Focus on Societies Title Sponsor: Date and Time: Friday, 21 May 2021, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. EDT Registration Fee: $35 Group Rate: $100 for up to five society leaders The National Genealogical Society (NGS) recognizes that genealogical societies, historical societies, and family organizations are the backbone of the genealogy community and are an important source of information and knowledge for budding family historians. The #NewNGS is the place to share the successes of genealogy societies and launch a new era of collaboration to make our community even stronger and support all families in search of their personal stories. The NGS Family History Conference is the perfect opportunity to collaborate and learn more about how to build a stronger society or organization. Focus on Societies on Friday, 21 May is a full day of lectures centered on sharing best practices, building leadership, attracting new members, planning online meetings and events, developing newsletters and other publications, and more. See pages 9-10 of the Program Brochure for more details on the all-day program, Focus on Societies. Gather together to share, learn, and build skills that will enrich your organization and engage your members. Plus, have a little fun with us and participate in the society shout out virtual luncheon to hear your society featured during the event! Simply fill out the online form to be included. Focus on Societies lectures will be available to NGS member organizations at a later date. Register for Focus on SocietiesSign-up for the Society Shout Out Questions? Contact the NGS Registrar at [email protected].