How to Plan an Elegant New Year’s Eve Party

Dec 08 2022   |   Event Tips

Ten . . . nine . . . eight . . . seven . . . Time is running out, not only on 2022, but on the time you have left to plan a fabulous, unforgettable New Year’s Eve party. So we’re here to help you out. ...

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How To Find the Best DJ for Your Indian Wedding

Nov 29 2022   |   Weddings

Because music is such an intrinsic part of an Indian wedding, from the sangeet to the baraat to the reception, it’s crucial to find the right DJ to keep up the energy and excitement from beginning to end. This perso...

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Sure-Fire Team-Building Exercises for Your Company

Nov 23 2022   |   Event Tips

The pandemic played havoc with so many aspects of our lives, including the team cohesion that was far easier to achieve in the days when everyone worked at the same site. Now that more of us are returning to in-person...

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What To Ask Before You Hire a Wedding Planner

Nov 16 2022   |   Weddings

The whole reason you'd want to hire a wedding planner is so they can take over the myriad details of your wedding. But if you hire the wrong one, your dreamed-of day could turn into a nightmare. That’s because each ...

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Planning a Memorable Company Holiday Party

Nov 11 2022   |   Event Tips

Lucky you! You’ve been tasked with planning your company holiday party. So how do you make this year’s celebration stand out and—more important—make everyone want to come? Here are a few tips to make your job ...

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Tips to Host a More Sustainable Thanksgiving

Nov 03 2022   |   Event Tips

Thanksgiving is a time to, as the name implies, give thanks to your deity, to the Universe, or to your good luck for all the things—tangible and intangible—that you have. And part of that tradition involves getting together with fri...

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Tips On Ways to Have a Kid-Friendly Wedding

Oct 27 2022   |   Event Tips

Say the phrase “kids at weddings” and some people cringe; other couples can’t imagine having it any other way. If you’re in the latter camp, you still have to admit that formal ceremonies such as weddings can ...

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How to Throw a Glamorous Halloween Party

Oct 21 2022   |   Special Events

Decades ago, Halloween celebrations were almost exclusively kid-centered. Recently, however, the adults have begun to claim the popular fall festival for themselves. Let’s face it, though: Many of them never updated...

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Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking at Your Next Event

Oct 13 2022   |   Performances

It’s one of the top ten fears: speaking in public. Whether it’s a presentation for your company, a toast at a wedding, or an introduction at your next conference, the very thought triggers butterflies in your belly and rubber in you...

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Hold Your Halloween Party in Miami’s Haunted Skyscraper

Oct 08 2022   |   Event Tips

Calling all witches, warlocks, and wizards, all ghosts, and goblins, and ghoulies! The season of Halloween—also known as All Hallows Eve and Samhain—is upon us! And if you’re looking for the perfect place to hos...

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How to Navigate the Wedding Flower Shortage

Sep 28 2022   |   Weddings

The pandemic threw a wrench into so many areas of our lives, it’s hard to remember everything that went haywire as a result. But unless you’ve tried planning a wedding lately, there’s been one impact you may not...

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No Event Curfew Here! Where To Party All Night Long in Miami

Sep 24 2022   |   Event Tips

There's nothing worse than a killer celebration getting cut short due to the event venue's curfew. Whether you’re holding a Las Vegas Night, Pride parties, a bar/bat mitzvah, a wedding reception or bachelor/bachelorette party, the las...

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Tips for Planning a Family-Friendly Work Conference

Sep 19 2022   |   Event Tips

While the pandemic may not have changed everything, it did have a major impact in several areas, one of which was the traditional expectation of employees devoting every waking hour to the job. ...

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Creating Effective Party Invites

Sep 09 2022   |   Event Tips

You’ve gone to so much trouble to put together a great party: food, venue, entertainment, drinks, and so on. But all your hard work is for nothing if nobody shows up.  So ...

