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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 »

How Local Coworking Operators Can “Beat” WeWork

Posted on July 26, 2017 by GCUC Intern in Uncategorized

It seems that as the coworking world expands, so does WeWork. How can local spaces compete with corporate business? WUN Systems, a GCUC AU sponsor this year, wrote an article outlining strategies to keep your space competitive. "Coworking will never be a “one size fits all” solution for everybody. Because of this WeWork is trying to differentiate the way they design and operate their spaces to account for this.  One way to leverage your space is to cater to niche… Read More »

Convene Is GCUC and Here’s Why…

Posted on April 3, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

It’s no surprise that The Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC – pronounced juicy) is partnering this year with Ryan Simonetti, Co-Founder and CEO of Convene. Convene was honored by SmartCEO Magazine as one of the fastest growing mid-size companies on the East Coast. As the first “workplace-as-a-service” (Waas) platform that partners directly with landlords, Convene proves itself to be both innovative and revolutionary. GCUC is excited to introduce Ryan’s business savvy to GCUC USA this May. In New York City,… Read More »

A Juicy moment in time

Posted on June 16, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

Just a few snapshots from GCUC LA this year. Feel free to send in your own personal favorites to Info@gcuc.co. They may just make their way to our Facebook, Insta or twitter.   Read More »

How does an unconference work?

Posted on April 27, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

We all know what a conference is; people dress up, some show up in suits, it’s super formal, 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. We are GCUC, AKA the Global Coworking Unconference Conference. We’ll stop here as some of you might be confused. Unconference Conference...we know, it’s kind of contradictory. So allow us to shed some light. Basically an unconference is… Read More »

How Coworking Changes your City

Posted on March 29, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

Coworking spaces are popping up in cities, large and small, all over the world. They’ve revolutionized the work model and brought life to many communities and cities, changing them for the better. Don’t believe us? Keep reading to learn about just a couple of ways in which coworking spaces improve a city; from environmental aspects to community ones, if there’s a coworking space around you chances are you’ll see some improvements. Melissa Saubers, CEO of Cowork Waldo in Kansas City,… Read More »

How to Find the right Consultant By: Ceci Amador

Posted on March 22, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

Hiring a consultant can help small businesses, startups, and workspace operators in various ways. From helping with accounting and legal matters, to marketing efforts and providing specialized know-how, consultants can help ease the stress associated with day to day tasks necessary to get a business going and keeping it afloat. However, finding the right consultant for your business isn’t an easy task, especially when there are various candidates out there. We spoke with Karen Condi, founder of Lexington based consulting… Read More »

On the Global explosion of Coworking

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

On the Global explosion of Coworking: Coworking is on the rise. What was once thought of as a trend is looking like it is here to stay. Check out what our friends at Workdesign Magazine have to say about the growth of the coworking movement. Click here to get the scoop! Read More »

Camp GCUCALL: Everything you need to know to open a flexible workspace

Posted on March 11, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

CAMP GCUCALL: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO OPEN A FLEXIBLE WORKSPACE. Just because you’re a novice or don’t have a workspace (yet) doesn’t mean you can’t join in on the all the juicy fun. Camp GCUCALL: What is it? It’s the perfect opportunity for industry novices to learn everything about opening, managing, and growing a flexible workspace. The day will be divided into five sessions that’ll cover community, technology, design, legal and finance. We’ll get real about what it takes… Read More »

3 Key Points from GCUC 2015

Posted on May 22, 2015 by Liz Elam in Retrospective, Uncategorized

By Copass There’s no doubt that the GCUC 2015 coworking (un)conference was a smashing success. Bringing together around 300 people from across the USA and further afield, it was a meeting of the minds to discuss the intricacies, challenges and opportunities that coworking faces today. A gathering of independent projects and visions, GCUC brought us together under one common project, one shared mission: coworking. This ambiguous and open word is exactly what gave it strength at GCUC this year, where… Read More »