Established in 1974, the Federation of Family History Societies now number more than 170 member societies from places all over the globe.
Many of the societies represent counties (or states, overseas) while others are for specialist subject areas and one-name studies.
At Family Tree Live a range of family history societies from across the country will help to bring visitors specialist family history knowledge, providing you with that local knowledge you need to find out more about your families.
Find out more about the FFHS here.
FamilyTreeDNA are associate sponsors of Family Tree Live, sponsoring the DNA Hub and Lecture Theatre.
FamilyTreeDNA will also be key to the DNA Hub lecture programme, DNA workshops and DNA advice station working with the International Society of Genetic Genealogy to provide expert speakers and advice on topics to suit all levels of DNA family history researcher, beginner to expert.
FamilyTreeDNA became the first company to deliver direct-to-consumer DNA testing for ancestry purposes in 2000. Today it offers the most comprehensive suite of family history DNA tests worldwide including Autosomal, mtDNA and Y-DNA tests. Find out more here.
MyHeritage is the leading global destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history. As technology thought leaders, MyHeritage is transforming family history into an activity that’s accessible and instantly rewarding. Our global user base enjoys access to a huge library of historical records, the most internationally diverse collection of family trees and groundbreaking search and matching technologies.
MyHeritage DNA offers technologically advanced, affordable DNA tests that reveal your ethnic origins and previously unknown relatives. Trusted by millions of families, MyHeritage provides an easy way to share family stories, past and present, and treasure them for generations to come. MyHeritage and MyHeritage DNA are available in 42 languages. Find out more here.
MyHeritage is offering 50% off all our subscriptions and a discount on DNA kits at Family Tree Live. Plus, take your DNA test on the stand and we'll post it to the lab for free.
In addition to the sponsorship, MyHeritage will also be sponsoring the ‘MyHeritage Lecture Theatre’ at the two-day London event.
Founded in 1911 the Society of Genealogists (SoG) is the UK’s National Family History Centre and an Affiliate Family Search Library. Over the years it has amassed a truly magnificent genealogical library and archive with more and more of its remarkable collections and resources being made available online for members. As well as local sources relating to where our ancestors lived and what they did in their lives, the Society collects genealogical research notes, pedigrees and family histories compiled by members and many eminent genealogists.
Additionally, the Society’s extensive education and distance learning programmes support and encourage genealogists to improve their research skills and understanding of family history. The members’ area Learning Zone has an increasing number of recorded lectures and courses. The Search Records pages of the website feature the library catalogue, digitized data searches and quick surname look-ups in various manuscript collections. The Society offers full and associate memberships and makes the library available to non-members on payment of day search fees. Find out more here.
In addition to the sponsorship, SoG will also be sponsoring the ‘Society of Genealogists Lecture Theatre’ at the two-day London event and will be giving visitors help and advice from the SoG stand.
It's all about family. FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch believes that families bring joy and meaning to life. FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history.
Stay tuned as we announce more sponsors, and begin to reveal exhibitors, in the coming weeks!