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Creative Juice Blog 2017-07-19T19:02:31+00:00

Intern Veronika Hunter on US-New Zealand Differences

In my life, I’ve constantly noted, with private and sometimes public amusement, that I’m a “perpetual foreigner.” Born and raised in the “least New Zealand” city in New Zealand (at least, to the rest of [...]

Meet Our Preferred Vendor, Moto Guild

Build a Motorcycle to Build Your Team! Bike Build Chicago, from Preferred Vendor Moto Guild, is the perfect out-of-the-box experiential learning, team-building activity to motivate, empower, and create camaraderie among your employees.  The event is [...]

Meet New Client Services Manager Aundrea Holland!

Ranch Hand Spotlight Aundrea Holland gives us a peek behind the curtain this month as we learn about the newest member of our Client Services team. Name: Aundrea Holland Current Job Title: Client Services Manager [...]

Cecilia From Heartfelt Catering on Minority Status Certification

  Our preferred weekend catering partner, Heartfelt Catering, recently received minority certification from the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council. Owner, Chef Cecelia Hamilton, tells us what inspired her to seek the certification, and how easy [...]

Winning Formula to Ace a Meeting or Event

This is not another article about meetings and events! Well, yes, I guess it is but it’s not just another article about meetings and events. So read on. This article is about the winning formula [...]

3 Big, Easy Tips for a Green Meeting

  Believe it or not, for an industry that is all about people and forging connections between them, the Meeting and Event industry generates a lot of waste. From all the handouts, to the food [...]

Kelly From Our New Partner, Scafuri Bakery!

  Name: Kelly Lynch   Name of your Company: Scafuri Bakery     Tell us about your business and its history or a story of inception. Scafuri Bakery was started by my great great grandfather [...]