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Launching the  Coworky Awards!

Posted on March 15, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Coworky Awards, GCUC 2017

  The Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC – pronounced juicy) is known for being little, well...off-beat, unique and different.  We don’t follow the rules and we don’t pay attention to what everyone else is doing.  We march to the beat of our own drummer. We do our own thing and it seems to resonate and attract a very diverse and passionate following. We have been talking about creating an industry awards program for years and this year is the year… Read More »

A Juicy Q&A

Posted on March 6, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017, Press

Want to know more about GCUC? Check out this article from our friends at The Farm... The Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC - pronounced “juicy”) is the world’s largest coworking conference - and it’s about to host its first event here in New York on 5-7 May 2017. Here at The Farm, we’re pretty excited to see what such a conference will bring to our city - and to our coworking space. So, we caught up with its director of operations,… Read More »

Top 5 “Non Coworking” people that should attend GCUC.

Posted on February 8, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017

You hear Coworking and Unconference and you are immediately intrigued.  Is it for you?  Here are some groups that should be attending GCUC in NYC this May. You are a developer investigating the Coworking Industry.  We know you saw Wework’s valuation and you want in! It looks pretty simple, right?  Just make a really pretty space and wait for the hipsters to show up.  It’s not that easy.  You have to pick the right space, the right design and then… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Importance of a Forward Thinking Website By: Steve Ryan

Posted on April 19, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Coworking Trends, Tech

At GCUC ALL this year we’ll be talking extensively about how technology is changing the workplace. And not just cutting edge and AI technology...we mean all technology; from the basics of your website, to cloud storage, all the way to friendly bots. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves….first things first. Before you can go out and say you’re a tech friendly workspace and have the latest state of the art technology implemented in your center, you need to make… Read More »