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5 Reasons to attend RootsTech London

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RootsTech present their top 5 reasons to go along to RootsTech London - 24 to 26 October 2019.

The countdown is on! Many of you have booked flights and accommodations and made plans to meet up with some of your genie friends, and we are so excited that you are so excited! That being said, we wanted to give you a peek into some of the exciting things you will experience at RootsTech London.

150 classes

We are beyond thrilled to have one of the most diverse lineups of classes we have ever had at RootsTech. Whether you are interested in DNA, new technology from the top companies, photographs, and global records (when we say global, we mean global, spanning areas from the British Isles, to China and India, to the Caribbean, Middle East, and Africa). So, no matter what you are interested in or what roadblocks you are facing or what your skill level is, RootsTech London has a class for you.

You can view the full schedule of classes here.

Global conference = global family

Ok, so this might be a no-brainer, but we are excited to have such a global community joining us in London. In addition to records classes spanning the globe, we have also have a global panel of speakers, exhibitors, and attendees. RootsTech London will be a great opportunity to network and connect with like-minded individuals from around the world, who knows, you could end up meeting your best-genie-friend!

Exhibition Hall Activities

The exhibition hall has always been a do-not-miss at RootsTech. Whenever you choose to walk through the exhibition hall, you will find a first-class lineup of exhibitors all interested in helping YOU with your genealogy. From the latest in technology to records help there is something for everyone. You will also find multiple interactive experiences in the exhibition hall including the Trace.com Coaches Corner, DNA Basics Learning Area, and Demo Theatre.

You can learn more about the exhibition hall and see a list of vendors here.

Genie Family

At RootsTech, we're passionate about bringing people together who are as excited about family and family stories as we are. You'll have the chance to connect with thousands of people just like you who share your interests and passions and who want to see you succeed. Watch as Audrey Collins explains why she looks forward to every event.

Amazing Keynotes and entertainment

Another key feature of RootsTech? An amazing lineup of speakers and entertainment. We are excited to have Steve Rockwood, Dan Snow, Nick Barratt, and Donny Osmond keynoting this event. Along with these amazing keynotes, the musical group Tre Amici will join us on the stage. In addition to these main stage activities, breakout classes featuring speakers from around the globe including France, the Netherlands, Ireland, Canada, Australia, China, Israel, and more.

You can view the full list of speakers here.

Interested in joining us in London? Register here today and follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for periodic ticket giveaways.

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