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#60 "Updating the coworking community concept in the early 2020's" (12/2021)
This session is a panel recorded on December 2nd, 2021, during the virtual Coworking Europe Conference.
Title : "Updating the coworking community concept ? - How to create human chemistry, senses of sharing, belonging and the right contacts friendly environment"
Community has long be said to be at the core of the coworking experience. Feeling part of a community come though through weak or strong links. Create the right atmosphere to sparks human contract is more an art than a science. What are the tricks and tips ? How to develop the right storyline to which members feel connected ? How to install a feeling of being surrounded with peers with whom it's good to have fun and/or fruitful business conversations ?
Zsofi Toth (Puzl Coworking, Budapest)
Suely Figueiredo (Talent Garden, Vienna)
Michala Hrnčiarová (Coworking Cvernovka, Bratislava)
Vika Zhurbas (Coworking Ukraine, Kiev)
Moderated by Candela Fonte, Salto
#59 Coworking And Shopping Malls - A Love Story For The Coming Decade? (2/2021)
We are seeing more spaces in shopping centres. And shopping centres owners are more and more looking to integrate coworking spaces within their walls, while they look for more diversification, as e-commerce takes an ever greater share from the traditional retail sector. Why? How? How much? What are the challenges? In this discussion, we will look for the perspectives of both the Shopping Centres' owners and the coworking operators.
With Tom Whittington (Director of Retail & Leisure Research at Savills), Caroline Meeder (Head of Department Office and Residential Management ECE), Clément Goutagny (Head of Innovation & Business Development at Mercialys)
#58 Where does Flexible Workspace go next ? Human, Physical & Digital (James Rankin, Instant Group)
Keynote - Latests data and trends on the Coworking Industry in Europe, by James Rankin (Instant group). Presentation given on December 1st, at the Coworking Europe 2021 Virtual gathering.
#57 How independent coworking operators can develop singular strategies in a consolidating market?
Panel - Bigger players, international operators, new providers profiles coming from other industries are entering the coworking playground. Have independent operators, active locally for some years, have an advantage? As the coworking demand is growing, is the tide rising all ships, bog or small? Or are there specific strategies and approaches to be put in place in order to create specificities? Is the future for independent spaces local boutique offering and an even stronger effort to build community identities? Or can independent operators be as ambitious and anyone, locally or nationally?
The panel is supported by LiquidSpace. https://liquidspace.com/
With Manuel Zea (Coworking Spain, Madrid), Stefan Yazzie Herbert (House of Bandits, Vienna), Claire Carpenter (The Melting Pot, Endiburgh), Ricki Dorman (LiquidSpace, San Francisco).
#56 How can coworking providers accommodate from 10% to 50% of corporate employees?
Companies are rapidly embracing hybrid working models and reconsidering the office capacities they need. A growing number of them are turning to flex workspace operator to propose flexible solutions letting them optimize the management of square meters while proposing more activity based workplace solutions and comfort.
The session was produced during Coworking Europe 2021 Virtual on Dec 2, 2021, and is supported by Upflex.
#55 Why flex workspace is today a must for Talent Recruitment? (Supported by myhive Slovakia)
How Flex Workspace and coworking access shall become a must in the toolbox of HR and recruitment managers at the time of the distributed workforce.
No flex and human hospitality driven solution available, no or less appeal to attract future talents ?
Adrian Bodis (Immofinanz / myhive)
Michal Rudzinsky (108 Agency)
Jakub Fekiac (Edgar Baker)
Supported by https://myhive-offices.com
From Bratislave, Slokavia, recorded on December 2nd, 2021, at Coworking Europe 2021 Virtual.