SLAM! Idea Showcase

Reception and Program: Wednesday, 31 May 2023

5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. ET

The 2023 SLAM! Idea Showcase is part of the NGS Family History Conference in Richmond, Virginia, and Online at Home. The showcase will highlight outstanding projects or programs by societies, libraries, archives, museums, and other institutions (SLAM).

What is the SLAM! Idea Showcase?

This annual event began in 2021 as a way to:

  • Share information about creative and innovative projects, programs, resources, and practices with others;
  • Promote collaboration, networking, and collegiality among information providers; and
  • Provide a format in which individuals and organizations can learn from one another to strengthen the genealogy and family history community.

About the 2023 SLAM! Idea Showcase Event

The 2023 SLAM! Idea Showcase includes a reception and program before the opening of the Expo Hall on the evening of 31 May 2023. The free, in-person SLAM! event is open to everyone registered for the NGS 2023 Family History Conference in Richmond. If you register for Online at Home, you can access SLAM! videos online. The number of videos highlighted during this event will depend on the number of winners and honorable mentions. All videos will be posted to the NGS YouTube channel.

Go to the Call for Submissions page for requirements, criteria, and other details.

Deadline for submissions: 17 March 2023

Please email Kate Smith at with questions about the 2023 SLAM! Idea Showcase.

Questions? Contact the NGS Registrar at