Are you a SharePoint professional? Do you run a SharePoint user group? Then you want to know about ISPA, the International SharePoint Professionals Association. In their own words:

The International SharePoint Professionals Association (“ISPA”) is the first independent, community-run, not-for-profit organization designed specifically for SharePoint Professionals. ISPA is a professional association dedicated to the promotion and global adoption of Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies.  The Association provides support and guidance to the community  by establishing connections between SharePoint professionals and groups, resources, education and information.

The portal also has a map of SharePoint user groups worldwide. Check it out.