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GCUC USA 2017 Session: How We Gather- New Communities Of Meaning And Belonging

Global Coworking Unconference Conference held a session, titled How We Gather- New Communities Of Meaning And Belonging, on Day 1. The speakers, Casper Ter Kuile and Angie Thurston, are Fellows at Harvard Divinity School. They discussed how the new landscape of communities- from CrossFit to coworking spaces- are replicating traditional religious functions. They began with discussing the massive trend of religious disaffiliation nationwide. The millennial generation is less affiliated than any generation before them. They can not identify themselves with…

Mike LaRosa founder of Coworkaholic is taking the sesion on Sponsorships & Partnerships

CUAsia Thailand 2017: Sponsorships & Partnerships

Mike LaRosa, the founder of Coworkaholic, shared tips on how to secure sponsorships and partnerships without selling your space’s soul, in CUAsia 2017. Sponsorship is a unique type of advertising marketing campaign. It could be an opportunity for your space as it could minimize hard costs of product and services, or you could just get some hard cash. The experiences he accumulated as a prior seller of sponsorships revealed four criteria for a successful sponsorship. The sponsor needs some degree…

Ashley Proctor took the How to scale a community session in GCUC USA 17

How to scale a community – Ashley Proctor – GCUC USA’17 Unconference

The second day of the three-day-long annual GCUC USA'17 had an unconference with a renowned name in the coworking industry - Ashley Proctor. She is the founder of Creative Blueprint, co-founder of Coworking Toronto and Coworking Ontario. She is also the executive director of 312 Main Project in Vancouver and GCUC Canada. The session began with the audience introducing themselves citing own name, place of origin and current activities regarding coworking. Megan Johnson of Social House raised a question about how can…

Mark Gilbreath, Brad Krauskopf, Mara Hauser, Ashley Proctor and Shlomo Silber on ASK US ANYTHING session

Ask Us Anything: Workplace Industry Icons – GCUC USA’17 Day 1

One of the driving forces behind coworking industry - Global Coworking Unconference or GCUC, arranged a 3-day long conference in the USA this May. It gave all the newbies in the industry an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge from the best in the business. During a session called “Ask Us Anything” held on day one, four workplace industry icons came together to share their insights about coworking workspaces and more.   The session started with moderator Mark Gilbreath, Founder, and…

Mr. Sombat Ngamschlermsak taking desing your coworking space session in CUAsia 2017

CUAsia Thailand 2017: Design your Coworking space

How would you go about designing a coworking space? With so many ideas out there, Mr. Sombat Ngamschlermsak , an interior designer from Bangkok has decided to shed some light into the design aspects of coworking, with the insights he gathered through his journey from a corporate world to a startup business. Mr. Sombat operates two spaces in Bangkok,  Paperspace, and KliqueDesk. He has been working in work-class design for the last seventeen years; his career started in a company…