FOREVER® Celebrates 8th Year as Major Sponsor of RootsTech

For Immediate Release

February 23, 2024

FOREVER, the leading online platform for family memory keeping is delighted to announce its 8th year as a major sponsor of RootsTech, a convention held every year in Salt Lake City, Utah and hosted by Family Search International.

RootsTech is the largest convention of people and companies focused on the technology of family history and memory keeping. The event, held this year February 29th through March 2nd, offers a rich schedule of informative keynote addresses, entertainment, workshops, and innovative technology showcases.

“My team and I are always excited about RootsTech,” said Glen Meakem, FOREVER’s Founder & CEO.

“Like our partners at Family Search, we love family history and memories, and that is why we support and integrate our technology with Family Search.”

As a pioneer in permanent digital preservation, FOREVER offers an unparalleled platform where users can save their photos, documents, videos, and audio recordings for generations to come. With a unique combination of storage, digitization, printing, genealogy, and more, FOREVER boasts the only complete memory-keeping solution out there. Their platform ensures that the legacies and stories of today are accessible for generations into the future.

FOREVER will host a large booth as well as multiple workshops and presentations at this year’s convention, including "Leaps and Bounds: Methodologies for Making Big Moves in Genealogy Research,” led by FOREVER Senior Genealogical Researcher Katie Derby.

Derby is a world-class genealogist with over 25 years of experience. She holds a degree in Family History & Genealogy from Brigham Young University and has previously served as the director of the FamilySearch Virginia Records Project. Prior to joining FOREVER, Derby was also an adjunct instructor in the Family History Research Program at Brigham Young University Idaho.

In addition, FOREVER Senior Executive Ambassador Marianna Curran will be making a presentation titled, “Preserve, Share, and Cherish Your Family History with FOREVER.” This will be Curran’s seventh year representing FOREVER at RootsTech. “I love RootsTech,” says Curran, “because the genealogy community are as passionate about family history as I am about protecting what they hold dear.”

FOREVER will be located at Booth 1207.


There's no place like FOREVER®. The company provides a complete, permanent, and trustworthy memory-keeping platform in the internet cloud for people, families, and organizations that want to enjoy, preserve, and share their precious memories today, tomorrow, and for generations into the future. FOREVER is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and serves clients globally with its internet cloud-based products and services.

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