Next Stop- Colorado Family History Expo!

We had a great time in southern California at the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree last weekend.  Next stop?  Colorado!


We are pleased to sponsor the Colorado Family History Expo on June 25-26, 2010 at the Embassy Suites Conference Center, 4705 Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland, Colorado.   Visit our booth, attend our classes, or take away one of our over $1,000 worth of prizes!

Free Exhibit Hall!

Visit us at the RootsMagic booth in the Expo’s exhibit hall and experts will be on hand to answer questions about the RootsMagic software.  Don’t miss special conference discounts on various RootsMagic products. The Exhibit Hall also features family history vendors from across the world. The Exhibit Hall is free to the public and is open:

  • Friday, June 25: 9 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday, June 26: 9 am – 5:30 pm

Free RootsMagic Classes!

Come learn about the new features in RootsMagic 4 in 2 free classes.  That’s right, these classes are FREE to anyone (but you do have to come pick up a ticket from our booth to attend).

1:30-2:30pm – What’s New in RootsMagic 4, Part I
3-4pm – Genealogy on the Go!
8-9am – Writing a Personal History (and Living to Tell About It) ~ Michael Booth
1-2pm – Class #59- What’s New in RootsMagic 4, Part II ~ Bruce Buzbee
  • What’s New in RootsMagic 4, Part I – Friday 1:30 pm
  • What’s New in RootsMagic 4, Part II – Saturday, 1:00 pm

We’re also teaching some additional classes for registered expo attendees:

  • Genealogy on the Go! – Friday 3:00 pm
  • Writing a Personal History (and Living to Tell About It) – Saturday 8:00 am

Free Exhibit Hall Mini-Classes!

We had terrific feedback on our mini-classes in Arizona so we’re trying it again.  We’ll be teaching free RootsMagic mini-classes in the exhibit hall.  These mini-classes will be about 15 minutes long and will be held at our booth during the break between the regular classes.

  • Getting Started with RootsMagic 4 – Friday 11:05 am, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • New FamilySearch Overview – Friday 12:35 pm, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • Creating a Shareable CD – Friday 1:05 pm, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • Mapping and Geocoding in RootsMagic 4 – Friday 4:05 pm, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • Entering Evidence Explained Sources – Friday 5:35 pm, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • Reports, Reports, Reports – Saturday 9:05 am, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • Data Clean-Up in RootsMagic 4 – Saturday 10:35 am, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • Creating Wall Charts in RootsMagic 4 – Saturday 12:05 am, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • Running RootsMagic from a Flash Drive – Saturday 12:35 pm, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • Publishing a Book with RootsMagic 4 – Saturday 2:30 pm, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth
  • Using RootsMagic’s Research Tools – Saturday 3:35 pm, RootsMagic Exhibitor Booth

Fun Prizes!

And to help show off some of the great features in RootsMagic 4, we’re going to give away these great prizes in each of our free RootsMagic classes.

  1. Two 4GB flash drives pre-installed with RootsMagic 4.  That’s right, RootsMagic 4 will run directly off a flash drive.  And with the included RootsMagic To-Go program you can easily transfer your data back and forth between your desktop computer and your flash drive as well.
  2. Two $25 gift certificates from Generation Maps.  Generation Maps makes it easy to print those large wall charts you’ve created in RootsMagic 4.
  3. Plus a bunch of stuff just for fun: RootsMagic tote bags, badge holders, genealogy ties, and more!

Other Classes!

Over 75 other classes will be presented by industry leaders and experts from the local and national genealogical community.  Products and services from genealogy companies will also be showcased in an exhibit hall where you can meet with specialists for free personal consultations on research questions or problems.

If you wish to attend the other classes, registration is just $75.00 for both days or $40.00 for a single day.  Individuals who want to attend only one or two classes and visit the Exhibit Hall can register for single classes at $12.00 each.

Expo details and the class schedule are available online at:

Coming to Southern California

RootsMagic in California

The summer conference season is upon us and our first stop is sunny southern California!  We are pleased to sponsor the 41st Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree, to be held this coming weekend (June 11-13, 2010) in Burbank, California.  If you live in the area, be sure to come by and see us in the exhibit hall or attend one of our classes taught by the RootsMagician himself, Bruce Buzbee:

Friday 1:30 p.m. Room FR-007: What’s New in RootsMagic4. Learn about new features like web search, place and person mapping, “Evidence Explained” based Source Wizard, plus running RootsMagic directly from a flash drive.

Saturday 8:30 a.m. Room SU-076. Advanced RootsMagic 4 Features.  Learn about advanced features like shared events (witnesses), named groups, custom reports, customizing sentence and source templates, and more.

Saturday 2:00 p.m. Room SA-052.  Publishing and Sharing Your Family History with RootsMagic 4.  Learn how to create complete books, shareable CDs, websites and more with RootsMagic 4, the newest version of the award-winning genealogy software that makes family history easy.

For more information, or to register, visit  Hope to see you there!