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Sunday, January 3, 2010

An Ancestry Adventure This Week


Okay, I  can let you all in on a secret - well not really a secret, but an event that I am attending later this week in Salt Lake City.

It is Ancestry.com's annual Blogger's Day.

So what is this all about?  Well I first heard about Blogger's Day back in January 2009 through a series of posts at Randy Seaver's Genea-Musings (see Randy's post on his best 2009 genealogy moment to learn more about last year's event) and I found every aspect of his visit interesting.

Late in 2009, I received an invitation from Ancestry.com to attend the 2010 Blogger's Day planned for Friday, January 8, 2010 in Provo, Utah where Ancestry's headquarters are located.  Not only was I ecstatic at the chance to meet with Ancestry staff and hopefully discuss issues in the genealogy industry, I was grateful for such an opportunity.

I will be reporting on my trip beginning Thursday, January 7, 2010 and will fill my readers in on my experiences and what I learn during the tours and meetings.

Stay tuned!

© 2010, copyright Thomas MacEntee

6 comments:

Russ said...

Thomas - I'll finally will get a chance to meet you. Russ

Barbara Poole said...

Oh lucky you. I hope you have a wonderful time. We will be with you in spirit!

Amy Coffin, MLIS said...

I know I've congratulated you privately, but I want to say it here as well in case Ancestry pays a visit to this blog post:

They're fortunate to have you!

Enjoy your trip and report back.

Carol Wilkerson said...

OMG, this is so cool! I can't wait to see the updates. I may miss some in real time because we plan to go to Idaho on Friday, but that's what archives are for, right? You deserve this Thomas. You are the best!

Gayle Gresham said...

Can't think of a better person to represent all of us geneabloggers! Congratulations, Thomas! Looking forward to your reports.

T.K. said...

Have a great time, Thomas!