International Coworking Day

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August 9th is International Coworking Day, the day to celebrate the fact that we are all part of something far greater than ourselves. The post International Coworking Day appeared first on GCUC Community. Coworking Community

International Coworking Day

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We, the coworking peeps of the world, are fundamentally shifting the way all workspaces are seen and structured. 73% of the people polled maintain their sanity through coworking. When we started GCUC (2011) there were a little over 700 coworking spaces in the world.

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Coworking Megatrend Predictions for 2020

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by Liz Elam, founder of GCUC, the Global Coworking Unconference Conference. As founder of GCUC, the world’s largest coworking conference series, I travel the world learning about coworking. We talked briefly about coworking nomenclature and I have since had an epiphany about it.

GCUC Online: Covid, Coworking & The Future Follow Up

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The post GCUC Online: Covid, Coworking & The Future Follow Up appeared first on GCUC Community. Coworking Sustainability Coworking Trends Future of Work GCUC Webinars COVID-19

Coworking & Flexible Workspaces Poised for Big Uptick Post-COVID

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The post Coworking & Flexible Workspaces Poised for Big Uptick Post-COVID appeared first on GCUC Community. Coworking Sustainability Community COVID-19Original article published on June 22, 2020 – By Carolyn Cirillo on allwork.space.

 Child Care & Coworking part 3

GCUC

In every facebook group, forum, contact form and unconference- Coworking and childcare comes up. What made you want to have childcare to your coworking space? Can you tell me a little bit about how your coworking and child care is set up? Just a little recap….

Coworking for Introverts & Extroverts

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Are coworking spaces actually only suited to extroverts who enjoy meeting new people? Do introverts avoid socializing in coworking spaces? Nevertheless, there are big differences between introverts, extroverts, and those in between, as the Global Coworking Survey shows.

The Attraction of Great Coworking Spaces

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Last week we partnered up with Bertie Van Wyk from Herman Miller to talk about how properly activated coworking spaces are the workspace solution. The post The Attraction of Great Coworking Spaces appeared first on GCUC Community.

Black Entrepreneurs and the Embracing of Coworking Space

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It’s Black History month, and a great time to shed light on how black entrepreneurs are embracing and thriving in the coworking space culture. While it’s true that ethnic diversity and cultural integration have become distinguishing features of coworking space, black startups in particular have been flocking to coworking spaces across the country.

How Coworking Spaces Are Getting Their Business Up & Running Again

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Coworking spaces around the world are gradually ramping up their operations again. In this article, you will find examples of this as well as what coworking spaces can expect in the first few weeks after they reopen

How Coworking Spaces Are Navigating Through the Coronavirus Crisis

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Coworking spaces are experiencing the same issues as many other companies. You will find an overview of the initial measures coworking spaces are taking in this article No one is able to reliably predict how long and severe the Covid19-related restrictions will be.

2019 State of Coworking: Over 2 Million Coworking Space Members Expected

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The market for coworking spaces has undergone remarkable growth in the last couple of years and continues to flourish to this day. The following numbers summarize the expectations for coworking spaces and their members based on results from the 2019 Global Coworking Survey

POC owned & operated business in coworking

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The post POC owned & operated business in coworking appeared first on GCUC Community. For the last week we have been working on compiling a list of spaces and businesses owned and operated by POC in our community.

How Profitable Are Coworking Spaces in 2019?

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90% of coworking spaces generate a profit if they meet at least four conditions: they have more than 200 members, are older than one year, are profit-oriented and do not subsidize their operation through other businesses.

2020 Top Coworking Industry Events

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those are the locations of the next large coworking gatherings. São Paulo, Bali, Seattle, Erfurt or Vienna. Mark the dates in your calendar

The 2019 Top Coworking Events

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Not sure what coworking industry events you would like to attend in 2019? Study how coworking spaces are financed and become sustainable in Gdansk or Alicante and widen your horizon at the sea. Or meet new coworking enthusiasts in Belgrade.

7 Reasons COVID-19 Will Not be the Downfall of Coworking

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The post 7 Reasons COVID-19 Will Not be the Downfall of Coworking appeared first on GCUC Community. “Nothing, absolutely nothing, can replace face-to-face communication” —Liz Elam, 2013 on stage at GCUC We are going to face some hard months ahead as.

Coworking Space Members: It's a girl!

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Freelancers continue to be an important target group, all the more so in coworking spaces located in smaller geographical areas. Read this article to find out who actually works in coworking spaces Women have become the majority among members in the past year.

Coworking in Europe 2018

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Whilst membership numbers and area are increasing in European coworking spaces, their popularity is slightly decreasing. Surprisingly, it’s smaller coworking spaces in particular that are becoming much less popular.

