Philadelphia .NET is a large, vibrant group who cover mostly advanced .NET topics. (Typical attendance 100).
DelMarVa .NET is a small group in Ocean City, MD. (Typical attendance 8-10).
ASP Rockville is one of the two local user groups run by Charles Carroll. It's very helpful for beginners, although the topics they cover range from beginners to advanced. They meet near White Flint Mall.
Baltimore SQL Server Users Group meets monthly to cover SQL topics. It's run by Ray Barley of RDA. They meet near BWI. (Typical attendance 25).
Central Maryland ASP Professionals (CMAP) has several meetings each month, including a general meeting, an MCSD study group, an advanced topics group, and a projects group. They meet in Columbia. Their leadership team includes Randy Hayes (President), Ed Mullin (Meetings), Anil John (Security Guru), and Christie Speich (former president). (Typical attendance 40).
Maryland and Pennsylvania Microsoft Developers Group is near to York, PA, on the border between Maryland and Pennsylvania.
MAVBUG is the grandfather of local developer user groups, and have been meeting for years. They meet in Millersville, MD, not far from BWI. This group is run by Steve Rosenbach. Several of the members are fairly new to .NET. (Typical attendance 25).
Rockville MCSD Study Group meets weekly to study for MCSD exams.
Central Pennsylvania .NET meets monthly in Harrisburg. This group is run by Judy Calla. (Typical attendance 50).
Philadelphia SQL Server Users Group is a fairly new group that meets quarterly.
Pittsburgh .NET meets monthly at the Pittsburgh Technology Council. The leadership team is Craig Oaks (Allegheny Energy), Jared Roberts (Pittsburgh Technology Council), and John McClelland (Developer Evangelist, Microsoft). (Typical attendance 50).
Pittsburgh SQL Server Users Group meets monthly at the Microsoft Office.
.NET Valley meets in the Wyoming Valley of North East PA. It's run by Jason Gaylord.
ASP Vienna is one of the two local user groups run by Charles Carroll. It's very helpful for beginners, although the topics they cover range from beginners to advanced. They meet in Tyson's Corner. (Typical attendance 40).
Capital Area .NET was formed by the combination of Yasser Shahoud's web services group and the former Visual Basic Users Group. They meet monthly in Tyson's Corner and also run special events. They are lead by Scott Lock (President), Hal Hayes (past president), and Brian Noyes (Meetings). (Typical attendance 40).
Northern Virginia SQL Server Users Group rose from the ashes of the former Capital Area SQL Server Users Group. It meets monthly in Tyson's Corner, and is run by Brian Moran.
Richmond .NET meets at Fahrenheit Technologies in Innsbrook. They are led by Mike Richardson and Greg Robinson. (Typical attendance 80).
We Program is based in Hampton Roads, and is run by a couple of guys from Captech.
DC MCSD Study Group meets weekly to study for MCSD exams.