Scheduling and updating Meetups

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    Meetup has joined forces with WeWork to make it easier than ever to host great Meetups. 

    WeWork is a company that offers amazing spaces and believes in the power of community. They are making their vibrant, thoughtfully-designed spaces available for free for select Meetups.

    You don't have to be a WeWork member to get in on these fresh venues — but after you use them, you just might want to be. Learn more about WeWork.

    Thousands of organizers have already hosted Meetups at WeWork. There are more than 170 participating WeWork buildings in over 50 cities around the world making space available to Meetups. Spaces are limited each month.

    Meetups @WeWork
    Here's how it works: 

    1. Go to your group home page on the web (Coming soon to iOS and Android apps)

    2. Choose "Book a space" in the dropdown that appears when you tap "Plan a Meetup" on your Meetup group's home page 

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    3. Browse beautiful WeWork spaces based on your schedule and desired amenities like projectors, whiteboards, and WiFi. 

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    4. Reserve a space and get connected with a WeWork Community Manager, who will help finalize the details of your Meetup.

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    5. Schedule your Meetup. Show up with your members to the beautiful WeWork space. Enjoy free refreshments like coffee, tea, and spa water and do what you do best. 

     

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    Hosting at WeWork is currently available to eligible groups near participating WeWork locations. If you are not yet eligible, we'll notify you when the program is available for your Meetup group. We're expanding to new spaces in new cities, and including more Meetup groups every month.

    What are organizers saying about hosting at WeWork?

    "Thank you. It was one of our most successful and well-attended Meetups in the history of the group. We had an awesome time and the space was gorgeous!" — Alison Heller, Nintendo 3DS & Switch Meetup

    "Nothing compares to hosting at a WeWork! Support from their super friendly team just makes the whole process much easier." Eduardo Morales, Instagram Growth Hackers Meetup

    "I want to thank you and your team for being such gracious hosts. Not only were you very accommodating, but you were also a pleasure to work with throughout our planning." Angel Lorente, Fintech Meetup

    Got more questions?

    Check out our FAQ for answers. 

    What is Meetups @ WeWork?
  • Once you've scheduled your Meetup and people have RSVP'd, you can download a spreadsheet of your attendees. 

    To download a list of your attendees on desktop and mobile web:

    1. Navigate to the event's page.
    2. Select Organizer tools and choose Manage RSVPs.
    3. Select tools and choose Download attendees.

    This will download your RSVP list to a spreadsheet document, where you can sort and print their names.

    How do I download/print my Meetup attendee list?
  • China

    • Beijing: 11 Sanlitun Lu, Ciyunsi, Donghuang Building
    • Chengdu: Pinnacle One
    • Hong Kong: 14 Taikoo Wan Road, Mass Mutual Tower
    • Shanghai: 118 Yunnan Lu, 135 Yanping Lu, 500 Dalian Lu, 588 Yan'an Dong Lu, 627 Huaihai Zhong Lu, 696 Weihai Lu, Nanjing Xi Lu
    • Shenzhen: CCSS

     Europe, Israel, Australia

    • Amsterdam: Weteringschans 165, Strawinskylaan 3101, Weesperstraat 61-105
    • Barcelona: Glories
    • Berlin: Atrium Tower, Kurfürstendamm 11, Neue Schönhauserstraße 3-5, Stresemannstraße 123
    • Dublin: Iveagh Court
    • Frankfurt: Neue Rothofstraße 13-19
    • Hamburg: Hanse Forum
    • Israel: 10 HaZerem St, Gav-Yam Negev, Sarona
    • London: 1 Mark Sq, 1 Primrose St, 1 St Katharine's Way, 1 Waterhouse Square, 12 Hammersmith Grove, 131 Finsbury Pavement, 15 Bishopsgate, 16 Great Chapel St, 2 Eastbourne Terrace, 30 Stamford St, 33 Queen St, 41 Corsham St, 9 Devonshire Square, Aldwych House, Fox Court, Keltan House, Kings Place, Medius House, Moor Place, New Kings Beam House, North West House, The Cursitor 
    • Manchester: No. 1 Spinningfields, One St Peter's Square
    • Melbourne: 152 Elizabeth St, Collins Street
    • Paris: 33 Rue la Fayette, 40 Rue du Colisée, 92 av. des champs elysees
    • Sydney: 100 Harris St, 333 George Street

