Adam Smiley Poswolsky, author of the Quarter-Life Breakthrough, was living a successful life with a great job in Washington D.C. but remained dissatisfied with his life. He shares with the audience how he got himself out of this situation forever, and how others can asRead more
Let us tell your brand’s story. CatalystCreativ is an experience studio partnered with Downtown Project. We create impactful experiences using influencer strategy and inspirational content. Our goal is to increase engagement around a mission or intention. To learn more, download our overview deck.
Our Recent Coverage
Research your brand/organization and your current community, create a profile of your target audience, and develop a proposal to activate and engage your community to a new level.
Leverage Our Network
Assess our network of 30,000 individuals, conduct targeted outreach to individuals who match your target demographic, and handpick the perfect speakers and attendees for your event or activation.
Develop programming that is educational, impactful, inspirational and memorable, and curate and train all speakers and panelists.
Activations & Events
Full event ideation and design (including venue selection and set/lighting/floral), as well as invitation design and management and on-site logistics and execution.
Our mission with Downtown Project is:
- to provide a window for the rest of the world into the project
- to create unique and meaningful experiences in Downtown Las Vegas
- to encourage guests to engage with the project beyond Catalyst Week or Creativ Week and spread the message of Downtown Project to their own communities.
We are mostly recognized for Catalyst Week and Creativ Week, our monthly events and speaker series of carefully selected influencers, which inspire and educate the Downtown Las Vegas community.
Ripple of Impact
Hire CatalystCreativ to help you create a ripple of impact – here’s how:
- Attend a Catalyst Week or Creativ Week
Catalyst Week: for changemakers, influencers, and social entrepreneurs
Creativ Week: for influencers specifically working in creative industries such as media, arts, design, and entertainment
- Co-curate a Catalyst Week or Creativ Week with us
Work side by side with our team
Allow us to gain insight into your community and your needs
- Hire us to plan your next big conference in the style of Catalyst Week using the city of Downtown LV as a landscape
- Bring us on as your community design firm to help you create a ripple of impact in your community and the world
Our work is based on an educational methodology, rooted in the belief that we can create events that encourage and increase engagement. This engagement is what we ultimately strive to measure, and as a company we have studied a taxonomy of engagement that includes seven distinct levels.
When we strategize and ideate for a client , we design and execute all events, activations and campaigns as classrooms. Within that classroom we create customized experiences with a specific curriculum, the end goal of which is to engage participants around making a difference.
We strive to bring the outside world/community into the classroom, and bring the classroom to the outside world/community, since environment based education is proven to result in higher levels of engagement.
“CatalystCreativ Team – I wanted to personally thank all of you for an amazing week. I had a great time in Vegas at Creativ Week. I was inspired by everyone I met and look forward to staying connected.”
“I just wanted to thank you for a great time this past week and for all your hard work. I had a lovely time and met some great people. But more importantly, you might be happy to learn that this trip has completely transformed my opinion of Las Vegas. What you guys are doing in downtown Vegas is, in a word, inspiring.”
“You all did an outstanding job of producing the week. Wow! High energy, lots of substance and plenty of fun. My big take-aways for the week included how awesome the divergent thinking was and how kind and collaborative the people involved in DTP are.”
“Catalyst Week was a Catalyst that changed the trajectory of my life, both professional and personal!”
CatalystCreativ & Downtown Project
Ellen Bennett, CEO, Founder & Designer for Hedley & Bennett, talks about her journey towards creating a successful and sustainable company that impacts the world in a positive way. In her talk, Ellen tells us how she implemented changes in her company, like making all her products sustainable and recyclable, to help her reach herRead more
Bettina Warburg, Public Engagement Lead at Institute for the Future, shares the Institute’s latest research on what is predicted to most impact the world.. Learn about the great potential of crowd-power, algorithmic coordination, multi-currency, ad-hoc-racy, and radical transparency on ourRead more
MEET OUR TEAM
- Creativ Director
Started CatalystCreativ: August 2013
Where you can find me: Philadelphia 85%, NYC 10%, Vegas 5%
The best part of my job is: Creating visual identities for us and our brands.