Monday, April 23, 2012

Colorado Expo Coming June 2012!

The following is from Family History Expos.

We are pleased to inform you of our upcoming Colorado Family History Expo in Colorado Springs, CO on June 1-2, 2012. We will have an array of vendors with the latest tools and techniques to help in verifying your ancestors. We also have an agenda filled with speakers to help you move your research along. If you have not already registered, pleaseclick here to register for the Colorado Expo. If you have registered, please tell a friend and have them register too.
Don R. Anderson Senior VP FamilySearch to Keynote
Don R AndersonDon R. Anderson : Senior Vice President for FamilySearch. In this role, he has the responsibility for the Patron Services organization including the FamilySearch Family History Library as well as the Worldwide Support organization. Don's responsibilities include providing help to those searching for ancestors using FamilySearch, the Family History Library, Family History Centers, the FamilySearch website, CD software, and other resources. These are accessed worldwide via telephone, e-mail, and the Internet. Don's organization provides services in more than 12 languages from more than 110 countries worldwide with an excess of 10 million interactions annually. In his role for FamilySearch, Don has traveled to more than 27 countries on five continents to ensure that services are available to those around the world searching for their ancestors. The resources of FamilySearch Patron Services are in more than eighty countries and include nearly two thousand individuals, both volunteers and employees. Don is married to the former Anne Russell and they are the parents of two boys.
Help Us Make the Colorado Expo More Successful
You can help us make this event even more successful by sharing this information with friends, family, and your community. Click here for a pdf flyer that you can print and distribute to community centers, libraries, genealogical and family history societies, local grocery stores, restaurants, etc. to help insure the continued success of this marvelous Expo.  We appreciate your help and support. 
Why Should You Attend One of Our Expos?
Following are some of the benefits for attending our Expos:

  • Class Handouts Syllabus includes 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, family historians and genealogists love to learn about. (Our book vendor alone will have more than 400 titles to browse or purchase. Books selected based on expert knowledge by Leland K. Meitzler who really knows what people need to be successful.)
  • Speakers and vendors from throughout the United States, Canada, and Israel. A unique opportunity to increase skills and networking with other researchers.
  • Meet bloggers who will be talking about the event via twitter, blogs, and other social media. 
  • Amazing door prizes each hour and grand prizes at the end of the Expo! People qualify to win prizes by attending classes (Grand prizes include a gift bag filled with FamilySearch specialty items, $900 in online classes offered by Genealogical Studies of Ontario, Canada; a professional research package valued at $500 offered by Arlene H. Eakle, PhD and more)
Get Your Room Reserved Now!

Colorado Springs

Run of the House - $99
Make your reservations early. Cutoff date is May 2, 2012. Make your reservation online by clicking on the logo at left or call 888-233-9527.
Our Colorado Expo Sponsors
We very much appreciate our sponsors and want to recognize them here. Our Expos would not be possible without their support.

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We are excited to welcome you to the Colorado Family History Expo coming to Colorado Springs in June and all of our additional upcoming Expos! 

Holly T. Hansen
Family History Expos, Inc.

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