Happy International Coworking Day

By Stormy McBride On August 9, 2021 In CoworkingCommunityCoworking TrendsRetrospective

Photo of a coworking community meeting

Happy International Coworking Day y’all.

Is it just us or does the celebration of community feel a little more special this year? Almost magical.

Maybe it was

  • The lockdowns & isolation
  • The *opportunity* to work with our spouses, littles and roommates for a year
  • The tech burnout
  • Lack of in person social gatherings
  • Missed communal opportunities and experiences

Whatever it is, it’s working in our favor and we are celebrating it.

After an 18 month work from home experiment, more people now than ever have the ability to work remotely or with the flexibility they chose. While crappy circumstances got us here, it is a HUGE win for the coworking world.

It means more…

  • New community members
  • Eyes on our industry
  • Verticals using flexspace options
  • Awareness around the multitude of “coworking” options
  • Investment and funding opportunities
  • Opportunities for expansion
  • Areas for innovation
  • Group buying power

But it also means:

  • More human connection
  • Less loneliness
  • More resource sharing & sustainable practices
  • More support
  • More change
  • More growth

This year International Coworking Day hits a little different.

While we enter the late stages of the pandemic, its important to acknowledge where we’ve been, what we’ve done and where we are headed. Not only that, but to celebrate them.

Coworking space owners and operators, while it may not feel like it, you are killing it. You are impacting so many lives lives. If no one has told you lately, we are proud of you. Keep it up, you are doing world changing things.

Happy International Coworking Day, go celebrate with your community.