A note for our Chicagoland business community: We know there's a lot that's in flux right now with postponed and cancelled travel. But we want you to know we've got your back. Your business doesn't have to miss a beat. Though out-of-town engagements have been scrapped, that important work can still be accomplished at a destination [...]
We are known around Chicago as the place for team building. We're sort of a big deal. Groups don't just come to Catalyst Ranch to do amazing ice-breakers and exercises. That's only part of it. What's more is that we offer a wide selection of Meeting Mix-Ins and Add-Ons: We've vetted a number of outstanding third [...]
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 [...]
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.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yeah yeah, that’s old news. What's NEW is how easy it is to make breakfast your own. The customizable, individualized breakfast trend is available at Catalyst Ranch too, now more than ever! With Spring in full swing, we’re ushering in a new season of breakfast options. That’s [...]
improve it! 2019 Q2 Business Improv Morning Workshop--In our quarterly public workshop, improve it! will teach you the healing powers of improv for the workplace.
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, [...]
Are you thinking about food RIGHT. THIS. SECOND? Probably. At this point with nutrition and meal-related advertising coming at you from all angles, you’d be hard-pressed not to have your diet on your mind. How soon is Lunch? Am I hydrated? Was that bagel the best choice? Did I make a wrong move? How much longer [...]
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 [...]