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 (Freemium), Facebook Local (Free), DownToMeet (Free Personal) and OpenSports (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 10, 2021

    1. 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?
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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      Helps groups of people with shared interests plan meetings and form clubs in local communities around the world. Joining an existing meetup is free. However each meetup group can charge dues. The mobile applications are free.
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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.

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      No longer operating.

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

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      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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    7. All the local tech and startup meetups in one place - easy to organize & attend.
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      Ddays is a simple and free app that gathers everything you need to plan events with your friends and family.
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