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ACME Live Events Bringin’ the 80’s Back

Since 1992, ACME has been producing events that excite, inform, and make an impression that’s hard to forget. Our goal is a unified experience, one that captivates an audience and moves them to action. ACME’s strength is found in our breadth of in-house capabilities. Did you know we have the ability to produce a complete design-build, moving fluidly from concept to fabrication through to event production? Our dedicated live events team works closely with our… Read More

The Digital Experience

Those looking for a creative and innovative digital experience will find it here at ACME. In order to push the envelope of what’s possible, we continue to grow by adapting to meet the needs of our clients’ and the evolution of the industry. Part of that growing included the introduction of a new position specified to the digital age. Known as our ‘Creative Technologist,’ this specialty is both streamlined and complex, blending aspects of technology… Read More

The ACME Experience

Throwing it back to last week’s shindig! Design Week Portland’s (DWPDX) week-long festival was filled with incredible opportunities to celebrate Portland’s design community, to support each other’s craft, and to learn and grow in the knowledge of design and its significance as the city’s most promising cultural economic resource. We couldn’t have been more proud to be involved with DWPDX for the second year in a row, which this year involved opening our doors to… Read More

Design Week Portland: ACME Open House

For a single week each year, Portland comes alive with design as hundreds of events and open houses unfold all over the city, all conceived and hosted by the local design community. This week-long festival, now in its’ fifth year is known as Design Week Portland and will encompass the city from April 21-29. ACME was an official collaborator with Design Week Portland in 2016, and this year we are excited to announce that we… Read More

A Salute to Homegrown Athletes

The new salute to ‘Homegrown Athletes’ featured at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon is a symbol of the newly-expanded partnership between the Portland Trail Blazers and Fred Meyer Stores. ACME was awarded this design-build project, and the exciting opportunity of bringing the ‘Homegrown Athletes’ concept to fruition. The entire installation covers the walls of a 68-foot escalator, leading guests through a visual experience as they climb. The hero of the exhibit are the jersey trees… Read More

Equality

As part of their annual Black History Month Collection, Nike rolled out a new ‘Equality’ campaign, which includes a black and white ‘Equality’ tee shirt that promotes diversity and inclusion, and expresses Nike’s commitment to advancing those ideals. As a kickoff to this collection, they delivered a powerful ‘Equality’ ad with a clear message during this year’s Grammys. Nike made this statement surrounding this year’s campaign, “Over the past decade plus, the message has also… Read More

A New Year and A Big Celebration

Happy New Year! A new year has many different meanings for both individuals and businesses. It is, of course a great time to set new goals and mobilize initiatives, and here at ACME we strive for that forward thinking mindset. However, this year is a little different for ACME. While we look ahead, we will also be taking a look back. Why, you might ask? Well, this year we are embarking on our 25th year… Read More

From Mount Hood to PDX

From Mount Hood to the Portland International Airport (PDX). ACME was thrilled to learn that Timberline Lodge, a National Historic Landmark was awarded a retail space within PDX, and even more thrilled to be asked by Skylab Architecture, the designer of the space, to collaborate through the crafting and installation of key artisan pieces. Timberline Lodge is not only a historic landmark, but it is a living museum that operates as a hotel, ski area, and… Read More

Happy Holidays

As we begin to close another year, we gratefully pause to wish you a warm and happy holiday season. This season, we are thankful for the opportunity to create meaningful experiences with our clients. We also, as a team, take time to reflect, give, and spread cheer. As we reflect over the past year, we celebrate our wins and the growth we’ve seen individually and as a whole, we learn from our obstacles, knowing that… Read More

A Joy Filled Partnership

ACME’s partnership with The Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) began over ten years ago. We are incredibly proud to support the very important work they do, especially considering that only 4% of all cancer research funding goes toward childhood cancers. Each year CCA hosts the Wonderball Gala, held at the Oregon Convention Center. ACME partners with CCA to help with the install and labor of the event, and donates our time to help their worthy cause…. Read More