Every once in a while, there is a special event specific to Metafilter users. Things like contests, sweepstakes, real-life gatherings, etc. will be listed here.
None planned currently
March 29, 2002, a group of 20-30 MetaFilter members met in Santa Monica for drinks, eats, and good fun as a part of the first Los Angeles MetaFilter gathering. More details here.
March 20, 2002, presentation entitled "Design of the MetaFilter Community" given to East Bay CHI-WEB group
January 24, 2002, MetaFilter gathering in NYC.
January 12, 2002, Second MetaFilter Chicago Gathering.
November 19, 2001, Second MetaFilter Seattle gathering.
September 10, 2001, MetaFilter Chicago took place.
May 12, 2001, the first Seattle MetaFilter gathering.
If you suggestions for events that should be listed here, feel free to email me