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Keeping Wedding Guests Safe from COVID-19

Aug 31 2022   |   Weddings

The onset of the COVID pandemic in 2020 required couples to make drastic changes to their wedding plans. According to a new survey by ...

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Upcycled Art Can Set Your Conference Apart

Aug 26 2022   |   Event Tips

All savvy corporations these days are jumping on the sustainability bandwagon, and not just because it’s the right thing to do. Research by Cone Communication shows that 87 percent of B2B buyers made a purchasing de...

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Easy Back-to-School Party Ideas

Aug 19 2022   |   Uncategorized

Some kids dread the end of their unstructured summer days. Others can’t wait to get back to their friends and their familiar school environment. Either way, how about throwing them a fun back-to-school party to help...

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Hollywood Glamour Comes to Historic Alfred I. duPont Building

Aug 11 2022   |   Weddings

The Historic Alfred I. duPont Building has been host to many wonderful weddings and a number of celebrities. But we were especially thrilled when renowned actress, singer, and producer Danielle Brooks recently selected us as her wedding...

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Hottest Beverage Trend: Mocktails and Low-Alcohol Alternatives

Aug 05 2022   |   Event Tips

When we think of celebrating, we automatically picture confetti, streamers, and alcoholic beverages: champagne corks popping, beer mugs overflowing, or fruit-trimmed cocktails fizzing. Or we envision corporate confere...

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Here’s One Must-Have for Corporate Events: Headshot Opportunities

Jul 29 2022   |   Uncategorized

You’ve planned the speaker line-up, found a unique event venue (like the Historic Alfred I. duPont Building in downtown Miami), created a memorable menu, and orchestrated travel and hotel a...

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Catering Ideas for a Crowd

Jul 22 2022   |   Event Tips

Whether you’re designing a menu for a corporate event, an anniversary party, or a wedding, getting the food selections right can make or break your gathering. But these days, how do you please a host of picky palate...

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Top Bridal Hair Trends for 2022

Jul 15 2022   |   Weddings

We’re so thrilled to be able to (almost) return to pre-pandemic life, and big, in-person weddings are one of the traditions returning in 2022. But instead of the showy, over-the-top bridal hair trends of 2019 and earlier, one of the b...

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Plan a Quinceañera Fit for Your Young Queen

Jul 07 2022   |   Birthday Parties

Humans have been creating rituals surrounding the passage of children into adulthood since civilization began. The Aztec and Maya, for example, celebrated with baptismal-like ceremonies for both boys and girls as they entered puberty....

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Bringing Wellness Into Conferences and Meetings

Jul 01 2022   |   Event Tips

Gone are the days when employees would meekly accept sitting in conference rooms for hour after hour listening to presentations and lectures. Now they expect their companies to incorporate a healthy work-life balance and wellness effort...

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How to Throw a Memorable Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party

Jun 22 2022   |   Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

If you plan to throw a bar/bat mitzvah, a gender-neutral b-mitzvah, or a group b’nai mitzvah, you’ll want to mark this most important milestone in your child’s Jewish identity with a memorable celebration. Of co...

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Encouraging Networking at Your Conference

Jun 17 2022   |   Event Tips

Your conference agenda will certainly be full of events to provide information, inspire people to action, or improve performance. But surveys show the No. 1 reason people attend such events is to meet new people, talk, and share ideas o...

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Throw a Fabulous Pride Month Party

Jun 09 2022   |   Special Events

As we enter Pride Month, many celebrate by hosing a party, attending a parade, or participating activism. On June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village. As the police became ...

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5 Simple Tips to Host a Sustainable Conference

Jun 02 2022   |   Event Tips

These days if your company wants to project a positive brand image, you need to be on board with the concept of sustainability. That is, actions that reduce your carbon footprint and any negative impact on the environment. ...

