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  1. Doug
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Brad Williams and I organize a (mostly) monthly Philadelphia metro area Meetup. We cover a variety of topics and generally split the group into two rooms so that our users can pick a topic more relevant to them.

    Generally speaking, we host a "beginners" and an "advanced" session, with topics such as "how to deploy your first WordPress site", "intro to plugin development", "getting started with the Genesis framework" and, this past Meetup, even a collaborative development of a new BuddyPress-powered site that will hopefully take over a lot of the news and discussion functions from the Meetup site itself.

    Pizza and soda is served each month and we do occasional giveaways (Brad always has a few WordPress-related books to give out, for instance, and our hosts give away training classes).

    The BuddyPress site I mentioned is at:

    http://phillywp.org

    while the Meetup page is:

    http://www.meetup.com/Philadelphia-WordPress-Meetup-Group/

    We meet at Future Media Concepts (FMC) Philly, between 3rd & 4th on Chestnut, generally on a Wednesday, almost always from 7-9pm, and will head out to a local pub for a beer and conversation after the Meetup is over.

    We really have a vibrant group and average between 30 - 40 attendees each month.

  2. Brad Williams
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I approve of this Meetup! :)

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