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Researching abroad roadshow: ambassadors

Genealogy bloggers, societies, and others are invited to participate in the Researching abroad roadshow 2017 roadshow by becoming Roadshow Ambassadors. Ambassadors help to promote the roadshow, through social media, newsletters and friends, colleagues, and everyone interested in genealogy.

AmbasadorResearching abroad Roadshow Ambassadors

Blogs and newsletters

Anne's family history - Anne Young

As they were - Chris Goopy

Diary of an Australian Genealogist - Shauna Hicks

Dragon Genealogy: HVS Research - Helen Smith

Family history across the seas - Pauleen Cass

Family Leaves and Branches - Jennie Fairs

Genealogically Speaking - Caitlin Gow

Genealogy & History News - Gould Genealogy blog

GeniAus - Jill Ball

GenieJen - Jenni Gay

German family matters - Eric Kopittke

I just love history: Local and Family History - Susie Zada

Jennyalogy - Jenny Joyce

Judy Webster

Kylie's Genes - Kylie Willison

Lonetester HQ - Alona Tester

Lucas & Cummins Heritage - Rhonda Lucas

mccollierheritage - Lynda Collier

Rick Aindow Genealogy - Rick Aindow

The Ancestor Digger - Chris Wright

The GENES Blog (GEnealogy News and EventS) - Chris Paton

Tracking Down The Family - Jennifer Jones

Twigs of Yore - Shelley Crawford

... see below if you would like to be added to this list

Societies, libraries, other organisations, product and service providers

most roadshow sponsors are also ambassadors  - click here to see sponsors

New Zealand Society of Genealogists: Scottish SIG - Yvonne Milbank

see below if your organisation would like to be a roadshow ambassador

To become a Researching abroad Roadshow Ambassador

  1. Register as a Roadshow Ambassador using the Roadshow Ambassador sign up form
  2. Add the Roadshow Ambassador badge to your blog, Facebook, or other social media account. The official badge is available below.
  3. Promote the roadshow through your blog, social media and other avenues available to you

To help spread the word about the roadshow you would

  • do at least one, preferably two, blog posts, or give a good mention in an email newsletter, before the roadshow - and if possible during or after the event you attend
  • use social media avenues on occasions to promote the roadshow or aspects of it - in both the lead up and during the roadshow
  • use the hashtag #utproadshow17 on Twitter
  • use ambassador or other roadshow graphics where you reasonably can - blog posts and other social media posts, newsletter notices, your web site, etc. See Promotional images page
  • link to the download for the PDF leaflet fo the city you are promoting. See Promotional images page for links
  • take some of our roadshow leaflets if you have opportunity to use them at events you attend or elsewhere
  • let your local historical and genealogical societies know about the conference

Benefits to Roadshow Ambassadors

  • free entry to bloggers to the roadshow in your preferred city - with a distinctive Roadshow Ambassadors name badge
  • a society or other organisation wishing to become a Roadshow Ambassador - and commit to active promotion through a blog or newsletter to members - is entitled to one free entry. We need to be advised of the name and contact details of the person concerned to register them for free entry
  • listing and link to your site on this page - and listing as a Roadshow Ambassador in the printed roadshow guide
  • entry into the prize draw for the city you attend - and access to all roadshow special offers

Some promo information/resources


Diary of an Australian Genealogist