NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY®
3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22204-4370
Contact: Erin Shifflett
For Release: 19 February 2015
National Genealogical Society Announces Official Media Registration For 2015 Family History Conference
Arlington, VA, 19 February 2015: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announced today the opening of official media registration for the 2015 Family History Conference, which will be held 13–16 May 2015 in St. Charles, Missouri. NGS invites interested press, social media writers, bloggers, radio show hosts, and other media to register for official media credentials at http://goo.gl/kzoX8z. Registration is open through 16 March 2015. NGS will notify registrants of their acceptance by 23 March 2015.
NGS recognizes the importance of media who regularly draw attention to records, research methods, tools, software, events, and other genealogical topics. Individuals and organizations with official media designation play an important role in the success of the NGS Family History Conference by sharing in conference fun, spreading newfound knowledge, and increasing conference attendance and participation.
Official media will be permitted to use the official press and blogger logos, and will be granted use of the press table at the conference. The NGS Family History Conference blog will link to all official blogs, social media pages, and websites. NGS will award five $50 NGS 2016 Family History Conference registration credits to official media who provide the best coverage at this year’s conference. Read the NGS Social Media Policy at http://goo.gl/Sigp7P.
Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogy education, high research standards, and the preservation of genealogical records. The Arlington, Virginia, based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian, seeking excellence in publications, educational offerings, research guidance, and opportunities to interact with other genealogists.