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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 »

I Challenge You

Posted on August 7, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Beginnings, Community, Coworking

I’m writing this because I believe that Coworking can help change the world one human at a time. We can make people less lonely by providing a space for community and connection. Loneliness is at an epidemic level in our society and I believe that Coworking can help. Coworking spaces make people less lonely. In research with Emergent Research and GCUC we found in 2015 that: 83% reported feeling less lonely I feel very passionate that we are in a mental health… Read More »

Featured Space: York Butter Factory

Posted on July 11, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Coworking, GCUC 2017, Guest Post

We are super excited to be featuring York Butter Factory this week. York Butter Factory took part in the very first GCUC Australia that was held in Sydney in 2015. Check out YBF below! "Established in 2011 inside an 1850s heritage-listed space, York Butter Factory is the destination point and open innovation platform for Australia's most innovative Technology Startups, Corporates, and Early Stage Investors with bold and global ambitions.Our curated open innovation platform focuses on B2B startups in the areas… Read More »

Featured Space: Deskworx

Posted on July 9, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, GCUC 2017, Guest Post

We're back with another featured space! This weeks feature is Deskworx and we thought we'd change it up and have them guest post! Coworking is about Community By: Elise Loterman When I share with people that I recently made a career transition from running a not-for-profit university student organization to managing a for-profit coworking space, I often get quizzical looks and probing questions trying to understand how that happened. For me, the answer to that question is simple- the most… Read More »