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365 Days in Other Numbers: Our 2018 in Review!

By |2018-12-11T21:25:55+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, December|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Reflection and Thanks: #RanchSweet16

By |2018-11-09T16:59:28+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Anniversary Party, Events, November|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Catalyst Ranch’s Sweet 16 Anniversary Party!

By |2018-11-01T22:05:03+00:00November 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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!

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Lunch & Learn: How to Create the Perfect Meeting Energizer!

By |2018-10-10T15:43:33+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catalyst Ranch continues its series of quarterly lunch-hour workshops focused on the ins and outs of Meeting Planning with Lunch & Learn: How to Create the Perfect Meeting Energizer! The Energizer is the secret weapon to shake things up and add a twist to the proceedings, and consultant and facilitator Kortney Peagram, Ph.D., can help you master the art of it all.

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Ignite Chicago at Catalyst Ranch in October

By |2018-09-04T17:03:19+00:00October 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ignite Chicago Returns to Its Usual Haunt The Sheer Volume of Ideas is SPOOKY!   Ignite Chicago at Catalyst Ranch in October 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. [...]

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Chicago Ideas Week: Redefining Being Human in a Tech-Centered World

By |2018-10-02T21:00:51+00:00October 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Chicago Ideas returns to Catalyst Ranch to host one of their interactive Labs as part of Chicago Ideas Week: Redefining Being Human in a Tech-Centered World. Through games, self-reflection, brainstorming, and other hands-on activities, Gustavo Razzetti will explore how humans and technological innovations can collaborate rather than compete.

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improve it! 2018 Q4 Business Improv Workshop

By |2018-09-18T19:34:14+00:00October 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catalyst Ranch welcomes back this 2018 Chicago Innovation Award nominee with the improve it! 2018 Q4 Business Improv Workshop! 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 [...]

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Lunch&Learn: How to Create a Perfect Meeting Agenda!

By |2018-09-04T17:15:56+00:00September 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lunch&Learn: How to Create a Perfect Meeting Agenda! with Dr. Sarah Schneider, the first of a quarterly series of lunch-hour workshops from Catalyst Ranch.

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Make Your Meeting Greener: Remember your R’s

By |2018-09-13T19:54:01+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Green, Meeting Tip, Tip|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are the authority on everything Meetings- and Events-related because we know how to get the most out of bringing people together. We have people in mind all the time, but there is unending list of things and objects that go into gathering those people. From name badges to paper handouts and beyond, so much material waste [...]

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improve it! 2018 Q3 Business Improv Workshop

By |2018-06-11T21:28:49+00:00June 19th, 2018|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? [...]

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