     India

    • Bengaluru: Embassy Tech Village, Prestige Atlanta, RMZ Latitude Commercial, Salarpuria Magnificia
    • Gurugram: Platina Tower
    • Mumbai: 247 Park, Enam Sambhav, Raheja Platinum

     Latin America

    • Bogota: Calle 81 #11-08, Calle 93 #19-55 , Carrera 7 #116-50, Carrera 11B # 99 - 25
    • Buenos Aires: Av. Libertador 1000, Torre Bellini
    • Lima: Antonio Miroquesada 360
    • Madrid: Paseo de la Castellana, 77
    • Medellin: Carrera 42 #5 Sur-145
    • Mexico City: Arcos Bosques, Centtral Interlomas, Insurgentes Sur 601, Mariano Escobedo 595, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 169, Montes Urales 424, Park Plaza, Reforma Latino, Varsovia 36
    • Monterrey: Blvd. Antonio L. Rodriguez 1888
    • Rio de Janeiro: Almirante Barroso 81, Visconde de Pirajá 495
    • Santiago de Chile: Apoquindo 5950
    • Sao Paolo: Atílio Innocenti 165, Butantã 194, habitat, JK Iguatemi, Nações Unidas 14261, Nações Unidas 12901, Paulista 2537

     Pacific

    • Seoul: Euljiro, Gangnam Station, Gwanghwamun, Samseong Station, Yeoksam Station
    • Singapore: 71 Robinson, Beach Centre, Spacemob Claymore

     US & Canada East

    • Boston: 31 St. James Ave, 625 Massachusetts Ave
    • Brooklyn: 109 S 5th St, 81 Prospect St, 134 N 4th St, 195 Montague St
    • Charlotte: 615 S College St
    • Chicago: 1 W Monroe St, 111 W Illinois St, 220 N Green St 
    • Dallas: 1920 McKinney Ave, Clearfork, Legacy West, Thanksgiving Tower
    • Detroit: 1001 Woodward Ave
    • Miami: South of Fifth
    • Minneapolis: Capella Tower
    • Nashville: 901 Woodlands, One Nashville Place
    • New York: 222 Broadway, 315 W 36th St, 27 E 28th St, 142 W 57th St, 33 Irving Pl, 575 Fifth, 12 E 49th St, 25 Broadway, 85 Broad St, 110 Wall St, 300 Park Ave, 1460 Broadway, 175 Varick St, 135 E 57th St, 205 Hudson St, 115 Broadway, 401 Park Ave S, 11 Park Pl, 379 W Broadway, 125 W 25th St
    • Philadelphia: 1601 Market St, 1900 Market St, 1010 N Hancock St 
    • Tysons: Tysons Corner Center

    • Washington, DC: Metropolitan Square, The Apollo, Universal North

     US & Canada West

    • Austin: 600 Congress Ave, The Domain, University Park
    • Dallas: Clearfork, Legacy West, Thanksgiving Tower, 1920 McKinney Ave
    • Denver: Triangle Building, The Lab
    • Houston: Galleria, The Jones Building
    • Long Beach: The Hubb
    • Los Angeles: Gas Company Tower, 12655 W Jefferson Blvd, Pacific Design Center - Green Building, The Tower, 1601 Vine St, Constellation Place, Fine Arts Building, 5792 W Jefferson Blvd, Manhattan Beach Towers, 312 Arizona Ave, 925 N La Brea Ave, 520 Broadway, Pacific Design Center - Red, One Culver, 7083 Hollywood Blvd, 222 North Sepulveda Boulevard
    • Portland: US Custom House, Pioneer Place
    • San Diego: 600 B St, Aventine
    • San Francisco: 156 2nd St, 156 2nd St, Golden Gate Theatre, 600 California St, 535 Mission St, 995 Market St, 655 Montgomery St, 44 Montgomery, 2120 University Ave, 1161 Mission St
    • San Jose: Riverpark
    • Seattle: 1099 Stewart St, Lincoln Square, Westlake Tower, 500 Yale Ave N, Bellevue Place

    • Vancouver: 333 Seymour St

     

    Host your next Meetup at a WeWork near you

    Thousands of organizers have enjoyed the beautiful spaces and support from Community Managers on site. Here’s how to reserve a space in under a minute.

