Ideas & Stuff

Coworking Office: Secret Weapon for Employee Retention

Coworking Office: Secret Weapon for Employee Retention

Coworking members are utilizing our space and leverage our community to help them and their companies grow. Lately, we are hearing more and more of our members with staff tell us that ACE is one of the best employee-retention tools they have. Here’s why…

Traditional Office Lease Vs. Coworking Private Office

Traditional Office Lease Vs. Coworking Private Office

by Mark Fornasiero Now that we have finally dug out of the last of our lockdown restrictions, people are looking to make some long-term decisions about how and where they will work. We know that commuting to a central office five days a week is not in the cards for...

Second Ace Location, Opens Doors March 1!

Second Ace Location, Opens Doors March 1!

ACE Trafalgar opening March 1, 2022. 23 Brand new bright and renovated private offices in a stylish downtown address. Welcome to our second location! We are so excited to be opening our doors to our second downtown Oakville location at 132 Trafalgar Road, just a few...

ACE Is Growing! Brand New Downtown Private Offices

ACE Is Growing! Brand New Downtown Private Offices

New office spaces are availailable at ACE Coworking Trafalgar. Offices at ACE Trafalgar are turn-key and have sunny exterior-facing windows. The new location will be a sister space to the original ACE Coworking Robinson, just two blocks away. Members from both...

Office Space, WFH, Hybrid: What’s the best “place”?

Office Space, WFH, Hybrid: What’s the best “place”?

Right now, leaders are determining what the new work world will look like for their teams. The choices seem to be: all-office, all-remote, or a hybrid of the two. But coworking spaces are emerging as an important option too. Let’s explore this new way to work.

ACE Coworking Holiday Book List

ACE Coworking Holiday Book List

by Mark Fornasiero We've said it many times, but we love books here at ACE. Our regular Book Club meetings, where we dig into interesting non-fiction books on business and personal development, are always a hit. They also provide gift ideas for the holiday season. If...

Tech Entrepreneurs Compete at Hi5

Tech Entrepreneurs Compete at Hi5

ACE Coworking is proud to partner with Haltech to bring their Hi5 Pitch Competition event to life! Hi5 features 5 of Haltech’s most promising clients: each is given 5 minutes to pitch for a winning prize of $5,000. In addition the winner will receive $1200-worth of access to ACE Coworking’s meeting space.

3rd Annual ACE Golf Tournament

3rd Annual ACE Golf Tournament

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 brought ACE Coworking members together for a day of outdoor recreation and bonding at Milton's Wyldewood Golf & Country Club. Our annual best-ball tourney always results in new friendships being formed among our members, and this year was...

International Coworking Day 2021 – Giveaway

International Coworking Day 2021 – Giveaway

by Nancy Fornasiero Every year on August 9th, coworking space operators all around the world celebrate International Coworking Day. It’s a chance to appreciate our members, educate the public, and amplify our message about how great coworking is. In the past here at...

ACE Coworking Awarded Small Business of The Year 2021

ACE Coworking Awarded Small Business of The Year 2021

In a year in which remote work and hybrid work have been in the spotlight as new ways of working; it's timely that ACE Coworking has been named Small Business of the Year for 2021.ACE Coworking has been honoured with an OABE (Oakville Awards for Business Excellence)...

How to Overcome Writer’s Block

How to Overcome Writer’s Block

In this monthly series, Ask an Acer, we invite one of our talented members to share their expertise with you. February’s post comes to you from Amanda Lee, a skilled freelance journalist and copywriter. When you have content to create (and don’t we all these days?)...

New Year, New You? Reinventing “Reinvention”

New Year, New You? Reinventing “Reinvention”

by Catherine Harrison Happy New Year to all our ACE members and to visitors to our ACE Coworking Blog. We hope this post offers you a fresh perspective on goal-setting and transformation as you launch into your new year plans. Wishing you much success in 2021!This is...

5 Books for the Entrepreneur in Your Life

5 Books for the Entrepreneur in Your Life

by Mark Fornasiero If you’re scrambling for a last-minute Christmas gift for a book-lover we have some great ideas for you! These five titles are not typical business books, nor are they from the expected self-improvement genre, but if you want to stretch yourself (or...

The Dave Grohl School of Leadership

The Dave Grohl School of Leadership

by Mark Fornasiero Did any of you catch SNL last week? It was amazing to see Foo Fighters, looking as fresh, energetic and relevant as ever, decades after their breakout in 1994. This post was inspired by that performance...The Dave Grohl School of Leadership - Biz...

Your Small Business Can Grow… even during a pandemic!

Your Small Business Can Grow… even during a pandemic!

It’s Small Business Month, so we thought it would be the perfect time to invite Mark to share a few thoughts on how your small business can grow and flourish, even during a pandemic... The SME sector in Canada is the engine of our economy. The BDC reports that over...

Faces of ACE – Meet Renata Pollock

Faces of ACE – Meet Renata Pollock

We get asked all the time: “What sort of people work at ACE?” It’s a tough question to answer because our membership is so diverse: all ages, backgrounds, industries and work styles are represented under our roof! In this regular feature we’ll try to answer the...