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Venture X to Showcase its Global Coworking Brand and Hospitality’s Fastest Growing Sector at Hunter Hotel Conference

LOCATION – Venture X® – the premium membership-based workspace and community for entrepreneurs and businesses, is elevating the co-working experience across the U.S. and around the world – now confirms it will formally premiere to hoteliers at the upcoming Hunter Hotel Conference, March 21-23, 2018 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. The hotel real estate and finance conference is attended by more than 1,500 hotel owners, investors, and industry professionals, and offers a unique opportunity to network with providers and suppliers to the hotel industry.

Venture X is a rapidly growing shared workspace concept that has been of increasing interest to hotel owners and operators, with several new locations  recently  purchased by hotel property owners. The Venture X brand provides unique synergy with the hospitality industry, with its boutique hotel inspired design, world class concierge level services, rich amenities, welcoming hospitality and brand loyalty. A place members love coming to work to every day. Venture X is included on Inc’s list of “Best Coworking Spaces.

With several Texas-based Venture X locations already open and another 30 new domestic locations expected to open this year across the U.S.,, the new hotelier partnerships offer even more growth possibilities .Hotel owners already have a familiarity with the concept of providing member-guests with inspired spaces, great experiences, and rich amenities, making this a natural concept to complement a hotel portfolio of investments.

“We are looking to open in all the major cities globally,” said Tom Weber, Venture X president. “Working alongside hotel owners and partners, we anticipate major growth in all areas.  This will be an added benefit to members who can use the services of any Venture X facility while traveling so they connect, be inspired, improve their businesses and experience fulfilled rich lives doing what they love,” said Weber.

Venture X attracts a diverse membership of entrepreneurs, creative professionals, freelancers, remote workers, startups, non-profits, small businesses to large teams from fortune 500 companies.

The Venture X franchise concept is part of the family of brands represented by United Franchise Group (UFG), an affiliated group of companies and brands.

About Venture X
Venture X is a shared workspace and community that is a blend of boutique hotel and modern office styles with a high level of design that feels professional and welcoming. We are designing beautiful spaces and developing an environment and community that people love coming to work to every day. For more information, visit Venturexfranchising.com.

About United Franchise Group
“The Global Leader for Entrepreneurs.” United Franchise Group is a group of affiliated companies and brands. Led by CEO Ray Titus, United Franchise Group is home to a variety of internationally recognized brands including Signarama, Fully Promoted, Experimac, Jon Smith Subs, Venture X, SuperGreen Solutions, Transworld Business Advisors and The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill.  . With over three decades in the franchising industry and more than 1400 franchisees throughout the world, United Franchise Group offers unprecedented leadership and solid business opportunities for entrepreneurs.

Venture X Teams up with SuperGreen Solutions® on Synergy of Services

Venture X Teams up with SuperGreen Solutions on Synergy of Services

West Palm Beach, FL—Feb. 12, 2018Venture X, a premium membership based workspace and community for entrepreneurs and businesses, is pleased to announce its teaming up with SuperGreen Solutions®, a leading provider and promoter of Green sustainability programs that help businesses lower costs and increase revenues. In this new relationship, Venture X locations will serve as premium shared workspace to SuperGreen Solutions (SGS) franchise owners, and SGS franchise owners will have the opportunity to work with Venture X franchise owners on green solutions for its Venture X workspaces, including Green sustainability programs such as sustainability certifications. This synergy benefits both brands, along with the companies and clients each franchise serves.

Venture X President Tom Weber states, “We want to give each of our franchisees—and their landlords—the ability to become a certified sustainable business through SGS’s global Green Compass sustainability program, inclusive of the ability to promote their sustainability certification to their prospects, customers, tenants, vendors, community and local government. As a result, the Venture X franchisee and landlord will benefit from lower operating costs, improved operational efficiencies, improved employee morale, differentiation from the competition, and a unique market leadership position. We’re excited about this symbiotic partnership.”

“This will help each Venture X franchisee on both the expense and revenue sides of their P&L, as they will be lowering their costs while providing a more appealing workspace for their clients,” said David Goodman, President of SGS. “SuperGreen Solutions franchisees spend their days helping other businesses become sustainable, and prefer to have an office in a similar environment. Through this partnership with Venture X, we can help create a working environment that is not only good for the Venture X franchisee and their landlord, but for all the building’s tenants, which can include the SGS franchise owner. Further, this provides the SGS franchisee with a showcase environment, to show prospective clients the benefits of becoming a certified sustainable business, while concurrently improving and equipping Venture X spaces. It’s a smart, intuitive blending of each company’s products and services.”

