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Starting a Local User Group?

Are you interested in building a Play Framework, Akka or Scala community in your city?

Here are a few ideas to help you get started:

  • Set up the group on
  • Source a local venue for the group
  • Establish a regular meeting schedule
  • Promote the meetup via social media channels and make presented slides available
  • Join the Scala User Group Organizers Meetup

How Lightbend can help!

  • Sponsorship and swag: if you are interested in having Lightbend sponsor your meetup or send swag, please email
  • Reimbursement to the organizer for fees
  • Connect the organizers with a local Lightbend employee and potential presenters
  • Promotion of the group through the Lightbend newsletter, Twitter and community page

To get started, add your meetup to our list, or remove an inactive group, please contact

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