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5 ways to promote your coworking space!

Posted on November 23, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Beginnings, Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Sustainability

As they say, the earlier the better! If you’re planning to open a new coworking space in 2017, NOW is the time to formulate your promotional plan. According to DeskMag’s GCUC Global Coworking Survey Presentation 2016, two in three coworking spaces start their promotion at least a few months before opening. The higher the investment or the bigger the space, the earlier the promotion needs to start before opening. Here are 5 tactics to consider: Highlight the surrounding area: Entice… 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 »

What’s Trending in the Coworking World By: Ceci Amador

Posted on April 7, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Sustainability

GCUC.ALL is less than 30 days away and what better way to get ready for it than by taking a look at some of the coworking trends of this year Growing Market Though in the early years coworking users were mainly freelancers and startups, this year we’ve seen how the market has expanded and reached new horizons. Coworking spaces across the world are starting to welcome big corporations and businesses as members. According to a CBRE report, this is due… Read More »

Its a juicy Alliance

Posted on February 18, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Beginnings, Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC USA 2016

We are super excited to announce a joint partnership with Alliance Business Centers Network. Together, the new 'GCUC Alliance' will deliver an exciting program of events for the flexible workspace community throughout 2016. In the space of little more than two decades, the Alliance Business Centers Network (ABCN) has hosted 34 Strategic Summits and WorldView Forums to bring together the best and brightest minds in the business center and serviced office industry. During that time, coworking has emerged as a… Read More »

Want a free ticket to GCUC USA?

Posted on February 16, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC USA 2016

We know you’re dying to attend GCUC, which is why we’re giving you the chance to be the lucky winner of a FREE ticket to GCUC USA this upcoming May in Los Angeles. Like everything else we do, the contest is easy, fun, and you won’t want to miss out. Here’s what you need to do: head over to Instagram (follow us @gcucu_usa if you already don’t), post a fun and funky picture that depicts something juicy about coworking, use… Read More »