Meet the Mega Meetups at Startup Week - Part I

Mega Meetup Night is one of Edmonton Startup Week’s most popular events. There’s no doubt that this is one of many examples where the community comes together to learn about what others are doing and how you can get involved. Not everything is scary and out of reach. These meetups are geared for every level of interest-seeker within each subject. So take a risk!

Join us on Monday, Oct. 19 @ 6:30 pm for a good ol’ fashioned meet and greet with our local community builders and see how you can get involved in a meetup. This is the perfect time to pick their brains and find a meetup that fits your interests. 

Here’s a part 1 roundup of all of the meetups participating in Mega Meetup Night:

Edmonton's Dribble Meetup

Dribbble is an online community where designers can show and tell, promote, discover, and explore. The EdmontonDribbbleMeetup is a casual place for creatives to talk shop, share their work and experiences and spread the warm fuzzies by fostering their local design communities. Join Dribble for inspiring presentations, topic-centered discussion and creative activities.

Edmonton Go

Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. Edmonton Go is a meetup to collaborate, discuss, and learn all about Go.

GameCamp Edmonton

GameCampEdmonton aims to provide a welcoming and supportive environment for the local game development community to come together, network, and learn. By helping Edmonton's independent game developers, studios, and hobbyists access the resources, industry connections, and support they needGameCamp aims to foster growth and opportunity in Edmonton’s expanding game development scene.



The Game Discovery Exhibition (GDX) is a celebration of games and game development in Edmonton. It’s a community event aimed at game developers, artists, and enthusiasts. The meetup allows developers (of all mediums) to show off their portfolios and projects, and recruit talent to their teams. It’s inclusive and welcoming to a diverse group of developers (programmers, artists, musicians, business people, etc.) and game players who have an appreciation for game development.

Ladies Learning Code

A national not-for-profit organization that runs beginner-friendly computer programming workshops,Ladies Learning Code runs workshops for women (and men) who want to learn beginner-friendly computer programming and other technical skills in a social and collaborative way. There are 22 chapters across Canada, a thriving girls' program called Girls Learning Code, a permanent workshop space in Toronto, and National Learn to Code Day each year! 

Open Edmonton

YEG's Civic tech meetup’s all about connecting developers with each other and interesting causes.Open Edmonton brings civic tech enthusiasts together from all over the region. Think programmers, designers, community activists, historians, students, professors, etc. We pilot technologies that make city life better and more fun. It's a chance to do something cool for a good cause with interesting people.