Droplabs open beta kickoff party

  • Posted on: 28 May 2011
  • By: Lee Vodra
Friday, May 6, 2011 - 19:00 to 23:00

Save the date! On Friday, May 6, Droplabs is kicking into open beta and throwing what's shaping up to be an extraordinary event, in conjunction with Toyshoppe Systems, another company at Big Art Labs. All of Big Art will turn out, so we thought it would be a great opportunity for the Drupal community to mingle with the Big Art community at the beginning of Drupal's first hacker / co-working space.

It's potluck barbecue, with a great big bonfire, so bring something to throw on the grill, something to drink, and something to munch on. Evenings have been a bit cool, so unless you're super warm blooded, you might find that you need a jacket.

Droplabs' open beta is just that: we're opening up to the community, and not charging until we officially launch in June. We want to give you an opportunity to try it out for free and see how you use it, tell us what you want or don't want, and generally feel free to hang out as much or as little as you want. You know, open beta. Bring your laptop. Show up. Use the space. Interact with your fellow Drupaleros and see how much joy you can bring to your Drupal practice.

We have some furniture, and before we invest in more, we want to see what the needs of the community actually are. (We'll also gladly accept furniture donations.)

Google Map


651 Clover St.
Los Angeles, CA 90031

Droplabs is in the Mission Junction neighborhood of Los Angeles at Big Art Labs, just 1 mile down Main St. from Philippes (the first ever venue for LA Drupal meetups!) and Union Station. We're one block west of The Brewery, the largest live-and-work artists' colony in the world.


Sevenish to whenever


The Droplabs founders will be there in force, so if you see one, you can feel free to ask questions. We're also on Twitter, Facebook and IRC. We are:

Blake Senftner at Flixor, Missing Ubercart Manual and BlakeSenftner.com
bsenftner on Drupal.org
@MissingUbercart on Twitter

Christefano at Exaltation of Larks and LA Drupal
christefano on Drupal.org
@christefano on Twitter

mrblow on Drupal.org

Lee Vodra at Exaltation of Larks
nodiac on Drupal.org
@leev on Twitter

Paul Chernick at Chernick Computer & Software Services
pcher1bw on Drupal.org
@pcher1bw on Twitter

Ron Golan at Urban Insight
rgon on Drupal.org
@rongolan on Twitter

Uzi Ashkenazi at Medium Design Studio
ahimsauzi on Drupal.org
@newmedium on Twitter

Definition of a hackerspace:
A hackerspace is a real (as opposed to virtual) place where people with common interests can meet, socialize and collaborate.