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Meetup Group ownership structure

Every Meetup Group has one primary organizer, who ‘owns’ the group. Primary organizers often build a leadership team by appointing members to different organizer roles within the Meetup Group.

Description of Roles

Role Allowed Not Allowed
Primary Organizer
  • Manage the Meetup subscription 
  • Manage the group’s connection to the official GDG Meetup Pro network
  • Close the group
  • Edit the group settings, description, topics, and appearance settings. 
  • Manage membership (accept, block & remove members) 
  • Schedule events
  • Email all members
  • Take attendance
 
Co-Organizer
  • Edit the group settings, description, topics, and appearance settings. 
  • Manage membership (accept, block & remove members) 
  • Schedule events
  • Email all members
  • Take attendance
  • Close the group
  • Manage the group’s connection to the official GDG Meetup Pro network. 
Assistant Organizer
  • Manage membership (accept, block & remove members)  
  • Schedule events
  • Email all members
  • Take attendance
  • Close the group
  • Manage the group’s connection to the official GDG Meetup Pro network
  • Edit group settings, description, topics, and appearance settings. 
Event Organizer
  • Access the group’s calendar to schedule and manage events
  • Take attendance
  • Manage membership (accept, block & remove members)  
  • Close the group
  • Manage the group’s connection to the official GDG Meetup Pro network
  • Edit group settings, description, topics, and appearance settings.