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.
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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.

CDMUG May 2010 Meet Up @ CMS Expo

Mon, 05/03/2010 7:00pm

Sad that you were not able to attend Drupalcon SF or can't afford the CMS Expo? Fear no more!

The Chicago Drupal Meet Up Group is proud to join forces with the CMS Expo. A special event has been organized for user groups and is free + open to the public. CDMUG is using this wonderful occasion for our May meetup. Not only will it be a great time to socialize and become a part of CMS Expo, but some Drupal rock stars might be in attendance. Come by and say hello.

We will be hanging out at Bravo Restaurant from 7:00 till 9:00 pm for a purely social meetup.

CDMUG April 2010 Meet Up

Thu, 04/29/2010 7:00pm


Thursday April 29th @ 7:00 pm

SRC Web Design
107 W. Van Buren
Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60605

7:00 - 7:30: Welcome and Socialize
7:30 - 8:30: Presentations
8:30 - 9:00: Critique
9:00 - end: socialize

-Todd Gee: will introduce his Drupal Script Library ( a library of bash shell scripts that provide for the management of collections of Drupal installations. These scripts provide an alternative/extension to the functionality provided by the widely used drush system.

Spring Jam 2010 Feedback

CDMUG is always trying to improve our events. Please provide feedback to ensure we can keep moving forward and organize innovative events.

Spring Jam 2010

Sat, 03/27/2010 8:00am - 11:59pm


Saturday March 27th 9:00 am - Midnight

UIC Innovation Center
1240 W. Harrison
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 355-5567
(see map)

Event Registration: $50.00
Late/Walkin Registration (if available): $60.00
(limited space - register ASAP as our past events have sold out quickly)

If you are into Drupal, you will be into CDMUG's Spring Jam. Our goal is to bring everyone together for open communication, education, and most importantly fun.

Free Drupal Training and Install Workshop Night

Thursday February 11th at 7:00 pm


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

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. Learn how to create and edit content. Utilize open source modules to extend functionality of your website. Add users and manage groups with permissions.

Intro to Themes ver 0.01

Tue, 01/12/2010 7:00pm


For the first time ever CDMUG is dedicating an entire evening to Drupal themes. Hans Riemenschneider and Doug Vann will be covering a basic introduction to themes.

Duo Consulting has volunteered the meetup location. We are opening RSVP up to 60 people. Comment your RSVP with name and bring photo ID to gain authorized access to Duo's office downtown.

There are many ways to theme a Drupal site. Hans and Doug will introduce the four ways of theming a Drupal site.

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