    Meetups @ WeWork Locations
  • Waitlists are automatically enabled for Meetup events that have a set attendee limit and do not have a mandatory event fee. If a Meetup with an attendee limit charges an offline event fee, a waitlist will be enabled. 

    If spots open up, members are automatically RSVPed to the event in the order that they joined the waitlist. Members will receive a notification if they are moved from the waitlist to ‘attending’.

    If a member has RSVPed with guests, they will be skipped on the Waitlist until enough spots open up for both the member and their guests.

    In order to avoid complications caused by automatically charging members' credit cards when they are moved from a waitlist to ‘attending’, it is not possible to set up a waitlist for Meetups that are charging an event fee. 

    If a spot opens up for an event with a mandatory fee, organizers can let members know that a spot has become available by using the Email Members tool.

    In order to enable a waitlist for a Meetup, you’ll need to set an RSVP limit.

    Desktop and mobile web

    1. Create a new event or edit an existing event.
    2. Scroll down to the "Optional Settings" section.
    3. Using the "attendee limit" toggle, set your attendee limit.
    4. Save your event by clicking Publish.

    Android app

    1. Tap on the upcoming event you’d like to set an RSVP limit for.
    2. Tap Edit Meetup.
    3. Move the slider to red next to Limit number of attendees.
    4. Tap the attendee limit number and choose your desired number from the menu.
    5. Tap Save to confirm your update.

    iOS app

    1. Tap on the upcoming event you’d like to set an RSVP limit for.
    2. Tap Edit Event to open Mobile Web.
    3. Follow the above Mobile Web instructions to set an attendee limit.
    Enable a waitlist for a Meetup event
  • A map pin shows the exact location your group is meeting. If you organize outdoors or if Google maps doesn’t accurately display your event on the map, you can edit your event's map pin.

    Moving the map pin will not change the address in the "Location" section. 

    Instructions

    Desktop and mobile web

    • From your Meetup group’s homepage, select Create event then Create a new event.
    • Under Location, enter your event address.
    • To edit the map, choose Edit map pin.
    • Click and drag the map until the pin is in the right spot.
    • Choose Save to confirm your edit.

    Android & iOS apps

    • From your Meetup group’s homepage, select Schedule a Meetup
    • Tap Location and enter the venue or address where you’ll be meeting up
    • To edit the map, choose Edit map pin
    • Drag the map until the pin is in the right spot
    • Choose Save to confirm your edit
    • Select Publish
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  • How do I contact the Meetups @ WeWork team?

    For any questions or feedback, please click here.

    I'm a Meetup organizer. Can I use WeWork spaces for my Meetups?
    Hosting at WeWork is currently available to eligible groups near participating WeWork locations. If you are not yet eligible, we'll notify you when the program is available for your Meetup group. We're expanding to new spaces in new cities, and including more Meetup groups every month.

    To learn more about how it works, go to Host at WeWork.

    Is it free to host a Meetup at a WeWork space?
    Yes. For the time being, hosting Meetups in a WeWork space is free. We will be sharing more details on potential costs later in 2018.

    Is it really free for now?
    Yes! No strings attached.

    How often can organizers host Meetups at WeWork?
    That's up to the discretion of the team at each WeWork location. In many cases, organizers can host as often as weekly.

     Can organizers bring food and drinks to WeWork spaces?

    The short answer: Organizers are free to bring their own food and non-alcoholic drinks. WeWork's beer will not be available to Meetup attendees in most cases.

    See below for more information about alcohol.

