Blog + Press August 2018

Family-friendly Coworking in London: a Q&A with Third Door’s Shazia Mustafa

Posted on August 26, 2018 by GCUC UK in Conference, Coworking, GCUC UK

The GCUC UK agenda is filling out nicely. We’ll have discussions about workplace wellness, tech, the UK workspace industry, the global coworking movement, financing options, AI and the future of work, the blurring line between hospitality and coworking, and much more. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Shazia Mustafa, who runs Third Door, a coworking space in London with a full nursery. Mustafa will be a speaker on the GCUC UK panel about niche workspaces and how… Read More »

Amazing spaces signing up for the GCUC Coworking Tours

Posted on August 13, 2018 by Justin Harley in GCUC UK

The Coworking Tours are always a popular part of GCUC, and we are delighted at the level of interest from London spaces wanting to take part. Hector Kolonas from Included.co, our tour sponsor, says, "The response so far has been very encouraging with some diverse spaces for GCUC delegates to see." We have over 25 spaces wanting to showcase their beautiful space, including The Ministry, 42 Acres, Main Yard Studios, Work.Life, Bathtub2boadroom and many more The tours will take place on… Read More »

Staying in London for GCUC UK? Here are some hotel options near Kings Place

Posted on by Justin Harley in GCUC UK

Are you coming to GCUC UK and need a place to stay? Hotels in London can be hard to find, so book early to avoid paying the highest prices. There are some great tools to find the best deals and Martin's Money Saving Tips has some great advice for those from outside of town. That said, Kings Place has a great deal with the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kings Cross for £210 a night when you quote the Corporate ID of 786843877. Go… Read More »

Regional Coworking in the UK: a Q&A with Avenue HQ Founder Matthew Kennedy

Posted on by GCUC UK in Community, Conference, GCUC UK

Matthew Kennedy wants to make sure his workspaces are open to the communities they’re located in. As founder and CEO of Avenue HQ, a coworking brand with spaces in Liverpool and Leeds, Kennedy wants a variety of people to walk through the doors, whether to access hospitality offerings, an event, coworking, a studio or a private office. I spoke with Kennedy about his vision for Avenue HQ, regional coworking in the UK, his experience at this year’s GCUC in New… Read More »

How GCUC Balances Coworking and the Workspace Industry: a Q&A with Liz Elam

Posted on August 3, 2018 by GCUC UK in Community, Conference, Coworking, GCUC UK

In the last few years, coworking has grown from a grassroots movement into a global industry with over 15,000 spaces and one million-plus members around the world. Since 2012, the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) has helped shape, further, celebrate and bridge the coworking movement and the workspace industry. Balancing the two aspects of our industry is not always easy, but GCUC executive producer Liz Elam and her team pull it off year after year. Now, in partnership with GCUC… Read More »