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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

16 Takeaways From GCUC Australia

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Uncategorized

Nearly 200 coworking space operators, community managers, industry consultants, real estate professionals and vendors gathered in Melbourne for two days of tours, expert panels, open forums and happy hours at the Global Coworking Unconference (GCUC AU) on August 24-25. Conference response was positive and enthusiastic from veterans and newbies alike who came from cities and rural locations in all seven states in Australia, and as far afield as Perth, New Zealand and Tasmania to learn business strategies, share challenges, discover trends, gather… Read More »

Community, collaboration and of course, coworking: rounding up GCUC AU!

Posted on September 6, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, GCUC 2017

  GCUC AU was a blast! We are so thankful for everyone that came out and participated in GCUC Melbourne. In case you missed it, our friends over at Colo have written a quick over view of the take aways. The Future of work:  The day kicked off with a discussion between Liz Elam & Brad Krauskopf around the future of work, chatting about the latest developments in the wonderful world of coworking. While it was established that the need to work alongside others… Read More »

Rural Coworking – Our Journey

Posted on August 21, 2017 by GCUC Intern in Community, Conference, Coworking, GCUC 2017, Sponsorship

Does being rural change coworking? We opened Cohoots in 2014 in the small Australian town of Castlemaine, population 8000. It was breaking new ground as far as open, independent spaces in rural areas of our state. Despite enormous support and enthusiasm from our community, our first year was very slow. I imagine that many coworking spaces go through the similar experiences of the initial 'wow, I love that idea' to a lack of paid bums on seats - the real… Read More »