    Do organizers have to be WeWork members to host a Meetup at WeWork?
    No.

    Is there a WeWork near me?
    Probably! Many WeWork locations are being made available for hosting Meetups. Check out the current WeWork locations available for Meetups here.

    And if you're curious, a full list of all WeWork locations worldwide can be found on the WeWork website

    If there's no WeWork near you, we have suggestions for finding other venue options in The Organizer Guide..

    How will Meetup organizers and attendees be able to access WeWork locations after regular business hours?
    Each WeWork location's Community team works with Meetup organizers to ensure they have access to the space. Organizers may need to bring someone who will be able to help manage attendees' entry into the space where the Meetup will happen.

    Will organizers have to register all of their Meetup attendees as guests in WeWork’s check in system?
    No. As long as attendees' Meetup profiles include their full name, their name will be automatically registered with WeWork's check in system.

    Is alcohol allowed at Meetups in WeWork spaces?
    WeWork can host Meetups where alcohol is served, as long as all alcohol is served by a licensed caterer. This means that Meetup organizers cannot bring their own alcohol into a WeWork location and serve it (or invite their guests to bring in their own alcohol to drink in our spaces), but they can hire a caterer to provide and serve alcohol with an appropriate license. If alcohol is sold at the event (or if there is an entry fee), alcohol must be served by licensed bartenders. A temporary liquor license/permit and event insurance must be obtained (a bartending company should be able to provide all of these).

    Please note, there are different requirements in different cities, states, and countries. Organizers should connect with their nearest WeWork location's Community Manager for more details on having alcohol at their Meetup.

    Meetups @ WeWork FAQs
  • Organizers and leadership teams have the ability to manage RSVPs before a Meetup, then adjust attendance after the Meetup if needed. 

    To manage RSVPs for an upcoming Meetup:
     
    Desktop & Mobile Web: 

    - Go to the Meetup event page
    - Select Organizer tools and choose Manage Attendance from the menu
    - Beside a member’s name, select the ... icon
    - Select Going or Not going
    - Select Search members to type a member’s name and add them to the RSVP list
    - When RSVPs are set, select the name of your Meetup to return to the Meetup event page

    Tip: If you're hosting a paid event, select the ... next to a member's name to choose Mark as paid
     
    Android & iOS Apps:

    - Go to the Meetup event page
    - Select # people going
    - Beside a member’s name, select the ... 
    - Choose Move to ‘Not Going’ or Move to ‘Going’
    - Select Send Message to chat about why you’re moving that member’s RSVP

    To manage attendance for a past Meetup:

    Desktop & Mobile Web:

    1. Go to the Meetup event page
    2. From Organizer tools select Manage attendees

    Under the Went column:

    - Beside anyone who didn’t show up, select the ... icon.
    - Choose Move to 'Didn't go' if they had an excused absence
    - Choose Flag as 'No show' if they were absent without notifying you
    - Choose Edit guest count to edit the number of guests brought by an attendee
    - To add an attendee who didn’t RSVP, enter their name in the search bar and select the ... beside their name. Choose Move to 'Went'

    Under the Didn't Go column:

    - Beside a member’s name, select the ... icon
    - Choose Move to 'Went' if they showed up after all
    - Or Flag as ‘No Show’ if they didn’t give notice

    Android & iOS Apps

    1. Go to the Meetup event page
    2. Select # people went

    Under the Went column:

    - Beside anyone who didn’t show up, select the ... icon
    - Choose Move to 'Didn't go' if they had an excused absence
    - Or choose Flag as 'No show' if they were absent without notifying you

    Under the Didn't Go column:

    - Beside a member’s name, select the ... icon
    - Choose Move to 'Went' if they showed up after all
    - Or Flag as ‘No Show’ if they didn’t give notice
    - To add an attendee who didn’t RSVP, enter their name in the search bar and select the ... beside their name. Choose Move to 'Went'

    How do I manage attendance for a Meetup?
  • Just when you thought Meetup couldn’t get more social… Get the word out about an upcoming Meetup by sharing it on Facebook or Twitter (or both, because sometimes you’re just that excited).

