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Talk Turkey November with Ignite Chicago. . .

By | 2017-11-13T19:39:54+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's Talkalicious! Ignite Chicago November is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have a burning idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd. Speaking at Ignite is an unforgettable experience. You step up to the mic. Your palms sweat. You can hear the thump of your blood rushing. [...]

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End of Summer Means Ignite Chicago is Back!

By | 2017-09-01T15:24:50+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stand Up and Be Heard! Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have a burning idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd. Speaking at Ignite is an unforgettable experience. You step up to the mic. Your palms sweat. You can hear the thump of your blood [...]

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Don’t be an April Fool – Come to Ignite Chicago and Be Heard!

By | 2017-04-13T20:17:58+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have a burning idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd. Speaking at Ignite is an unforgettable experience. You step up to the mic. Your palms sweat. You can hear the thump of your blood rushing. Your voice cracks for [...]

Ignite Chicago is Making Your New Year Fun!

By | 2017-01-10T22:01:37+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have a burning idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd. Speaking at Ignite is an unforgettable experience. You step up to the mic. Your palms sweat. You can hear the thump of your blood rushing. Your voice cracks for [...]

Flip The Switch

By | 2017-04-27T13:22:50+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Categories: Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Welcome back guest blogger, Jon Wool!  Mr. Wool is the President and Owner of JHW Hospitality Consulting and one of the hospitality industry’s foremost experts. He is also the founder of the boutique catering company, Finesse Cuisine Catering and Events.  As a consultant, coach, and speaker, Jon has been applauded for his warmth, humor, and ability to [...]

Mikki Williams Returns 9/9!

By | 2017-04-27T13:23:14+00:00 August 29th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We're big fans of Mikki Williams here at Catalyst Ranch! In fact you may remember her from her event here back in May called "We Interrupt This Life To Bring You...". For those of you who couldn't make it out to that awesome workshop, Mikki is a multi-talentented, multi-hyphenate with big hair and even bigger ideas. [...]