Bitcoin is a community-driven network, where an exchange of opinions is always welcome and encouraged. Bitcoin itself was born through an online forum. These days, as the cryptocurrency gets more and more attention, the number of platforms, both online and offline, where you can join a Bitcoin-related discussion has never been higher.
Below are links to general discussion boards, with the majority of them containing sub-boards most useful for either ordinary Bitcoin users, investors, developers or startups and businesses.
Bitcointalk — The biggest Bitcoin forum founded by the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto.
With Bitcoin’s popularity being at an all-time high, there is an enormous amount of Bitcoin-related meetups and conferences, both regular and one-off. Below is a list of event aggregators which can help you find you local Bitcoin-related event.