People start Meetup groups to make new friends, pursue passions, and turn side hustles into careers.
Make an impact
Organize your way, on your schedule
Find your members
We’ll help you find interested members and you can approve them to be sure they’ll be a good fit for your community.
Schedule events in minutes
Organizer tools make it easy to schedule and manage your events. You decide when, where, and how often your group meets.
Have others help you host
You don’t have to do it alone. Recruit a leadership team to help you host events and manage your group.
What would you like your group to do?
Try starting simple with one of these common event formats.
Organize a get-together at a bar or local coffee shop to discuss something you’re interested in.
Start a group that hangs out
Teach a class, host a workshop, or invite guest speakers to share their expertise with the group.
Start a group that learns
Meet for a movie, go for a hike, try a new restaurant, or plan weekend adventures together.
Start a group that explores
How to get started
Here’s an overview of how you’ll create your Meetup group, from start to finish.
Create a group
Decide what the group is about, who should join, and what you’ll do at your events.
Review and submit
Your group will be reviewed and shared with members who have similar interests.
Plan your first event
Use Meetup’s organizer tools to schedule your events and manage your attendee lists.
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We’re here to help
The Meetup Organizer Guide will help you learn how to build a successful community.
Ideas for your first Meetup group
Have a fuzzy idea about the group you’d create? Here are a few tips to help you create a group that will stand out.Read
Finding the right people
Learn how to create a group that will attract the people you’re hoping to meet.Read
Mastering online events
An inside look at hosting an online event on Meetup.Watch
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