RootsTech Conference

Thursday, May 29, 2014

RootsTech, by the numbers

This is taken from RootsTech website, word for word, all credit to them.

RootsTech 2014 by the Numbers

  • Over 9,000 registered attendees from 49 U.S. states, 6 Canadian provinces, and 31 countries.
  • Estimated 15,0000+ views of live-streaming sessions on
  • 100+ bloggers from Australia, Canada, Israel, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • Hosted by FamilySearch, official sponsors included:, findmypast, MyHeritage, Peoplefinders, Family Storytelling, BYUTV, Backblaze, Dell, Mocavo, Pictureline, Lexmark, Rootspoint, FGS, NGS, APG, NEHGS.
  • Over 135 exhibitors and vendors with booths and displays in the Expo Hall.
  • Nearly 4,000 youth ages 12–18 attended classes and activities at Family Discovery Day for Youth at RootsTech 2014.
  • 93 percent of 2014 attendees said they would recommend attending RootsTech to a friend or colleague.
  • 91 percent of attendees were very satisfied or satisfied with the value of the information given at RootsTech.
  • 80 percent of 2014 attendees plan on attending RootsTech 2015.

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