mixbild7Welcome to the Genealogy Days 2016 in Umeå!

Every year, the cultural event ”Swedish Genealogy Days” is arranged somewhere in the country. The Genealogy Days provide inspiration för everyone with an interest in genealogy, folklore and local history. The event takes place over 2-3 days, with around 5.000 visitors with an interest in genealogy, folklore and history research. The visitors come from all over Sweden, other Nordic countries, and often from the US.

In 2016, the Swedish Genealogy Days will be held at Nolia in Umeå August 20-21. It is arranged by Södra Västerbottens Släktforskare, supported by Sveriges Släktforskarförbund and in association with Nolia AB and the main sponsor ArkivDigital. At Nolia in Umeå we have all the necessary requirements for making an event on this scale a success. We are planning for a meeting place filled with exhibitors in the large exhibition hall, which is on one level. There will be lecture rooms of different sizes for skilled speakers, a restaurant and a café.

Umeå is situated on the inlet of the Gulf of Bothnia at the mouth of the Ume River, in the south of Västerbotten county. Umeå is about 600 km north of Stockholm and about 400 km south of the Arctic Circle. It is the largest city north of the Stockholm-Uppsala region. There are many ways to get to Umeå. Whether you come by aeroplane, train, bus, ferry or car, it is quick and easy.If you would like to stay in Umeå you have plenty of options.

The exhibitors at the Genealogy Days are normally local folklore societies, county and nationwide associations, organizations, archives, libraries, museums and companies, all of which have a lot to offer visitors by way of the latest software, databases, folklore literature, subscriptions, books, accessories, technology including DNA-genealogy, membership recruitment, visitor tips, culture in different forms, etc.

Take part in the exhibition, show visitors what your association/society/organization/company, etc. has to offer. Keep in mind that an early reservation gives you a greater opportunity to influence your rank in the hall. If you want to reserve a booth, send an e-mail to kristina@nolia.se


To simplify your attendance and your booth reservation the squaremeter prize includes:
– basic fee of SEK 1000
– one power outlet 230 V
– whitewashed booth walls
– one WiFi connection
– one exhibitor card/2 sqm up to 10 sqm. Over 10 sqm obtained 10 exhibitor cards.

For non-profit organizations: SEK 480/sqm.
For others: SEK 875/sqm.

VAT is not included in the price. Tax rate of 25% will be added for Swedish companies and individuals who do not have an approved VAT registration. Foreign companies with an approved VAT number pay no sales tax.


The exhibitor is entitled to withdraw from the contract, but only in writing and within 14 days after the binding agreement. The absence of such written notification within this period, the client is liable for the entire application/basic fee and the rental amount. Application/basic charge levied by an amount determined at each exhibition opportunity and must always be paid, even in case of cancellation within 14 days.

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