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User Groups in the Northeastern US (CT, ME, MA, NH, NY, RI, VT)



Agile Connecticut - Farmington, CT    

Connecticut Access Users Group – Farmington, CT    

Connecticut .NET Developers Group – Farmington, CT     

Connecticut SharePoint User Group – Farmington, CT 

Connecticut Web Innovators – Hartford, CT   

Fairfield County SharePoint User Group – Fairfield, CT

Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group – Stamford, CT 

Fairfield/Westchester SQL Server UG - Stamford, CT

Greater Hartford Web Designers and Developers - Hartford, CT

Hartford Area Build Guild – Hartford, CT

Hartford Tech Meetup – Hartford, CT     

New Haven Design and Technology Meetup - New Haven, CT

Startup Café – Hartford, CT



Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME

Maine Agile User Group – Portland, ME    

Maine Bytes User Group - Portland, ME     

Maine Developer Network - Augusta, ME    

SharePoint Maine User Group – Portland, ME  



Agile Boston User Group – Waltham, MA

App Development Meetup - Boston, MA 

Beantown ALT.NET Group – Cambridge, MA    

Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA    

Boston .NET Certification Study Group – Cambridge, MA

Boston Accessibility Roundtable – Cambridge, MA

Boston Arduino Users Group – Cambridge, MA    

Boston Area Pluralsight Study Group – Cambridge, MA 

Boston Area SharePoint Users Group – Cambridge, MA    

Boston Artists + Coders – Boston, MA  

Boston Azure Cloud User Group – Cambridge, MA

Boston BizSpark Meetup – Cambridge, MA    

Boston Business Intelligence – Waltham, MA

Boston Cloud Services – Waltham, MA    

Boston CSS Meetup – Jamaica Plain, MA

Boston d3.js User Group – Cambridge, MA 

Boston Front End Developers – Boston, MA

Boston Indies - Boston, MA

Boston JavaScript Meetup – Boston, MA 

Boston Mobile App Developers - Boston, MA

Boston New Technology Meetup – Boston, MA

Boston Node.js Meetup – Boston, MA    

Boston Orchard CMS User Group – Cambridge, MA    

Boston PHP Meetup – Cambridge, MA    

Boston Predictive Analytics – Cambridge, MA    

Boston Python User Group – Cambridge, MA     

Boston Software Craftsmanship – Cambridge, MA  

Boston Software Engineering Meetup – Boston, MA    

Boston Unity Group – Cambridge, MA   

Boston UX Social Hour - Boston, MA

Boston Web Design Meetup – Cambridge, MA    

Boston Web Performance Group – Boston, MA    

Boston WebsiteSpark Group – Cambridge, MA    

Boston Windows 8 Meetup – Cambridge, MA

Boston WordPress – Boston, MA    

Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA

Build Guild Cape Cod - Sandwich, MA

Build Guild Salem – Salem, MA

Cape Cod .NET – Plymouth, MA    

Cloudy Mondays – Newton Center, MA     

DotNetNuke Boston Meetup – Cambridge (TBD), MA    

Drinks on Tap – Cambridge, MA   

Emerging Business Tech – Cambridge, MA     

Game Dev Night – Boston, MA    

Hacks / Hackers Boston – Dorchester, MA 

HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group of Boston – Cambridge, MA

HTML5 Boston – Boston, MA    

HTML5 Game Development Meetup – Boston, MA  

jQuery Boston Meetup – Boston, MA     

Kinect Boston Users Group – Cambridge, MA    

Lean Startup Circle Meetup – Cambridge, MA

MassMobile - Cambridge, MA

Merrimack Valley Software Engineers - Andover, MA

MetroWest Web Developers – Maynard, MA    

Microsoft DevBoston – Cambridge, MA     

Mobile Monday Boston – Cambridge, MA    

New England Artificial Intelligence – Cambridge, MA 

New England F# User Group – Cambridge, MA   

New England Game Dev Meetup – Cambridge, MA    

New England Microsoft Professionals - Waltham, MA

New England Mobile C# Developers’ Group – Cambridge, MA    

New England SQL Server User Group – Cambridge, MA

New England Windows Phone User and Developer Group - Waltham, MA    

Node.js in the Wild – Boston, MA

North Shore Web Geeks – Newburyport, MA    

OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Cambridge, MA 

Refresh Boston – Cambridge,MA    

Tech in Motion - Cambridge, MA

UX Book Club, Boston – Cambridge, MA    

Web Innovators Group – Cambridge, MA

Web Start Women Boston – Cambridge, MA

Western Mass Developers’ Group – Hadley, MA

Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group - Agawam, MA        

Worcester Web Technology – Worcester, MA      


New Hampshire

eBrew – Portsmouth, NH    

Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH 

Joomla NH User Group – Durham, NH    

Nashua Scrum Club – Nashua, NH

NH .NET User Group, Concord – Concord, NH    

NH .NET User Group, Nashua – Nashua, NH

NH .NET User Group, Seacoast – Portsmouth, NH    

NH Database Meetup – Manchester, NH    

NH PHP – Manchester, NH

Portsmouth Startup Meetup – Portsmouth, NH    

Seacoast SQL Server Users Group – Portsmouth, NH

Seacoast WordPress Developers – Portsmouth, NH

Systems Engineering and Administration Technical User Group – Portsmouth, NH    

Web Dev Meetup – Portsmouth, NH


New York (Upstate)

AppRochester – Rochester, NY    

Buffalo PHP – Cheektowaga, NY

Build Guild – Troy, NY

Capital Area SQL Server Users Group – Albany, NY    

Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY    

IA/UX Rochester (Coworking Rochester) – Rochester, NY

Ithaca Web People – Ithaca, NY

Microsoft Developers of Western NY – Buffalo, NY    

OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Rochester, NY

Refresh Rochester – Rochester, NY    

Rochester JavaScript Meetup (Coworking Rochester) – Rochester, NY

Rochester PASS SQL Server Group – Rochester, NY

Rochester Ruby Meetup (Coworking Rochester) – Rochester, NY

Rochester SharePoint User Group – Rochester, NY    

Rochester Tech Startups – Rochester, NY

Syracuse Game Makers – Syracuse, NY

Syracuse Innovators Guild – Syracuse, NY

Tech Valley .NET Users Group – Albany, NY    

Upstate NY PowerShell Users Group – Rochester, NY    

Visual Developers of Upstate NY - Rochester, NY

Western New York Back Office Technology User Group – Blasdell, NY

Western NY SQL Server PASS – Amherst, NY  


Rhode Island

MoDevRI (Mobile Developers & Entrepreneurs) – Providence, RI      

Prov.JS – Providence, RI

Providence Functional Programmers – Providence, RI

Providence Geeks – Providence, RI 

Providence PHP Meetup – Providence, RI

Providence UX Meetup – Providence, RI

Providence Web Development Lunch Hour – Providence, RI

Rhode Island SharePoint User Group – Providence, RI

Southern New England SQL Server Users Group – East Greenwich, RI  

WordPress Providence Meetup – Providence, RI      



Burlington PHP Users Group – Burlington, VT    

Burlington Web Application Group (BTVWAG) – Burlington, VT

Northern Vermont SharePoint Users Group – Essex Junction, VT

Vermont .NET User Group – Winooski, VT     

Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT