We are an open group of Drupal users in Ames, Iowa willing to freely share knowledge about Drupal.

We meet the last Monday of every month from 7pm - 9pm usually followed by beers at a local watering hole.

Our next meeting - http://groups.drupal.org/taxonomy/term/47114

Our venue: 333 Science II on the ISU campus. It is easy to get to. From Hwy 30, take University Boulevard until you pass the horse barns. Park north of Pammel Drive, cross Pammel, and enter the building by the northeast door. Go to the third floor to room 333. We will have signs posted.

Packt Publishing

Packt is a modern publishing company, producing cutting-edge books and eBooks for communities of developers, administrators, and newbies alike. Packt, pronounced Packed, published its first book Mastering phpMyAdmin for Effective MySQL Management in April 2004 and has continued to produce highly specialized books on understanding and applying IT technologies.


We are a collection of Drupal enthusiasts from Eastern Iowa. of all skill levels that meet on a regular basis to learn, share the things we've figured out, and spread the good word about Drupal. If that description matches you, we encourage you to join. Our meeting list can be found below.

Here are some of the cities in our area:

Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, West Liberty, Coralville, Dubuque, Waterloo


Wiley's Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly (STMS) business, also known as Wiley-Blackwell, serves the world's research and scholarly communities, and is the largest publisher for professional and scholarly societies. Wiley-Blackwell's programs encompass journals, books, major reference works, databases, and laboratory manuals, offered in print and electronically. Through Wiley Online Library, we provide online access to a broad range of STMS content: over 4 million articles from 1,500 journals, 9,000+ books, and many reference works and databases. Access to abstracts and searching is free, full content is accessible through licensing agreements, and large portions of the content are provided free or at nominal cost to nations in the developing world through partnerships with organizations such as HINARI, AGORA, and OARE.


O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.


Acquia is a commercial open source software company providing products, services, and technical support for the open source Drupal social publishing system.

Palmer Group

Palmer Group is Des Moines' premier employment firm. We were founded in 1998 with a mission to become the best firm in Iowa and that continues to be our goal today. We have 35 professionals in our West Des Moines office and provide more than 300 client companies with a broad range of employment services that include recruiting, professional temporary staffing, high level contracting and outplacement services.


press Media LLC is a technical publisher devoted to meeting the needs of IT professionals, software developers, and programmers, with more than 1,000 books in print and electronic formats. Apress provides high-quality, no-fluff content that helps serious technology professionals build a comprehensive pathway to career success.

Gorton Studios

Who we are.
An incredible team since 2001
We love making websites and we do it well. We've won numerous regional and national awards, including praise and attention from organizations such as Newsweek, Time Magazine and Yahoo.
It certainly doesn't hurt that we have a whole lot of experience. Our team averages over 9 years of web experience and many of us have worked together since 2004. And, if you take a look at our work, we hope you can recognize that we haven't been just phoning it in.

Achieve Internet

Achieve Internet specializes in Enterprise Drupal development. Our expertise in architecting and planning Drupal projects guarantees your website will perform at the highest possible level. Since 1998, our mission has been to provide our clients with Quality, On Time!