Chicago’s Most Creative
Meeting and Event Space!

Studies have proven that with a creative environment your meeting or special event can soar to new heights! Catalyst Ranch is by far the most creative and unique venue you will find in Chicago. We have been hosting large conference groups, small meetings, weddings, corporate parties, focus groups, bar and bat mitzvahs, and more since 2002. Come see what an impact the right environment can make on your meeting or special event.

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Special Events

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Why a Creative
Space Matters

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Workshops &
Public Events

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Our Space + Your Meeting or Event = SHAZAM!

We did the math and figured out that after 13.5 years there have been:

Clients Inspired
Minds Blown
Ideas Generated

Some of our happy clients…


“Catalyst Ranch is a spectacular venue. . . You immediately get people’s brains in motion, and that has led to very productive meetings for us. . . the staff is always pleasant and helpful. We’ve thrown lots of curve balls, and every single employee hits them out of the park.”

Kurt Vanderah, Gaspedal


“The whole team at Catalyst Ranch made for a stress-free wedding planning process … All of our guests were pleasantly surprised by how unique our wedding was. Everyone especially let loose with the built-in photo booth where they could really show their true colors … I would recommend this place for couples who want a unique experience that reflects their quirky personalities. ”

Crystal, Yelp! Review


“I couldn’t have asked for a better group to have on-site – so hands on down to every detail, all while doing it with a smile on their face. It was truly a pleasure to work with such a dedicated and talented team.
I hope there will be more opportunities in the future to work together. ”
Dorian Trachtman, The New Yorker