If you're…Commute to…Get these perks…Report to…

An "urban creative," or a bushy-haired VANS-wearer

The HIVE (East Village), every other Friday for a Jelly! work-together

Free Wi-Fi and shared meeting spaces. Mingling optional.

@jellysandiego or patrick@mokolabs.com or workatjelly.com

The web professional (programmer or graphic designer) looking for like-minded deskfellows

Digital Telepathy in Banker’s Hill

Free Wi-Fi and use of desks and tables at this user experience design company that’s a business first.

Pre-arrange your visit by e-mailing contact@digital-telepathy.com; these colleagues are like the relatives you can’t spontaneously drop in on to say "hi." dtelepathy.com.

The not-completely-starving artist

ArtLab Studios in Normal Heights

For $25/month, members enjoy open studio space, Wi-Fi, opportunities to exhibit work, and 15% off Ego Id Media and Visual Art Supplies. 

Register by calling 619-283-1199 x115 or contacting: info@artlabonadams.com. And if you just want to meet some artists, well, ArtLab needs volunteers. artlabonadams.com.

The work-at-home professional who wants to pick some brains

Kohwork’n in San Marcos, every Thursday for Jelly!

For a free cowork session, attend the Jelly. There, kohwork’rs can meet a weekly featured business expert. They also have couches. Bonus!

RSVP using the link in the "Jelly!" calendar listing on kohworkn.com. Otherwise, day passes and rental spaces at Kohwork’n start at $20/day.

Female-only: freelancers, indie consultants, authors, entrepreneurs, and "solopreneurs"

Hera Hub, north of the merge but in Sorrento Valley as of mid-August

Fact: San Diego ranks fifth nationally for women-owned businesses. 81% of female-founded companies have zero employees.

At this "café-like" work and meeting space "with a spa atmosphere," bask in free Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, faxing, printing, conference- calling, and parking.

Coworking is free until Hera’s move to Sorrento Valley, where they will offer flexible pricing plans. Community members get access to meeting rooms, a research library, and special events. herahub.com.

Start-up businesspeeps and professionals ready to network

Co-Merge, on A Street downtown

The focus is on collaboration at this former bank building with video conference rooms, a kitchen with flat-screen TV, and a vault for keeping your papers, plus copiers, scanners, printers, and office supplies.

Opening this month! Drop in for $10/hour (parking included) or opt in for $500/month membership. Co-merge.com

 

Attend an "Unconference": Say what? BarCamp San Diego is a semi-annual weekend meet-up for tech geeks. On August 20th at Intuit’s Carmel Valley campus, a blank meeting schedule will be posted and attendees with ideas to share can fill it in. Lecture topics can be anything. Follow @barcampsd or visit barcampsd.org for news on this "unconference." Or don’t.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.