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Using Social Media to Promote Your Event

May 25 2022   |   Event Tips

If it’s your job to pull together an event, you may be so wrapped up in selecting a venue, creating a theme, hiring vendors, and arranging transportation, that it can be easy to overlook a very important part: publicity. ...

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New Event COVID Safety Technology

May 18 2022   |   Event Tips

The pandemic may be waning, but the coronavirus is still out there. If you’re planning a convention, meeting, or corporate gathering in the next few months, you’ll want to incorporate the newest COVID event safety measures and techn...

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Wedding Trends that are Untraditional

May 10 2022   |   Weddings

Now that we’re nearly halfway through 2022, it’s becoming more apparent what this year’s top wedding trends are. And if there’s one trend that’s crowding out all the rest, it’s couples are opting for untraditional wedding ch...

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How To Host a Conference That’s Unforgettable

May 05 2022   |   Event Tips

If your company is going to host a corporate conference, you need to make sure that all the planning and expenses are worth it, not only for the attendees, but for your company’s return on its investment. To do this...

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Top 5 Wedding Cake Trends for 2022

Apr 27 2022   |   Weddings

Wedding cake trends this year range from the simple and classic to anything goes. If it’s edible, you’ll see it at weddings in 2022. [caption id="attachment_2278" align="alignnone" width="670"]...

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Are Hybrid Events Here to Stay?

Apr 19 2022   |   Event Tips

The demands of the pandemic forced us all into new ways of living our lives, from ordering groceries online to wearing masks to attending Zoom meetings in shorts and flip-flops. One of the biggest challenges for event planners was how t...

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Finding the Right Vendors for Your Event

Apr 13 2022   |   Event Tips

Organizing an event is no easy task because there are so many moving parts that all have to go just right. One important piece of event logistics is finding the perfect vendors for your event, because often they can spell the difference...

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Newest Cocktail Trends for 2022

Apr 05 2022   |   Event Tips

The pandemic changed a lot of things over the last two years, one of which was our taste in drinks. If you’re planning an event at Miami’s hottest event space, the Historic Alfred I. duPo...

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Think Outside the Conference Room

Mar 28 2022   |   Event Tips

Even before the pandemic, event planners were beginning to look beyond the traditional ballroom and conference room to host their business venues. But one thing the two-year coronavirus reset did was cause many to rethink the way they...

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Have You Considered a Lab-Created Diamond?

Mar 21 2022   |   Weddings

Whether for budget, humanitarian, or ecological reasons, many people have turned to a lab-created diamond for their engagement ring. Studies estimate that an average of 1,750 tons of earth must be removed for every on...

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How to Boost Attendance at Your Event

Mar 09 2022   |   Event Tips

Once you’ve booked your event at Miami’s most in-demand event space, the historic Alfred I. duPont Building, you’ll want as many people as possible to att...

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Where to Stay in Miami

Mar 02 2022   |   Event Tips

If you’re planning an event in Miami, of course, you’ll want to hold it at Miami’s best event space, the Historic Alfred I. duPont Building. ...

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Thinking Green for Your Wedding Reception

Feb 21 2022   |   Blog

Want to keep your reception as eco-friendly as possible? Many people do these days, especially considering the amount of waste produced by the average wedding. One survey, for example, found that a wedding reception hosting 100-120 people produces ab...

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How To Select the Perfect Theme for Your Event

Feb 14 2022   |   Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

Wedding planners have been creating theme weddings for years: garden weddings, winter weddings, rustic weddings, and so forth. But have you thought about creating a perfect theme for other types of events? Conferences, baby showers, bar and bat mi...

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The History of Miami’s Best Event Space

Feb 07 2022   |   Event Tips

When we talk about Miami’s Alfred I. duPont Building being “historic,” we’d like to give you a little background to explain why we emphasize that particular term. ...

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Four Myths About the DuPont Building

Jan 31 2022   |   Event Tips

There’s no better place in all of Miami to hold your dream wedding than the historic Alfred I. duPont Building. But that has led to several misconceptions about the venue, including that it’s “just...

