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

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GCUC USA 2017 Session: Planning For Explosive Growth

  Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) is the largest coworking conference series in the world. GCUC USA 2017, held in New York City from May 5-7, lived up to its promise of “a worldwide explosion of coworking awesomeness” through exploring locations, design, branding and more. One of the sessions held on Day 1 of the conference, Planning For Explosive Growth, brought together a panel of coworking experts, moderated by Laura Kozelouzek. Laura is the CEO and Founder of Quest Workspaces.…

Chris Garvin of Terrapin Bright Greentook took Reinventing the workplace session
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GCUC USA 2017: Reinventing The Workplace For The 21st Century

On Day 1 of Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC), a session was held by Chris Garvin Of Terrapin Bright Green. Chris discussed the problems faced by typical offices and how wellness, sustainability and people-centric approach can stop them. Chris explained how the idea of modern day coworking has sprung up from old age coffeehouses and pubs. Today the story of coworking has been a largely phenomenon. It’s been a story about breaking work free from the boxes that we have…

Josh Lipscombe from Inspire 9 taking Building a Community session
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CUAsia Thailand 2017: Building a Community

“There is no cookie-cutter approach to building a community,” states Josh Lipscombe from Inspire 9, a coworking space operating in Northern Australia since 2009. He graced everyone with his presence in CUAsia 2017, where he shared a few key ingredients about building a community and ways to live up to one’s role as a community leader. Everyone wants to and loves to celebrate wins, I mean who doesn’t like it when they finally get something right; however, we usually choose…

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CAAP Webinar May 2017 Speaker Faye Alund: Mobilising Coworking Spaces At A National Level

  Coworking Alliance Asia Pacific (CAAP) held a live webinar on 3rd May, 2017, with Faye Alund, President of Coworking Indonesia and Co-founder of Kumpul Coworking Space. Faye is passionate about coworking, active citizenship and community building. The purpose of this session was to look at coworking spaces through an industrial lens. And how to harness its power at a national level.  Faye explained that in a country of millions like Indonesia, the involvement of government to achieve scalability is…