This may seem early. After all, the 2016 FGS conference was held just last week. However, hotel reservations often sell out early so the wise genealogist probably wants to make a reservation NOW for the 2017 FGS conference. I made my reservation today.
The following announcement was written by the Federation of Genealogical Societies:
Book your room now for #FGS2017
9/7/2016 – Austin, TX.
FGS is pleased to announce that hotel reservations are now open for the 2017 Conference to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Two Pittsburgh hotels are now taking reservations for the FGS 2017 conference – “Building Bridges to the Past.” The conference will be held August 30-September 2 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
The Westin Convention Center and the Omni William Penn Hotel are offering reduced rates to FGS 2017 Conference attendees from Wednesday, August 23 to Friday, September 8 (subject to availability). Both hotels are conveniently located near the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
Westin Convention Center (Main Conference Hotel)
1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Omni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Full details and links for FGS discounted reservations can be found on the FGS website.
Conference hotels fill up quickly, so it is not too early to make reservations. We look forward to seeing you in Pittsburgh!
About the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)
The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) was founded in 1976 and empowers the genealogical and family history community, especially its societies and organizations, by advocating for the preservation and access of records and providing resources that enable genealogical organizations to succeed in pursuing their missions. FGS helps genealogical societies and family history enthusiasts alike to strengthen and grow through online resources, FGS FORUM magazine, and through its annual national conference which provides four days of excellent learning opportunities for both societies and family history enthusiasts. To learn more about FGS visit fgs.org. Also, find FGS on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FGSgenealogy, on Twitter @FGSgenealogy and on the FGS Voice blog at http://voice.fgs.org.