Blog + Press GCUC 2017

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

There are lots of coworking ‘Flavours’: How to find the one that will satisfy your startup

Posted on August 22, 2017 by GCUC Intern in Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017

Startup founders that overlook co-working spaces that aren’t ‘geographically desirable’ might miss out on the ideal work environment, according to Liz Elam, the founder of Link Coworking in Austin, Texas.  Meanwhile, Brad Krauskopf, CEO and Founder of Hub Australia, believes regional and suburban co-working spaces will eventually become the norm. Check out the full article here! 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 »