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Sponsored by and Family Tree Magazine, The Genealogy Event is scheduled to take place on October 26th and October 27, at the Metropolitan Pavilion located at 18th Street and Avenue of the Americas in New York City.  It’s the only New York City even of its kind in 2012 and it  looks as though there will be something for everyone with 40 speaking events crammed into two days.

Laid out below is the event notice with a link to the website to learn more including information about the organizer Bridget Bray and Director of Sales Jessica Carney:

The Genealogy Event is a two day event for those interested in genealogy and family history.  The event will feature a wide variety of exhibitors, learning opportunities and one on one expert sessions  – and all in one space!

Friday October 26th: 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday October 27th: 9:00am – 6:00pm

Metropolitan Pavilion is located at 18th street and Avenue of the Americas (also known as 6th Avenue).  For more information please see Directions


at The Genealogy Event!

40 Speaking Sessions include topics on getting started on genealogy, New York history, DNA, house histories, Irish genealogy, Jewish genealogy, resource + more.  Please visit the Attendees page  for more detailed information.

Exhibitors include companies, organizations and/or societies that focus on various and services to the genealogy industry.  Please visit the Attendees page  for more detailed information.

ANNOUNCING the Past to Apron Historic Recipe Contest: August 15 to September 15. 
Sponsored by Family Tree Magazine.

Enter via The Genealogy Event facebook page! 1) Name ONLY of your favorite family recipe (sweet/dessert recipe only), 2) Number of generations the recipe goes back and 3) in 50 words or less the reason it has a special memory for you.  Two selected entrants will be made finalists based on the overall content they have shared on September 15.

Between September 16 and 30 the two finalists will be posted to The Genealogy Event page and the most votes will win!

The winner with the most votes will receive:

  • 2 x tickets to The Genealogy Event;
  • 2 x tickets to Past to Apron talk and tasting at The Genealogy Event;
  • $100 gift card;
  • 2 x The Genealogy Event Limited Edition t-shirts;
  • 1 x From the Family Kitchen by Gena-Philibert-Ortega;
  • 1 x (1) Yr – Family Tree Magazine VIP Program Membership;
  • Inclusion in a future feature in Family Tree Magazine !

Please review Past to Apron Official Rules and Regulations.

Attendee registration OPEN!”

Click on The Genealogy Event to reach the site.

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