Preparing interior design before GCUC event

GCUC 2018 – Day 1 – Designing for Humans, Not Profit

While coworking has stepped up the level of office design globally, there is still much room for improvement. A panel talked about how to elevate the design elements in your space. The panel consisted of Vince Pan, Founder of Analogue Studio, Joyce Bromberg, Vice President of Strategy and Research at Convene, Lauren Whitney, Vice President at Corgan, James K. Donaghy, Executive Chairman of Structure Tone Organization, and Ross Guttler, Vice President of Delos. More Than a Look Spaces can be…

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GCUC 2018 – Day 1 – Adapting to the New Media Age

Video games have influenced nearly 50 years of how humans interact and work with the world.  Trisha Williams and Joseph Unger, Founders/Chief Executive Officers at Pigeon Hole Productions, discuss how virtual reality has become part of our everyday lives. We are constantly interacting with digital space which is directly impacting our physical space.  Despite popular belief, gamers do like to be with other people. Games and Coworking Games are holistic systems that people explore through play.  This is redefining how…

Liz Elam at the GCUC 2018

GCUC 2018 – Day 1 – Women Who Cowork

Women play a prominent role in the coworking industry.  However, they are still faced with barriers that keep them from contributing as much as possible.  Laura Shook , CEO of Soma Vida Wellness Coworking, Women Who Cowork, and Iris Kavanagh, Co-founder of Women Who Cowork, talk about the importance of inclusion. About Women Who Cowork Women Who Cowork is about creating a culture of inclusion.  They include the five core coworking values: openness, collaboration, sustainability, community, accessibility.  Inclusivity is implicit…


GCUC 2018 – Day 1 – Health

The environment we work in can greatly impact both our mental and physical health.  Mark Strauss, President Emeritus of Interior Design Media, and Karen Quintana, Vice President of Technical Solutions International WELL Building Institute Works talk about how your coworking spaces can help keep its members healthy.    Building a Healthy Space The WELL Building Standard is a serious of best practices for how to design, maintain, and create a healthy space.  It is organized into seven concepts: air, water,…

Liz Elam welcomed everyone at GCUC 2018 event.

GCUC 2018 – Day 1 – Welcome

There were three themes at GCUC 2018.  Liz Elam, GCUC Executive Producer and Founder of Link Coworking laid them out.   Three Main Themes for GCUC 2018 Health is your most valuable asset.  However, health is different from healthcare.  In the United States, we often associate health with disease prevention.  What we mean by health is that we need to be addressing wellness, both mental and environmental in our spaces.  We currently have a loneliness epidemic circling the world. The…