New Announcements from RootsTech!

RootsTech have many several announcements for new events and general information.



The first is that RootsTech is going to celebrate African Heritage Day. This will be held on Friday 10th February at the Salt Palace Convention Center.  It “is a celebration of culture, unity and history of individuals of African descent from all over the world.” They will be offering classes, entertainment and the special keynote speaker is LeVar Burton. You can find out more on the official press release.


The official Grand Opening of the Discovery Experience at the Family History Library is on Wednesday 8th February.  The “state-of-the-art discovery experience is free and open to the public.”


The RootsTech App is now available for download. The only way to get the syllabus material will be through the app. Randy Seaver of Genea-Musings blog has a post telling you how he downloaded the app and syllabus material.


This year if you want to attend the Getting Started sessions you will have to purchase a separate registration for that stream.


We are getting close to the biggest genealogy event of the year! If you are going please let me know as I would love to meet up with you during the conference.



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RootsTech Discount Price and Getting Started Stream



The RootsTech 2017 4-day pass is still on at a discounted price of ONLY $189. The regular price is $269 so that is an $80 savings. The discount expires on 17 January 2017 so book now!

If you are interested in the Getting Started stream at RootsTech this year you have to purchase a pass. It is discounted at $69 until 17 January 2017. The regular price is $89 so act now!

RootsTech is a wonderful learning experience and a great way to meet some new genealogy friends. Come join the fun and register now!


Do You Want to Go to RootsTech? Just leave a comment below for your chance to win a complimentary pass!


As a RootsTech Ambassador I have the great pleasure of giving away one complimentary RootsTech plus Innovator Summit 2017 4-day pass. It is valued at $299 US.

The pass includes:

  • Innovator Summit
  • over 200 classes
  • Keynotes
  • General Sessions
  • RootsTech classes
  • Getting Started classes
  • Expo Hall
  • Evening Events

This is a great opportunity to attend a one of a kind genealogy conference.

Entries must be received by midnight EST on 16 January 2017.

To enter please leave a comment below stating why you would like to attend RootsTech.

The winner will be randomly chosen on 17 January 2017.

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