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Top 10 Reasons you should be at GCUC in NYC

Posted on April 6, 2018 by Liz Elam in Conference, Coworking, GCUC USA, GCUC USA 2018

GCUC USA 2018 is right around a New York corner. Here is our Top 10 list of why YOU should be at GCUC USA this year! 10. Tony Bacigalupo has promised Karaoke 9. A session titled: Yes, that kind of naked 8. TRIVIA! 7. Cake, because we’re turning 20 6. We’re giving Angel the mic for 10 whole minutes 5. All the things in 3 days and Coworking space tours 4. The best conference food ever 3. It’s your only… Read More »

NYC Coworking Space Tours 2018

Posted on April 2, 2018 by Liz Elam in Community, Coworking, GCUC USA

There are hundreds of coworking spaces in New York. How many have you been to? On Wednesday April 25, 2018 you can tour a bunch of New York’s finest coworking spaces during the full day NYC Coworking Space Tours 2018 event, hosted by Deskpass and GCUC. Want to join the fun? Get on the tour list here! Between the hours of 9am to 5pm, you’ll be able to visit any space listed on the tour list. The official tour list… Read More »

Co-Creating Small(er) City Entrepreneurship Ecosystems

Posted on March 25, 2018 by Liz Elam in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work

Coworking and Shared Office for Municipal Innovation Strategies. by Jayson White Attention Economic Developers!  The real estate under your city's workers' feet is changing fast.  And there's a lot for you to do about it.  Unless you live under a rock, you've read about the meteoric rise of WeWork, the proliferation of shared spaces and flexible office companies like Industrious, Serendipity Labs and Knotel, and the responses that landlords and brokerages have been mounting to meet the rising demand for… Read More »

International Women’s Day: 10 Interviews with Leading Female Entrepreneurs

Posted on March 15, 2018 by Liz Elam in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work

By Jo Meunier (née Disney) The Founders of Women Who Cowork said it: “The coworking and flexible workspace industry has been pioneered and shaped, in large part, by women” The flexible workspace industry wouldn’t be where it is today without the vision, drive and laser focus of leading ladies. In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting the work of women who have powered the global flexible workspace industry. One thing is certain: women mean business. The flexible workspace industry… Read More »

7 Coworking Game Changers Reinventing the Future of Work

Posted on March 6, 2018 by Liz Elam in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work, GCUC USA

GCUC is happening in NYC this April and we always like to point out a few of our friends that you should make a point to meet… Grant Horsfield - Grant is doing all the things. Hospitality, Coworking, Co-living, Health, Wellness, Technology and more. Buckle your seatbelt he is about to school you. Ashley Proctor - When she isn’t promoting a nation health plan called Co-Hip (created and inspired by her own harrowing tale after devastating injuries left her a… Read More »

As co-working grows up, niche spaces catering to small businesses take center stage

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Liz Elam in Coworking, Press

By Rachel Layne, Special to USA TODAY Karen Burton’s longtime dream of a home for building industry entrepreneurs in Detroit came to fruition in June. Bolstered by a $55,000 city development grant, Burton and husband Bobby opened SpaceLab Detroit, a 5,200-square-foot co-working space in the heart of downtown just as the real estate market there gathers steam. In October, the area cracked Realtor.com’s Top 10 hottest U.S. markets, coming in eighth. “I did freelance architectural design for quite some time.… Read More »

We’re Not Giggling…

Posted on January 22, 2018 by Liz Elam in Community

We’re Not Giggling and Braiding Each Other’s Hair, We’re Building an Industry. A friend of mine tries to ask three questions before speaking their mind: Does it need to be said? Does it need to be said by me? Does it need to be said by me, right now? After reading the article “Come on Over to My Place, Sister Girlfriend and We’ll Co-Work,” I asked myself those questions and answered yes to all three. As executive producer of GCUC,… Read More »

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 »