Mary Garcia

Mary Garcia

Mary Garcia (she/her) is Meetup’s Content Manager and editor of the Community Matters blog. When she’s not writing, Mary organizes a swamp fiction book club on Meetup. Find her on LinkedIn.

Make an Event Stand Out with the New Featured Event Option

Looking to highlight one of your Meetup group’s events? A new feature will allow you to display an event at the top of your group page.

Work, Wellness, and Pleasure: Alexandra Fine on How to Start a Business

March is Women’s History Month! To celebrate, CEO of Dame, Alexandra Fine (they/them), discusses sexual wellness, shares how they met their co-founder through the Meetup network, and offers advice for women who want to start a business.

Get Acquainted with Meetup’s New Logged-in Look

Updates to your logged-in experience will make community-building easier than ever. Read about the new features and get up to speed on Meetup’s improved interface.

Recording: CEO Update, 20 Years of Meetup

Meetup CEO David Siegel gives the lowdown on the roadmap for 2022—the 20th anniversary of Meetup!

Connecting beyond the Campus: An Interview with a Student Organizer

A University of Washington entrepreneurship graduate student explains how she uses Meetup to bridge the gap between education and industry.

Recording: Meet Your Match, In Real Life

Watch Camille Virginia, award-winning writer and founder of Master Offline Dating, as she shares her 3-step process to help singles ditch the dating apps and attract a great partner in the real world.

How to Use Topics to Maximize Your Meetup Experience

Topics are fundamental to how the Meetup platform understands what a group or event is about and who should see it. By using topics strategically, you can get your community in front of the best audience.

Recording: Lessons from Community Builders

Watch two Meetup organizers, Max Morrongiello and Doug Meil, for an informative session full of tips on how to run your Meetup group.