Premier User Groups


The IBM Middleware User Community currently recognizes local user groups for their extraordinary contributions to the IBM Middleware User Community. We applaud these user groups for demonstrating a high level of activity and commitment to the community.


We recognize the hard work of these user groups, leaders, and liaisons and are thankful for their efforts! To show appreciation, Premier User Groups receive these awesome perks:

  • Recognition within the community with spotlights on the home page and newsletter
  • Acknowledgment in a quarterly Leader and Liaison call
  • Additional benefits to encourage membership and meeting participation
  • Access to IBM experts for presentations

How to Become a Premier User Group

Interested in attaining Premier User Group status? We're thrilled! Premier User Groups are evaluated and determined yearly. Here are the criteria to be considered...

  • Hold 2+ user group meetings/year and provide feedback to us after each meeting
  • Upload all meeting materials to your user group's File Library after each meeting
  • Post at least 5 blog articles in your user group's blog each year
  • Post at least 6 threads in your user group's forums each year (Announcements or Discussion Threads)
  • Attend at least 2 of the 4 user group leader meetings/calls each year
  • Each user group leader and/or liaison must upload a profile image

IMWUC Premier User Groups


IMWUC reserves the right to change this program at any time, without prior notice. If you have any questions about IMWUC Premier User Groups, please contact