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G’day mates!!

Posted on May 8, 2018 by Global in Conference, Coworking

After a successful year in Melbourne in 2017, we decided to make the 878 kilometers’ track up north to the “the Harbour City”. We are thrilled to be heading back to beautiful Sydney for GCUC AU 2018. We have been working hard all year to prepared the sweetest and juiciest GCUC for all our mates this year. GCUC Australia will take place this August from the 15-17th. 2017 was a big year for GCUC. We made it six different cities… Read More »

GCUC USA Returns to the Big Apple

Posted on May 4, 2018 by GCUC Intern in Uncategorized

Why hello there, This past week we packed up our winter coats and traveled to the Big Apple for our first GCUC event of 2018. Not to brag or anything but GCUC USA was a smash hit! We would like to thank all of our incredible GCUC partners, sponsors, and attendees that make the future of work so exciting. If it wasn’t for you than GCUC wouldn’t be possible. We would also like to give a special thanks to all… Read More »

7 Things You Should Bring to GCUC

Posted on April 16, 2018 by Liz Elam in Coworking, Future of Work, GCUC USA 2018

GCUC USA is right around the corner. Do like you do, but don't forget these essential items! 7. A Charging cord. You’re going to be taking notes and posting on social so you’ll need stay charged! 6. Your phone—so you always have the GCUC agenda at your fingertips and you can capture all the juicy photo worthy moments. 5. A stack of business cards for your new contacts. 4. Stickers. Everybody loves a sticker. 3. Comfortable shoes. No one wants you… Read More »

International Women’s Day: 10 Interviews with Leading Female Entrepreneurs

Posted on March 15, 2018 by Liz Elam in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work

By Jo Meunier (née Disney) The Founders of Women Who Cowork said it: “The coworking and flexible workspace industry has been pioneered and shaped, in large part, by women” The flexible workspace industry wouldn’t be where it is today without the vision, drive and laser focus of leading ladies. In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting the work of women who have powered the global flexible workspace industry. One thing is certain: women mean business. The flexible workspace industry… Read More »

7 Coworking Game Changers Reinventing the Future of Work

Posted on March 6, 2018 by Liz Elam in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work

GCUC is happening in NYC this April and we always like to point out a few of our friends that you should make a point to meet…   Grant Horsfield - Grant is doing all the things. Hospitality, Coworking, Co-living, Health, Wellness, Technology and more. Buckle your seatbelt he is about to school you. Ashley Proctor - When she isn’t promoting a nation health plan called Co-Hip (created and inspired by her own harrowing tale after devastating injuries left her… Read More »

As co-working grows up, niche spaces catering to small businesses take center stage

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Liz Elam in Coworking, Press

By Rachel Layne, Special to USA TODAY Karen Burton’s longtime dream of a home for building industry entrepreneurs in Detroit came to fruition in June. Bolstered by a $55,000 city development grant, Burton and husband Bobby opened SpaceLab Detroit, a 5,200-square-foot co-working space in the heart of downtown just as the real estate market there gathers steam. In October, the area cracked Realtor.com’s Top 10 hottest U.S. markets, coming in eighth. “I did freelance architectural design for quite some time.… Read More »

We’re Not Giggling…

Posted on January 22, 2018 by Liz Elam in Community

We’re Not Giggling and Braiding Each Other’s Hair, We’re Building an Industry. A friend of mine tries to ask three questions before speaking their mind: Does it need to be said? Does it need to be said by me? Does it need to be said by me, right now? After reading the article “Come on Over to My Place, Sister Girlfriend and We’ll Co-Work,” I asked myself those questions and answered yes to all three. As executive producer of GCUC,… Read More »

How attending GCUC changed my workspace

Posted on January 16, 2018 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Featured Space, Future of Work, GCUC 2017, Guest Post

GCUC was such an awesome conference - coming from tech startup land some conferences can just be - who's on your board - how much have you raised, how many on your team blah blah blah for a product that doesn't even exist! So my space was a co-working space but I was focusing on "startups and entrepreneurs" coz that is what I know GCUC showed me a bigger picture of what co-working can and should be. I want my… Read More »

Boom Shaka Laka! GCUC is headed to NYC…

Posted on January 10, 2018 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking, Future of Work, GCUC Story

Starting off 2018 with a bang, GCUC is headed to New York, NY, the city so nice they named it twice! Mark your calendars for April 22nd, 23rd & 24th where there will be three days full of the latest juicy coworking content out there, and everything related! GCUC USA is the world-wide meeting place where innovators gather to blow your mind focusing on community, real-estate, technology, design, and growth. If you have already heard about our previous GCUC USA… Read More »

CheckYoMate: Dismantling Loneliness and Destigmatizing Mental Illness in the Coworking Community

Posted on December 19, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Uncategorized

by Cat Johnson Coworking is dismantling loneliness. We’re creating communities of happier, healthier, more productive, more connected professionals. And we can do more. CheckYoMate is a movement to encourage members of the global coworking community to check in on the people around us. In particular, we hope to start conversations around mental well-being and to help destigmatize mental illness. CheckYoMate was inspired by the unexpected death of Bennett, a beloved member of our global coworking community. His passing left his… Read More »