by Moises Garza

February 20, 2020

41st Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical & Historical Conference

In this post, you will find more information about the upcoming 41st Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical & Historical Conference that will be taking place in Houston this coming October 1-3, 2020.

I will be there as a presenter and a vendor.  I got two tables, to promote Las Villas del Norte and to sell my books. FYI: members of Las Villas del Norte get a 20% discount on all my books. Become a member today: https://www.lasvillasdelnorte.com/become-a-member/ 

Ok, now back to the conference.

The 41st Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference is the largest conference of its kind in the United States drawing researchers, authors, historians, genealogical and DNA vendors, amateurs and experts from across the country. This year it is being hosted by our good friends the Hispanic Genealogy Society of Houston.

There will be lectures and presentations on topics of Hispanic historical and genealogical significance. Featured tours will include visits to areas of historic interest in Harris County. Attendees can also browse vendor tables which include many authors, publishers, archivists, libraries and artisans. There will also be two evening receptions and a Banquet to close the conference. I will be one of those vendors.

Early registration for this event is $100 and ends this coming February 29, 2020. Afterwards it will jump to $125. So don't miss out take advantage of the early registration fee.

Below is the information for the hotel and afterwards are the links to register

Hotel Information

The Whitehall Hotel in Downtown Houston

The conference this year will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Saturday, October 3, 2020, at The Whitehall Hotel in Downtown Houston. We were able to secure a group rate of $149 per night. To reserve a room follow the "Hotel Reservation" button below. If you would prefer to contact the hotel directly, please be sure to ask for the special rate for the 2020 Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference.

The Whitehall Houston
1700 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77002
(713)739-8800

Registration Information and Fees for 41st Annual Texas Hispanic Genealogical & Historical Conference

Registration is per person for the 3 day conference:

  • Early (through February 29, 2020): $100
  • Regular (March 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020): $125
  • Late (August 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020): $150
  • Walk-up (October 1, 2020 - October 3, 2020): $175

Use the button below to visit the Hispanic Genealogy Society of Houston's Official Conference page where you can register for the conference.


Information for Vendors and Exhibitors

The vendor tables are $75 each and you can get one through the official registration page using the above button.

We Are Cousins Meet Up and Photo

The Hispanic Genealogical Society of Houston will provide a conference room in the evening so we all can meet up and talk to each other. We will also use this opportunity to take our annual picture. I still do not know what day it will be so join our Facebook Group to get up to date information during the conference.

Presenters, Speakers, and Program

Interested in presenting at this conference?  Questions about the program or speakers?  Please contact Sandra Arce Lopez at sarcelopez@gmail.com or (979) 864-0605 for additional information.  


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We Are Cousins is Having a Virtual Conference

September 23-25, 2020

Register early for $99.95 to enjoy three days of learning from the comfort of your own home. Can't make it those days? We got you covered. All presentations will be recorded and available at our conference website, September 26 through November 30, 2020.

About the author 

Moises Garza

This blog is an attempt to document my family and make you aware of resources that I find. I also hope that with this blog I can network with other researchers interested in this region and connect with long lost relatives. To keep up to date with this blog follow us with RSS feed, Twitter, Facebook, or Google+. Contact me at moisesgarza@gmail.com

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