Catalyst Ranch continues its series of lunch-hour workshops focused on the ins and outs of Meeting Planning with Lunch & Learn: How to Activate Leadership! Consultant and Coach Jackie Sloane guides planners and facilitators through finessing a meeting to maximize the activation of your attendees' leadership.
CreativeMornings' FieldTrip series presents: Strategic Decision Making. Dr. Benjamin Ritter facilitates. It’s easy to become overwhelmed with the decisions you have to make. Too often you either don’t decide anything or do too much. Either way, you are left stressed and exhausted. This workshop will include some time to get to know other attendees, and will discuss a decision making strategy that you can use to stay motivated and efficiently work toward your goals, and if implemented enough, can eventually become a habit.
We don’t know for sure, but we’re guessing there hasn’t ever been an alien invasion or intergalactic supervillain threatening the Meetings Industry, but just in case, we’re ready with our own team of superheroes, who know first hand that your work space matters. In February, we DOUBLED our roster of Client Service Managers when our veteran, [...]
What's on your meeting's agenda? A welcome address, introductions. Maybe a get-to-know-you activity. Presentations followed by a few blocks of break-out groups. But what agenda items make your meeting unique and experiential? If that piece is missing, you lose a valuable method of ensuring your attendees remember this event and retain its content. That's why we've [...]
LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois: Inclusion on the Rise. LGBT Chamber hosts a panel to discuss topics in the Diversity and Inclusion arenas.
Ignite Chicago at Catalyst Ranch in January
We’ve got new tricks up our sleeve for our clients! One of the things we truly all got behind at our 2019 Strategic Planning sessions was the priority to bring even more healthy and natural items to all aspects of our food service, including our breakfast, lunch and snack offerings. Get ready to see plenty of nut mixes, [...]
Unbelievable! 2018 is almost over. What a year we’ve had here at Catalyst Ranch, including one heck of a #RanchSweet16 Anniversary Party. We are so very grateful and thankful to you for choosing us as your preferred venue for meetings and events. Because of you we’ve had another inspiring, invigorating, energizing year. And we thought you [...]
We wax reminiscent after celebrating our Anniversary... It's a time for Reflection and Thanks: #RanchSweet16! What do you remember about your 16th birthday? Was there a tremendous party chronicled by MTV's My Super Sweet 16? Did you have an intimate family gathering? We had both! Sort of. This past Monday we threw a party that we've been [...]
Catalyst Ranch's Sweet 16 Anniversary Party happens Monday November 5! Family, Friends and Fans are all welcome for this FREE celebration of our years of hosting Creativity and Innovation and Festivities here in Chicago's West Loop!