Lead a Hackaday Meetup in Your City

If you love Hackaday and want to meet your community you should lead a Hackaday meetup in your city. This is fun and easy. Get ready, we’ll help you do it!

Fill out this form to let us know that you’re interested in leading. We’ll set up a Meetup.com page with you as the organizer, add an organizer badge to your Hackaday.io profile, and send a swag pack your way. Of course we’ll also help publicize the event so that everyone in the area knows it’s happening.

World Create Day on April 23rd

A meetup can take on a life of its own with the right group of like-minded participants, but it has to start with an initial meeting. We’re hoping to provide that spark by coordinating our first world-wide live event: World Create Day on April 23rd.

World Create Day lays down a design challenge. The people at your meetup will pick a technology challenge and brainstorm a solution for it. Leverage the skills of everyone involved to come up with mechanical, electrical, and design solutions. This is what the Hackaday Prize is all about and what you come up with at World Create Day should be entered in the first challenge.

We want to see pictures and hear about what interesting build ideas sprouted from your group. We’ll be picking the most spectacular design solutions to share on the Hackaday front page, and there will be prizes. But we also want to celebrate the fun of getting together in person with all of the people who make Hackaday a part of their daily ritual.

Hackaday Meetup Beyond

World Create Day is a single day event, but your meetup can live on if you want it to. We can help with ideas for future meetups of your group, you can pass it off to someone else, or you can make this a one-time event. It’s up to you. But we are always looking for active communities when organizing Global Meetups. This is a great way to show that the Hackaday community is alive and thriving in your part of the world. Maybe our next big event will be held in your city!

11 thoughts on “Lead a Hackaday Meetup in Your City

      1. Have you never seen my posts? I AM the Benchoff fan club! He can rock my world with poorly written, condescending, void of technical merit articles ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! (except Sundays)

      2. Members of The Fan Club of Who’s Name Shall Not Be Mentioned, prefer to be called “Benchmen”, a portmanteau of workbench and henchmen.
        But even that word is only whispered after the proper sequence of secret handshakes.
        But, I’ve written too much already, O must go, they’re tracking my every posting!

  1. I am currently organising a community event an Internet of things Hackathon for April with the City of Adelaide, South Australia and thought maybe setting the date for April 23rd and including a Hactivate meetup. What do you think?

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