Become a Splunk User Group Leader

Are you a welcoming and engaged member of the Splunk Community? Have a passion for bringing people together? Love your local area? If so, you might be the perfect candidate to become a Splunk User Group leader.

Splunk User Group leaders use their connections and skills, along with resources provided by the Splunk Community team, to grow and nurture their local Splunk User Groups. So whether you're a customer or partner, if you can see the benefit of connecting Splunk users, having them learn from each other (and others in the industry), and generally enjoying like-minded company, read on to learn more!


Requirements to Become a Splunk User Group Leader:



Splunk User Group Leader Benefits

  • Leader event at the Community Zone at .conf
  • Online events to connect with other User Group leaders globally
  • Ongoing support from the Splunk Community Team (to find speakers, market your events, etc)- You are not alone!
  • Leader Badge to adorn your Splunk Community profile and LinkedIn Honor




What Leaders Must Do

  • Host at least 6 events per year (in-person or hybrid)
  • Engage with user group members to understand what they'd like to learn and discuss
  • Source speakers, venues, and solicit ideas for user group meetings
  • Use the Bevy platform ( for planning events and checking in attendees


Want to join us?

Apply now below!


Are you a Splunk Employee interested in supporting Splunk User Groups? Check out the Splunk User Groups page on the Pwny Portal for more information.
(Note: Pwny Portal is for Splunk Employees only; link will not work for others)





This is the official application to become a Splunk User Group leader. Please know that your answers do not have to be perfect; we are simply gathering as much information as possible to determine how ready you would be to launch or join the team of your local Splunk User Group.

After you submit this application, someone from the Splunk Community team will reach out to you within one week to discuss your candidacy. If we feel that you are ready and have all of the support you need, we will set up a quick Bevy training for you, as Bevy is the platform on which you will be posting and hosting your groups, and from which you will contact your members.

If we feel that you or your region is not ready for a Splunk User Group at this time, we will be sure to discuss with you what the gaps are and how we can see them being filled for future success.

We read every answer- each question is listed for a reason.

Log in to, click "my profile" and paste the URL from your browser into this form.

Hint: Check this website to see if a User Group already exists, and who is on the team.

What do you get out of being the person who leads this? 100-200 words

Splunk User Group events are content-driven. All event topics are decided by the user group leader, often with buy-in from user group members.

If you don't have any venues secured, please share some ideas of local places where you can host your events.