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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 »

Why coworking is different than working from a coffee shop

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Coworking, Press

  Coworking is a little different than just working from a coffee shop and here's why... You can go to the restroom without having to ask your sketchy neighbor to watch your laptop or having to pack everything up and risk loosing "your spot". Coworking spaces are designed for maximum productivity. Everything from comfortable erganomic chairs to white noise and strategically placed power outlets. Most of the time the coffee is free in a coworking space and you dont have… Read More »

New York is about to get Juicy

Posted on February 9, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking, GCUC 2017, Press

The world’s largest coworking conference series, The Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC – it’s juicy), is headed to New York in May, 2017. For 6 years now, GCUC has been the largest and most relevant coworking and workspace-as-a-service industry conference that operates on a global scale. GCUC has brought together industry leaders and movers and shakers  from all corners of the world – South America, Canada, Asia, Australia and of course the States.   GCUC also has a knack for bringing… 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 »

Everybody Wins By Jamie Russo

Posted on January 25, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Press, Sustainability

2016 Predictions: Everybody wins   Lines blur. Everybody goes a little more “co” this year. Coworking spaces COnvert some open space to private offices, executive suites hire COmmunity managers, hotels create club level floors designed for COliving, COrporations start serving local COffee and beer.   Coworking focuses on sustainability. The entrance of bigger players with deep pockets (WeWork, MakeOffices), drives the independent players to up their game and provide more of what the market is asking for; sometimes trumping what… Read More »

Should Your Company Embrace Coworking?

Posted on December 8, 2015 by Liz Elam in Coworking, Coworking Trends, Press

MIT Sloan Management Review Magazine: Fall 2015 Research Highlight Gretchen M. Spreitzer, Lyndon E. Garrett, and Peter Bacevice The coworking movement developed to provide community and a collaborative working environment for independent and remote workers. It’s a trend some established companies are learning from. Advances in technology have made it possible for many white-collar knowledge workers to do their jobs from virtually anywhere. But anywhere still means somewhere, and finding the right place is not always easy. Some people try… Read More »

Coworking Visionaries Weigh In on the Future of the Movement

Posted on August 28, 2015 by Liz Elam in Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Press

By Cat Johnson // Shareable.net Ten years ago this month, coworking was born in San Francisco when Brad Neuberg set up some card tables and invited people to work alongside him. There are now over 3,000 coworking spaces worldwide. Countless people have helped coworking become a global movement. Shareable reached out to some of these visionaries to find out what they’ve learned in the past 10 years, what the future of coworking will bring, and what challenges the movement faces. Weighing in… Read More »

What The Corporate World Can Learn From Coworking

Posted on March 19, 2015 by Liz Elam in Coworking, Coworking Trends, Press

Today on WorkDesign.com Liz Elam discuses coworking's secret sauce. Highlights are below, you can read the whole article here. Here are four ways coworking can help, whether a corporation is looking to make coworking an option to their employees, or to integrate some of coworking’s secret sauce into their own workplace: Proximity - When you work in isolation at home or in a coffee shop, you don’t interact with others around you. In coworking spaces you work around other people who… Read More »

Mayor of Toronto proclaims February 24th ‘Coworking Toronto Day’

Posted on February 24, 2015 by Liz Elam in Community, Coworking, Press

Headlines about the Mayor of Toronto tend to receive a lot of attention. For the last few years Toronto city politics have been focused on an endless stream of incriminating videos and incredible antics at Toronto City Hall. Luckily for us Torontonians, that changed with the municipal election last fall. This headline is exciting for another reason entirely - there is a new Mayor in town, and the focus seems to be back on our incredible community. Small Businesses are… Read More »

GCUC 2013 – A Juicy Conference!

Posted on April 3, 2013 by Liz Elam in Conference, GCUC 21013 Conference, Press

At the beginning of the month I flew to Austin to attend the Global Coworking Unconference Conference, GCUC. This year’s event was my first and it was a great week during I got to learn a lot and meet many of people. Liz Elam is the magician behind GCUC. She runs Link Coworking in Austin, organizes GCUC, and even drives a coworking car. She is really into it, and GCUC is filled with all of her high energy and passion.… Read More »