Chicago Drupal Meet Up Group (CDMUG) is a developing resource to grow Chicago's Drupal Community. RSVP @ for our next event or learn from our training services. CDMUG has 1200+ members and draws 70 – 90 members, on average, each monthly meet up. Plus we organize our annual DrupalCamp Chicago. Group environment is very open – we discuss ideas, debug problems, and brainstorm current personal or client Drupal projects. View our video presentation archive of past events. Meet Ups take place monthly at Duo Consulting in downtown Chicago. A projector will be available, free wifi, and laptops are encouraged. All skill levels are welcomed, remember business cards.

PreDrupalcon Free Drupal Training and Install Workshop

Sat, 03/05/2011 10:30am


Based on member feedback, CDMUG for the first time ever, we will have our "Free Drupal Training and Install Workshop" on a Saturday. This is perfect timing because Drupalcon starts the following Monday. Come learn Drupal and be prepared for Drupalcon Chicago!

What is Drupal? Where did Drupal come from? How can Drupal help you? Drupal 6 or Drupal 7?

Jump into the driver seat with our hands on experience known as the "Drupal Test Drive". Not only will we cover an introduction to Drupal, you will also be given a free temporary Drupal website.

February 2011 Meetup - Thursday Feb 24th @ 7:00 pm

Thu, 02/24/2011 7:00pm


We are excited to announce Michael Carney and John La Voie will be presenting: Let's Talk Taxes. Second presentation will be a group panel discussing accounting software.

Michael Carney - opened MWC Accounting in 2009 after spending 5 years in public accounting. He provides entrepreneurs and small businesses accounting support and assists in the development of relevant financial information to help them understand where their business stands.

Drupal 7 Release Party! (Chicago)

Fri, 01/07/2011 7:00pm


January 7th 2011, Chicago's Drupal 7 release party!


NEW ADDRESS - 1925 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

We are meeting at Lisa's OFFICE and Yoga Studio to celebrate. No official presentations planned, meetup is more social and celebratory. However, we are more than happy to provide a free temporary Drupal 7 site to test.

January 2011 Meetup - Wednesday Jan 5th @ 7:00 pm

Wed, 01/05/2011 7:00pm

Wednesday January 5th 2011 @ 7:00 pm

Drupal 7 is ALMOST here. To celebrate at our January meetup, Matthew Lechleider will start with an Introduction to Drupal 7.

We are excited to announce Fred Salchli and Joel Hughes will be presenting: Moving Mountains of Legacy Content into Drupal.

Matthew Lechleider - is a product of the Nintendo Generation. He has spent 10 - 15 hours online every day since before the Internet was cool. He enjoys speaking at conferences, skateboarding, music festivals, Linux and Drupal.

4th Annual Holiday Open Source Social Event

Mon, 12/06/2010 7:00pm


CDMUG is having our 4th annual Holiday Open Source Social Event to get together without the laptops, projectors, and WiFi too simply hang out and party. Join us all for a fabulous shin-dig in honor of every CDMUG member and the efforts we make to give back to the Chicago community.

CDMUG November 2010 Meetup

Thu, 11/18/2010 7:00pm

November will be our last meetup of the year with presentations. December is a slow meetup month and will only be our 4th Annual Holiday Open Source Social Event. 2011 will be an extremely exciting year in Chicago Drupal as we will be the host city for Drupalcon. During November meetup the Drupalcon Chicago team will be giving a presentation of what to expect and recruiting volunteers. If you are interested in helping Drupalcon Chicago, this is your chance to get involved.

CDMUG October 2010 Meetup

Thu, 10/21/2010 7:00pm


We are excited to announce Griffin Caprio of 1530 Technologies will be presenting Drupal and the Semantic Web. Griffin is a technologist and entrepreneur who has been helping companies of all shapes and sizes with their technology needs for over 12 years. Since 2008, he has been running two companies here in Chicago. With clients ranging in size from startups to Fortune 500, he has been leading development teams, providing lean consulting and developing mobile and enterprise applications.

CDMUG September 2010 Meetup

Thu, 09/16/2010 7:00pm


Location: THE OFFICE
1925 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

Our September meetup will be held at THE OFFICE in Bucktown for the first time ever. THE OFFICE owner/host Lisa Fischer will be presenting and showing off her wonderful new office space for rent. In addition, Joel Finkel has been brought back to present.

Lisa Fischer will be presenting...."Drupal and Ubercart"- Discussion detailing Ubercart with Drupal integration. Modules to be discussed: uc_free payment, uc_coupon, uc_affiliate.

CDMUG July 2010 Meet Up

Thu, 07/22/2010 7:00pm

Duo Consulting
20 West Kinzie, Suite 1510
Chicago, IL 60654


IDE lightning talks. How do you write your Drupal code? Plus an intro to themes with Hans Riemenschneider.

Start with 10 minute lightning talks about various IDE (Integrated Development Environment). One person per system is asked to step up to the projector. A quick overview of the IDE and how it is useful when writing code for Drupal. Editor topics include: Eclipse, Netbeans, Vim, +more.

After break Hans will go in depth on how to create a Zen subtheme.

DrupalCamp Chicago 2010

Sat, 06/26/2010 8:00am - Sun, 06/27/2010 5:00pm

CDMUG is proud to present our 3rd annual DrupalCamp Chicago Saturday and Sunday, June 26 & 27, 2010!


For almost 4 years the Chicago Drupal Meet Up Group has highlighted the benefits of an open source initiative. We have built resourceful bridges between Chicago and Mid-West establishments including non-profits, entrepreneurs, Drupal development companies, independent consultants, hobbyist, and more.

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