From Cafe to Co-Working.

With over a year in establishment Sandbox has thrived in Sri Petaling, bringing many people from all types of professions together and has created a community that has had many experiences and moments. While people have found out about Sandbox through different platforms, the story of how Co-Working Spaces were created are usually lost and never truly understood.

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When one starts a business, it would be reasonable to think that starting from home is best as it saves costs and is more comfortable than at home. While this can be true for some, it is actually very untrue for most people. In terms of mentality, when you stay at home it is very hard for a person to get into the mood of working as they are still visually in the same space they use to relax. This results in you starting your work later than you would expect and this happens to everyone. One of the biggest disadvantages to working at home is also that there is a lack of interaction and networking is made much harder if you are stuck at home working all day.

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People constantly use coffee shops as a place to work. They like the atmosphere and enjoyed the coffee. People would constantly go and meet up together even though if they were of two different occupations. Sharing stories of their jobs and life, people grew bonds at cafes. However, there were downsides to it as well. While some cafes are capable of providing the correct space for work related activities, most are unreliable and can actually be a huge distraction. This could because not everyone in a cafe are there to work.

We understood this and after experiences working in both professional and casual environments believed that Co-Working Spaces were the future in getting things done. There are the evolution of coffee spaces and home offices, bringing the best of both in order to emulate a productive atmosphere and improve it. Not only a place with few distractions, Co-Working Spaces also provide readily available connections that one might need for their work. With better facilities and their determination to provide a space for entrepreneurs, students and nomads it seems like places such as Sandbox are here to stay and for good reason. Some things are just better done in a Co-Working Space.

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5 Reasons Why Co-Working Spaces Are Great For Your Next Event.

Nowadays it seems like a troublesome task finding the right venue for your next event may it be a corporate meeting or a private showcase. With the creation of Co-Working Spaces however in Malaysia, many options have been added to the list of venues available for event planners. Here are 5 Reasons why these Co-Working Spaces currently have the edge over their competition.


1) Cheap Cheap Cheap!?!?!

What most planners and businesses are looking for when it comes to venue is the price. Venues with a great space usually are established and thus have a bigger cost. However, since Co-Working Spaces are on the come up and a relatively new concept in Malaysia, prices for their venues are at a very competitive rate. If you are planning an event or meeting that has less than 100 people, it is advisable to search for your nearest Co-Working Space first as they would provide a better rate than established venues.


2) A year or an hour?

Whether you would like to use the space over a long span of time or only once, Co-Working Spaces provide the flexibility of planning events by not limiting you to any unnecessary commitments. Understanding the constraints of event planning in general, this means even if your event is only for a couple of hours or if you wish to hold weekly/monthly workshops, Co-Working Spaces usually allow you to host them without any hassle!


3) Just like Home

While most small companies decide to hold their meetings or events at cafe or home, there is no substitute for a more professional setting. Co-Working Spaces are usually disregarded as just offices for rent however this could not be any more false. These spaces cater to all types of people whether they wish to stay long or short term and as such contains state of the art facilities to help make sure your event goes smoothly. Whether it is a better sound system, a projection system or overall cleanliness; a Co-Working Space can provide something more that your home cannot.


4) Counting Connections

Speaking of which, Co-Working Spaces are basically bee hives for creativity and productivity. Many people come to a Co-Working Space are looking to either get their work done or find some inspiration. As such if you plan a public event at a Co-Working Space, you have already ensured yourself a diverse crowd of attendees who will provide their wide ranging of opinions and experiences. Whether you are working in the tech or fashion industry, there will always be someone in a Co-Working Space ready to connect with you


5) Ready for you

What’s great about Co-Working Spaces as opposed to other venues is that they are already waiting for you. Most of the meeting rooms and event spaces are already set up and filled with the amenities needed to make your next event great for you. By giving them a call, you can easily book your event or meeting on the fly as most Co-Working Spaces are flexible and willing to accommodate.


Wait no more! Start planning your next best event or meetings at a
local co-working space now!

Or contact us to book a FREE tour at Sandbox Space and we’ll show you how our event and meeting space can help you thrive professionally!