Blog + Press

How attending GCUC changed my workspace

Posted on January 16, 2018 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Featured Space, Future of Work, GCUC 2017, Guest Post

GCUC was such an awesome conference - coming from tech startup land some conferences can just be - who's on your board - how much have you raised, how many on your team blah blah blah for a product that doesn't even exist! So my space was a co-working space but I was focusing on "startups and entrepreneurs" coz that is what I know GCUC showed me a bigger picture of what co-working can and should be. I want my… Read More »

Boom Shaka Laka! GCUC is headed to NYC…

Posted on January 10, 2018 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking, Future of Work, GCUC Story

Starting off 2018 with a bang, GCUC is headed to New York, NY, the city so nice they named it twice! Mark your calendars for April 22nd, 23rd & 24th where there will be three days full of the latest juicy coworking content out there, and everything related! GCUC USA is the world-wide meeting place where innovators gather to blow your mind focusing on community, real-estate, technology, design, and growth. If you have already heard about our previous GCUC USA… Read More »

CheckYoMate: Dismantling Loneliness and Destigmatizing Mental Illness in the Coworking Community

Posted on December 19, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

by Cat Johnson Coworking is dismantling loneliness. We’re creating communities of happier, healthier, more productive, more connected professionals. And we can do more. CheckYoMate is a movement to encourage members of the global coworking community to check in on the people around us. In particular, we hope to start conversations around mental well-being and to help destigmatize mental illness. CheckYoMate was inspired by the unexpected death of Bennett, a beloved member of our global coworking community. His passing left his… Read More »

2018 Global Coworking Forecast: 30,432 Spaces and 5.1 Million Members by 2022

Posted on December 18, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking Trends

We recently released our 2017 coworking forecast and we are projecting continued rapid growth over the next 5 years, although at a slower rate than the industry's recent dizzying pace. The forecast was done this year with help from our friends at GCUC. These are the folks that produce a series of U.S. and international coworking conferences. This gives them a global perspective and information sources that have been invaluable in developing this forecast. Scroll down to the bottom of… Read More »

The Coworking Megatrends for 2018

Posted on December 7, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Coworking, Coworking Trends

This month we’ve been traveling around Asia bringing the juicy goodness to over 1000 of our newest friends. As we visit spaces and people all over the world, in a mission to inspire, we gather a lot of knowledge along the way. We’re often asked to make predictions for the year to come. We felt we saw some larger over arching trends so we’ve compiled four Megatrends we think we will see for the coworking industry in 2018 and beyond…… Read More »

Industry news round up!

Posted on November 7, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work, GCUC 2017, Press

In case you haven't had time to keep up with all of the happenings in our ever changing industry- we've created a quick little round up for you. Demand for coworking space skyrockets  Wework announces WeGrow Could partnership with a global coworking brand help How to prepare for the Nuclear bomb that will hit flexible offices China looks at global real estate WeWork poaching scandal  Coworking is getting in shape, literally.  Women only coworking spaces Future of the office in… Read More »

Future of Work: Singapore Edition

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking Trends, Future of Work, GCUC 2017, GCUCSingapore, Speakers

GCUC is very excited to announce that we have partnered with the British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore to bring you an expertly curated panel on the Future of Work. Speaking on the future of work will be Jonathan O"Byrne of Collective works, Paula Englert of the Opra Group, Larissa Murphy of Contrast Group, Bryan Radar of Microsoft Asia Pacific and Kevin Chee of Capitland. What does our future working environment look like? We are in the midst of one… Read More »

GCUC Canada Takeaways

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Coworking, Future of Work, GCUC 2017

Have you been following along with all of our GCUC Escapades? Last week GCUC hosted its 3 edition of GCUC Canada and it was an absolute success. While every GCUC is different, GCUC Canada is known to be our most community driven and centered. I think it is safe to say that after last weeks event, we feel even more connected, inspired, vulnerable yet strong. Amazing things are happening in the coworking ecosystem. Check out these takeaways from the Cat… Read More »

What is an unconference?

Posted on October 9, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking, GCUC 2017

An Unconference: GCUC Style We all know what a conference is; people dress up, some show up in suits, some don’t, they’ve got a set topic of discussion, there’s some time for questions at the end, some are boring and some aren’t, you get the idea.  But do you know what an unconference is? Basically an unconference is an event (or conference if you will) in which attendees get to choose the topics of discussion.  Think of it as a… Read More »

Coworking Tours are coming to GCUC Singapore!

Posted on October 3, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Featured Space, GCUC 2017

GCUC is super excited to be coming to Singapore for the first time ever. We have an impressive line up of local and global speakers that will be taking the stage. Aside from the conference itself, we have curated a list of local shared workspaces that will be opening their doors for tours. We really like to host tours across the globe as it give our attendees a good feel of the local culture and flare. So far the spaces… Read More »