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Catalyst Ranch’s Sweet 16 Anniversary Party!

By |2018-10-18T20:01:59+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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Episode #5 Meeting Mix-In Magic

By |2018-06-04T21:17:39+00:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creative Spaces, Entrepreneurs, Facilitator, June, Meetings, Newsletter, Teambuilding, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Previously on The Digital Adventures of Pogo... One can never be over prepared for an activity. For when you least expect it, the unexpected can occur. Ranchhands to the rescue! Meeting Mix-In Magic! The energized sounds from the Polka Room were building to a dull roar. Inside, Deborah, the meeting planner, watched the attendees become fully [...]

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improve it! 2018 Q2 Business Improv Workshop

By |2018-03-06T17:56:04+00:00April 13th, 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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