If you’re new to WordPress you may not yet be aware that there are user groups all over the place, not just nationally but around the globe.
Here in North America most local and regional groups of WordPress users use Meetup as the vehicle of choice for organizing their local user gatherings. Curious to see if there’s a local community of WordPress users in your area? Check Meetup. Traveling or moving to another region? Check meetup to find your WP com-padres.