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Mar 2 2017
Throwback Thursday: The 9' Tall Guitar

Written by Reed Rankin If you ever visit our studio in the Larkin Center of Commerce, one of the first things you’ll notice is a giant acoustic guitar on a stand. It’s one of our favorite set pieces, and I only wish we’d built it ourselves. The guitar was built many years ago for an exhibit at the Museum of Science by Dave Ki...

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Feb 28 2017
State of the Industry: Mobile Apps

State of the Industry: Mobile Apps One of the most interesting and useful developments for the meeting and conference industry in recent years is the dedicated mobile app for your event. Creating an app for your organization’s conference allows interaction with attendees on a number of levels. Participants can register for the conference...

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Feb 23 2017
Throwback Thursday: "I Love Lucy"

It’s hard to believe it’s been 13 years since we collaborated on this event. In February of 2004 we were creating replicas of several iconic TV show sets as part of a TV network-themed conference. One of the sets was the living room from the classic 50’s sitcom “I Love Lucy”. (For purists, this was actually the second...

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Feb 20 2017
RENOVATION AND RENEWAL

We’re spending some time cleaning out the studio and doing a little remodeling, removing a few old sets and props that have been on display for years. The process exposed an expanse of wall that makes a perfect blank canvas. Rather than place our model of the top of the “Electric Tower” in storage, we decided to create a backdrop...

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Feb 17 2017
Throwback Thursday: Quest for Success

Looking back at some stage sets we’ve built over the years, we came across this one from February 2005. Centered around the theme of “Quest for Success”, we created this Indiana Jones-style temple in the jungle for the main stage set piece. The doors parted and our conference hosts entered. Fun stuff. ...

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Feb 13 2017
Concept to Completion: MassMutual New York

This post was written by our president and creative director, Reed Rankin MassMutual NYE event January 2017 My favorite thing in business is working with clients who seek a creative flair for their events. We've been fortunate over the years to work with many clients who have brought us their ideas to execute, or have asked for help in creatin...

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Feb 9 2017
Throwback Thursday: Labatt Blue Pond Hockey

"Throwback Thursday" The Labatt Blue Pond Hockey tournament is back next week, and we have fond memories of being involved a couple of years ago when the Riverworks facility was just nearing completion. A couple of months before the Labatt Blue Pond Hockey tournament came to Buffalo's Riverworks in 2015, the agency handling the logistics cont...

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Sep 8 2016
Our Thinking

Meetings & events boost morale, foster participation, and promote the exchange of ideas. We help clients achieve these objectives using creative and dynamic solutions.

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Sep 1 2016
Concept to Completion: M&T Bank Celebrates it's 160th Anniversary!

We are proud to have contributed a small part to M&T Bank’s 160th anniversary celebration this week. Congratulations to a great organization and Buffalo institution, and continued success for another 160 years! M&T Bank 160 Stage designed by Reed Rankin. Reed's design brought to life at 1 M&T Plaza. It was an ideal settin...

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Aug 23 2016
Concept to Completion: 43North

43North is a Buffalo based business competition made possible by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative. The top prize is $1M to the most remarkable of a remarkable group of startup businesses. RPM Entertainment Productions is proud to be involved in yet another Buffalo success story for the third straight year. We coordinate the even...

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Aug 16 2016
Bringing Olympic Excitement to a Corporate Sales Conference

Every four years we see the finest athletes in the world gather to compete in the Olympic games. The Olympics capture the spirit of teamwork, personal achievement and patriotic pride in a spectacle of unparalleled scope. Recently our client asked us to help bring a sense of Olympic competition, teamwork and achievement to their corporate sales conf...

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Jul 19 2016
Concept to Completion: Build a better rocket ship!

To get to the stars you need to build a ship to get there. One of our clients tasked us with a mission to do just that. RPM designed and produced a 1/12 scale model of the Saturn V Apollo rocket. The rocket was hung on display in the Adam's Mark, Buffalo and currently is decommissioned in the RPM warehouse. RPM also fabricated a 1/3 scale mod...

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Jun 24 2016
RPM Promotional Video

A picture is worth a thousand words. So what is a video worth? See for yourself.

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Jun 24 2016
Our Thinking

We believe you can fly.   Come fly with us.

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Jun 24 2016
Concept to Completion: Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame

Each year the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame enshrines new members to the exclusive list of all time great Buffalo sports figures. RPM has been honored to produce the induction ceremonies every year since 1995.  Original plan designed by RPM.   Setting the look... Main event stage. Produced by RPM. Seating for seve...

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