bright Spot award recognizes companies who continue to thrive with economic growth, expansion, and hiring Michigan’s brightest talent. This year’s recognition marks three straight years of Bromberg & Associates receiving this award.
Bromberg & Associates’ founder and President, Jinny Bromberg, was recognized as an award recipient for the 2019 Corp! Magazine Salute to Diversity Award in the Diversity Business Leader. She was honored during the Salute to Diversity Awards Ceremony on Thursday, September 26th in Detroit. Meeting our U.S. Representatives
In July, Bromberg & Associates provided simultaneous interpreting services and equipment support for the 2019 People’s Convention held in Detroit, MI. Our Administrative Support Specialist Katie Lawler found some downtime to meet U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib. EB-5 Investor’s Conference
Carly Priehs was one of three who represented Bromberg & Associates at the 2019 EB-5 Investors Conference. The EB-5 conferences attracts a globalized community of stakeholders from traditional and emerging EB-5 markets. Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (GLWB) Great Pitch Competition
In September, our founder and President, Jinny Bromberg, participated and was named a semi-finalist in the Great Pitch Competition hosted by the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (GLWBC). Each participant was given only 2 minutes to deliver their best elevator pitch to a panel of judges. Here, Jinny is presenting her case for Bromberg’s Video Remote Interpreting services.
Company President, Jinny Bromberg, traveled to The Hague, Netherlands to present the business case for Video Remote Interpreting during the 23rd annual European Language Industry Associates (ELIA) Networking Days. ELIA is the leading trade association for the language services industry in Europe. 2019 Association of Language Companies (ALC) Conference
2019 Regional Conference on Interpreting and Translation (Michigan Translators/Interpreters Network)
Bromberg’s Talent Acquisition Specialist, Elena Veselova (top) and Jessica Yaacoub (bottom) presented at the 2019 Michigan Translators/Interpreters Network (MiTin) Regional Conference on Interpreting and Translation in October.
National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC)
Bromberg & Associates was well represented at the National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC). NIIC is the largest conference on immigration in the U.S. and it plays a central role in the powerful, diverse and broad immigrant and refugee rights and integration field.
Bromberg & Associates celebrated our 20th Anniversary of improving language access and promoting cultural awareness in Michigan and beyond! We held our 20th Anniversary Celebration event, “A Toast to the Language Access Champions” at TechTown Detroit on Thursday 11/14. The event was attended by other champions of language access whom we’ve had the pleasure of working with over the last 20 years.
Happy Birthday Bromberg & Associates!
Jinny Bromberg & Interpreter Vic Lupo strike a pose at our 20th Anniversary Party
IT Director Ezaz Chowhudy (left) and Arabic/Chaldean Language Specialist and VRI & Compliance Coordinator, Peter
It was a festive mood for our annual Holiday Interpreting Party held in December!
2020 marks the end of both an incredible year and a very successful decade of growth and innovation for Bromberg & Associates. Thank you to all who have contributed to our success over the past 20 years, during the last decade, and in the year 2019! We look to continue elevating and embracing our commitment to our language access and cultural awareness goals that break down language and cultural barriers and bridge gaps to bring our communities closer together!