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2020 Top Coworking Industry Events

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São Paulo, Bali, Seattle, Erfurt, Basel, London or Vienna... those were the locations where the next large coworking gatherings would have taken place, before the Corona virus replaced many of them by online events. This article is contiously updated, including virtual and postponed conferences, starting with the next event. Cancelled and past events can be found at the article's end.

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Coworking Spain Online Conference
When? April 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 at 11 am CEST
Where? Zoom (online)
How much? free, but registration required
Language? Spanish
Hashtag: #cwsc
Established: new

America's #1 coworking conference

Claim: "A worldwide explosion of coworking awesomeness"
When? Currently postponed to July 14-17, 2020
Where? Seattle, USA
Where exactly? Bell Harbor, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
How much? Standard tickets: US$550 (GCUC), US$275 (Camp)
Language? English
Hashtag: #gcucusa 
Established: in 2012

When? September 30 - October 1, 2020
Where? London, UK
Where exactly? The Leonardo Royal Hotel, 45 Prescot St, London
How much? Blind bird tickets: £299 + tax + ticket fee
Language? English
Tickets are: not refundable, but regular tickets are transferable 
Hashtag: #gcucuk
Established: in 2018

Coworking & Coliving Conference Southeast Europe (CCCSEE)
When? October 19-21, 2020
Where? Rovinj, Croatia
Where exactly? Hotel Lone, Ul. Luje Adamovića 31
How much? Sign up for the Early Bird List
Language? English
Established: in 2019

★ Coworking Europe 2020
The first & longest running coworking conference 
When? November 25-27, 2020
Where? Vienna, Austria
Where exactly? Vienna International Center, Wagramer Str. 5
How much? Super early bird tickets: €325 (offer expires on March 31, 2020)
Language? English
Hashtag: #coworkingEU
Established: in 2010

Other conferences that are related to but not focused on coworking spaces:

Workplace Futures (Facility Management) - London, UK - February 20, 2020

IFMA WorldWorkplace Europe meets Facility for Future - Amsterdam, Netherlands - (postponed, date is yet unknown)

Corenet Global Summit EMEA 2020 - Berlin, Germany - Sep 22-24, 2020,

GCUC Manchester - Manchester, UK - (postponed, date is yet unknown)

Future Offices - Summer:  San Francisco, USA - August 3-5, 2020 / The Spring event in Houston was cancelled without providing more information

GWA 2020 Conference - Washington, USA - September 23-25, 2020

IFMA - focus on facility management - Chicago, USA - September 30 - October 2, 2020

Worktech - focus on technology at work spaces -  several cities around the world


Past or cancelled events:

Encontro Coworking
Coworking é vida

When? February 8-9, 2020
Where? São Paulo, Brazil
Where exactly? t.b.a.
How much? starting at R$499, 10% discount for members
Language? Portuguese
Hashtag: #coworkingbr
Established: in 2014

 CUASIA 2020
Asia's largest conference on coworking 
When? March 5-7, 2020, (Academy: March 2-3)
Where? Bali, Indonesia
Where exactly? Mansion Resort Ubud, Jl. Penestanan, Sayan, Bali 80571
How much? Early bird tickets: US$345 (CUASIA), US$225 (Academy)
Language? English
Hashtag: #cuasia
Established: in 2015

GCUC Online Unconference
When? April 9, 2020
Where? Zoom (registration required)
How much? free
Language? English
Hashtag: #gcucusa 
Established: New

GCUC Online Conference
When? April 21, 2020
Where? Zoom (online)
How much? US$50 + external admin fee
Language? English
Hashtag: #gcucusa 
Established: New

Cowork 2020
Germany's official coworking meet-up
When? April 24-26 (cancelled)
Where? Erfurt, Germany
Where exactly? ThEX, Gustav-Freytag-Str. 1
How much? Early bird tickets: €99 for members, and €149 for non-members, +19% VAT
Language? German
Hashtag: #cowork2020
Established: in 2014 

Cowork 2020 Virtual Barcamp
Germany's official online coworking meet-up
When? April 25, 2020
Where? t.b.a.
How much? free, but registration required
Language? German
Hashtag: #cowork2020
Established: new

Swiss Coworking Forum
When? May 7, 2020 (cancelled)
Where? Basel, Switzerland
Where exactly? Smart City Lab, Wolf Basel
How much? Early bird tickets: CHF99 for members & CHF290 for non-members
Language? mainly in English (and Swiss-German, French)
Hashtag: #CoworkingCH
Established: in 2015

Coworking Spain Conference
When? June 11&12, 2020 (cancelled)
Where? Valencia, Spain
Where exactly? Complejo Deportivo y Cultural La Petxina - Passeig de la Petxina, 42
How much? Early bird tickets: €190 + 5% ticket fee
Language? Spanish
Hashtag: #cwsc
Established: in 2011

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