Jul 20, 2016


By jfry


A POP UP SHOP
CONCEPTPT.02

Some staff suggestions for locations where they’d like see a pop up shop.

With the idea of a pop up shop already in our staff’s psyche we decided to let them go wild and pick some houses in cities that they’d like to live in.

There were some pretty fun pop up spaces suggested. For the most part it just validated that we're all on the same page and looking for similar work/travel experiences.


Jfry Craig, Calgary Creative Director Jfry Craig
 Creative Director


Montreal.
I think it would be fun to spend a summer back in Montreal getting to speak another language and enjoying all the downtown festivals.
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/10089937
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/8459187 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/8597258

Puerto Vallarta. Who doesn't want to walk on the beach everyday and listen to the waves break? There's really affordable direct flights from Calgary and I'd love to travel that part of the world on weekends.
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/35970 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/6415803 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/4829516


Johan Denooij, Calgary interactive director Johan Denooij
 Digital Director


Victoria, Vancouver, Ottawa.

Canadian dollars and infrastructure. Same time zone. Easy to get to. Less culture change and more likely to actually get some work done.


Cuba. There's music on the corner, old cars, baseball, hikes, old buildings, dance, beaches and sun! It will be cool to see the city as it is where you don't see Starbucks or McDonald signs! 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/6746674 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/7125266 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/10453838


 Mikayla Salmond
 Copy & Social


Whistler.
Living up to your chin in the mountains would be picturesque, with opportunities for snowboarding/skiing, and they've got a great tourist center to wander on days off.
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/5957995 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/6899408 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/10616600

San Diego. Seaworld! San Diego Zoo! We could meet Sean (from the penguin exhibit) in REAL LIFE! Gaslamp Quarter! There's a beach, and will be very warm - nothing but flip flops and tank tops. And bottoms I guess. 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/7460904 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/4173794 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/4268523


 Chad Payne
 Developer


Vancouver.
Great city, not far away, has beaches for afterwork.

Victoria. Nice city, haven't been there recently.

Kelowna. It's close. there are beaches.


 Darren Cook
 Media Buyer


San Francisco.
So many things and places to see and explore. 
https://www.vrbo.com/352966
https://www.vrbo.com/268710
https://www.vrbo.com/353412


 Hannah Reichbart
 Project Mangement & Social

Nicaragua. Also, never been. Looks amazing, whether staying at a ritzy beach house or a tiny cabana. 
https://www.vrbo.com/595949 
https://www.vrbo.com/3530340ha  
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/846334

 

New York. I have never been there, but have always dreamed of spending the fall in Brooklyn. So many things to do in the city that never sleeps! I love to do a tour for funny, weird niche restaurants. plus ITS NEW YORK!
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/6594861
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/298073
https://www.vrbo.com/500632



 Mike Quinn
 Developer

I'm not a huge location guy and the places I could think of were already mentioned, so here are a couple secluded spots that would foster a (unique) quiet environment for work and offer an escape from the city.
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/1913546 
https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/224977


Mac The Knife!
Intern

Clearwater Florida. A really great little beach-town on the Gulf side of Florida. Very chill town with nice white sandy beaches and crystal clear blue ocean. Also very close to Tampa Bay and Orlando, with Miami being a few hours away. 
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/396675
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/8615786


Seattle.
Relatively close to Calgary (within driving distance for sure), beaches, music, nightlife and hipsters. What more could you want. It is different enough from Calgary to be interesting but not too different where you could get culture shock.
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/5682316
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/9097474
https://www.airbnb.ca/rooms/12083690


If you're considering a pop up:

Here's an interesting list of the 17 Best Cities to Live Cheaply from Flightfox that breaks down some interesting locations into easily digestible dashboards.

Posts in this series:

Part 01, pop up concept explained
Part 02, where the staff would like to go

 


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