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GCUC 2018 in USA

GCUC 2018 – Day 2 – Key Takeways

Key Takeaways On day 2 of GCUC there was an unconference during which those who attended shared what they had learned from the other sessions they chose to attend earlier that day.  Below are prominent topics on coworking that were discussed. Attract New Members You can take advantage of your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to bring in members.  SEO can be utilized by any space because it is a free resource.  Google reviews are helpful — you can even solicit…

Ann Orem at Brickyard

FOUNDER’S CORNER: Ann Orem talks about Brickyard

Brickyard is a coworking space in Ashbourne, VA which is one of the suburbs in Washington DC. Ann Orem, founder of Brickyard, began working on it eighteen months ago, and her prior experience in commercial real estate development helped her develop the space. She began her research on the marketplace to determine whether a traditional coworking space would survive in the suburbs and soon realized there was a ‘gaping hole’ in the market for local entrepreneurs, tech startups, and small…

Amrit Dhir at GUCC 2017 USA

GCUC USA 2017 SESSION: What Google has learned from building hubs for Entrepreneurs across the globe

Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) 2017 was all about digging deep into the heart of coworking and its extraordinary power to connect people, and transform communities. The first day of the conference included a session with Amrit Dhir from Google for Entrepreneurs, who presented ‘What Google has learned from building hubs for Entrepreneurs across the globe.' In the session, Amrit began with the notion that coworking spaces harbor people with different backgrounds and experiences. Sharing of these experiences and the…

Jerome Chang talking about designing coworking space in CAMP GCUC USA 17

Design – Jerome Chang – GCUC USA’17 CAMP

The second of the four major sessions at GCUC USA'17 CAMP this year was taken by Jerome Chang. He has been designing coworking spaces for almost a decade now. He founded Blankspaces in 2008 and also co-founded LExC.co and COSHARE.co in 2011 and 2013 respectively. Jerome shared his views about phone booths, windows and more concerning their contribution to the overall efficiency and privacy of the coworking space.  The majority of this session was about the advantages, disadvantages and the…

Nick Clark at GCUC USA 17 Camp Session

Finance – Nick Clark – GCUC USA’17 CAMP Session

CAMP GCUC is a unique experience GCUC offers every year. It aims to give the new enthusiasts coming into the coworking sphere a one-day crash course covering four major areas of the business – finance, design, community, and technology. It has been a vital force behind the rise of many new creators in the past years. GCUC USA’17 CAMP started with Liz Elam – the Executive Producer of GCUC and Link Coworking – giving a brief idea about how coworking…