Blog + Press Conference

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Why coworking spaces are the cool new face of hot-desking

Posted on September 7, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017

A generational shift is changing worker expectations... Gone are the trestle tables of the struggling start-up or the grey laminex of the soulless business centre. Today, co-working spaces go beyond the office partition and meeting room, and blur the lines between hospitality, university campus and home. In Melbourne, the co-working industry has grown by a staggering 960 per cent in the past three years, according to a recent report by Knight Frank real estate agents. "Everybody is in co-working," says… 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 »