Welcome to our April news where we will be filling you in on all of the latest developments within PLATF9RM.
We now have 200 members and counting! This is so exciting and shows how strong the co-networking community in Brighton is. We’ve also officially signed the lease for Floor 5 in Tower Point, taking on another 6000 square feet that will include more meeting rooms, phone booths and space that can be used for co-working or as dedicated event space for up to 60 people
PLATF9RM members will be able to make full use of the expanded area and move between floors as they wish (so if upstairs is busy and you need some quieter head space, just head downstairs). Private offices for 2-6 people are available but 12 of the 21 new offices have already been reserved (woo-hoo!) so be sure to register interest in our new floor by emailing Emilie & Leanne. The space is due to open mid June.
At the end of March, we saw MPB join us with a team of 22 taking the last private office. MPB are a marketplace for trading used cameras and lenses with offices in Brighton and New York, so if you’d got an old Nikon gathering dust in a drawer, these are the guys to speak to
Earlier this month we were delighted to see Lucy Sherston paint her tropical murals on the walls of our Red and Orange Meeting Rooms. They’ve brought the spaces to life, and we hope will keep our members from nodding off during those long Friday afternoon meetings (it’s okay: we all do it). You can see a time lapse of Lucy creating the murals on Lucy's Instagram taken by Emilie.
Meeting rooms are available to be booked for members and non-members and you can now do it directly through our website.
Our monthly social takes place on the last Thursday of the month, and March’s was a smash so thanks to all who came down and created those good start-of-spring vibes. As ever, Brighton Gin supplied the plonk for our G&T’s,whilst the vegan beer from Brighton Bier helped get those co-networker tongues wagging. Our fave Amy Brown of CULT MILK was back again to finish off the faces on the Red Meeting Room window, whilst the interactive Drawful and QuickQuip games proved popular (and increasingly NSFW) as the evening went on. Photos from the event are on Facebook.
Our new morning event Cereal* Filler kicks off on Monday 15th May. *cereal will be provided
You’re never too old for an Easter Egg hunt, as we discovered by the fevered reaction to our ‘Ready, Eggy, GO’ hunt on the 11th April. Our chick and bunny races* were also well-received by all and brought out a competitive side in some of you that we hadn’t seen before. Make sure you check out the Facebook Live video we took of the good-natured chaos that ensued.
*not real chicks and bunnies, sadly. But if anyone knows a farm where we can do that next year, we’re THERE.
If you haven’t had a chance to visit PLATF9RM, don’t hesitate to contact us to arrange a tour, we really hope to see you soon.