Corporate Coworking: Drivers, Benefits & Challenges

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The utilization of coworking spaces by corporate companies is on the rise. However, corporates have their own strategic position when it comes to coworking. And what benefits and challenges does this trend pose for the providers of coworking spaces

9 Things We’ve Learned From COVID (And Why It Was Good For Coworking)

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GCUC coworking community founder and boss lady, Liz Elam provides advice and inspiration for all. COVID was good for the GCUC world of coworking. The post 9 Things We’ve Learned From COVID (And Why It Was Good For Coworking) appeared first on GCUC Community.

Linking Up the World of Coworking

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These days, Liz Elam is a household name in the coworking industry. She is the founder of Link Coworking , which she recently sold to Common Desk. Liz is also a Partner at Deco Group , a global coworking consulting firm. Coworking Future of Work Women Who Cowork

Fun Interior Design Tips from Coworking Spaces

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Nowadays, working from home has become the new normal, but for coworking companies, there are ways to adapt to this environment. The post Fun Interior Design Tips from Coworking Spaces appeared first on GCUC Community.

New Global Survey: Everything You Wanted to Know About Coworking

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How many people plan to open a coworking space in the future? What kind of people use coworking spaces and what is important to them? Knowing the answers to such questions helps us better understand the coworking movement and ensure sustainable growth.

Maine’s Coworking Development Fund

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These powerful places can take many forms, including business offices, libraries and coworking spaces, among others. The latest example comes from Maine where the Maine Coworking Development Fund has just kicked off. The Fund provides small grants (of up to $20,000) to help communities set up and run local coworking spaces. Maine’s Coworking Development Fund.

How VCs, Accelerators, and Coworking Spaces Put Communities in Buildings vs. Buildings in Communities

This is going to be BIG.

I'll bet you don't know where the Center of NY's Tech Community and Center of Creativity is. Give up? It's in the Financial District--right at 55 Broad Street. It says so right on their website. In fact, it is "well-known internationally as the original home of New York's technology community.".

The 2018 State of Coworking Spaces

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Coworking spaces are growing. But what does a detailed view of coworking spaces look like presently? We are publishing many findings for the first time, together with the most extensive data report to date about coworking spaces

The World's Library of Coworking Research Is Now Online

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Ever wondered what happens to all those student surveys, research papers and reports, PhD theses and books on the coworking sector?

Quick Facts about the UK’s Coworking Spaces

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The UK’s coworking market has stood out from the European average in many ways since the coworking movement began. For example, its coworking spaces host more members and many chains have been active long before WeWork entered the market.

The Top Coworking Events in 2018

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Combine some of them with exciting coworking events, extend your trip and turn them into a coworkation! the coworking gatherings are as diverse as the cities where they take place. Have you already planned your vacations for this year?

What the End of Coworking at General Assembly Means for New York

This is going to be BIG.

General Assembly isn''t really a coworking company. In fact, GA East is the only one of its locations around the world that has any kind of coworking in it--and, while it''s a very cool group of people, it''s pretty small compared to the number of people at WeWork or the total amount of people working in one of the billion or so NYC coworking spaces. GA isn''t any better at coworking than anywhere else. Keep calm and cowork on. Nothing.

5 Ways to Maximize Coworking Membership Sales

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Have you ever wondered how coworking spaces maximize membership sales? It’s rare for coworking spaces to come together and share advice like this, so we’ve chosen 5 valuable tips for everyone to enjoy, implement and ultimately reap the rewards.

Welcome Back! How Coworking Spaces Get Their Business Up & Running Again

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Coworking spaces around the world are gradually ramping up their operations again. In this article, you will find examples of this as well as what coworking spaces can expect in the first few weeks after they reopen

6 Easy, inexpensive surprise and delight ideas your coworking members

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As a coworking space owner who is in charge of lots of humans, these “surprise and delight” moments can add up and be costly. The post 6 Easy, inexpensive surprise and delight ideas your coworking members appeared first on Global Coworking Unconference Conference.

Childcare in a Coworking Space? Here’s How Some Companies are Making it Work

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However, working from home can be isolating, and these parents usually still need regular child care to … Continue reading Childcare in a Coworking Space? Flexible and remote jobs have broad appeal in today’s economy, but they’re especially enticing to parents. This demographic values the ability to make their own schedules so they can accommodate their children’s naptimes, doctor’s appointments, and school pickups.

How Might Coworking Spaces Benefit from the Blockchain Development?

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The technology is set to radically transform the property industry through its ability to deliver a vast array of tools, systems and functional benefits for commercial property and thus, the coworking market. However, progress is required before blockchain can truly impact coworking operators.

Can Coworking Spaces Save Shopping Malls from the Retail Apocalypse?

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Coworking spaces have served a plethora of modern workers through physical spaces. Now, there’s a new trend on the horizon: coworking spaces in shopping centres. There have been office blocks, private member clubs, coffee shops and more.