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Work Space Matters. Ask Kira and Matt!

By |2019-04-04T12:03:35-05:00April 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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Breakfast and Beyond: A New Take!

By |2019-01-18T21:05:31-05:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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, [...]

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Socks & Shampoo Drive

By |2018-10-24T22:30:53-05:00November 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Catalyst Ranch welcomes guests & neighbors to donate items to our Socks & Shampoo Drive, benefiting Sarah's Circle, supporting homeless women and others.

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Catalyst Ranch’s Sweet 16 Anniversary Party!

By |2018-11-01T22:05:03-05:00November 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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Episode #4 Attack of The A/V Gremlins

By |2018-05-03T18:34:21-05:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creative Spaces, Creativity, Innovation, May, Meetings, Newsletter, Problem Solving, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Previously on The Digital Adventures of Pogo... The power of play is a wonderful thing. It sneaks up in your brain and coaxes out the child like imagination hiding within. Play is the key to productivity and innovation. The Attack of the A/V Gremlins! Featuring Professor Planner & Pogo After weeks of preparation, the big day [...]

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

By |2018-04-26T16:54:17-05:00March 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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Catalyst Ranch’s Latest Overcomer: Achieving Success Despite Circumstances

By |2018-04-26T16:54:18-05:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Employees, Inspire, July, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Catalyst Ranch's Latest Overcomer: Achieving Success Despite Circumstances by Drea Holland The road to obtaining my Masters degree was a long and often trying one. I often felt like quitting was a better option than sticking it out. There were so many times that I wanted to quit and give up, but I managed to push [...]

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Meet New Client Services Manager Aundrea Holland!

By |2018-04-26T16:54:20-05:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: April, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ranch Hand Spotlight Aundrea Holland gives us a peek behind the curtain this month as we learn about the newest member of our Client Services team. Name: Aundrea Holland Current Job Title: Client Services Manager Nickname(s): Drea, Red, Sconie, Dre-head…. There’s a lot. Favorite Color: Black and its many shades Favorite thing to do in Chicago: [...]

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The Creative World of Play with Corporate Event Interactive

By |2018-04-26T16:54:22-05:00December 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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Catalyst Ranch Anniversary Party!

By |2016-11-09T17:57:42-05:00November 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It's time for the Catalyst Ranch 14th Anniversary Party and you are invited! 2016 is the Year of the Monkey in Chinese culture, and we have been celebrating it all year by highlighting the Most Interesting People and events. This is the culmination of our year, and we would love for you to come celebrate the [...]