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is a world – class
the ultimate in
At eOffice we are creating a new business In eOffice we encourage our clients
culture, providing the technology and to network, and welcome them to join
the surroundings to enable business eOffice groups at LinkedIn, Ning, Viadeo,
executives to change the way they work. YouTube, XING, Facebook and Twitter.
Our goal is to offer total flexibility and
convenience for our clients, making it Our network is global. We operate four
efficient and easy to do business in a centres in the UK (London, Manchester,
fast-moving environment. Bristol, and Birmingham) and are affiliated
with more than 100 exclusive business
We offer an innovative designer office centres in 32 countries under the eOffice
environment with advanced user-friendly eNetwork scheme.
technology for anyone who is looking for
a ready-made office solution with the We are proud that eOffice is Carbon
possibility of networking with like-minded Neutral and has recently received the
individuals. ultimate distinction in office space - BCO
Our clients can choose from a wide
range of options, from cost-effective eOffice is a great place to come to work!
“virtual offices” in one or multiple Kind regards
locations, where clients get a business Pier Mucelli
address and dedicated answering eOffice CEO and Founder
service, to pre paid hotdesking and fully
equipped workstations with Wi-Fi internet
connection, on a full time or temporary
In addition, eOffice centres are equipped
with Wi-Fi, video and telephone
conferencing, plasma screen TV in all
our state-of-the-art meeting/conference
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eOffice offers networked, collaborative working in a superb
environment, linking the four eOffices currently operational,
in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.
eOffice London opened its doors wants a ready-made office solution, paid hot desking, internet and
in 2002. “The concept of eOffice Wi-Fi broadband internet connection videoconferencing facilities, bookable
London came from my desire to have with the possibility of networking with by the hour or day; flexible office
a great office myself” says Pier Paolo like-minded individuals. space for individuals and companies
Mucelli, eOffice founder and CEO. Since its launch eOffice London from 1 to 20 people; break out
Completely open-plan, eOffice has attracted a lot of interest and areas; catering; secretarial services;
London is in a stunning building has been featured in major design networking events and parking at a
right in the heart of Soho, just a few magazines and TV programs as a new nearby city centre car park.
minutes’ walk from Oxford Circus model of workspace.
Address: 2 Sheraton Street London,
tube station. eOffice London provides virtual
eOffice London is an innovative office facilities including business
environment for anyone setting up address, mail forwarding, telephone
a business in central London who answering and messaging; pre
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eOffice unique 10,000 sq ft profound effect on organizational than an office, with designer furniture
workspace in Manchester is based culture and individual performance. from Kristalia and Hynch Milius,
around the three key elements of Design is strongly connected complemented by iconic images
design, technology and people. It is to business success, with clear of Manchester by leading graphic
aimed at individual entrepreneurs, evidence that Britain’s most artists.
start-ups and SMEs as well as successful companies are There’s a choice of meeting
national or even international using design to spur growth and rooms (all with plasma screens),
companies requiring a Manchester productivity. eOffice has collaborated ranging from an 88-seat theatre-style
presence, or meeting spaces without with leading IT, furniture and interior conference facility with the latest
the usual overheads associated with design specialists to create a audio-visual system, to smaller rooms
grade-A commercial property. stimulating and sociable environment suitable for one-to-one interviews.
According to its founder and CEO, with diverse mini ‘business districts’ In 2007 eOffice Manchester won
Pier Paolo Mucelli: “As the original under one roof. British Council of Offices Innovation
modern city, Manchester was the There are several self-contained Award.
obvious location for us to open. small offices and a spacious open-
Address: 1 Portland Street
The eOffice concept is innovative, plan area with Resolve workstations
Manchester, M1 3BE
adaptive and forward thinking, designed by Herman Miller, that
appealing to the diverse SME market can be arranged individually or in
- particularly the clusters, as required by clients – plus
creative and high-tech industries. ‘breakout’ spaces where members
We want to be part of the fast growth can enjoy a coffee while surfing the
service industry in the North West.” Wi-Fi network or browsing through
There has been a paradigm shift in lifestyle magazines and design
the design and culture of workplaces. books. The reception area looks more
Innovative workplaces have a like the lobby of a boutique hotel
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Just walking distance from The environment combines by the hour or day; flexible office
Birmingham’s New Street station fresh design, ergonomic furniture space for individuals and companies
within Norfolk House on Smallbrook and good natural light. A variety of from 1 to 20 people; shared kitchen
Queensway, eOffice Birmingham working areas are offered. There is a facilities; catering; secretarial
provides the ultimate in office Space. conference room capable of seating services; networking events and
Third to open, eOffice Birmingham 100 delegates; two boardrooms; four parking at a nearby city centre car
was awarded a BCO regional award in meeting rooms and two interview park.
