Who can greet, manage, give tours, make coffee and activate your community all with on smile on their face and a great attitude? Well these folks!!
Lori is a Community Manager, Community Builder, and People Person. She is driven to accelerate the social engagement of various personalities with measurable results by creating a cohesively communal environment. While collaborating with culturally diverse members and strengthening their social interaction, Lori helps members form lifelong friendships in a spotless facility as the aroma of coffee fills the air.
“Never a dull moment in Pac Sunnyvale” is a frequently heard phrase as Lori and Lauren help members with their business needs, and diligently plan and execute fantastic socials, including Fitbit Walks, Friday Movies, Food Spreads, Wine Tasting, and Round Table Discussions.
I call my mind Disneyland,” Campbell says. “I think of the craziest things to do and our coworking members and office members are onboard with my madness.” She advises letting members suggest events for the community and explains that one of the most fun community-building things they’ve done was a mannequin challenge, which was suggested by a member. Plans are in the works for a 1970s disco party, another idea suggested by a member.
For her community, Campbell has found that members prefer surprise socials and traditional holiday socials to regular networking events, such as weekly happy hour. “The socials give them something to look forward to without burning them out,” she says.
“We go the whole nine yards with celebrations,” says Campbell. For example, the team decorated the entire common area for the community’s Cinco de Mayo social. “It seems over the top, but members love it.”
For one social, a member prepared dosa, which is an Indian pancake that’s rolled like a taco. For an upcoming Culture of Celebration day in the space, Campbell encourages members to walk in another person’s shoes by wearing traditional clothing from a culture different from one’s own.
We have constant reminders about things,” says Campbell. “When members walk in the door, we remind them that we have a social coming up and we encourage them to take out their phone and put it on their calendar so they don’t forget. We do have some introverted members who are very shy, and we have some coworking members who work from midnight to 7 a.m., so we make a point of letting them know we have a social coming up and asking them to join us.”
In a recent poll, our members unanimously agreed Pac Sunnyvale is a “zero-stress environment”.