Month: February 2015
Help Us, Help You! The Coworking Member Survey
Emergent Research and the Global Coworking Conference Unconference are partnering on a survey looking at how people work in coworking spaces and what roles networks and networking play in the coworking experience. We need your help to make this survey a success. The coworking industry has long stressed the value that comes with belonging to… Read More
Mayor of Toronto proclaims February 24th ‘Coworking Toronto Day’
Headlines about the Mayor of Toronto tend to receive a lot of attention. For the last few years Toronto city politics have been focused on an endless stream of incriminating videos and incredible antics at Toronto City Hall. Luckily for us Torontonians, that changed with the municipal election last fall. This headline is exciting for… Read More
Announcing GCUC POP!
POP! POP! Do you hear that?!?! POP! POP! POP! While the GCUC team has been coworking obsessed for a while now, coworking has been POPPING up in the news left and right so far this year. That’s why we’re beyond excited to announce the launch of GCUC POP!, a new, one day juicy “POP!” of… Read More
8 Wimpy Ways to Boost Community Engagement
by Melissa Geissinger, President & COO of WIMP and General Manager of WIMPspace At WIMP we say “Ask a person, not a search engine.” At WIMPspace our slogan is “Cowork. Colearn. Coexist.” Here are some ways that you can host meetups and build a colearning community that impacts more than just your coworkers. 1. Make… Read More
Colearning Before Coworking
by Melissa Geissinger, President & COO of WIMP and General Manager of WIMPspace A geek. A nerd. A dork. If you’re anything like me (a 30-something tech entrepreneur who built her first website in 1996), you’ve been called at least one of these things at some point in your life. The crazy thing? These days… Read More
What is an Unconference?
It feels just like yesterday when I first attended the Coworking Unconference in Austin, TX way back in 2011. I’d never heard of what an “unconference” was at the time, but went with an open mind. If you’d have told me that four years later I’d be the Executive Producer of GCUC, I would have… Read More