Address: Smallbrook Queensway,
Designed to meet the aspirations eOffice Birmingham provides
Birmingham , B5 4LJ
and requirements of forward-thinking virtual office facilities including
businesses, eOffice Birmingham business address, mail forwarding,
places great emphasis on combining a telephone answering and messaging;
contemporary and beautifully designed pre paid hot desking, internet and
interior, with the latest technology. video conferencing facilities, bookable
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Unlike other serviced offices in closed offices for up to seven configured for private meetings of
Britain, eOffices are unique in people (fully air-conditioned, with four, up to board meetings of twelve,
themselves, with a highly finished designer furniture) to open-plan with with plasma data screens and
design reflecting their locality. For workstations in clusters of three, presentation materials, Illy coffee
example, Bristol’s eOffice features to promote interaction and synergy. machines and iced water. One is also
images of Brunel and his engineering Screens on these workstations equipped with full video conference
marvels. allow three individual desks, but facilities. The 100-seat conference
Bristol’s eOffice situated nearby can be removed for group working, room also has a data projector and
the busy Corn Street and Broadmead so even a small call centre can be wireless PA system, and can be
shopping centre, on the first floor of accommodated. With high speed configured as an auditorium or with
the imposing Prudential Buildings broadband and Wi-Fi throughout, a individual tables for delegates.
in Wine Street. With its striking swipe-card entry system allowing
Address: 11-19 Wine Street Bristol,
sofas, bright red lockers and plasma access to pre-paid hot-desking, and
screens, reception sets the tone for virtual offices for those who don’t
the rest of the premises. require a fixed desk, eOffice has
Its 100 workstations can be everything…
configured in many ways, from The six meeting rooms can be
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“85% Of executives expect
a Big rise in the nuMBer
wOrkers Over the next
5 years”. (a recent study by Boston consulting group)
in iBn 40% Of the wOrkfOrce
has nO Office at the cOMpany.
a third Of Managers in at&t
agiLent cLaiMs that their
virtuaL wOrkers cOst
the cOMpany 60% Less.
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eOffice (www.eoffice.net) has employed uproar design, a
second Life and web 2.0 specialist company (www.justMa.
co.uk), to collaborate on development of their business
presence in second Life.-
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Mark Alexander, the founder of worlds accessible to everyone,
Uproar Design, has invented an all- whether they are part of Second Life,
in-one Second-Life automated virtual or not.
conferencing system that enhances The system seamlessly fuses real
and compliments a real world eOffice and virtual world resources together
conferencing service. in a way that not only enhances
With the help of Uproar Design’s the reality of both, but also creates
expertise and in keeping with their a more compelling experience for
forward thinking mentality, eOffice has the audience in whatever way they
become the first company worldwide, choose to interact. Now you can
to offer facilities of this kind to their share video, stream webcam or audio,
clients. engage in VOIP share pictures, URLs
The eOffice automated virtual and/or collaborate on Documents,
conferencing system makes all in a virtual context, surrounded
the powerful multimedia and by virtual people and the attractive
communications potential of virtual surroundings of a virtual eOffice.
An interaction between two worlds Life for a more immersive and natural
occurs through the eOffice website’s feeling experience.
meeting point www.myeOffice.net). Booking is simple, just select
This is a fully interactive real-time your virtual venue and choose your
chat room where outside participants time slot. You can start adding rich
can engage in discussions within the multimedia resources instantly, in
virtual world of Second Life itself as preparation for your meeting. To learn
well as actively share and publish more about this facility go to: www.
their resources. Equally, real world myeOffice.net/?page=tour#.
events can open their doors to a
wider range of global participants,
taking part via the web or via Second
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BCO award eOffice eBlog
eOffice scooped last year’s BCO eOffice eBlog is a new platform for
National Innovation Award and a new exchanging great and innovative
Birmingham centre has now been ideas about design and workplaces.
judged the best small project in the Get connected, share your comments,
Midlands and East Anglia. place a new post and learn about all
Technology has dramatically the latest new office trends.
changed the way business is done Join the eOffice community today
in the 21st century and that drama on www.myeoffice.com
is playing out in new office design.
Serviced business centres are
becoming a serious alternative to
conventional space and eOffice has
pushed the boundaries even Judges
said: “An office revolution is being
driven by demand for new ways of
working and using space. eOffice
is a striking example of how space
is being used by vibrant start up
eOffice eNetwork connects more
than 100 exclusive business centres
located in 32 countries around the
world. All these business centres
have been carefully selected and
offer state-of-the-art facilities
equipped with the latest technology
and excellent professional services. eOffice Twitter
The eOffice eNetwork card will
Twitter is a social networking and
give you a priority access to these
micro-blogging free service that
centres and a nice 8% off on all
enables its users to send and read
your meeting/conference booking.
other users’ updates known as
Give business travelling a change
tweets. eOffice has now more than 1
and join eOffice eNetwork today.
000 followers that regularly connect
and exchange information.
Keep in touch with the eOffice
community on twitter, join us on www.
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