    Desktop/Mobile Web

    1. Go to the Meetup group homepage
    2. Select the Meetup you'd like to share (you may have to click See all to view the full list)
    3. Click Share or Tweet (make sure you have any pop-up blockers disabled)
    4. In the new window that appears, feel free to add or customize the text before publishing your post

    You can also copy a link and manually share the Meetup to your preferred social profiles. To do this:

    1. Click Invite
    2. Select Share link
    3. Click Copy link
    4. Paste the link into a post on one or more of your social profiles

    Android App

    Go to the Meetup group homepage

    1. Navigate to the Meetup group's page.
    2. Under the "Meetups" section, tap See all Meetups.
    3. Select the Meetup event you want to share from the Upcoming or Past tab.
    4. Tap the Share icon in the upper right-hand corner.
    5. Choose your preferred sharing method.
    6. If you haven't done so already, you'll be prompted to enter your login credentials for the channel you selected.

    iOS App

    1. Navigate to the Meetup group's page.
    2. Under the "Meetups" section, tap See all.
    3. Select the Meetup event you want to share from the Upcoming or Past tab.
    4. Tap the Share icon in the upper right-hand corner.
    5. Choose your preferred sharing method.
    6. If you haven't done so already, you'll be prompted to enter your login credentials for the channel you selected.

    For even more sharing options, make sure you have the latest versions of our mobile apps.

    Note: When you share a Meetup with a hidden address, we won’t display the address. If sharing a Meetup within a private Meetup group, the shared link will direct to the Meetup group home page rather than the event page. Privacy settings will be honored.

    How do I share a Meetup on Facebook or Twitter?
  • Once you’ve scheduled your Meetup, it’s time to get the word out. Your Meetup will show in your group calendar, but you can jumpstart attendance by announcing the Meetup to your members.

    After you schedule your Meetup, you'll be prompted to announce it to your members. When you're ready, click Announce Meetup to announce it to your members. If you’ve scheduled your Meetup via the desktop or mobile site, you'll also see an Announce later option, which will remain available until seven days before the Meetup is scheduled to take place.

    Note: When you schedule your Meetup through the iOS or Android app, the announcement goes out to your members immediately. There is not currently an option to Announce later via the Meetup app.

    If you choose not to announce a Meetup immediately, it will still appear on your group’s calendar and homepage, and members will be able to RSVP to and comment on the Meetup as normal.

    If you don’t make your announcement prior to seven days out from the Meetup, the announcement option will disappear and we’ll send attendees their first reminder email.

    Event Reminders

    Members who have subscribed to Meetup reminders will receive two email notifications about upcoming Meetups, in addition to the initial announcement, if and when you make one:

    • Six days before a Meetup, we’ll send a reminder email to members who have RSVPed 'Yes.’ We’ll also send a message to group members who haven’t RSVPed, encouraging them to do so.

    • One day before a Meetup, we’ll send one last reminder to members who have RSVPed 'Yes.' As long as at least two members have RSVPed to the Meetup by this time, we’ll also send one more reminder to those members who have not.
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  • Note: It is not currently possible to cancel a series of recurring Meetups from the Android or iOS app.

    You have two options when canceling a recurring Meetup:

    1. Cancel just one event in the series
    2. Cancel the entire series

    To cancel just one Meetup in an ongoing series, the steps are the same as canceling a standalone Meetup. You can find those steps here.

    To cancel an entire series of recurring Meetups:

    Desktop & Mobile Web

    1. Select Meetups, click on the next Meetup in the series
    2. Select More, then Cancel
    3. Select Cancel this Meetup and all following Meetups
    4. Click Cancel

    These steps will leave those cancelled Meetups crossed out on your group calendar. To delete them completely, also check the box beside Delete completely from your list of Meetups.

    How do I cancel a recurring Meetup?
  • Note: It is not currently possible to edit a series of recurring Meetups from the Android or iOS app.

