improveit!’s Q1 Business Improv Public Workshop

By | February 28th, 2017|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? [...]

Coffee & Conversation

By | February 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Join C&C in February as we link up at Catalyst Ranch, an amazing event space in Chicago, to bring you another edition of community building over a cup of coffee! Saturday, February 18, 2017 Catalyst Ranch 656 W Randolph St 10:00am-1:00pm (drop in any time) Coffee provided! Coffee & Conversation is a Chicago-based community of entrepreneurs and [...]

improve it! & Catalyst Ranch partner up for 2017

By | January 27th, 2017|Categories: Teambuilding, Uncategorized, Workshop|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Reason #17 to love this year: get 17% off an improve it! workshop and 17% off your room rental price (either half day or full day) when booked at Catalyst Ranch! Just make sure to book your workshop by March 31st, 2017 and get this once-a-year offer. Utilize improve it!’s out-of-the-box thinking and fun energy at one [...]

Ignite Theatre Presents Why Not Me

By | 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 [...]

Catalyst Ranch Anniversary Party!

By | November 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It's time for the Catalyst Ranch 14th Anniversary Party and you are invited! 2016 is the Year of the Monkey in Chinese culture, and we have been celebrating it all year by highlighting the Most Interesting People and events. This is the culmination of our year, and we would love for you to come celebrate the [...]

Ranch Hand Spotlight: Tatiana Green

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catalyst Ranch is staffed by an incredible team of quirky characters known as Ranch Hands. Ranch Hand Spotlight is an occasional blog series that invites you to take a sneak peek behind the scenes. Creative Juice readers please give a warm welcome to Ranch Hand Tatiana Green, who was recently promoted to Assistant Morning and Special [...]

February Giveaway Prize – The Artist Magnetic Poetry

By | February 24th, 2015|Categories: Create, Inspire|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here at Catalyst Ranch, we like to give away a unique prize every month to one lucky Ranch visitor! We're just generous like that! We provide toys, puzzles, and games in our meeting rooms to help clients ignite their imaginations and have the most productive offsite meeting ever! Sometimes the giveaway prize is an inspiring book [...]

Amazing Meeting Vendors, Resources & Experts Galore!

By | February 12th, 2015|Categories: Inspire, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever planned and executed a meeting and then wondered "Did I get my point across?" or "Why wasn't there any action afterwards?"  Have you ever attended a meeting and left with the feeling that you wasted your time? Now is your chance to find answers to your toughest meeting challenges.  We've partnered with the [...]

Finding the Funny in Unfunny Work Situations

By | February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome back, Creative Juice readers!  We are spotlighting different unique meeting vendors to give you a taste of who you’ll meet at the Creative Meeting Carnival on February 23 at Catalyst Ranch!  Today’s blog is from Julie Ostrow of Find the Funny! Have you ever worked in an environment where laughing was frowned upon? Have you ever worked [...]

The Art Institute of Chicago & Catalyst Ranch present Art-Work

By | January 29th, 2015|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Greyed Rainbow by Jackson Pollack, 1953 For the next few weeks, we are spotlighting a variety of our partner vendors and meeting enhancements to give you a taste of who you’ll meet at the second annual Creative Meeting Carnival at Catalyst Ranch on February 23!  Today, please welcome Brendan Sullivan!  Mr. Sullivan is a corporate creativity coach who helps organizational teams, [...]