Its a great place to exchange ideas, discuss challenges the community is dealing with, and inspire you with creative new strategies. Monthly meetings are held Marin CA USA. There is an opportunity to bring up topics that can be discussed together as a group and usually a well known developer gives a presentation with valuable information that can inspire us to look at solving problems in different ways. This is NOT the place to learn FileMaker basics, get training, or receive tech support for hardware, networking, or basic FileMaker Problems. If you are interested in solving problems, creating desktop, mobile or web solutions, This IS a great place for beginners--we all started there--and it's especially eye opening for new folks to see what kinds of solutions can be created with the FileMaker platform.