Association of Professional Genealogists Offers Limited-Time Discount on New Membership and PMC Registration
Unique, Professionally-Focused Educational and Networking Opportunity for Those Interested in Genealogy; Savings for New Registrations Runs One Week Only
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 22 October, 2014--The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) today announced a discounted, limited-time bundle that includes 1-year membership in APG and registration to APG’s Professional Management Conference (PMC) being held in January 2015. This week only—Wednesday 22 October to Wednesday, 29 October 2014—registrants can receive a new APG membership plus full-conference registration for PMC for $245, which is $20 off the cost if purchased separately.
Themed "Professional-Grade Genealogy," the conference will be held 8–9 January 2015 at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. Register for this special bundle at www.apgen.org/conferences/special.html.
"Membership in the Association of Professional Genealogists is key to the educational and networking needs of professional genealogists," said APG President Kimberly Powell. "APG’s Professional Management Conference pairs advanced lectures with unique networking opportunities, appealing to the needs of professionals of all skill levels. If you’re new to professional genealogy or know someone interested in APG membership, this week’s offer makes now an excellent time to join."
PMC 2015 – A Must-Attend Event
The 2015 PMC is the only genealogical conference focused on providing professional genealogists with opportunities for networking, advanced education, and professional and business development:
Register today for PMC 2015 and a 1-year APG membership at www.apgen.org/conferences/special.html. The website also includes full conference details, class descriptions, speaker bios and more.
The new-member-and-PMC-registration offer will run from 22—29 October 2014 and applies only to applicants who are not currently members of APG (and/or have not been for the past two years). Applicants must sign up for APG membership and a full PMC registration to receive the discount.
Breakout Sessions Will Include:
Thomas Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS—You’ve Got Options: Many Ways to Cite Right (3-hour workshop)
Angie Bush, MS—DNA and Genealogical Proof
CeCe Moore—Genealogy Professionals Needed: How Adoptees Discover their Genealogical Roots (2-hour workshop)
Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL—Finding the Law
Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL—(1) Measuring Yourself against Standards: A Practical Guide for Improving Your Skills (2-hour workshop) and (2) Get Paid for Your Passion: Setting Fees
Angela Packer McGhie—Time Management: Successfully Balancing the Demands of Our Many "Clients"
Kimberly Powell—Organizing Your Research and Writing with Scrivener
James M. Beidler—(1) Finding Your Niche: Matching Passion, Professionalism, and Pecuniary Interest and (2) Taxes and the Professional Genealogist
Anastasia Harman—Professional Writing Foundations: 5 Ways to Improve Your Writing Today (2-hour workshop)
Ron Arons, MBA—Mind Maps for Genealogy
Thomas MacEntee—Self-Publishing for Genealogists
Billie Stone Fogarty, MEd—So You Want to be a Genealogical Speaker
Christina Grover—How to Have Difficult Conversations with Clients and Colleagues
About the Association of Professional Genealogists
The Association of Professional Genealogists (http://www.apgen.org), established in 1979, represents more than 2,700 genealogists, librarians, writers, editors, historians, instructors, booksellers, publishers and others involved in genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Its members represent all fifty states, Canada, and thirty other countries. APG is active on LinkedIn, Twitter (www.twitter.com/apggenealogy) and FaceBook (www.facebook.com/AssociationofProfessionalGenealogists)
APG is a registered trademark of the Association of Professional Genealogists. All other trade and service marks are property of their respective owners.
Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG
Association of Professional Genealogists
P.O. Box 535, Wheat Ridge, CO 80034-0535
Association of Professional Genealogists