19    Feb 20137 comments

WDYTYA Live!: MyHeritage heads to London

MyHeritage CEO Gilad Japhet demonstrating the MyHeritage iPhone app at WDYTYA 2012

MyHeritage CEO Gilad Japhet demonstrating the MyHeritage app at WDYTYA 2012

MyHeritage heads to London this week for the leading family history show, Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE, from February 22-24.

The event, at the Olympia Exhibition Halls, features genealogy workshops, expert speakers, vendors and more to help with your family history research.

Come visit the MyHeritage team at booth #842 and participate in some of our exciting activities:


  • Come to booth 842, tell us which family member you want to discover more about and why - each day, one lucky winner will receive a one year's free and unlimited access to MyHeritage's online digital archive - SuperSearch - with access to over 4 billion historical records and millions of public family trees and newspaper articles.
  • Everyone who registers for a Premium or Premium Plus subscription at our booth will be entered into a draw to win a free hour-long consultation with one of our expert genealogists (in addition, there's 25% off when you sign up for a subscription at the booth - more details below).

Along with the competitions, we have the following activities at booth 842:

  • Want to build your own digital family tree? We’ll demonstrate how to create your family site.
  • Browse through millions of added records including mug shots, wanted posters and more, with our SuperSearch family history search engine.
  • Have you downloaded the new version of the MyHeritage app to your iPhone, iPad or Android? Visit our booth, show us the app and receive a special gift. Don’t have it yet? Get it for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play so you can build and edit your family tree and take your heritage with you anywhere you go.
  • Ask one of our staff for a discount code to receive 25% off when you sign up for any subscription.
  • Join free workshops with MyHeritage genealogy experts at our booth. Topics include: Starting a family tree, photo tagging, FTB, Smart Matches, Record Matches and family networks.
  • Bring your GEDCOM on a USB and we'll help you find relatives in 5 minutes.

In addition, MyHeritage’s Chief Genealogist Daniel Horowitz will speak on “Basic Steps for Genealogy Research – How Can I Start my Family Tree?” in room SOG 3, at noon Saturday, February 23.

MyHeritage’s Head of Genealogy (UK) Laurence Harris will present “My Ancestor was Jewish – Tips for Tracing Jewish Ancestors,” in room SOG2, at 11am, Sunday, February 24.

Tickets for these talks are available for free in advance from the ticketing area on the Gallery level office.

Do stop by to say hello and meet the MyHeritage WDYTYA team:

  • Chief Genealogist Daniel Horowitz
  • Head of Genealogy (UK) Laurence Harris
  • Chief Content Officer Russ Wilding

Also staffing MyHeritage’s booth #842 will be: Netherlands Community Manager Denie Kasan, Scandinavian Community Manager Sara Silander, German Community Manager Karen Brandel Hägele and Marketing Manager Aaron Godfrey.

Will you be attending WDYTYA Live! in London? Let us know in the comments below, on FacebookTwitter or Google+.

We look forward to seeing you!

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  1. So love this show!Have been doing some ancestry searching of my own for that last several years.I love history of all kinds and this gives us a look into it in such a personal way.
  2. I'll be there, I'm interested to know how you're getting on with your schools history project one year on. TTFN
  3. Hi Gabriella,
    Pop over to our booth (#842) at the show and we'll be happy to give you an update.
  4. Will there be free wifi? I'm a premium member and have spent hours inputting all our family history, making lots of mistakes along the way. Can I bring my lap-top to your stand / booth 842 and get some help.....???? I'm coming on Friday & Sat
  5. Hi Katy, there will be wifi at the event. Looking forward to see you at booth 842!
  6. Thank you Emma, I got the update for your history project, lovely seeing you today.
  7. Hi All
    I have been researching my family ancestry for only two weeks on my heritage and have 59 members already! It is such a satisfying project. Oh and Smart matches have come up with two family trees with a additional half dozen people at least who are obviously connected to my tree!

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