The unique SuperGreen Solutions Green Compass Sustainability Award certification process delivers reduced costs, improved operational performance, improved employee morale and differentiation from competition, leading to revenue enhancement and market leadership to clients around the world.

“Venture X has as a core belief sustainability and green solutions and began in 2012 with a purpose and 10 core values”, says David Diamond Co-Founder Venture X. “Core value # 6 states we believe this is a majestic and beautiful planet that we all share as our home and we want to keep it that way. We recycle, use reclaimed materials, and incorporate sustainability into our design.”

Venture X focuses on designing beautiful spaces and developing an environment and community that people love coming to work to every day. Their mission is to help people succeed and enjoy a fulfilling and rich life in doing what they love. Venture X has a vision to be available in every major city globally where members can connect, be inspired, improve their businesses or careers and experience fulfilling rich lives.

Both companies are supported in their franchise development by United Franchise Group (UFG), a franchisor with more than 31 years’ experience, serving nine brands in more than 80 countries worldwide.

ABOUT VENTURE X

Venture X is a shared workspace and community that is a blend of boutique hotel and modern office styles with a high level of design that feels professional and welcoming. We are designing beautiful spaces and developing an environment and community that people love coming to work to every day. The Venture X franchise concept is part of the family of brands represented by United Franchise Group. For more information, visit Venturex.com and venturexfranchise.com.

About SuperGreen Solutions

SuperGreen Solutions leads the green industry as the premier local business partner for driving revenue and lowering costs through green initiatives. SuperGreen Solutions offers a comprehensive sustainability certification by assessing, leading, implementing, procuring and installing all materials and operational updates needed for the green certification. SuperGreen Solutions provides a public relations toolkit to the business to promote their newly certified GREEN status locally.

Pros & Cons: Coworking vs. Traditional Office Rentals in San Antonio

Coworking vs. Traditional Office Rentals in San Antonio
Here in San Antonio, more people than ever are looking for flexible work environments that foster collaboration and flexibility. Coworking spaces provide an affordable option to these entrepreneurs or individuals who work remotely without having to manage their office space.

Of course, not everyone wants to share their workspace with people they do not know which is why they may choose a private and more traditional office space. But, even the most private of office workers could save money and build a network of peers by looking into coworking spaces here in San Antonio.

San Antonio Embraces Coworking

Our city has become a melting pot of modern creatives who are looking to network with like-minded individuals. As more millennials enter the workforce, their need for flexibility is changing the way the entire workforce thinks about working. We are becoming less tethered to our desks thanks to platforms like Slack, Basecamp, Google Docs, and others. While not every business is interested in employing those who wish to wander, it is far more common to offer flexibility in where you choose to work.

Technology companies that are located in major cities such as New York, San Francisco, or Mountain Valley are often looking for talent in any location of the world and will allow those individuals to work remotely. Coworking spaces are a great alternative to setting up a temporary workspace at the local coffee shop or being confined to your home.

PROS of Coworking Spaces

  • Coworking with Venture X Saves You Money

Working from a coworking space as opposed to a traditional office rental can save you money in more ways than one. Instead of a lease or rental where you are committed to a long-term agreement and giving a large security deposit, with coworking spaces at Venture X, you work month to month on an as-needed basis. This provides flexibility for those who need it to accommodate for seasonal fluctuations in their schedules. If your work takes you to other cities where Venture X is located, you have the option to work from that space as well. It would be very costly to maintain offices in more than one city.

Additionally, with a coworking space, you rent the space you need, not more. Sometimes you may end up with additional space because it’s all that was available but if that space is not needed, that’s money you could be saving. Lastly, many forget to calculate for the cost of furniture, utilities and maintenance of an office space. With Venture X, you don’t need to worry about those additional expenses that can add up very quickly; we have tastefully selected office furnishings for you, we worry about the Internet and power bills as well as the cleaning and maintenance of the office.

  • Coworking Provides Access to a Wide Range of Talent

When someone works in an office, he or she is surrounded by the same people each day and everyone is working toward the same goal. But, with coworking spaces, they have access to lots of different talented individuals and often those that work in industries completely different than their own. You can bounce ideas off these individuals, trade resources, or even work together.

  • Coworking Spaces Offer a Support System

As any entrepreneur will tell you, getting a business started is not an easy task. Although one is not usually completely alone in this undertaking, it is rare to have others with the same goal in mind working in the same office. In a coworking space, you can seek advice and words of encouragement as well as bounce ideas off of others who are navigating this course as well.

