Ventura Drupal Meetup at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse in Westlake Village, CA, on April 24, 2013: Introductions & Users Helping Users

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2013-04-24 18:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles

Drupal meetups are officially back in Ventura County! We're kicking off our new series of Drupal After Dark outings and monthly Ventura Drupal meetings with Introductions & Users Helping Users at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse in Westlake Village, CA, on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, from 6:00-8:00pm. Join us!

There aren't any formal presentations scheduled for this event. Instead, we'll be getting together and talking tech and Drupal over some good food and microbeers. We'll have a round of introductions and raffle prizes, but for the most part we're introducing ourselves and getting to know each other.

If there's interest, we'll do a "reverse case study" of the BJ's Restaurant website at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com and talk about how we'd build it.

Formal presentations are being planned for our meetups on the 2nd Wednesdays of each month, starting on May 8, 2013, at Ventura Drupal's new meetup host, Pixelgate.

Agenda

For any changes to our agenda for the evening, stay tuned to this meetup announcement or click the Sign up button below (or both!) to be notified when the agenda has been updated and to receive the meetup organizer's contact information.

   6:00pm
   First one in? Tell the host / hostess you're with Ventura Drupal and grab a table!
   Users Helping Users

   6:30pm
   Arriving late? Tell the host / hostess you're with Ventura Drupal!

   7-9:00pm
   Round of Introductions
   Raffle Prizes!
   Users Helping Users (continued)

   9:00pm
   Bonus Hour! Anyone who wishes to stay for more networking is more than welcome.

Users Helping Users

Users Helping Users is a chance for members of the community to help and be helped by others with whatever questions and problems they're having with Drupal. We'll also have community Q&A, during which time anyone in attendance can ask questions, share their Drupal experiences and divine answers from the crowd.

Please note that while Users Helping Users is not designed to be a replacement for bona fide consulting from a Drupal professional that there are plenty of Drupal experts and professionals who attend our meetups and sometimes they need help, too!

Raffle prizes! Collect them all! Must be present to win!

Our raffle prizes often include discount codes, magazines, DVDs, books, and free seats to professional Drupal trainings.

If you have any items you'd like to donate to the raffle, please contact any of the organizers at the meetup. We are always grateful to our sponsors for their continued support. Thank you!

Location and Directions

   BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
   3955 E Thousand Oaks Blvd.
   Westlake Village, CA 91362

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is a great location to kick of our Ventura Drupal meetups. It's right across the freeway from Pixelgate, our host for next month's Ventura Drupal meetup, and is a good midway point between Ventura and Camarillo and the West San Fernando Valley.

It also turns out that BJ's uses Drupal to run their website!

Carpooling

To carpool with another Ventura Drupal group member in your area, post below in the comments.

Public Transportation

This venue is accessible via public transportation. Take the 161 bus (PDF) to the Thousand Oaks / Packard stop and then walk 1 minute to BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse.

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I'm looking forward to meeting more folks tonight from both Ventura County and the West SFV!

If there's interest, tonight we can do a "reverse case study" of the BJ's Restaurant website at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com and talk about how we'd build it.

We're meeting at a restaurant and can't guarantee sound quality, so there will not be a WebEx meeting this time.


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