Last Chance Today to Purchase Tickets for Meals and Tours for the NGS 2013 Family History Conference

Last Chance Today to Purchase Tickets for Meals and Tours for the NGS 2013 Family History Conference

ARLINGTON, VA, 22 APRIL 2013: Tick tock! Today is your last chance to purchase tickets for meals and tours and to pre-register for the NGS 2013 Family History Conference, 8–11 May at the LVH-Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Pre-registration for the conference and ticket sales for meals and tours ends today, 22 April, at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

The conference begins in two weeks. You can still purchase tickets for meals, the Museums Tour, and the Hoover Dam Tour. The BCG Education Fund Workshop, Librarian’s Day, and the Night Tour of the Strip and Downtown are sold out.

To be placed on the wait list for the BCG Education Fund Workshop or Librarian’s, e-mail the NGS conference registrar, Courtney Holmes, at cholmes@ngsgenealogy.org. To register for the conference, visit the National Genealogical Society website. For tour information visit Las Vegas Area Tours.

On-site conference registration opens Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 12:00 p.m.−7:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!

Add Items to an Existing Registration

Meals and tours cannot be purchased on-site. Ticket sales close today, 22 April 2013.

Meals: log on at the National Genealogical Society website, click on My Account, select My Events, and then click to Add Sessions.

Tours: log on at NGS, click on My Account, and then select Upcoming Events.

One Week to Purchase Tickets for Meals, Tours, and Pre-Conference Events for the NGS 2013 Family History Conference

ARLINGTON, VA, 16 APRIL 2013: The NGS 2013 Family History Conference will be held 8–11 May 2013 at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino (LVH), Las Vegas, Nevada. Register within the week to select any meals or pre-conference events or tours you plan to attend.

Pre-registration ends on Monday, 22 April 2013, which includes meals and tours sales. On-site conference registration opens Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 12:00 p.m.−7:00 p.m. Meals and pre-conference tours and events must be purchased by 22 April 2013. They cannot be purchased on-site at the conference.

You don’t want to miss this year’s exciting conference program from 8–11 May at the LVH-Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. For conference information and to register, go to conference information.

Space is still available for most conference social activities including meal events and the Tuesday bus tours. The BCG Education Fund Workshop is sold out. To be placed on the wait list, e-mail NGS conference registrar, Courtney Holmes, at cholmes@ngsgenealogy.org

Breakfasts, Luncheons, and the NGS Banquet

Participating organizations sponsor several breakfasts and luncheons during the conference, and the NGS Banquet is an event not to be missed! Make your reservation by the deadline, 22 April, at Conference Registration. Tickets for social events will not be sold on-site. Breakfasts are $28; luncheons are $32; and the banquet is $51. Menus are in the registration brochure.

Las Vegas Area Tours

There’s still time to sign up for three exciting Las Vegas area tours on Tuesday, 7 May. Tour tickets are available only until 22 April 2013.

Hoover Dam and Ethel M. Chocolates Tour: This six-hour tour allows participants to explore the rich history of the Hoover Dam, enjoy a buffet lunch, and tour a chocolate factory and botanical garden.

Museum Tour: Tour the 30-acre Clark County Museum and the National Atomic Testing Museum in this five-hour tour.

Night Tour: Experience the full brilliance of neon Las Vegas in a five-hour tour of the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown!

For more information, please see Las Vegas Area Tours at National Genealogical Society Conference Tours.

Add Items to an Existing Registration

Meals and pre-conference events and tours cannot be purchased on-site. Ticket sales close 22 April 2013.

Pre-Conference Events and Tours: log on at NGS, click on My Account, and then select Upcoming Events.

Meals: log on at NGS, click on My Account, select My Events, and then click to Add Sessions

NGS Mobile App is ready for download

I am an Official Blogger for the NGS 2013 Conference in Las Vegas. Here is the latest release from NGS.

Arlington, VA, 8 April 2013: The National Genealogical Society announces the release of its NGS Conference App. Get the most from your NGS 2013 Family History Conference experience by downloading the new and improved mobile app. Use the NGS Conference App to help you make the most of your trip to Las Vegas before, during, and after the conference.

The NGS Conference App is completely free! Improve your conference experience by taking the schedule, maps, Twitter, and more with you on your phone or other mobile device.

The app is available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone, and web-enabled devices.

The NGS Conference App is easy to use with these convenient features:
• The Dashboard keeps you organized with up-to-the-minute info.
• About This Show keeps all show information in one place.
• Alerts allow attendees to receive important real-time communications from the show organizer.
• The built-in Twitter feed allows you to follow and join in on the show chatter.
• Sync your schedule across multiple devices.
• Attendees can locate exhibitors they want to visit.
• Connect, message, and share schedules with your colleagues through the Friends feature.

You can download the conference app here.

Act Quickly Early Bird Registration for NGS Ends Tomorrow!

The Early Bird Registration for the National Genealogical Society conference in Las Vegas Nevada ends on March 19th. Sign up now to save money. You may decide to put some of the money you save towards attending one of the lunches or the banquet.

Early Bird’s are also the only ones who have the opportunity to order a printed syllabus. Remember that National Genealogical Society members get even deeper discounts.

All full-conference registrants will be entered in a drawing to win a seven-night stay at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square, courtesy of the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel. The prize will also include a free spot on one the Ancestor Seekers Salt Lake City research trips. Be sure to attend the opening session to find out if you are the winner. The winner must be present at the opening session to claim the prize.

To register online, visit the NGS website and complete the registration form.

Offiical Blogger for NGS 2013 in Las Vegas

The Passionate Genealogist is an Official Blogger for the 2013 National Genealogical Society Conference in Las Vegas Nevada. I will report on my experiences and all the activities at the NGS conference.

Attending conferences is a great learning experience, loads of fun and you meet all kinds of different people who are just as interested in genealogy as you are – no blank faces here when you start talking family history!

The early bird deadline for the conference is March 19th so register now.

See you in Las Vegas!

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