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More than one million people will work from coworking spaces in 2017

Posted on January 26, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Beginnings, Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends

If you know anything about coworking, you know that it is taking hold of the workplace industry. What was once thought of as just a trend is now a concept that is sweeping the globe. Our friends over at Deskmag just released their 2017 Coworking Forecast and we couldnt agree more.  Coworking is the Future of Work. From the mouth of the Deskmag Crew: By the end of the new year, nearly 1.2 million people worldwide will have worked in… Read More »

2016 was juicy

Posted on January 10, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, GCUC USA 2016, Retrospective

2016 was a great year for GCUC and coworking in general. We made a lot of new friends, took GCUC to new places and grew as community along the way. We could not be more excited to see what the new year has in store. A little reflection on 2016.... GCUC took place in Los Angeles for the very first time. We also held an epic rock paper scissors tournament with over 100 people! We put South America on the… Read More »

15 things I bet you didn’t know about GCUC

Posted on December 13, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, GCUC Story, GCUC USA 2016, Retrospective

Do you know all there is to know about GCUC? Here are fifteen things you probably don’t know: If you say G-C-U-C fast it kinda sounds like juicy – which is where the pronunciation comes from. It’s how all the punny stuff started… Every GCUC has a giant set of letters. You can usually find them on the stage. #iconic GCUC’s name was a nod to Stephen Colbert GCUC never takes place at the same location. In the beginning, the… Read More »

Coworking: as told by the numbers

Posted on October 18, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends

There’s so much to be gained at coworking conferences that you may not know; The Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) has been on the frontlines creating a big, juicy wave of awesomeness that is changing the face of work as we know it. While coworking is on the rise, both internationally and state-side, there’s still a lot of information out there that people may be unaware of. We’ve thrown together a few fun facts that may surprise you. 6  From… Read More »

Canada oh Canada

Posted on September 19, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends

October is rapidly approaching and with it comes GCUC Canada! There are so many great things about our Montreal Conference that we wanted to share so we went straight to the source, Executive Producer, Ashley Proctor. As a self-proclaimed “coworking conference enthusiast” Proctor has attended every American GCUC conference since 2013 and found something lacking. At the U.S. conferences she was only one of two or three attendees representing all of Canada. “I felt like we had a lot to… Read More »

GCUC China here we come!

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends

After last years success in Shanghai, GCUC is taking on Bejing this go around. If you are planning on joining the GCUC Crew in China, make sure you get your Visa now! We have included a list of helpful info below. Hope to see you then! Venue: 571D-Park Traffic is pretty brutal. Like really brutal. Plan for 2 hours of travel time to get anywhere. We suggest staying at a hotel like the Hilton or the Heyi hotel. You will… Read More »

Behind the scenes GCUC story

Posted on July 12, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, GCUC Story, GCUC USA 2016, Retrospective

Jennifer was one of our awesome volunteers for the GCUCALL conference in May. She helped out tremendously and not only got to experience GCUC for the first time as an attendee but worked behind the scenes as well.  We are so grateful to have had her on board. Check out her experience below! GCUC: It was kind of crazy….I found myself in Downtown Los Angeles for my first ever coworking conference, a night of delayed flights, slow Uber drivers and… Read More »

Top 10 Signs that Coworking is Entering the Mainstream

Posted on June 21, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC USA 2016

Top 10 Signs Coworking is Entering the Mainstream The annual U.S. Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) was held last week in Los Angeles. Based on what we saw, heard and learned, coworking is entering the mainstream. Our top 10 reasons why are: 1. The continued exponential growth of global coworking spaces and members: Carsten's Foertsch's excellent presentation on the coworking industry made it very clear our forecast at the 2014 GCUC that there would be 1 million coworking members by 2018 is woefully low.… Read More »

A Juicy moment in time

Posted on June 16, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

Just a few snapshots from GCUC LA this year. Feel free to send in your own personal favorites to Info@gcuc.co. They may just make their way to our Facebook, Insta or twitter.   Read More »

Look out Coworking, Here comes big money! By: Cat Johnson

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC USA 2016, Press

When a small group of coworking enthusiasts gathered in Austin, Texas in 2008, they knew they were on to something special. They couldn’t have known, however, that their budding movement would turn into a global industry. But, turn into an industry it has, complete with big money, corporate involvement, and a strong focus on scale. As the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) executive director Liz Elam said at last week’s conference in downtown Los Angeles, “If you’re not thinking about… Read More »