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Attention Mesa and St. George Family History Expo Attendees

Family History Expos is supporting the RootsTech conference February 6-8, 2014. We are not holding our annual Expos in Mesa or St. George this coming year. We look forward to seeing you at RootsTech and some of our other events in 2014. This was not an easy decision for us to make. But we are excited to see the St. George and Mesa local Family History Centers creating amazing events to serve the research needs in their areas. We know it is time to serve new areas where there is a need for more educational opportunities and family history events. We are setting up on the 2014 Expo Schedule now and will be posting more events over the next few weeks. Watch for additional Retreats and Expos in 2014 as we finalize … Read entire article »

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Family History Expo Early Bird to Expire April 30th

Today and tomorrow, April 30th, are the final days to register and receive the early bird savings for our Family History Expo in Sacramento June 28-29, 2013. If you have already registered be sure to tell a friend so they can take advantage of the savings too. GenealogyWallCharts.com has partnered with us to prepare each registered attendee a FREE wallchart printed with their personal genealogy. The chart must pre-order before the event to be delivered at the Expo. More details will be emailed to registered attendees. We have an excellent lineup of presenters, James L Tanner will be our keynote, James is internationally known for his blog Genealogy’s Star . You can check out the details for all of our presenters on our website. We will have exhibits once again this year and … Read entire article »

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RootsTech on the Horizon

As an Official Blogger for RootsTech, I get to share news with you before it’s made public. Here’s some news about the Thursday morning (Mar. 21) keynote speakers. I’ve actually had the chance to meet all three and look forward to hearing from them at the event. DENNIS C. BRIMHALL Dennis Brimhall is currently the President and CEO of FamilySearch International.  FamilySearch International is a worldwide organization helping individuals find, preserve, catalogue, and search genealogical information. I first met Dennis Brimhall at RootsTech but have had opportunity to communicate with him on various projects. SYD LIEBERMAN Syd is a nationally acclaimed storyteller, an author, and an award-winning teacher. Many of his best-loved stories deal with growing up in Chicago and raising a family in Evanston, Illinois. Syd is also known for his original historical … Read entire article »

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Don’t Miss the April Family History Expos Bonuses

Here are just a few reasons you don’t to miss an April Expo (we’ll be in Houston, Oklahoma City, and Albuquerque), registered attendees can take advantage of the following bonus items: Free personalized genealogy wall charts for attendees (made from your personal files) valued at $19.00 or more. Class Handouts Syllabus include materials from three Expos with more than 300 pages of research guidance. Free online class offered by Genealogical Studies valued at $89.00 Download, view and study class handouts before the event so you can come prepared with questions. FamilySearch developers, consultant training, and expert researchers from the Family History Library will be there teaching classes. Ask-the-Pros booth where you can bring personal research and genealogical questions to discuss with our professional researchers $50 value. Exhibit area filled with vendors who have unique products and services, … Read entire article »

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Call for Bloggers

Family History Expos is now accepting applications from those interested in participating as Bloggers of Honor at our upcoming 2012 Expos. Types of Blogs that will qualify you as a Blogger of Honor: Family History or Genealogy Blog Mommy Blogs with Family Stories Story Telling Blogs of Family and Historical Interest Family History Product or Service Provider Library, Archive or Research Center Professional Genealogist Preservation Awareness Restoration Projects Information Provider Other Blogs of Historical Interest Chosen Bloggers of Honor will receive: Full Registration Benefits Listing on Event Website with Hotlink to Blog Promotion on Family History Expos Blog Gift Bag Provided by Expo Sponsors and Exhibitors Bloggers of Honor will be expected to: Pre-Expo Announce the Expo and Sponsors Promote Expo Speakers, Exhibitors, and Activities Share Press Release Information During Expo Highlight Websites, Tools, and Discoveries Made Share Blogging Tips with Attendees Report Daily on Presentations and Exhibits Post-Expo Summarize Overall Expo Experience on Blog … Read entire article »

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Schedule available for Houston Family History Expo 2012

The Houston Family History Expo 2012 is in the last stages of planning. The initial schedule for the presentations is now online. Lisa Louise Cooke, Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast. In addition to authoring the Genealogy Gems News Blog, she is the author of the books The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies, and the Google Earth for Genealogy DVD series, as well as a writer, instructor and podcaster for Family Tree Magazine. The closing Keynote will be by Holly T. Hansen, President of Family History Expos, Inc. Holly has helped thousands understand the techniques and technology to trace their roots in today’s ever-changing technological environment. She received a B.A. in History from Weber State University and continues … Read entire article »

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St. George Family History Expo 2012 Begins

Join us for the 8th Annual St. George Family History Expo to be held at the Dixie Center, 1835 Convention Center Dr., St. George, Utah – 84790. The Expo begins on Thursday Feb. 23rd with a historic tour of the St. George area with Glenn Rawson and Dennis Lyman as our tour guides. The keynote address will be given by Susan Easton Black, a professor of Church History and Doctrine … Read entire article »

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Call for Papers – Houston, TX & Albuquerque, NM

Looking for a chance to speak to an audience of family historians?  Have a topic you are passionate about? Want to share your knowledge? We are accepting proposals for our Houston, TX and Albuquerque, NM Expos. Our Expo theme for 2012 is “Your Family History Starts Here!” Expos feature excited presenters who have expertise in a subject and want to share their specialties with others. Submission details can be found on our website in our Speaker Community Center. Speakers whose proposals are accepted will receive the following benefits : ·      Free Business Card Ad in Expo program ($100 value); ·      Free Classifieds Ad on Family History Expos website ($50 value); ·      Registration to event ($100 value); ·      Professional exposure, networking, and more. Family History Expos teaches people to trace their roots with modern technology and proven techniques. We bring people together … Read entire article »

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Meet the Bloggers of Honor for the Yuma Expo

Meet the Bloggers of Honor for the Yuma Expo

The Yuma Family History Expo is just 3 weeks away and we are pleased to introduce you to our Bloggers of Honor for this event. Our Bloggers of Honor provide information and updates about the Expo and assist in making each Expo a virtual event by tweeting, blogging, and Facebooking about the exhibits, classes, and networking opportunities they experience. If you are a blogger attending the Yuma Expo please let us know and we will list you … Read entire article »

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CALL FOR BLOGGERS

CALL FOR BLOGGERS

Family History Expos is now accepting applications from those interested in participating as Bloggers of Honor at one of the following 2012 Expos: Yuma Arizona Expo January 17 Hilton Garden Inn / Pivot Point Conference Center 310 Madison Yuma, AZ 85364 Mesa Arizona Expo January 20-21 Mesa Convention Center 263 N. Center Street Mesa, AZ 85201 St. George Utah Expo February 24-25 The Dixie Center 1835 Convention Center Dr. St. George, UT 84790 Types of Blogs that will qualify you as a Blogger of Honor: Family History or Genealogy … Read entire article »

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