Day One: Coworking Conference Europe
The Bellevilloise in Paris' east buzzed with activity yesterday as 280 attendees came together for the third annual Coworking Europe Conference. Participants came from as far as the US and Australia, with over 30 nationalities represented. The programme on day one featured keynotes from a range of industries, and invited audience participation in the afternoon during panel discussions.
1st Results of the 3rd Global Coworking Survey
The first results of the Global Coworking Survey 2012 show continued growth: average member size has increased, and a third of all spaces plan to expand to a new location. At the same time, the core values of community, collaboration and productivity remain strong amongst the users of coworking spaces. Not only that, but coworkers chose one unexpected word to best describe their coworking space: fun!
2000 Coworking Spaces worldwide
Exactly two years ago, Deskmag began diligently documenting the opening and closing of coworking spaces worldwide. In our most recent count, we are pleased to announce an industry milestone: more than 2000 coworking spaces exist worldwide, an increase in 250% compared to October 2010.
3rd Annual Coworking Survey launched
For the third year running, Deskmag today launches the Global Coworking Survey, examining the international coworking movement. The survey, which is taken by coworkers, non-coworkers, and space operators alike, aims to understand various facets of the international coworking movement in order to support and encourage sustainable growth. Last year, Deskmag collected data from over 1,500 respondents, making it the world’s largest survey dedicated to coworking.
Megatrends shaping the future of workspace: Bene Trend Report
The nature of work is changing. We have left the industrial economy behing and entered the age of the knowledge economy, where solution workers use knowledge as their raw material to innovate and solve problems. This new type of work, along with a number of other megatrends in society, demands new work instruments and vastly different work environments, heralding new workspaces that are more open, flexible and collaborative.
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