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#RanchStyle Spotlight: The Wardrobe Trunk

By |2019-06-04T17:23:05-06:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creative Spaces, Creativity, Design, Inspire, Meetings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This week we bring to you a new story feature on our Creative Juice Blog: The #RanchStyle Spotlight! We'll highlight one of the many unique pieces of furniture and décor that go into making our singular, Catalyst Ranch #creativeenvironment and get the inside scoop on its origin and Ranch history as told by some of our [...]

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Fundraisers and More: Putting Parties Together!

By |2019-05-16T14:45:32-06:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creative Spaces, Employees, Events, Fundraisers, Interviews, Meet, Special Events, Weddings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You probably know what our main line of business is hosting corporate and nonprofit meetings. What you may not already know is that we host a variety of celebrations and special events, too. And when it comes to fundraisers, our #vibrantvenue is the perfect environment for impressing donors and engaging supporters. Get to know our Social [...]

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Work Space Matters. Ask Kira and Matt!

By |2019-04-04T12:03:35-06:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Creative Spaces, Employees, Interviews, Meet, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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, [...]

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CHI thee WED’s The Wedding March: OPEN HOUSE

By |2019-02-22T13:20:37-06:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CHI thee WED's The Wedding March: OPEN HOUSE-style wedding showcase touring 10 venues in Chicago's West Loop!

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Episode #2: What is This Bird Even Doing Here?

By |2018-04-26T16:54:17-06:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Brainstorm, Catalyst Ranch, Creative, Creative Spaces, Creativity, Events, Innovation, Inspire, Meeting Tip, Meetings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Previously on The Digital Adventures of Pogo... Pogo and Eva teamed up to break out of their cubicle blues and into the world of creativity. We learned what an impact a creative environment can have on a person and the potential it can unlock in a meeting. Having escaped Mr.Whitewalls, Eva and Pogo founded Catalyst Ranch [...]

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5 Ways to Brighten Your Work Space

By |2018-04-26T16:54:20-06:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: March, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

5 ways to brighten your work space by Kim Jean Time and again we hear the bubbling excitement of voices approaching the elevator on their way out after a successful day of meetings at Catalyst Ranch. The sound of laughter, overhearing meeting attendees talk about the surroundings, how many ideas they’ve generated, how productive they’ve been [...]

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Your Own Plastic Recycling Workshop!

By |2018-04-26T16:54:22-06:00January 4th, 2017|Categories: Create, Entrepreneurs, January, Teach, Uncategorized, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"In case you didn't notice. . " Everywhere you go, grocery stores are using less plastic bags, companies are reducing the use of plastic in their water and soda bottles, and eco-friendly companies are finding new ways to transport their products. The next logical question for someone concerned with the well-being of the planet and his or [...]

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The Creative World of Play with Corporate Event Interactive

By |2018-04-26T16:54:22-06:00December 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 [...]

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