International Confex Session: How The Sharing Economy Will Affect The MICE Industry

Below is a video recap from Events Interrupted session at International Confex, which featured expert panelists who discussed the growing disruptive behavior in the B2B events marketplace, in particular the consequences and impact of the sharing economy on the MICE industry. Speakers Adam Blaskey , Founder – The Clubhouse London Andrew Molsey , General Manager – The[…]

Sharing Economy: The Solution To London’s High Office Costs

The Problem Who read last week’s article by City AM reporter Kasmira Jefford on the last three areas in central London for companies to find affordable office space? It’s true that square foot costs are skyrocketing in London, and other major markets around the world. As reported in the City AM article, London office rents “have[…]

ZipCar Acquisition Is Strong Signal For Collaborative Consumption

Happy New Year indeed!  What a way to start 2013! I was very happy to read the news this morning about the $500 million dollar acquisition of the on-demand car service, ZipCar by Avis.  Why?  Aside from being a ZipCar member and proponent of the collaborative consumption industry (#CollCons) – also know as the sharing[…]

What Collaborative Consumption Can Learn From The Demise of LooseCubes

As co-founder & CEO of a startup in the collaborative consumption economy, I believe it’s time someone stood up for #CollCons and talk about what can be learned from the death of Loosecubes. I’ve been answering questions from the media, investors, suppliers, customers and others about how the Loosecubes closing affects my business model and[…]