Catalyst Ranch is Chicago's most creative Meeting and Special Events Space.

Ignite Theatre Presents Why Not Me

By | 2016-11-02T20:55:38+00:00 December 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Presents Based on Chicago writer/actress Jen Bosworth's real-life experiences, the wry, energetic, comedic performance reveals the humorous gaffes and tribulations of her days as an actress living in Los Angeles and her return to Chicago as sickness and cancer engulf her family, while, at the same time, popular singer Jack White invades her nightly dreams as [...]

Ignite Theatre Presents the kates

By | 2016-10-24T18:18:51+00:00 November 12th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Presents   the kates provide an intimate night of comedy different from anything you’ll see at a typical Chicago club or late night bar.  Our mission is to showcase talented and hilarious female identified performers by creating inclusive and positive environments; This encourages artists to express their comic point of view in unique and non-apologetic ways - From darkly [...]

improve it!’s Q4 Business Improv Public Workshop

By | 2016-10-17T18:35:18+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you a business professional who would like to learn creative techniques to think more quickly on your feet during a meeting or at a presentation? Are you a leader or manager looking to enhance collaboration across your team? Are you the type of person who is always trying to be the best version of yourself? [...]

Do You Really Know Thoughtly Crew?

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:31+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brainstorm, Consultants, Creative, Innovation, Inspire, Interviews, Meet, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

We sat down with Holly Birnbaum, one of the founders of Thoughtly Crew, to ask about Creative Thinking Agents, consumer market research groups, and partnering with Catalyst Ranch.  Here's what she said!   Who is Thoughtly Crew? Thoughtly Crew, the world's first independent pool of creative consumers, was launched in 2005 by Holly Birnbaum, Scott Cheney [...]

September Coloring Book Calendar 2016

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:32+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Categories: Art, Calendar, Catalyst Ranch, Creative, Creativity, Design, September, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hover over the coloring book calendar page then click the magnifying glass to print your September 2016 calendar. Color it in and post it to our Facebook page for a chance to win a nifty prize!

Meeting Tip of the Week for August 30th

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:32+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Categories: Brainstorm, Catalyst Ranch, Create, Creative, Creativity, Innovation, Meetings, Puzzles, Teambuilding, Tip of the Day, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Using Puzzles to Build Your Team If you are looking to capitalize on the Pokemon Go craze but don't want to fall off a cliff while on your phone, a great place to look is The Mystery League.  #Crain's Chicago Business just highlighted Sandor Weisz and his brainchild company, touting the benefits of people working together [...]

improve it!’s Q3 Business Improv Public Workshop

By | 2016-07-19T20:02:43+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Are you a business professional who would like to learn creative techniques to more effectively communicate your ideas?Are you a leader or manager looking to enhance collaboration across your team? Are you the type of person who is always trying to be the best version of yourself? Most importantly, are you the kind of person who [...]