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Researching abroad roadshow: sponsors and exhibitors

CLICK HERE for more information about exhibiting, advertising or sponsoring one or more cities.

Principal roadshow sponsor

MyHeritageMyHeritage - www.myheritage.com
MyHeritage is the leading global destination for family history and DNA. As technology thought leaders, MyHeritage has transformed family history into an activity that is accessible and instantly rewarding. Its global user community enjoys access to a massive library of historical records, the most internationally diverse collection of family trees and groundbreaking search and matching technologies. Through MyHeritage DNA, the company offers technologically advanced, affordable DNA tests that reveal users’ ethnic origins and previously unknown relatives. Trusted by millions of families, MyHeritage provides an easy way to find new family members, discover ethnic origins, and to share family stories, past and present, and to treasure them for generations to come. MyHeritage is available in 42 languages.


Living DNALiving DNA - www.livingdna.com/en-auLiving DNA is Europe’s leading direct-to-consumer DNA company. Carrying the ethos to help people understand more about their ancestry by using advanced state-of-the-art technology. Living DNA offers twice the detail of other ancestry tests, being able to identify your ancestry to regions in countries. We put your DNA results into context, dissolving the concept of race. While upholding strict security, Living DNA are able to take you on an inspiring journey, unfolding family stories.



Family HistorianFamily Historianwww.family-historian.co.uk - award winning genealogy program



The Scottish Bannerwww.scottishbanner.com

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StrathclydeUniversity of Strathclydewww.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/centreforlifelonglearning
Beginner to Postgraduate level online education in genealogy. World leading courses in Genealogical Studies. Our programme covers sources from across the world with an emphasis on research within the British Isles. A flexible online format is offered allowing study from anywhere at anytime


Australia & New Zealand

BDABiographical Database of Australia (BDA)www.bda-online.org.au - 
BDA is a new research tool for historians and genealogists comprising transcripts and indexes of many original records and published biographies of deceased individuals who arrived in or were born in Australia, starting from the earliest times.


Finders Cafe - www.finderscafe.com
Contact: Andrew Gildea
Finders Cafe www.finderscafe.com - is a unique and sustainable website where people around the world can preserve, protect and retain ownership controls of their history artefacts, before they are safely shared.

GAGAGerman-Australian Genealogy & History Alliance - www.germanheritage.org.au
Contact: Ben Hollister

MentisMentis - www.mentis.co.nz
Contact: info@mentis.co.nz
Suppliers of Flip-Pal mobile scanner and other products


OpenbookOpenbook Howden Print & Design
Contact: David Sweeney  david@openbookhowden.com.au
With almost 100 years of experience in publishing and bookselling, Openbook Howden is a specialist in book design and print. During this time we have built a reputation as a leader in this field and know what is required to produce a successful historical record. We recognise that to produce a history book requires significant commitment from all involved. We understand this commitment and will share the experience with you every step of the way.


Teapot Genealogy - www.teapotgenealogy.com
Contact: Kaye Vernon

Contact:  gumoffice@optusnet.com.au

Gould History Group

Contact: Alan Phillips - alan@gould.com.au
Familyhistory.link is the latest web site from the Gould History Group, innovators in history and Genealogy since 1976. It has been created to guide those who are on the journey to discover their past – to learn how to go about it, find and use the tools and how to present and preserve their research. Familyhistory.link has a threefold aim:

  • to introduce you to useful products and services – our own and those of others
  • to develop a wide range of free articles from experts to guide you on the journey
  • to provide a platform for others to promote their products and services in Australia and internationally


Archive Digital Book Australasiawww.archivedigitalbooks.com.au
available from www.gould.com.au
Contact: Alan Phillips - alan@gould.com.au
Digitising old and rare books - over 2 million pages offered on CD-ROM and large collections in fully searchable USB drives.

Gen ebooksGenealogy ebookswww.gen-ebooks.com
Contact: Alan Phillips, inquiries@gen-ebooks.com
Over 700 ebooks from Unlock the Past and Archive Digital Books Australasia.

Gould DigitalGould Digitalwww.goulddigital.com
Contact: Stephen inquiries@goulddigital.com
Preserve your history for generations to come - digital printing, CD.DVD duplication, publishing

GouldGould Genealogy & History - www.gould.com.au
Contact: Alona Tester - alona@gould.com.au
Over 5000 products for family and local history researchers - books, maps, data CDs, genealogy software, stationery, archival supplies and scrapbooking.

Unlock the Past cruisesUnlock the Past cruises - www.unlockthepastcruises.com
Contact: Alan Phillips, alan@unlockthepast.com.au
History & genealogy conferences at sea - Australia, New Zealand, British Isles, Europe and North America

Unlock the PastUnlock the Past - www.unlockthepast.com.au
publications available from www.gould.com.au
Publisher of over 70 guide books for family and local historians - in both print and ebook editions
Contact: Alan Phillips, alan@unlockthepast.com.au 


Single city sponsors and exhibitors


The Auckland Family History expo is organised by Auckland Libraries - see their web site for details