Friends of WE

Our Friends are Your Friends!

Part of WE’s mission is to align and leverage workplace knowledge globally, and as such we are delighted to partner with other workplace organizations. Through partnerships with the following groups, WE’ve negotiated perks you won’t find anywhere else. Enjoy and feel free to recommend other groups to join the Friends of WE!

Friends of WE is lead and run by Bob Fox and Michelle Weiss of Work Design Magazine. Founder and CEO of FOX Architects, Bob Fox is the Publisher and Co-Founder of Work Design Magazine. Michelle Weiss, coordinator and logistical planner of Friends of WE, is responsible for the daily operations of Work Design Magazine.


Work Design Digital Magazine explores places that inspire human achievement by publishing thought provoking articles, profiles of game changing & legendary products, and innovative video & written case studies, plus hosting in-person experiences and intimate panel discussions (called TALKS). Our meaningful content helps executives to be knowledgeable on highly relevant, global workplace issues while also being invaluable resources to their clients. As a WE member, you will automatically get a subscription to the highly relevant weekly enewsletter plus you’re invited to join us in person for an upcoming event here ; simply use the promotional code: FOWEVIP at the time of registration for a special discounted ticket.



DisruptHR is an information exchange designed to energize, inform and empower people in the HR field.  With events held in multiple cities around the world, DisruptHR is a event series that shakes things up, changes how people think, and leaves audience inspired. Whether an HR professional, a CEO, a technologist, a community leader – and you’ve got something to say about talent, culture or technology – Disrupt is the place. As a WE member, check out the From Conversation to Commitment video series here for immediate inspiration!”


WORKTECH is an international forum that looks at the implications of convergence between the worlds of technology, real estate, work and the workplace. WORKTECH speakers are leading international thinkers, industry strategists and radical visionaries. Their global conference series is held in 17 cities and offers the opportunity to join senior professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management, architecture, design and professional advisers to further knowledge and share best practices. BONUS! As a WE member, you will receive an exclusive discount on tickets to WORKTECH NY, LA and San Francisco, along with e-mail reminders. Click here for May 1st LA Click here for MAY 9th NYC discounts!!


Future Workplace is an HR exclusive network and research firm focused on the future of learning and working. The firm operates the Future Workplace Network, a consortium of Fortune 1000 member organizations who use Future Workplace research and insights to future proof their learning and talent strategies. The firm hosts regular webinars and an intimate, interactive two-day program for 100+ Senior HR leaders on the Future of Learning and Working. As a WE member, stay tuned for a special discount.

Work Rebooted asks: How will the next industrial revolution reshape the world of work? For business and people leaders – globalization, technological advances, shifting demographics, AI and workforce automation, stratified workforce expectations and the near extinction of the linear learning path to employment are presenting us with a unique and exciting landscape to navigate. We are the makers of the future and what we do next matters. WE members are invited to join Work Rebooted, on February 25-27, 2019 in San Francisco. This summit is touted as the “do not miss” national summit of the year for anyone who is creating a sustainable, diverse and agile workforce to meet bottom line business objectives rolling out now.  Learn to access elements of design and futures thinking to find hidden talent, reveal untapped employment pathways, create amazing employee experiences, sustainably augment your workforce, and align your brand and culture.

As a WE member, register here before January 31st and apply priority code WE40 at registration to yield a 40% reduced registration.