Mar 4, 2021

RootsTech Connect Went From 130,000 (Last Year) to 1.1 Million (This Year)

More than a Million people attended last week’s RootsTech Connect virtual conference!

Following last week’s first virtual-only RootsTech Connect, organizers have counted more than 1.1 million participants from over 240 countries and territories — by far the largest global gathering in the conference’s 10-year history.

Last year’s event only drew about 130,000 (in person and online attendance).

For Elder Kevin S. Hamilton, a General Authority Seventy and executive director of the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Steve Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch International, this is only the beginning.

You can read the details in an article by Trent Toone in the DeseretNews web site at: