Agenda London

The agenda is fluid and we reserve the right to adapt programming. Speakers are added as they are confirmed.

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Event Schedule

8:30 am - 9:15 am

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Doors Open & Arrival

Connect with our team, grab your lanyard, and dive into roundtable sign-ups. Explore our sponsors, greet fellow attendees, and recharge with a cup of coffee. Breakfast will also be served. Let the event excitement begin!

9:15 am - 9:25 am

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Opening & Welcome

Welcome from GCUC UK Producer, Emilie Lashmar, the opening session that will provide a lay of the land, essential housekeeping details, and important information for the day ahead.

Our host will be announced shortly.

Emilie Lashmar


Director & Producer, GCUC UK

9:25 am - 9:45 am

Presentation

The State of The Market

We’ll kickstart our day with an insightful data presentation, delving into the current landscape of the coworking and flexible workspace industry. This will involve exploring key trends in supply, demand, and desk rates, providing a comprehensive overview of the market’s evolution. We’ll take a quick look back at the previous year, analyse current happenings, and share expert predictions on future developments. This session aims to equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the dynamic world of coworking and flexible spaces.

9:45 am - 10:25 am

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Evolving Occupier Needs in the Flex Space Market

An in-depth panel discussion on “Evolving Occupier Needs in the Flex Space Market,” where industry leaders will explore the dynamic landscape of flexible workspace solutions. This session will focus on the challenges and opportunities of meeting the evolving needs of occupiers, covering topics such as the impact of the current political landscape on the flex space industry, the role of technology and innovation, brand differentiation, and retention strategies.

Our panelists will share insights on how operators can adapt their offerings and services to enhance the member experience, leverage technology for improved efficiency, and stand out in a competitive market. Attendees will gain practical advice and actionable strategies to navigate the ever-changing demands of occupiers, ensuring they remain at the forefront of the flex space industry.

10:25 am - 11:05 am

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People Are Your Competitive Edge

Join us for an insightful panel discussion on the critical role of people in the coworking and flex space industry. Our experts will delve into what it takes to build and retain a world-class team that drives exceptional member experiences.

11:05 am - 11:50 am

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AM Break

Recharge with a cup of coffee or tea, water, soft drinks and snacks for those any time breaks.

Don’t forget to mingle with sponsors and connect with fellow attendees to make the most of your day!

11:50 am - 12:35 pm

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Hot Takes: Expert Insights

Get ready for a dynamic session packed with insightful perspectives in our “Hot Takes” segment. This section features short presentations, highlighting cutting-edge topics from industry experts.

12:35 pm - 1:50 pm

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Lunch

Help yourself to a delicious lunch, mingle and check out our sponsors.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop

Workshops & Roundtables

Dive into deeper conversations and forge meaningful connections in our Workshops & Roundtables session at GCUC UK. This segment features six separate sessions, allowing attendees to pre-select their area of interest. Each session is designed to facilitate focused discussions and provide specific Q&A opportunities with industry experts.

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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PM Break

Recharge with a cup of coffee or tea, water, soft drinks and snacks for those any time breaks.

Don’t forget to mingle with sponsors and connect with fellow attendees to make the most of your day!

3:45 pm - 4:05 pm

Fireside Chat

Fireside Chat

Join us for an engaging Fireside Chat with Justin Harley from Yardi as he sits down with an industry leader to explore a wide range of topics. They will delve into operations, technology, scaling, and the industry as a whole. This informal yet insightful discussion promises to offer valuable perspectives and actionable insights. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from two leading voices in the industry as they share their experiences, challenges, and visions for the future.

Justin Harley


Regional Director, Yardi

4:05 pm - 4:40 pm

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Lightning Talks – Hospitality, Community & Events

Get ready for a rapid-fire session in “Lightning Talks – Hospitality, Community & Events.” In this speed round, up-and-coming community managers and leaders will deliver 8-minute presentations on specific initiatives or focuses within community and hospitality. Highlighting the up-and-comers in the industry, these talks will explore how they prioritise putting people first. With four back-to-back presentations, this session promises to be packed with fresh ideas and innovative approaches.

Don’t miss the chance to gain quick, impactful insights from the industry’s rising stars.

4:00 pm - 5:10 pm

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Standing Out in the Fit-Out

“Standing Out in the Fit-Out,” a session dedicated to uncovering the secrets of differentiating your competitive edge in workspace design. We’ll delve into topics such as circular design, creating sustainable spaces, and innovative space layouts. Evolve with your clients’ needs to ensure your fit-outs remain unique and effective and prevent homogeneity in design. Plus, we’ll discuss circular design as one of the most sustainable options for the workplace.

5:10 pm - 5:15 pm

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Close

As the day concludes, let’s come together for a final gathering, the perfect opportunity to reflect before connecting with other attendees over drinks.

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Drinks Reception

Cap off the conference with a splash of relaxation! Join us for reception drinks—an opportunity to unwind, network, and savour the success of a day well spent. Cheers to connections made and ideas shared.

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tour

Coworking Tour 1

Details to be announced shortly.

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Coworking Tour 2

Details to be announced shortly.

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Coworking Tour 3

Details to be announced shortly.