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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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Houston Family History Expo Fast Approaching

Your Family History Starts in Houston Beginners to old-timers can get a Texas-sized jump on their family history April 6-7 at the Houston Family History Expo 2012. Opening keynote speaker Lisa Louise Cooke will fire up the crowd with great ways to get started and stay motivated to engage in family history during her opening address on Friday at 2 p.m. Register online, by telephone, or at the door. The Expo will take place at the Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport. Registration begins and exhibits open at 1 p.m., Friday and at 9 a.m. on Saturday. “Our 2012 theme is: ‘Your family history starts here!’” FHE Founder and President Holly T. Hansen said. “We are so thrilled to bring our Expo to Houston this year. This is going to be a … Read entire article »

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Houston Family History Expo to Feature Oral History Expert

Paul Adjei, CEO at Worldbiz Business. Mr. Adjei lives in Kumasi-Ghana. He collects and preserves oral genealogical data and is currently preserving the history of one of the most powerful tribes in West Africa called the Akan. He manages 20 field staff performing research on this tribe. He will be presenting about oral histories at the Family History Expo in Houston, Texas on April 6th and 7th, 2012 at the Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport, 9100 Gulf Freeway. Mr. Adjei’s first presentation is called The Importance of Oral Genealogical Research in Ghana, but this class is valuable to all family historians even if you do not have ancestors from Ghana. Oral genealogy is the systematic collection of living people’s testimony about … 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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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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