Eureeka! It’s official, we have officially launched our Co-labs Coworking flag ship space at The Starling Mall, in the bustling Damansara Uptown vicinity. This coworking space marks Co-labs foray into setting up a flagship Petaling Jaya coworking space spanning 20,000 square feet and also the second co-working space by Paramount Coworking, a subsidiary of our parent company Paramount Corporation Berhad.
The entire space was decorated with accents of silver & teal inspired by the theme “lab-experiment”, synonomous with Co-labs DNA of collaboration and a laboratory of all sorts. Guests were in for a treat with curated activities included DIY slime, terrarium making & tile calligraphy.
Attendees had a choice to attend either a wellness workshop on “Unlocking Key Practices of Leadership” by Lululemon Malaysia’s Joelah Charles or a panel discussion on sustainable diversity featuring our very own Benjamin Teo, Brian Tan - Co-founder and CEO of FutureLab, Audrey Ling - CEO of Next Academy & Ashley SueLyn - President of Lean In Malaysia. The entire discussion was mediated by Nadiah Hanim Latif from Opis.
What is a launch party without a lucky draw? Our giveaways totalled at a whopping RM180,000 !! Big thanks to our sponsors Dinner in the Sky, Ministry of Burn, Aster Spring, Tanamera, Fort Gym, Lazada, MBO, ChiX, Hungry Brothers, Somerset, The Embassy, Futurelab, Plane in the City, Mon Space, Salad Atelier, Double D Plategic, Bonfire, Ryokan, Zen Rooms, Japan IPL , NinjaVan, Krispy Kreme & Corvan. Vendor booths were held by our partners include Pun’s Ice Cream, Aster Spring & ChiX.
During our launching ceremony, our director Benjamin Teo expressed that the space is designed with lush greenery coupled with accents of 200-year-old and upcycled Chengal wood furnishing sourced from an old shoe factory in Klang. Benjamin added, “Take our partnership with FutureLab for example, it’s a social learning platform that connects mentees to mentors. One of the main pain points for any entrepreneur nowadays is they may not have the support system, they might not have a full understanding of human resources or finance and the list goes on.”