NERGC 2019: FAMILY-A LINK TO THE PAST & A BRIDGE TO THE FUTURE

This blog brings you breaking news about the 15th New England Regional Genealogical Conference and the city of Manchester, New Hampshire.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

ALL FEATURED SPEAKER WORKSHOPS ARE SOLD OUT!

All of the NERGC 2019 Featured Speaker Workshops (T-133 Third Party Tools with Blaine Bettinger; F-154 Crafting Searches with Cyndi Ingle; and S-154 Evidence & Conflict with Thomas Jones) are now SOLD OUT and are closed to additional registrations. Additional workshops are getting close to full. To avoid disappointment or frustration, don't wait until the last day of "Early Bird" (February 28) to register for remaining optional Workshops and meals. Due to room capacities, optional Workshops (additional cost above the Conference registration fee) have participation limits. Waiting may result in your Workshop of choice not being available. Thank you for your understanding!

Thursday, January 10, 2019

NERGC 2019 E-ZINE #6 IS NOW AVAILABLE

The sixth 2019 New England Regional Genealogical Conference E-zine is now available at http://www.nergc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/NERGC-2019-E-zine-6B.pdf. It includes Conference registration information, hotel updates, reminders about purchasing meals and the Conference Syllabus, and much more. You may view previous E-zines at http://www.nergc.org/e-zines/.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

HOTEL UPDATE

The Conference Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown, is now virtually full. Here are alternative options: Hilton Garden Inn 101 South Commercial Street Manchester NH 03103 Direct Phone Number: 603-669-2222. Mention Group Code “NERGC”. Fax: 603-668-2957 Registration link: https://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/M/MHTDTGI-NERG-20190404/index.jhtml The Hilton Garden Inn has standard king (1 king bed) or standard double (2 queen beds) rooms available on Thursday & Friday, April 4th & 5th, 2019 at a rate of $164.00 per night, plus tax. All rooms have a hospitality area with a microwave, refrigerator and Keurig coffee maker. Parking is complimentary, and Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and guest rooms. Note that this hotel is .7 miles south of the Conference. A walk would take fifteen to twenty minutes. Room rates apply until March 14, 2019. La Quinta Inn & Suites Manchester 21 Front St. | Manchester, NH 03102 Phone: 603-669-5400. Mention Group Code “NERGC”. Online reservations are not available. The La Quinta has king or double (2 queen bed) rooms at a Conference rate of $109 per night that includes complimentary breakfast and parking. Note that this hotel is 1½ miles north of the Conference and on the west (opposite) side of the Merrimack River. It is a short walk to the bus stop for Bus #11 (light green bus) which runs hourly. The bus trip takes 22 minutes down Elm St. to Veterans Park near the Conference location. La Quinta’s Conference room block is only being held until March 12, 2019.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

REMINDER - EXHIBIT HALL EARLY BIRD DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 31

A reminder to potential exhibitors that the early bird deadline for booths is Dec. 31. Currently the initial booth is $175.00 with each additional booth $125.00. Applications need to be received by Dec. 31 (if emailed) and postmarked Dec. 31 (if mailed) to take advantage of the early bird deadline. On January 1, 2019, the cost of the first booth will be $200.00 with each additional booth $150.00. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. While the initial 63 booths have been sold, a waiting list has been started. We are looking into adding an undetermined number of booths to the Exhibit Hall. E-mail us at nergcexhibits@gmail.com with any questions.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

NERGC 2019 E-ZINE #5 IS NOW ONLINE!

he fifth 2019 New England Regional Genealogical Conference E-zine is now available at http://www.nergc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/NERGC-2019-E-zine-5.pdf. It includes Conference registration information, important hotel updates, and much more!

Monday, December 10, 2018

REGISTRATION FOR NERGC 2019 IS NOW OPEN!!!

Registration for the 2019 New England Regional Genealogical Conference, to be held 3-6 April in Manchester, New Hampshire is now open! A pdf of the brochure is available at http://www.nergc.org/wp-conte…/uploads/2018/…/NERGC-2019.pdf. After exploring the brochure, register online at http://bit.ly/REG_NERGC_2019 and then "Register Now".

Friday, November 2, 2018

PLACE AN AD IN THE CONFERENCE SYLLABUS

The 2019 NERGC syllabus will reach over 900 conference attendees, and the syllabus will be available for years in various societies and libraries who send representatives to the 2019 conference. Ads cost $200 for the inside back cover ad (greyscale), $100 for a full page ad, $55 for a half page ad, $30 for a quarter page ad, and $25 for a business card size ad. The deadline is November 11, 2018. Contact Julie (bjszczep@comcast.net) for additional information and ad templates.