Founded by a group of entrepreneurs from Malaysia and Brunei, CO3 Social Office offers a unique platform where people can work together and share their ideas freely
Benjamin Tan 8 Mar, 2017
This article was first published on MySinChew
A workplace is no longer just a place to get work done. Connectivity, flexibility and fun are now "must-haves" in a workspace and these elements are what the revolutionary CO3 (COnnectivity, COllaboration and COmmunity) Social Office is all about.
The CO3 Social Office allows each member to experience new connections in-person while still respond to the flexibility and fluidity of today's work environments.
Founded by a group of entrepreneurs from Malaysia and Brunei, CO3 Social Office offers a unique platform where people within the same organization or even different companies can work together and share ideas freely. Embracing its aspiration to influence human working behavior, CO3 aims to be the next US$2 billion "Unicorn" by 2022.
CO3 will have 40 locations across 20 Asean cities, including Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Penang, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu, Brunei, Singapore, Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, Medan, Bali, Phuket, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Manila, Phnom Penh and Yangon.
As a whole, CO3 will boast a network that can link over 20,000 members from businesses, organizations, entrepreneurs or freelancers.
Memberships are available in various options, including Hot Desk, Dedicated Desk and Private Room, among others. These options come with diverse amenities such as access to meeting facilities, broadband services, work station, office automation and F&B. Members have the option to work as independent freelancers for multiple parties within the CO3 community. This structure allows for greater flexibility of organizations of any size.
As such, CO3 provides entrepreneurs, SMEs as well as non-profit organizations a unique co-office environment that can help business grow and thrive. This unique Social Office experience is defined to them in the right environment with the right kind of people.
Jointly founded by Sin Chew Media Corporation Berhad,.CO3 will open its first Social Office at the current Korea Wallpaper showroom in Puchong. The 21,000-square-foot facility is expected to open for business in June.
The second CO3 Social Office will be located at Logon Building next to Sin Chew Daily headquarters in Petaling Jaya. The largest co-working space at 40,000 square feet, it is expected to come on stream in the third quarter of this year.
Sin Chew Media Corporation executive director cum group marketing director Eugene Wong represents the company on the board of CO3.
He said as one of the founding partners of CO3, Sin Chew Media Corporation could provide effective media promotion for users of CO3 Social Office.