In-person meetup decision checklist

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WordPress events are online. Please refer to our online events handbook.

For communities COVID-19 has been more effectively contained, returning to hosting an in-person meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. event is possible, with caution, using the resources provided. If you plan to move forward with an in-person meetup, you must use the provided checklist.

Please use this checklist to help you determine whether or not your community can proceed with hosting an in-person meetup according to the Community Team’s standards. To use this checklist, you will need data from health authorities (the community has compiled a handy list here!), and knowledge of local laws or regulations. 

In order to host an in-person meetup, you are expected to follow local laws and regulations, and you must be able to answer “yes” to all of the following questions. The Community Team expects that you will follow the recommendation provided by this checklist.

If the checklist recommends that you can proceed, you must submit the survey. While you do not need to wait for further approval, you are expected to double check that your community still passes this checklist a day before your meetup. The information collected in this survey will only be shared with Community Deputies, and will only be used to follow up with organizers following the meetup and/or in the instance of a COVID-related emergency as related to your meetup community. 

If the checklist recommends that you do not proceed, the Community team expects that you will not organize an in-person meetup at this time. You do not need to submit the survey in this case, but you can provide feedback on the survey, or reach out to Community Deputies if you have questions at

Anonymized feedback will be reflected on the links to frequently referenced health authority data page, and used to improve this process. 

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