What’s News? Latest Happenings in the Shared Workspace Industry

1/4/16

Shared Workspace Industry News

News reported on the Everything Coworking Podcast hosted by Jamie Russo, GWA Executive Director and brought to you by by the Global Workspace Association.

Listen here: http://everythingcoworking.libsyn.com/22-whats-news

  • Jamie Russo has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Global Workspace Association
  • News in the shared workspace industry!
    • Verizon has announced a partnership with Grind Spaces to open a coworking space in lower Manhattan to build support for startups, freelancers, and creatives.  Read more here.
    • Mark your calendars for upcoming industry conferences:
      • WorkTech West Coast 2015 was held in December 2015.  The conference is run by a company called Unwired, owned by Phillip Ross, that leads international conferences.  They cover a variety of content and speakers who are doing a different workplace strategies.
      • GCUC – Global Coworking Unconference Conference just announced its conference will be the first week in May in Los Angeles – early bird tickets can be purchased at GCUC.co.  Check out all their international conferences on the website too!
      • GWA – Global Workspace Association annual conference is September 28th in Las Vegas.
    • CoShare, a coworking association, just published a vendor comparison tool, it’s on coshare.co on their blog, look for the link to a google doc, it’s a comparison of membership management softwares.
  • Stay tuned for more!  If you have news that should be covered, or questions you have about the industry, email jamie@globalworkspace.org.