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

Catalyst Ranch’s Latest Overcomer: Achieving Success Despite Circumstances

By | 2017-07-06T16:58:41+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Employees, Inspire, July, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Catalyst Ranch's Latest Overcomer: Achieving Success Despite Circumstances by Drea Holland The road to obtaining my Masters degree was a long and often trying one. I often felt like quitting was a better option than sticking it out. There were so many times that I wanted to quit and give up, but I managed to push [...]

Meet New Client Services Manager Aundrea Holland!

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:26+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: April, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 Nickname(s): Drea, Red, Sconie, Dre-head…. There’s a lot. Favorite Color: Black and its many shades Favorite thing to do in Chicago: [...]

The Creative World of Play with Corporate Event Interactive

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:28+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Categories: Entrepreneurs, Events, Innovation, Interviews, Problem Solving, Puzzles, Teambuilding, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jodi Whitlock of Corporate Event Interactive tells us about how their team got started, where she likes to vacation (don't forget the wine!) and what's coming up for CEI. What made you get into this business? CEI began as a traditional event planning company. We quickly discovered an affinity for the teambuilding and interactive part of [...]

Catalyst Ranch Anniversary Party!

By | 2016-11-09T17:57:42+00:00 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 | 2017-04-27T13:22:43+00:00 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 [...]

Ranch Hand Spotlight: Adrienne Catlett

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:49+00:00 March 26th, 2015|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Inspire, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catalyst Ranch, Chicago’s most creative meeting venue, is staffed by a incredible team of quirky characters known as Ranch Hands.  Creative individuals are drawn to Catalyst Ranch’s colorful workspace, diverse clientele, and co-workers of similar sensibility. Ranch Hand Spotlight is an occasional blog series that invites you to take a sneak peek behind the scenes at the [...]

Ranch Hand Spotlight: Kristin Dabrowski, Special Events & Sports Superstar

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:51+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catalyst Ranch, Chicago’s most creative meeting venue, is staffed by a incredible team of quirky characters known as Ranch Hands.  Creative individuals are drawn to Catalyst Ranch’s colorful workspace, diverse clientele, and co-workers of similar sensibility. Ranch Hand Spotlight is an occasional blog series that invites you to take a sneak peek behind the scenes at the [...]

Coffee Mug Personality Test

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:52+00:00 October 16th, 2014|Categories: Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Catalyst Ranch, the first creative meeting venue in Chicago, many of the Ranch hands begin their day with a cup of coffee or tea. We are lucky that we don’t need to stop at a coffee shop on the way to work because the some of the best coffee in the city is waiting for [...]

Ranch Hand Spotlight: Yando Lopez

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:55+00:00 July 28th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Inspire, Interviews, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catalyst Ranch, Chicago’s most creative meeting venue, is staffed by a talented team of quirky characters known as Ranch Hands.  Individuals who have artistic leanings are drawn to Catalyst Ranch’s colorful workspace, diverse clientele, and co-workers of similar sensibility. That’s why you’ll find that every Ranch Hand leads a full life filled with an array of [...]

Wrap Your Head Around This: Games for Neuroplasticity!

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:56+00:00 July 17th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Inspire, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Catalyst Ranch, the original creative meeting venue located in Chicago’s West Loop, we take play pretty seriously.  Games are part of the landscape here at the Ranch.  Board games, card games, and puzzles adorn the book shelves around the perimeter of each room.  Sometimes our Monthly Giveaway Prize is a challenging puzzle or funky desktop [...]