Friday, March 9, 2012

Call for Bloggers for Family History Expos

The following call for Bloggers was posted by Holly Hanson of the Family History Expos. Anyone out there in bloglandia may wish to participate. Here is the post:

Family History Expos is now accepting applications from those interested in participating as Bloggers of Honor at our upcoming 2012 Expos.
Types of Blogs that will qualify you as a Blogger of Honor:
  • Family History or Genealogy Blog
  • Mommy Blogs with Family Stories
  • Story Telling Blogs of Family and Historical Interest
  • Family History Product or Service Provider
  • Library, Archive or Research Center
  • Professional Genealogist
  • Preservation Awareness
  • Restoration Projects
  • Information Provider
  • Other Blogs of Historical Interest

Chosen Bloggers of Honor will receive:
  • Full Registration Benefits
  • Listing on Event Website with Hotlink to Blog
  • Promotion on Family History Expos Blog
  • Gift Bag Provided by Expo Sponsors and Exhibitors

Bloggers of Honor will be expected to:
  • Announce the Expo and Sponsors
  • Promote Expo Speakers, Exhibitors, and Activities
  • Share Press Release Information
During Expo
  • Highlight Websites, Tools, and Discoveries Made
  • Share Blogging Tips with Attendees
  • Report Daily on Presentations and Exhibits
  • Summarize Overall Expo Experience on Blog

To be considered as a Blogger of Honor fill out the application below and submit to Family History Expos at

Your Full Name:
Email Address:
Blog URL:
Blog Description:
Which Event(s) Applying for:
Three References:
  1. Name and contact information (Phone and email address)
  2. Name and contact information (Phone and email address)
  3. Name and contact information (Phone and email address)
300 word essay on why you want to be a Blogger of Honor.
Upcoming Expos include:
Houston Family History Expo 2012
April 06 - 07, 2012
Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway
Houston, Texas 77017
Oklahoma Family History Expo 2012
April 11, 2012
Oklahoma Historical Society
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105
Albuquerque Family History Expo 2012
April 13 - 14, 2012
Crowne Plaza Albuquerque
1901 University Boulevard, NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Colorado Family History Expo 2012
June 01 - 02, 2012
Crowne Plaza Colorado Springs
2886 South Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
Northern California Family History Expo 2012
July 06 - 07, 2012
Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast
5321 Date Avenue
Sacramento, California 95841
Midwest Family History Expo 2012
September 07 - 08, 2012
Holiday Inn Convention Center
110 South Second Avenue
Kearney, Nebraska 68848
Georgia Family History Expo 2012
November 09 - 10, 2012
Gwinnett Center
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, Georgia 30097

Please be aware that I am now associated with and working with Holly and her team at Family History Expos and will be presenting a all of these conferences. 

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