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The Groups Place Alternatives

The Groups Place is described as 'new alternative to Meetup. It has all the functionality to organize events, and has many features that have been disappearing from Meetup. The focus is to give organizers control of their own group' and is an website in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to The Groups Place, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Mobilizon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to The Groups Place are Meetup, DownToMeet, Facebook Local and Open Event.

The Groups Place alternatives are mainly Social Networks but may also be Q&A Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Groups Place.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
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  1. Mobilizon icon

    Mobilizon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid

    From a friends and familiy birthday party to a march for climate change, today, our gatherings are trapped in the tech giants' platforms. How to get organized, how to click on “I join” without providing intimate data on Facebook or locking yourself in MeetUp?

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedMobilizon is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Support for ActivityPubMobilizon support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
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  2. Meetup icon

    Meetup

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10

    Helps groups of people with shared interests plan meetings and form clubs in local communities around the world.

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  3. DownToMeet icon

    DownToMeet

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online

    DownToMeet is a platform to organize, find, and attend group events. If you're down to meet people in your area and find new friends, you belong here.

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    Facebook Local

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Facebook

    Our new name is Facebook Local! We’ve updated our events app to help you discover places and things to do recommended by friends you know and trust.

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    Open Event

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted

    The Open Event Project offers event managers a platform to help users organize events including concerts, conferences, summits and regular meetups . The components support organizers through all stages from event planning to publishing, marketing and ticket sales.

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  6. OpenSports is a web and mobile app that helps sports organizers create sports groups for their players and makes it easy for them to handle RSVPs, payment, and integrates with their existing website.

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  7. Meeting Star icon

    Meeting Star

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Lightweight, inexpensive alternative to meetup.com. Focused on the essential features for group organizers. No login or account required to RSVP. Unlimited co-organizers. Group pages are clean, simple, and SEO/mobile friendly.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Meeting Star without registration.
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    Discontinued

    No longer operating.

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    Bigtent

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    BigTent is a web-based organization and communication portal for groups. Groups can plan events, manage memberships, host discussion forums, collect payments, and organize subgroups. Nearly all functionality (e.g., forums) of BigTent is free.

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    Discontinued

    As of 2018-12-31, per http://www.bigtent.com/

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    Emamo

    • Online

    Emamo is a central hub for event management for organizations. Collect RSVPs or connect to your ticketing partner and give attendees a seamless experience. Let attendees bookmark sessions — and use it to predict which sessions need to be moved to larger rooms.

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  10. Meetabit icon

    Meetabit

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Meetabit is a meetup service for tech communities. Local tech and startup meetups in one place - easy to organize & attend.

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