    You have two options when editing a series of recurring Meetup:

    1. Update just one Meetup in the series
    2. Update the entire series

    If you choose to edit just one Meetup, it will detach from the series and become its own standalone Meetup. You won’t be able to make any further changes to the series from that Meetup, and any updates you make to the recurring series won’t affect that Meetup.

    To edit a single Meetup in a series, follow the steps listed in this article.

    To edit all Meetups in a recurring series:

    Desktop Web

    1. From your Meetup group homepage, Select Meetups
    2. Click on the next Meetup in the series
    3. Click on the Organizer tools drop down menu, then Edit Meetup
    4. Select Edit this Meetup series, then click Edit
    5. Make your edits
    6. Confirm your updates by clicking Save changes

    Mobile Web

    1. Select Meetups
    2. Click on the next Meetup in the series
    3. Tap on the Organizer tools drop down menu, then Edit Meetup
    4. Select Edit this Meetup series and then select Edit
    5. Make your edits
    6. Confirm your updates by tapping Save Changes
    How do I edit a recurring Meetup?
  • Schedule an event to repeat every week, every two weeks, or every month in the “Optional settings” when you create a new event. Repeating events will all appear on your group’s calendar and the information on the events will be identical aside from their date.

    You can set an end date for the recurring series or choose for the events to repeat indefinitely. Repeating events can be scheduled on Meetup’s desktop and mobile website.

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    To schedule a repeating event:

    1. From your Meetup group’s homepage, select Create event and then Create a new event.
    2. Toggle Repeat event under “Optional settings”.
      • Select how often the event will repeat, which days of the week it will repeat on, and set an end date.

    You can choose to announce the first event in the series to members right away or do it later. Future events in the series are automatically shared with members 6 days and 1 day before each event.

    Creating a repeating event
  • Even the best laid plans sometimes don’t pan out like you imagined they would. If you need to cancel a Meetup for any reason, the steps below will guide you through it.

    Desktop & Mobile Web

    1. Select the Meetup event you want to cancel
    2. Select Organizer tools and then Cancel Meetup
    3. Check the box beside Delete completely from your list of Meetups
    4. Confirm the cancellation by clicking Cancel Meetup

    Android App

    1. Tap the title of the Meetup event you want to cancel
    2. Tap Edit Meetup
    3. Scroll down and tap Delete this Meetup

    iOS App

    1. Select the event you'd like to cancel from your 'Upcoming' Meetups
    2. Tap Edit
    3. Scroll down and tap Delete Meetup

    Select Yes from the popup menu and confirm

    How do I cancel a Meetup?
  • Venue closed due to unexpected weather? Need to move a Meetup from morning to afternoon? Want to clarify for your members that they can’t bring their pets along? Things happen (and all of these have). 

    When plans change or new details arise, it’s important to keep your members informed. That’s why we’ve made it easy to edit your Meetup as much and as often as you need to.

    To edit an event on desktop and mobile web:

    1. Select Meetups.
    2. Find the Meetup you want to edit, and click the Organizer tools drop-down menu.
    3. Select Edit Meetup.
    4. Make your changes.
    5. Confirm your edits by clicking Publish.

    To edit an event on the iOS app:

    1. From the Home tab, tap your circular Profile icon in the upper right-hand corner.
    2. Under the "Organizer" section, tap the Meetup group.
    3. Under the "Meetups" section, choose the Meetup event you’d like to edit. Tap See all to view more events.
    4. Tap Edit.
    5. Confirm your edits by tapping Publish.

    To edit an event on the Android app:

    1. From the Home tab, tap your circular Profile icon in the upper right-hand corner.
    2. Under the "Organizer" section, tap the Meetup group.
    3. Under the "Meetups" section, choose the Meetup event you’d like to edit. Tap See all Meetups to view more events.
    4. Tap Edit.
    5. Confirm your edits by tapping Save.

    If you’d like to make changes to a recurring series of Meetups, check out this article.

    How do I edit a Meetup?
  • Schedule your group’s next event in a few simple steps. You can start a new event from scratch, copy a past event, or edit a draft you’ve saved.

