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Developer Groups

Developer Groups are local, community-led, and provide developers with shared learning interests with the opportunity to network and get support. These groups receive regular platform and program updates from BlackBerry, and have access to exclusive discounts, developer events, and conferences.

Start a Developer Group

To start a new Developer Group or register an existing group, complete the Developer Groups form. A representative from the BlackBerry Developer Relations Group will contact you for further discussion.

Developer Groups

Group Manager Expectations

Each local Developer Group will be run by two Group Managers. Group Managers will be expected to:

  • Sign and adhere to the BlackBerry Non-disclosure Agreement
  • Maintain regular contact with BlackBerry
  • Provide BlackBerry with current group records
  • Run regular meetings for their group (8-12 per year)
  • Establish an active web presence for their group
  • Ensure BlackBerry development is the core focus of their group's subject matter

Group Manager Benefits

Group Managers will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Regular conference call updates with BlackBerry
  • Additional discounts on certification exams, conferences and more
  • Eligibility for rewards through the Developer Recognition Program
  • Membership in a worldwide community of group managers

Current Developer Groups

EMEA

Minsk, BelarusWebsiteEmailNairobi, KenyaWebsiteEmail
Ghent, BelgiumWebsiteEmailAmsterdam, NetherlandsEmail
Cotonou, BeninWebsiteEmailIkeja, NigeriaWebsiteEmail
Veliko Turnovo, BulgariaWebsiteEmailLagos, NigeriaWebsiteEmail
Zagreb, CroatiaWebsiteEmailWrocław, PolandWebsiteEmail
Al-Mansoura, EgyptEmailLisbon and Setúbal, PortugalWebsiteEmail
Alexandria, EgyptWebsiteEmail(Active in 12 cities), ScotlandWebsiteEmail
Cairo, EgyptWebsiteEmailLjubljana, SloveniaWebsiteEmail
Bochum, GermanyWebsiteEmailMaribor, SloveniaWebsiteEmail
Frankfurt am Main, GermanyWebsiteEmailBarcelona, SpainWebsiteEmail
Munich, GermanyEmailMalaga, SpainEmail
Athens, GreeceWebsiteEmailSalamanca, SpainWebsiteEmail
Larisa, GreeceWebsiteEmailVigo, SpainEmail
Tel Aviv, IsraelEmailAriana, TunisiaWebsiteEmail
Catania, ItalyWebsiteEmailSousse, TunisiaWebsiteEmail
Genova, ItalyWebsiteEmailDubai, UAEEmail
Milan, ItalyWebsiteEmailLeeds, UKWebsiteEmail
Rome, ItalyWebsiteEmailLondon, UKWebsiteEmail
Turi, ItalyWebsiteEmail

Asia-Pacific

Mainland and Shanghai, ChinaWebsiteEmailBogor, IndonesiaWebsiteEmail
Hubli, IndiaWebsiteEmailJakarta, IndonesiaWebsiteEmail
Indore, IndiaEmailKuala Lampur, MalaysiaEmail
Kerala, IndiaEmailMakati City, PhillipinesWebsiteEmail
Kochi, IndiaEmailTalisay & Bacolod City, PhillipinesWebsiteEmail
Mandya, IndiaEmailTaipei, TaiwanWebsiteEmail
Nagina, IndiaWebsiteEmailThailand, ThailandWebsiteEmail
New Delhi, IndiaWebsiteEmailThailand, ThailandWebsiteEmail
Thanjavur, IndiaEmailHCM - Viet Nam, Viet NamWebsiteEmail
Ujjain, IndiaWebsiteEmail

Latin America

San Luis, ArgentinaWebsiteEmailNatal, BrazilWebsiteEmail
Aracaju, BrazilWebsiteEmailRecife, BrazilWebsiteEmail
Belo Horizonte, BrazilWebsiteEmailRio De Janeiro, BrazilWebsiteEmail
Brasilia, BrazilWebsiteEmailSao Paulo, BrazilWebsiteEmail
Campina Grande, BrazilWebsiteEmailSantiago, ChileWebsiteEmail
Campinas, BrazilWebsiteEmailSanto Domingo, Dominican RepublicWebsiteEmail
Curitiba, BrazilWebsiteEmailGuatemala City, GuatemalaEmail
Florianopolis, BrazilEmailVillahermosa, MexicoWebsiteEmail
Francisco Beltrao, BrazilWebsiteEmailPanama City, PanamaWebsiteEmail
Joao Pessoa, BrazilWebsiteEmailMaracay, VenezuelaWebsiteEmail
Maceio, BrazilWebsiteEmailMerida, VenezuelaWebsiteEmail

North America

Kitchener, CanadaWebsiteEmailLos Angeles, USAWebsiteEmail
Ottawa, CanadaWebsiteEmailMiami, Ft Lauderdale, and West palm Beach, USAWebsiteEmail
Sudbury, CanadaEmailMountain View, USAWebsiteEmail
Crown Point, Trinidad & TobagoWebsiteEmailSan Antonio, USAWebsiteEmail
Austin, TX, USAEmailSan Jose, USAWebsiteEmail
Bloomington, Indiana, USAWebsiteEmail