  • Coworking with Venture X Offers Networking Opportunities

Regardless of the size, every office offers networking opportunities with other professionals before, during or after the work day. Never underestimate how far some connections can take you; they may know someone who knows someone that you end up working with on a project.

  • Coworking Equals an Ongoing Learning Opportunity

All successful individuals will tell you that you should always strive to surround yourself with people you can learn something from and who are in places where you want to be. Continuously improving your skill set is invaluable and lifelong learning should be a goal for all professionals so always take advantage of the opportunity to learn from those around you.

CONS of Coworking Spaces

  • Coworking Spaces are Distracting

Although coworking spaces can be a great place to work, they can also be distracting and harmful to productivity with so many people moving around and talking in a shared work space. However, if you’re busy and determined enough, the comings and goings of others will go unnoticed.

Joining a coworking community will put you in touch with other San Antonio locals who share the same drive for success that you do. Just reflect on how the “pros” far outweigh the “cons.” Consider removing yourself from the isolation of working alone and join Venture X’s coworking community today! Call us today to schedule a tour of facilities; we have now doubt you’ll love working here!

VentureX Featured in Mississauga News

VentureX Canada was recently featured in the Mississauga News, the article showcases the launch of the first VentureX co-working space in Canada.

VentureX Featured in Mississauga News

“Mississauga’s buzzing entrepreneurial community has prompted a North American company to open a brand new office space in the city’s downtown core for people of all industries and occupational backgrounds.

Venture X will officially open the new three-level, 6,000-square-foot space on Friday, April 28, located near Square One Shopping Centre, on Village Centre Court.

“We are very excited to be bringing Venture X to a city like Mississauga,” said Venture X Canada Director of Operations Anas Saltaji. “We see a lot of potential in this city. It is a vibrant, metropolitan area with a diverse community of people and entrepreneurs that we cannot wait to welcome into Venture X.”

Saltaji said his team identified a particular need for this type of space in the city.”

Source / Read More: Mississauga News

VentureX Featured in Palm Beach Post

VentureX Featured in Palm Beach Post

Ray Titus (left), CEO of United Franchise Group, and Thomas Weber, President of VentureX, pose at United Franchise Groups’ offices in West Palm Beach. Venture X opened its first space in Naples and is planning to add more in Miami and several other cities. 

United Franchise Group (UFG) joins the workspace market with Venture X. The idea behind Venture X is to promote co-working by creating a place where an entrepreneur without an existing office can come work and share ideas or a cup of coffee with other entrepreneurs for as little as $99/month. The first location in Naples, FL has led to others in cities such as Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Miami, New York and San Antonio which is already up and running. Ray Titus, CEO of UFG, and Thomas Weber, President of Venture X, are excited about the future of Venture X. The idea is to give the “working from home” entrepreneur and freelancer a professional workspace that is inspiring and can be used for client and vendor meetings.

WEST PALM BEACH — With flexible office space all the rage in big cities, West Palm Beach-based United Franchise Group hopes to capitalize on the latest trend in commercial real estate.

United Franchise Group’s new concept has a trendy name — Venture X — and a marketing pitch based on providing entrepreneurs with workspace for as little as $99 a month and without long leases.
Venture X opened its first office space in Naples and is working to add locations in Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Miami, New York and San Antonio, said Ray Titus, chief executive of United Franchise Group.

Venture X is aiming squarely at entrepreneurs and freelancers who are a bit too prosperous to keep toiling on the couch or the local coffee shop.

“Working from home and Starbucks works for a certain amount of time,” Titus said. “But once you build the business up, you outgrow that. When you’ve got machinery in your living room, or inventory in your den, or vendors coming to tour your facilities, it becomes an issue.”

The concept of business suites is nothing new. In fact, Titus said, United Franchise Group rents space in Las Vegas from Regus Business Centers, a long-established provider of office suites. Servcorp is another longtime player.

And the co-working concept created by WeWork has become a venture capital hit, achieving a valuation of billions based on its model of ping-pong tables and afternoon happy hours.

Meanwhile, new ventures such as PivotDesk and Liquid Space operate a model similar to Airbnb, allowing landlords to offload empty space.

“It’s a hot market with a lot of competitors, but that’s something we’re used to,” Titus said.

He positions Venture X as a concept somewhere between Regus Business Centers’ relatively staid approach and WeWork’s hipster vibe. Tenants can interact with each other and use their memberships at Venture X locations in other cities.

“It’s really a comfortable business atmosphere,” Titus said. “There’s some fun, but we’re not promoting ourselves as this just-for-startups type of scenario.”

Read More / Source: Palm Beach Post