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Past Events

"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.

Boxing Press Conference

To launch the anticipated Floyd Mayweather and Juan Miguel Marquez fight in Las Vegas, a press conference was held at Empire State Building for Golden Boy Promotions, with red carpet arrival. Over 80 reporters attended the unique press conference and photo call.

"Young Frankenstein" After Party

Empire State Building hosted the Opening Night After-Party for the Broadway musical “Young Frankenstein” produced by Mel Brooks (“The Producers”) and Bob Sillerman (“American Idol”). The event included a star-studded, red carpet arrival for media, followed by a private, black-tie event for 1,500 guests.

US Open Draw Ceremony

The United States Tennis Association held its US Open Draw Ceremony at the Empire State Building. This major media event determines the match-ups for the first round of play of the US Open and the results are broadcast internationally. Approximately 150-200 media, USTA representatives, VIPs and sponsors attended.

Lincoln Center Event

Lincoln Center held its “Great Performers Circle” at the Empire State Building for approximately 100 guests. The evening consisted of cocktails, seated dinner, musical performance and Observatory guided-tour viewing.

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

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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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