FAQ

Where will GCUC Canada be hosted this year?

Montréal, Quebec!

Le Belvedere
at the Montréal Science Center

2 Rue de la Commune Ouest
Montréal, QC, Canada
H2X 4B2

Is the conference in English?

Yes, the 2016 edition is in English until happy hour… then we switch to Pig Latin! If you've never been to Quebec, we should note that Canada has two official languages and most Montréal residents speak fluent French and English.

Who produces this event?

GCUC was brought to Canada by Ashley Proctor. The GCUC Canada team is a part of the global GCUC network, and each conference is produced locally. Visit the ABOUT page for more information.

Is there a dress code?

No, but we will take your picture! Dress comfortably and be yourself. Just bring your thinking cap for the conference and your fancy-dancey-pants for the closing party!

Does the conference ticket include meals?

Yes! Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided on Day One & Day Two. You will have the opportunity to purchase your own meals on Day Three.

Is there an after-party?

Of course there is! If this is your first time at GCUC, you’ll learn quickly that we work hard AND play hard! Check the agenda for more details!

How can I get connected with other attendees?

Add your profile to the ‘Who’s Coming‘ page, join the GCUC Canada Facebook Group, visit the GCUC Canada Facebook page and jump into the conversation on twitter!

What is your twitter handle and hashtag?

Find us on twitter at @GCUCCanada. During the conference we will use the hashtag #GCUC2016

Will the conference be live streamed?

No, content is exclusively for the attendees.

What airport should I fly into?

Montréal
Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
(YUL)

Where should I stay in Montréal?

To be nearby the conference venue, try staying downtown (Centre Ville) or in charming Old Montréal (Vieux-Montréal). If you want to get away from the downtown core, try staying in the Plateau (Plateau Mont-Royal) or in Mile End.

Airbnb is a great way to experience Montréal like a local!
Try reaching out through the GCUC Canada Facebook page if you are looking for roommates during the conference.

What’s the best way to get around the city?

Montréal’s public transit is fantastic. You can also easily find a taxi. Much of the city is walkable from the downtown core. Parking is available for a fee at the conference venue.

Will we have the chance to visit coworking spaces?

Absolutely! On Day Three we offer tours of collaborative workspaces and special attractions the city has to offer. Exploring Montréal with your new friends and our team of passionate ambassadors will be a lot of fun!

How can I help with GCUC Canada?

You could volunteer your time! It takes many volunteers to coordinate and present each GCUC event.CONTACT US and let us know what skills you’d like to share.

How do I sponsor GCUC Canada?

CONTACT US for detailed sponsorship information.

I want to attend but I can't afford the ticket. Do you offer any discounts?

Check the GCUC Canada facebook page and the @GCUCCanada twitter feed for coupon codes leading up to the main event. Some sponsors may also be holding contests or competitions to win free tickets to GCUC Canada. We are also offering a GCUC Canada scholarship program for those who might not be able to afford to attend, so pay attention to the blog page and our social media as the conference approaches.

If for some reason I can’t attend, do you offer refunds?

We do not offer any ticket refunds however you CAN re-sell your ticket. We recommend reaching out to the GCUC Canada Facebook group or the Coworking Google group. CONTACT US after the sale so we can update the name on your ticket and conference badge.

My questions weren't answered here, and I still need help...

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