Author: Jamie Russo

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As part of the ongoing Coworking Council webinar series, Global Workspace Association members enjoyed hearing from Vince Carone and Cassi Niekamp of Cultivate Advisors. Cultivate Advisors provides mentorship and strategic planning for small businesses, including helping to coordinate and conduct member training events. Their company surveys coworking space members to help determine everything from the…

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In December, the Global Workspace Association hosted a members-only webinar lead by Evan Oder from Find Workspaces. Evan discussed how coworking businesses can use both free and paid opportunities for businesses on Google to grow their revenue. This webinar was part of an ongoing series hosted by the association and is accessible in the member’s…

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As part of the Global Workspace Association’s webinar series, Barry Gesserman of iPostal1 talked to members about the earnings potential of the virtual office industry. While many coworking space businesses are focused on the needs of their tenant clients, Gessserman explained that virtual companies represent an underserved market of the small business industry. He talked…

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The GWA recently asked for applications for the GWA Treasurer position and we are happy to welcome our new GWA Treasurer, William Edmundson of the Office Evolution! William Edmundson is the Chief Operating Officer of Office Evolution, one of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S. offering co-working and private office space, phone answering and…

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As part of the second webinar of Global Workspace Association’s member-exclusive webinar series, Dr. Gabor Nagy, Research Program Manager, discussed the concept of corporate coworking and how it is developing and providing new opportunities for coworking businesses. In contrast to commercial coworking spaces, which give public access to their space in return for either a…

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As part of an ongoing webinar series for our members, the Global Workspace Association hosted Jeff Joerling of Steelcase and Mara Hauser of Founder and CEO of 25N Coworking and Principal of Workplace Studio. These two dynamic speakers collaborated in a 75-minute webinar discussing workspace design strategies for coworking businesses of all kinds. If you’re…

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What Can Workspace Operators Learn from the Pack & Ship Industry? Over the past two years, the U.S. pack and ship industry has become a significant provider of virtual business addresses and virtual mailbox services, driven by new technology and a dramatic growth in demand.  However, while virtual office services are offered by roughly 90%…

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GWA members were recently asked to participate in electing a new GWA board member to join the existing board of flexible workspace professionals. We are happy to welcome our new board member, Deborah Boyer of The Swig Company! Deborah Boyer is Executive Vice President and Director of Asset Management for The Swig Company, a privately…

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I’ve read that you’re co-hosting this year’s conference with NAIOP. I have some questions! Q: What is the schedule? A: We will have optional kick-off events on Wednesday, November 8th. The conference will begin at 8 am on Thursday, November 9th and end at noon on Friday, November 10th. Q: Do I have to buy…

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  #BetterTogether We started this tagline for last years conference and we kept it. And boy, is it holding true this year. #BetterTogether means helping each other navigate our quickly evolving industry through weekly newsletters and a record year of blog content. #BetterTogether means sharing sensitive business data that helped us to create a kick-butt…

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