RootsTech Connect 2022 Aims to Repeat Success – A Virtual Worldwide Event

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RootsTech Join 2022 Goals to Repeat Success

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH—FamilySearch immediately introduced that RootsTech Connect 2022 will happen on March 3–5, 2022, as a totally digital household historical past occasion. After welcoming over a million guests from over 240 nations to its 2021 on-line occasion, RootsTech Join 2021 was the biggest within the historical past of RootsTech, and spectacular proof of humanity’s curiosity globally in discovering our roots and connecting to one another. Constructing on its success, RootsTech Join 2022 will stay fully digital and free. Registration will open in September 2021.

“We had been humbled with the response to an all-virtual RootsTech, and so grateful to all of our sponsors, exhibitors, audio system and attendees who participated,” mentioned Steve Rockwood, FamilySearch Worldwide CEO. “We heard from 1000’s of individuals from all around the globe that the 2021 on-line expertise allowed them to take part for the primary time and benefit from the energy of studying and connecting just about. And it created an expansive on-line archive for studying that’s now obtainable free of charge all 12 months lengthy. It’s an unimaginable useful resource, and we’re enthusiastic about what we’re planning for 2022.”

RootsTech Occasions On-line and In-person

The in-person occasions anticipated for London this fall and Salt Lake Metropolis in 2022 won’t happen. For future occasions (2023 and past), RootsTech plans on providing a hybrid on-line and in-person mannequin with content material that’s expanded and accessed all year long. Rockwood mentioned the in-person occasions are a part of the RootsTech expertise and might be reevaluated every year as RootsTech continues to hunt the most effective alternatives to increase connections with audiences worldwide.

“After RootsTech Join 2021, we realized that we might carry the enjoyment of household historical past to tens of millions of individuals, irrespective of the place they’re, by a web-based, digital RootsTech expertise. As we proceed to chart new territory with RootsTech, we plan to make the digital occasion a daily a part of the expertise and look ahead to all the brand new alternatives that may open to folks all over the place,” mentioned Rockwood.

Persevering with with the digital mannequin for RootsTech Join 2022 will permit folks throughout the globe to take part free of charge. Courses can have a mixture of on-demand, livestream, and interactive classes the place folks can socialize, ask questions, and study from specialists and fans. There might be partaking demonstrations and experiences for all ages and multicultural celebrations that may join attendees to their household story and to one another.

As anticipation builds for RootsTech 2022, many are nonetheless benefiting from all that RootsTech 2021 has to supply. With over 1,500 free, on-demand classes obtainable at, the web site presents an incredible quantity of household historical past studying and inspiration.

Registration for RootsTech 2022 will open in September 2021. Go to RootsTech, and click on on Subscribe for Updates to obtain the RootsTech e-newsletter and to comply with RootsTech on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

RootsTech Announces a Virtual Event in 2022 (Video)

About RootsTech

RootsTech, hosted by FamilySearch, is a world household historical past convention celebrating households throughout generations and cultures, and provoking folks of all ages to find and share their recollections and connections. The web occasion is the biggest of its variety. Between the annual occasion and the increasing on-line video archives, RootsTech attracts a whole bunch of 1000’s of holiday makers globally, and is a good, free, supply for studying. RootsTech Join 2022 might be free and completely on-line.


Disclosure:  I’m a RootsTech Join 2021 Ambassador and have dedicated to offering common publicity in regards to the convention.  I’ve acquired free registration, snacks, meals and different advantages from FamilySearch over the 11 years of RootsTech.

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