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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 »

The Collaborative, Creative and Supportive GCUC Community

Posted on July 31, 2018 by GCUC UK in Community, Conference, Coworking, GCUC UK

GCUC is designed to be as relevant, educational and inspirational as possible for workspace operators. After every GCUC event, we ask conference attendees what they liked, what they didn’t like, and what they would like to see at the next one. The result is an ever-evolving conference series that’s directly shaped by the juicy attendees. Our goals are to provide insights into the future of work and our industry, best practices for running a successful space, and tools to better… Read More »

We’ve Updated the GCUC UK Agenda Thanks to Your Feedback

Posted on July 24, 2018 by GCUC UK in Community, Conference, GCUC UK, Speakers

Thanks to all the coworking superstars who took part in the survey put out by our friends at Included. We asked what you wanted to discuss and learn about at GCUC UK this year. Thanks to your invaluable feedback we have amended our agenda to reflect your wants and needs. See the updated agenda for GCUC UK. The most requested item was more information on the outlook for the workspace industry and the effect that new entrants, in particular landlords,… Read More »

One day only, save 30% on the hottest ticket in town!

Posted on by GCUC UK in Conference, GCUC UK

Juicy Friday Ticket Discount If you plan to join us for GCUC UK in London on September 25 and 26, but don’t yet have your ticket, we’ve got a juicy deal for you. This Friday, July 27, we’re offering 30% off the ticket price as a way to say thank you for all you do to further the global workspace movement. We’ll announce details on Friday via email and social media. To be the first to find out how to… Read More »

What Makes a Successful Coworking Space? Thoughts from European Coworking Insiders

Posted on July 23, 2018 by GCUC UK in Community, Coworking, GCUC UK

A few weeks ago, we here at GCUC UK supported an event at Huckletree West in London on diversity, inclusion and accessibility in coworking spaces. While there, we captured coworking insiders sharing their thoughts on coworking and community. Coworking has been around for a while now, but in the last five years, it has exploded. But what makes a successful coworking space? The core feeling is that there is a difference between a workspace and coworking space. That will sound… Read More »

What is GCUC Anyway? A Guide for UK Coworking Space Operators

Posted on July 17, 2018 by GCUC UK in Conference, Coworking, GCUC UK

As we approach GCUC UK, the European debut of GCUC (pronounced “juicy”), some of you may be wondering: What is GCUC Anyway? From a bird’s eye view, GCUC (short for the Global Coworking Unconference Conference), is the world’s largest coworking conference series. Founded in 2011 by Liz Elam of Link Coworking in Austin, Texas, GCUC has hosted over 6,500 attendees at 20 events on six continents. But there’s a lot more to GCUC than that. Furthering the Coworking Movement and… Read More »

Exploring the Relationship Between Hospitality and Coworking

Posted on July 8, 2018 by GCUC UK in Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC UK

What role does hospitality play in coworking? How much overlap is there between shared workspaces, workspace as a service and community-focused coworking? What’s the future of hospitality in the workspace industry? These are all hot topics for workspace operators and will be part of the conversation at the upcoming GCUC UK in London. We connected with Hector Kolonas, founder of Included.co, a company pooling the collective buying power of coworking spaces and communities, about customer service in coworking, what types of… Read More »