• Where great minds meet.

     

    Where great minds meet.

  • find Peace and Quiet

    find Peace and Quiet

    your hideout awaits

  • Connect. Collaborate. Grow.

    Connect. Collaborate. Grow.

    Freelancers & Independents Unite

  • Get together, get it done.

    Get together, get it done.

    meeting rooms and events

  • Drop-in or Become a Member

    Drop-in or Become a Member

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Forum Coworking – Why Join Us?

Forum Coworking is West Loop Chicago’s executive coworking space. Our members value great amenities and location, superior technology, and no extra fees. Forum is located on the retail level at the corner of Lake & Carpenter Street, just one block from Morgan Station Green & Pink CTA “L” trains, a Divvy bike station, Restaurant Row, and Google’s new Chicago HQ.

We want you to feel at home while growing your business. All of our work spaces offer wired & WiFi internet (100Mbps), a desk phone, unlimited calling and some level of privacy. Become a member, and gain access to integrated services through our member community of technology, marketing, financial, legal and business development professionals.

Contact a Forum Ambassador today at +1.844.44FORUM (36786) or work@forumcoworking.com to set up a tour of our Chicago office space (limited memberships available).

Amenities & Services

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” -D. Carnegie

  • Segways

    Personal Transporters

    Yes, Segways.  To zip around West Loop future-style.  This members-only perk is sure to get the attention of, well, just about anybody.  Get lunch, run errands, or go for a joy ride.

  • Massage Chair

    relax your mind

    Nested in the Relaxation Room, this spaceship-like stress reliever is programmed with Swedish, tapping, Shiatsu, clapping, Thai, rolling, Chinese, heat, and air massages and smartphone & tablet integration.

  • Cloud Phone System (PBX)

    (8XX)-YOURNAME

    Your own enterprise-grade phone system with unlimited local & long distance calling, extensions, mailboxes and killer features such as voicemail-to-email with transcription, eFax, mobile app dialing, call forwarding and programmable virtual receptionist.

  • FREE Advertising

    Get noticed 1-block from Google

    One of Forum’s greatest benefits is derived from its ground-level retail location.  Members’ Brands’ are displayed 24×7 on our one-of-a-kind Brand Banner projection screen viewable on Lake St @ Carpenter Ave.

  • Restaurant Row

    World-class Dining

    Steps from world-renowned restaurants on Randolph St. & Fulton Market.  More dining options than you can visit in one year at one new space per week.

  • 100% Furnished

    Professionally designed

    Our newly built-out work spaces are designed to delight.  Feel at home in a turn-key space.  We want you to enjoy an upscale work space with no hassle or extra fees.

     

  • Super-fast Internet

    High-speed Internet

    A high speed, hard-line internet connection available to plug-in at every work space seat.  No caps on transfers, speeds up to 100Mbps.  Cisco-equipped networking and Wi-Fi.  Virtual Private Network (VPN) services available by request.

  • Concierge

    Ask us anything

    Forum’s center manager is here to help you with taxi & airport shuttle services, lunch & catering orders, restaurant reservations, driving and directions and member-specific accommodations.  If we can’t find something for you, we’ll find someone that can.

  • Chicago Business Address

    West Loop - 60607

    Get a business address in one of Chicago’s most excitable neighborhoods, West Loop.  Located in the heart of the Kinzie Corridor, 1 block from Google’s new Chicago headquarters.

  • Kitchen Café

    Coffee, Tea & H2O

    Forum comes outfitted with a commercial-brew Keurig coffee & tea maker.  Grounds roasted locally in Chicago by Headstash Roasting Co.  H2O is filtered for purity and taste (including ice maker).

  • Mail & Post Station

    Pack, wrap and ship

    Our work space supplies include a mail scale for USPS, FedEx and UPS mailings.  Bubble wrap, flat-fee boxes, tape and packing materials are all included.

  • Infrastructure

    Complete office & I.T.

    Executive Suites and Team Offices are equipped with a dedicated B/W laser printer to save trips to the copy machine.  Print, Scan, Fax to your hearts desire. Unlimited Local & Long-Distance calling for members and non-members.

  • Onsite IT Support

    Enginerds and tech-gurus

    Dedicated on-site IT support is accessible to Forum’s members, mostly for FREE.  With more expertise than just showing you how to get on the WiFi.

  • Community Events

    Host your event @ Forum

    A burgeoning event calendar comprised of community, member, and other learning and social events scheduled in the meeting space @ Forum.

  • Remote Workplace

    Travel seamlessly

    Remote dialing capabilities from your mobile phone, follow me feature rings an office, mobile and/or home phone one after another, or at the same time.

  • Dedicated Desks

    Semi-Private Work Space

    For those who want a semi-private, comfortable space where they can be productive. Whether you are a “proworking” professional or a contractor, our Dedicated Desks are an ideal solution for those who work in a hive.

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  • Semi-Private Spaces

    On-demand access

    For those who want a quiet, comfortable space where they can be productive working alongside like-minded individuals. Whether you are a traveling sales person or freelancer, our open spaces are an ideal solution for those who work solo, and need drop-in access for high output work.

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  • Conference Room

    Get together, get stuff done

    Equipped with cutting edge multimedia a/v technology, including big screen display, high-definition projector, IP 7000 conference phone, and 100Mbps internet connectivity, that will help you make a powerful impact.

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  • Virtual Offices

    Be a virtual office ninja

    A variety of virtual office options. We offer Chicago business addresses, secure 24/7 mailbox access, business phone systems, access to the conference room, coworking spaces, and amenities.

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  • Executive Suites

    Privacy & comfort achieved

    Perfect for entrepreneurs, small teams, and start-ups who need a dedicated, professional space. Our suites not only offer privacy and comfort, but also provide a complete office an­­d I.T. infrastructure, freeing you to focus on getting things done.

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  • Just Good People

    doing their thing

    Forum is a members-only work space.  This translates to a community of like-minded guys and gals centered on helping themselves and one another drive the small-business revolution.

Coworking is changing the way we work

Enjoy this 10 minute TED talk presentation from Amarit (Aim) Charoenphan at TEDx Chiang Mai in 2013. He helps people realize their dreams and become more successful start-ups, entrepreneurs, and freelancers through the best coworking spaces, as well as events, education and media.