Month: January 2014

3rd Time’s a Charm.

I never imagined when I started my journey into the Coworking world that three short years after opening my own space in Austin, TX, I would also put on the largest Coworking conference in the world for the 3rd year.  It’s called the Global Coworking Unconference Conference in an ode to Stephen Colbert that at this point can’t be un-done.  We call it ‘juicy’ for short because if you pronounce GCUC it sorta sounds like ‘juicy.’ You can find a little bit about the history of GCUC and our focus area for 2012 and 2013  here on our blog: GCUC History GCUC 2014 is about the continued momentum of the Coworking movement…. Read More

History of GCUC

It all started as a meet-up of people coming to SXSW with an interest in Coworking. The meet-ups were held in Austin in 2008 and 2009 and organized by a local Coworking enthusiast. In 2010 Loosecubes decided to turn it into an actual event—the first ever Coworking Unconference. Liz Elam of Link Coworking helped the Loosecubes team with logistics and finding sponsors. The half-day Unconference was a huge success and drew about 120 Coworking enthusiasts from around the world. In the summer of 2010 Loosecubes approached Liz Elam about taking over the conference. Liz gladly accepted and took to planning the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC). The name was a tip of… Read More