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Licensing & Partnerships

Empire State Building welcomes opportunities to license its trademarked name and image for promotional and advertising purposes. We do, however, reserve the right to deny any usage that does not meet with the approval of the ownership and management. Due to the volume of requests, it may take up to two weeks to receive a response. Requests are also subject to licensing agreements and fees that are based on the scope of usage, reach and timing.

We most often approve usage that:

  • Preserves the integrity of our image in the public eye
  • Promotes a positive image of the building

For those interested in licensing the image and brand of ESB, please submit your request in writing via Once you receive approval, standard licensing agreements and fees will be discussed. Proposals should include:

  • Contact information (name, company, telephone number, e-mail address)
  • Name of client requesting to use licensed image and/or name
  • Deadline for notification
  • Scope of usage
  • Timeframe for usage
  • Attach creative storyboard, script, layout, etc.

There is also an opportunity to broaden your marketing by partnering with ESB through tie-in opportunities. To request a partnership with ESB, please contact:

Melanie Maasch
Director of Brand Development and Public Relations
(212) 736-3100

Event Space

Actors, political leaders and boxers have all held press conferences at ESB. Learn more about past events and opportunites to hold your next event 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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Film & Photo Shoots

A number of 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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