    To get started, select Create event and then Create a new event on your group’s homepage.

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    (On the iOS and Android app, select Schedule a Meetup on your group view.)

    To schedule an event, enter your event details (title, date and time, description, host), adjust the optional settings (repeat event, attendee limit, etc.), and announce your event to members or save a draft for later.

    Event details

    Title (required)

    A good event title should introduce your event topic and encourage people to show up.

    Date and time (required)

    Choose a start date and time and select the duration of your event (1 hr, 2 hr, etc.). The end time will be created automatically. Select Set an end time to choose a custom end date and time.

    Repeating event settings are located in the “Optional settings” section below.

    Featured photo

    A featured photo will display on your event page and give members a better feel for your event.

    Photo files should be either JPEG, PNG, or non-animated GIF under 10Mb. Horizontal (landscape) photos that are at least 1200 x 675 pixels fit best.

    Description (required)

    Start with an overall description, the location, and a basic agenda of your event. Give your attendees an idea of what they can expect during the event and what they need to know before they arrive.

    Location

    Give your members an address and map pin to find your event. Use the movable map pin to designate an alternate location if you’re meeting away from a street address.

    Some groups may be eligible to host their next Meetup event in a WeWork. Check out this FAQ page to learn more.

    Hosts (required)

    The event’s creator is designated as the event host by default, but any member of the group can be an event host. Type in the “Add a host” textbox to change the primary event host or select co-hosts.

    Event hosts can edit event details and message attendees. Every event must have at least one event host.

    Optional settings 

    • Repeat event: Choose how often the event will repeat (every week, every 2 weeks, etc.). Select Set an end date to choose an end date for the repeating event.
    • Ask members a question: Pose a question for members who RSVP for the event. Questions are not a requirement to attend.
    • Attendee limit: Set the total number of attendees for the event. Members will see how many spots are available and a waitlist will automatically be created when the attendee limit is reached.
    • Allow guests: Allow members to bring guests and set a limit of up to 5 guests per person.
    • RSVP start and end time: Set an open and close date and time for members to RSVP for the event.

    Organizers outside of the U.S. can use PayPal to charge event fees by credit card.

    Preview, save a draft, and announce your event

    • Select Preview to view your event from a member’s perspective.
    • Select Save as draft to complete your event later.
    • Select Publish complete your event to add it to your group calendar.
    • Select Announce it now to share your event with members or Do it later.
      • To announce your event later, click Announce on the event page.
    Creating an event
  • Know someone who’d like to Meetup? You can share both individual Meetups and Meetup groups with people you think would be interested. We’ve made it easy to invite friends to a Meetup.

    To invite friends to a Meetup group:

    Desktop & Mobile Web 

    1. From your Meetup group’s homepage, click the Invite arrow icon.
    2. Sign in to your Gmail or Outlook account for easy access to your contacts, or manually enter email addresses individually by typing them in the text box.
    3. Once you’ve added your friends, click Send Invitations.
    4. Use the Share link option to receive a link that you can send directly to friends.

    Android & iOS Apps

    1. From the Home tab, scroll down to the "Your groups" section.
    2. Tap the Meetup group you’d like to share.
    3. Tap the row of current members at the top of the page.
    4. Tap Invite People.
    5. Choose your desired social platform from the pop-up menu.

    To invite friends to a Meetup event:

    Desktop & Mobile Web

    1. From your Meetup group’s homepage, tap the title of the Meetup you’d like to share.
    2. Select Invite.
    3. Sign in to your Gmail or Outlook account for easy access to your contacts, or manually enter email addresses individually by typing them in the text box.
    4. Once you’ve added your friends, click Send Emails.
    5. Use the Share link option to receive a link that you can send directly to friends.

    Android & iOS Apps

    1. From the Home tab, scroll down to the "Your calendar" section.
    2. Tap the title of the Meetup event you’d like to share.
    3. Tap the Share icon in the upper right-hand corner.
    4. Select your desired social platform from the pop-up menu.
    How do I invite friends to a Meetup?
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