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Coworking Europe 2013 : the last news about the conference

Coworking Europe 2013 : the last news about the conference

Heading towards november, the program of the Coworking Europe 2013 conference looks more exciting every day.

Michael Komarov

Michael Komarov, Work Station (Moscow)

Close to 50 speakers and panelists from across Europe and beyond are expected for this fourth edition.

Benjamin Dyett, from Grind, one of the growing Coworking brand in the US, confirmed his attendance. After New York, Grind will soon open two additional coworking spaces in New York City and Chicago. Grind has made the demonstration that Coworking spaces professionally and soundly managed is an healthy and self sustaining business.

Manuel Gesser, head of startup relations for the Swiss Railway company (SBB), will share his thoughts about the Coworking space SBB recently opened in Zurich in order to connect with the Swiss digital ecosystem.

Close to 100 Coworking spaces are nowadays in operation in Barcelona. Cristina Martinez-Sandoval Riera, from Gracia Work Center, will provide us with an overview of the booming Barcelona Coworking scene and of the drivers behind it.

Many more speakers are confirmed, such as Todd Heiser (1871, Chicago), James Friedenthal (Club Workspace, London), Ashley Proctor (Foundery, Toronto), Michael Komarov (Work Station, Moscow)… Have a look at the great lineup we have again this year, although the program is still a work in progress.

Best practices sharing and peer to peer learning 

Of course, the Coworking Europe conference offers, moslty, the opportunity to share best practices with best in class operators, as well as to network with professionals from many countries.

On Day 2, 40 different participative discussions will take place during the unconference, giving room for great peer to peer learnings.

The agenda will be co-created on the spot by the more than 300 expected delegates.

Practical workshops and a tour of the Barcelona’s broad coworking landscape are scheduled on Day 3.

Early Bird registration until July 31st

Early Bird conditions are offered for the Coworking community. It gives registrees a 50% discount on the full registration price.

The Early Bird registration period for the international Coworking scene ends on July 31st. Do not wait too long.

Coworking Europe Conference 2013

Barcelona -the 11, 12 and 13th of November 2013

The Coworking Europe 2013 conference takes place in Barcelona on November 11,12 and 13th 2013.

More information about the program and the venue are available on our website

Coworking Europe 2013 is co-organised by Global Enterprise, Generalitat de Catalunya and Punt TIC.


More and more great speakers confirmed for Coworking Europe 2013 (Barcelona, november 11-13th)

More and more great speakers confirmed for Coworking Europe 2013 (Barcelona, november 11-13th)

Heading towards november, the program of the Coworking Europe 2013 conference gets more and more exciting.

Benjamin Dyettfrom Grind, for instance, one of the growing Coworking brand in the US just confirmed is attendance in Barcelona, next fall.

Grind will soon open two new spaces,  in New York and Chicago. For those still suspicious about the financial soundness of stand alone coworking spaces, Grind is an evidence that professionally and soundly managed, Coworking can be a healthy self-sustaining business.

 We also expect Manuel Gesser, head of startup relations for the Swiss Railway company (SBB), as a keynoter.  The SBB recently opened up a Coworking space in Zurich.

Manuel Gesser 2

By doing so, the SBB coworking targets a double purpose : on the one hand, the company aims to tap into the entrepreneurial dynamics of the Swiss web scene ; on the other hand, they wish to bring a new, more open and agile, innovation culture from the outside in.

Ashley Proctor, from Foundery, will share  her thoughts and experience about how she and other bring together the Coworking community of Ontario, with very innovative ideas and projects


Cristina Martinez and Ricard Faura, will give the overview of the exponential rise of Coworking in Barcelona, likely the number  One coworking city in Europe, nowadays, with more than 100 identified coworking spaces.

For the first year in the Coworking Europe conference, Russia will be speaking on stage. Michael Komarov, from Cowork Station,  and Alexei Komissarov, head the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Department at the Moscow Mayorship, will take part in the discussions.


Confirmed speakers and stories we will hear in Barcelona support the idea that  Coworking keeps growing stronger and faster across Europe and beyond. Although Coworking can serve different purposes, it always fits with the rising sharing/digital friendly values of our modern societies.

Have a look at the Coworking Europe 2013’s program as it looks right now. The unconference of Day 2, plus the workshops and the Barcelona Coworking tour of Day 3 will offer a lot of networking and best practices sharing as well.

Early Bird registration is open until July 31st HERE


Don’t wait too long !