Today we're having a FlashBack Friday and returning to our great friend MJ Ernst—truly one of our Catalyst Ranch family. Back in December 2015, we blogged an interview with this multi-hyphenate artist as we debuted the gorgeous Catalyst Ranch 2016 Coloring Book Calendar she illustrated for us.And what an apropos #FBF too, since she'll be leading two [...]
LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois: Inclusion on the Rise. LGBT Chamber hosts a panel to discuss topics in the Diversity and Inclusion arenas.
Ignite Chicago at Catalyst Ranch in January
This week we bring a blog entry from our very own Client Services Manager for Special Events, Drea Holland! Drea is Chicago born and raised, so she's a pro at knowing what extra special local flavor is available for a client's celebration, be it food highlighting regional flavors, guests accommodations at a singularly new-Chicago hotel, or [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
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. [...]
Thoughts on the movie Christopher Robin from our founder Eva Niewiadomski, exploring the essentially-Catalyst-Ranch ideas fueling our protagonist's change for the better in Winnie the Pooh–Catalyst for Creative Thinking. I went to see “Christopher Robin,” the new Disney movie, a few weeks ago because I had a free evening and felt like I needed a little [...]
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.