Danish Heritage Tours
RootsTech could help you find the exact house where your ancestors lived, even if it's half-way around the world in Denmark. That's possible thanks to Danish Heritage Tours, which is part of RootsTech this year. They are a Danish based tour operator specializing in family history trips. Their staff of historians and genealogists will help you find the exact places where your family tree has its roots. Their expertise is genealogy, history, tour planning and guiding.
As a special offer to RootsTech attendees, you can get seven hours of free genealogy research if travel to Denmark is purchased in 2014. Learn more when you visit them during at Booth 1021.
When you're at RootsTech this year, be sure to get your first look at the latest books and games from Family ChartMasters. They are the award-winning genealogy chart printing service for any kind of chart imaginable. From oversized draft family reunion charts to custom decorative designs, they let you give your chart the personalized attention it deserves. They are introducing new books and online resources-Zap The Grandma Gap-designed to help even the youngest connect to their family history. It features books, workbooks and website resources.
Be sure to visit Family ChartMasters at Booth 351 for FREE chart consultations and Free Zap The Grandma Gap paper doll sets. You can also find special sale pricing on blank charts and books.
RootsTech is excited to host the debut of Family.me, and you can be one of the first to discover it. It is the first genealogy service to bring collaboration and game mechanics together. Family.me aims to bring families closer together through building their family tree, sharing family stories, researching historical records and more.
When you stop by Booth 333, you can get a free invitation code from Family.me to be one of the first to try Family.me Beta.
RootsTech is all about telling your family's story, so it's natural our friends at FamilyStorytelling.com are here to help out. Family Storytelling is a website full of ideas, inspiration, recipes, crafts and stories that will help you begin, or continue a tradition of family storytelling. They believe families can be more than just people living under the same roof, give them 5 minutes a day, and them will give you ways to become the happy family you want to be.
Be sure to visit them at Booth 339 and they will give you some ways to become the family you want to be.
RootsTech is honored to have the Federation of Genealogical Societies be part of this year's event. The FGS represents members of hundreds of genealogical societies across the United States and other nations. They want to help link the genealogical community and help it grow. Be sure to drop by their booth to learn about the War of 1812 Preserve the Pension Project, and the society's premier periodical The Forum.
Visit them at Booth 725 to learn how you can join them for their annual conference August 27-30 in San Antonio, Texas.
While you're here at RootsTech, be sure to learn more from our friends at Findmypast. Findmypast is the British-owned world leader in online genealogy. They offer access to 1,000 years of records and let you search high-quality images from around the globe. Their parent company DC Thomson Family History (formerly brightsolid) works with institutions like The British Library, Royal Archives, the Imperial War Museum, and national and regional archives.
When you stop by Booth 405, you can learn how to discover your family stories through their global collection of newspapers, vital records, census, migration and even crime records.
RootsTech will help you discover and share your family history. So after you're done, discover better ways to print it out. Lexmark can help you with that. Lexmark is a provider of printing and imaging products, software, solutions, and services that help customers save time and money.
Make sure you take time to visit them at Lexmark.com to see how they can help you get more done.
RootsTech is a place to learn the best ways to document your family history. That's the same concept with Mocavo. Mocavo provides free access to family history forever. They launch 1000 new collections every day and never stop looking for more information for you. While you're at RootsTech, you can see demonstrations of mocavo.com and try their free scanning.
You can even get 50% off of a Mocavo Gold subscription when you visit them at Booth 617.
It would be nice to have someone else automatically look for your ancestors. At this year's RootsTech, you can meet a company doing just that. MyHeritage is a family history network helping millions of families around the world discover and share their legacy. They have cutting edge family history technologies to help you grow your family tree by automatically finding new relatives, ancestors, and information from billions of historical records and millions of family trees.
Make sure you stop by Booth 605 and ask MyHeritage how they can help you open the door to a new world of discoveries.
RootsTech attracts family historians on all levels, so it's the perfect place to get introduced to the National Genealogical Society, a non-profit organization founded in 1903. They are the premier national society to help everyone from beginners to the most advanced family historians. They offer publications and educational courses. The upcoming NGS 2014 Family History Conference, May 7-10 in Richmond, Virginia is a great opportunity to learn more.
Stop by Booth 227 to learn more about the conference, get a 10% discount off of all books, and sign up for prize drawings. You could win an online course, a one-year NGS membership or a signed copy of Mastering Genealogical Proof.
If your ancestors came through New England, RootsTech could be the place where you find the connections to them. America's founding genealogical society, NEHGS, will be on hand to help guide you. They have the nation's largest collection of original family research materials. Its website, AmericanAncestors.org offers hundreds of millions of records for New England, New York and beyond.
Be sure to visit their team at Booth 926 and learn how their team can provide expert research assistance with specialties covering the United States, Canada, and Europe.
RootsTech is all about helping you find people. We're excited to have PeopleFinders be part of this year's conference. They provide insight on people, places and things. They are one of the largest owners of public records data in the US, including information on virtually every adult in the nation. They can help you connect with anyone, anywhere. They are a premier online service that helps you quickly search billions of records spanning the last 40 years, and will deliver comprehensive and accurate results.
You will want to drop in to Booth 526 to learn how they can help you find the people important to you.
One of the best parts about family history is the photos that go along with it. So RootsTech is excited to have Pictureline be part of this year's conference. Pictureline is a great resource for whatever photography questions you might have. They understand photos and are committed to helping you achieve success.
Pictureline is in Booth 317, so be sure to stop by and let them show you how to transition to a picture taker to a picture maker.
The 1940 US Census is a great resource, so while you're at RootsTech, learn how to make the most of it. RootsPoint will be on hand to help you with that. RootsPoint is a global community centered on the 1940 US Census and aims to make genealogy accessible to all enthusiasts. Data available spans the 110 years before the census, stretching back to 1830.
Be sure to visit them and learn how their social sharing tools can help make your searching easier.
When you come to RootsTech, you'll be learning the latest ways to gather your family stories and histories. After RootsTech, you're going to want to keep learning. Salt Lake Community College can help. The Division of Continuing Education at SLCC offers a genealogy certificate for those who want to learn some solid genealogical research and organization skills. You can learn more about the course and meet their nationally and internationally renowned instructors and learn about financial assistance opportunities.
As an extra incentive, the first 10 attendees to visit them at Booth 235 will receive a 50% discount. All attendees will also receive a 10% discount for a non-credit course.
Home to five national parks, 43 state parks, seven national monuments, two national recreation areas and "The Greatest Snow on Earth®", Utah represents the best of the Rocky Mountains and the Desert Southwest. RootsTech welcomes the Utah Office of Tourism as a new sponsor for 2014.