Users can now use the WordPress Events Calendar, to find ways to connect with other WordPress fans. They also have the opportunity to learn more from developers, designers, and bloggers by attending one of many collaborative groups. Some of these event groups include:
- WordPress Meetups: This can be multiple groups in a particular city that collaborate on all kinds of different topics. This is a great way for WordPress fans to discuss ways to better their sites. Portland WordPress Meetup Group hosts two meetings per month.
- WordCamp: Informal community organized event organized by WordPress users in your city. These usually have a fee but offer many opportunities to learn more including, workshops and guest speakers. WordCamp Portland is currently being planned for next year.
- Calagator: A local Portland, Oregon calendar sharing all technology community events.