Lights tonight:
In honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Overseas Press Club
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Event Space

If you are interested in holding your next media, brand or celebrity event at the Empire State Building, please send your written proposal to Requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that we cannot accommodate weddings, birthday parties and other personal events; ESB does not have meeting facilities and conference rooms for rental.

Learn more about past events held at ESB here.

Proposals must include the following information for consideration:

  • Contact name, title, company
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number
  • Event name, purpose and description of event
  • Event date and times needed (include set up and breakdown times)
  • Number of expected guests (include celebrity and/or VIP involvement if applicable)
  • Event requirements/needs
  • Anticipated media coverage

Past Events view all

"Percy Jackson" Press Junket

Empire State Building hosted a press junket for 20th Century Fox for the release of the new film, "Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief." Over 50 media attended to interview the cast and director-including Pierce Brosnan, Kevin McKidd, Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario and Chris Columbus-to promote the movie.

Sustainability Press Conference

Empire State Building announced its groundbreaking energy-efficiency campaign with an international press conference, featuring President Bill Clinton and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Using the Empire State Building as a test case and global model, world-class environmental consulting, non-profit, design and construction partners – the Clinton Climate Initiative, Rocky Mountain Institute, Johnson Controls Inc., and Jones Lang LaSalle – unveiled an innovative process for analyzing and retrofitting existing structures for environmental sustainability. The 150 guests included 50 media and 100 thought-leaders in the field of sustainability.

Licensing & Partnerships

Discover the opportunity to license the trademarked Empire State Building or create a partnership with ESB and your organization.
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Film & Photo Shoots

Many memorable films and famous photographs have been shot on location at ESB. Request to schedule your next movie or photo shoot here.
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Celebrity & Dignitary Visits

ESB offers celebrities and dignitaries exclusive access to the 103rd floor- the highest point in Manhattan.
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