BLOG + PRESS: May 2015

3 Key Points from GCUC 2015

Posted on May 22, 2015 by Liz Elam in Retrospective, Uncategorized

By Copass There’s no doubt that the GCUC 2015 coworking (un)conference was a smashing success. Bringing together around 300 people from across the USA and further afield, it was a meeting of the minds to discuss the intricacies, challenges and opportunities that coworking faces today. A gathering of independent projects and visions, GCUC brought us together under one common project, one shared mission: coworking. This ambiguous and open word is exactly what gave it strength at GCUC this year, where… Read More »

GCUC 2015 Coworking Conference Recap

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Liz Elam in Community, Coworking, Retrospective

by Mike McKeown, The Best Workplace Last week I participated in the 2015 Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) in Berkeley, CA. While I don’t personally operate a coworking space, I approached the conference from the POV of a design and workplace strategist. The coworking community has always had an appeal to me, a certain buzz I continue to try to pinpoint, both personally and professionally. Happy to say, GCUC delivered. A common thread throughout the conference was the notion that “we’re… Read More »

The Original Spirit of Coworking Still Alive at GCUC 2015 Conference

Posted on May 12, 2015 by Liz Elam in Coworking

By Cat Johnson // Shareable.net To kick off last week’s Global Coworking Unconference Conference in Berkeley, Ca., Tony Bacigalupo, co-founder of New Work City, posed a question: Who thinks coworking means dividing up office space to sell at a profit? Not a hand went up. He then asked those who think coworking is something more than that to raise their hand. Nearly every hand in the room shot up, accompanied by cheers, shouts, and hollers of approval. And with that,… Read More »

Welcome to Camp GCUC!

Posted on May 5, 2015 by sundaram in Community, Coworking, Sponsorship

With GCUC USA 2015 fast approaching, the DeskHub team has been getting super stoked about sponsoring Camp GCUC!  We're so excited to learn from other attendees while sharing our experiences, both the good and the not so good, of getting our spaces open and running over the past year. Without giving away too much about the day (or the swag!), we are confident that those of you just getting started and/or at the conference for the first time will leave with new… Read More »

What to Do in Berkeley!

Posted on May 4, 2015 by Liz Elam in Community, Coworking

Get your Grub On at GCUC in Berkeley and other helpful tips and tricks - in order by awesomeness, and compiled by Erin Griffin of NextSpace! Welcome to the food mecca of the universe!!!! You are going to eat very well and your belly is going to love you for it! The NextSpace community is here to help you find the perfect place to chow down. We’re mainly suggesting restaurants in the downtown so you don’t have to travel far… Read More »