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Power in numbers
Meetups are communities where people show up for each other. That’s why we’re asking for our organizers’ help in getting people to show up on election day. We’ve seen what can happen when communities act together, inspire one another, and speak up. The impact can be exponential.

We’re hoping to harness that power to get eligible voters to the polls. That starts with getting registered.

The situation: Low voter turnout
Americans aren’t voting. (Historically speaking, at least.) Voter turnout in the U.S. is a shockingly small percentage of the eligible population. …


You have great local organizers and you’ve provided them with all the tools they need — how can you ensure their success?

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You’ve found your team; now help them succeed.

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Meetup is thrilled to welcome 150 top Meetup organizers to our hometown, New York City, for our first-ever Meetup Togetherfest!

The organizers joining us are creating real human connection with every Meetup they schedule and host. We’re so grateful for the chance to be IRL with them.

Meetup Togetherfest will be everything you hope for in a great Meetup — welcoming, real, impactful, spirited, and thoughtful. Program highlights include:

  • Priya Parker, our keynote speaker, will lead organizers in a master class on The Art of Gathering with lessons from her forthcoming book of the same name
  • WeWork cofounders Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey will share why IRL community matters so much to them personally, and what inspired them to join forces with…


By: Matthew Trush
Product Director, Groups at Meetup

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You’ve found a venue, chosen a date, crafted a description, and hit “schedule:” now you get to watch the RSVP’s roll in. But how many of them will come?

We know how challenging Show-Ups can be, and we take it seriously. We have a whole product team devoted to getting more people to come to your Meetups. As the Product Manager of the Show-Ups team, I’m focused on using our products and tools to get more people to show up for you IRL. Here’s how we’re approaching it.

The problem: Trends we’re noticing
Not knowing your Show-Ups makes it tough to plan. …


Being a Meetup organizer comes with many rewards.

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We’ve moved! Find this article here.


Growing your network is integral, but you can’t do it alone.

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We’ve moved! Find this article here.


Time to meet your members IRL!

We’ve moved! Find this video here.

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Cover photo: Marcie, Organizer of Volleyball Has-Beens NYC Meetup


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Meetup’s COO, Fiona Spruill (left) and VP Design & Strategy, Farah Assir (right)

Meetup is so proud to announce the promotions of two talented and dynamic women who have already been instrumental in shaping the company. Fiona Spruill, formerly Vice President of Product, has assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer. And Farah Assir, who was the company’s Head of Design, has been named Vice President of Design & Strategy.

Fiona joined Meetup from the New York Times, where she had a 14-year career, most recently as the newsroom’s lead on the design and development of mobile products. She made her mark at Meetup as Head of Global Growth, and was quickly promoted to Vice President of Product. …

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