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The Great Gatsby Party Swings into Miami

Jan 13 2022   |   Special Events

Can’t repeat the past? Why of course you can! Especially when you a...

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What’s In Store for Wedding Dresses in 2022

Jan 10 2022   |   Weddings

Before Queen Victoria’s 1840 wedding to Prince Albert, the typical bride simply wore her nicest dress—which could be any color—to her wedding.  But Her Majesty the Queen popularized the white wedding gown, which eventually became standard at e...

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Biggest Event Trends for 2022

Jan 03 2022   |   Event Tips

The good news for 2022 is that, even with the...

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Gatsby Party

Sep 18 2019   |   TV & Commercials

9.28.19 - Gatsby Party from ...

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7 helpful tips to conquer wedding day planning

Sep 06 2019   |   Weddings

In this two-part series, we’re breaking down the most commonly asked questions when it comes to planning your wedding day.  From figuring out your budget to gathering inspir...

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Our historic venue is the backdrop for more than just weddings

Jun 12 2019   |   Film

Our historic venue is most commonly known for hosting gorgeous weddings. From beautiful garden parties...

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A Breathtaking Indian Wedding for the Venus et Fleur Founders

Apr 15 2019   |   Weddings

We think it’s safe to say this breathtaking Indian Wedding is unlike any other you’ve seen before. But, when the founders of the famous Eternity Rose, Venus e...

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No Curfew for the Top Miami Wedding Venue

Dec 03 2018   |   Weddings

Your wedding is the best. day. ever. Don’t let the best day ever get cut short by ending the party early.  There’s no bigger buzzkill than having your Miami Wedding Venue tell you to stop the music and get out at ...

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Dance your way into The DuPont Building with Malu Trevejo & Gente De Zona’s latest music video “Nadie Como Yo”

Nov 05 2018   |   Performances

Check out the latest music video “Nadie Como Yo” by  Malu Trevejo & Gente De Zona recorded at The DuPont Building ...

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A Vintage Wedding that Rivals A Royal Garden Party

Sep 13 2018   |   Weddings

The lush greenery, the earthy elements and the soft hues of this vintage wedding make this a real-life fairy tale, one we just can’t get enough of. ...

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How to Repurpose Your Wedding Venue Space

Aug 10 2018   |   Weddings

Walking through a wedding venue to book your big day is very different than the actual day. It’s usually quieter without all the hustle and bustle and is transformed once the decor, florals, and lights are in the spa...

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Get Inspired with this Modern Day Traditional Wedding

Jul 12 2018   |   Weddings

There’s nothing better than a classic wedding that can stand the test of time. With so many styles to choose from most bride’s vision of their wedding day style tends to evolve as the planning takes place. This gor...

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An evening with Munaluchi Bride by Stylishlee

Jun 04 2018   |   Bridal Show

The Historic Alfred I. DuPont Building was featured in the June issue of stylishlee.com. ...

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An Eclectic Wedding In Miami Sure To Make You Swoon

May 09 2018   |   Weddings

When wedding planner, Jamie from Absolute plans her own wedding you know something ahhmazing will be brought to life. Jamie created a gorgeous combination of eclectic style and uncommon pairings to create a unique and moody design that was truly thei...

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MFF Awards Night Party

Mar 16 2018   |   Film

Miami Film Festival Party 03/17/2018 @ 9:30PM Don’t miss our most star-studded Miami Social Events, as we break out Korbel Champagne to celebrate YOU, the audience that makes this all possible. After the premiere of Holy ...

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Upcoming Wedding Trends Featured on Grace Ormonde- Wedding Style Magazine

Nov 14 2017   |   Weddings

Our latest Styled Photo Shoot revealing all the upcoming wedding trends for next year, got featured on Grace Ormonde- Wedding Style ....

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Christina & Carlos by Dmitri Tsitelauri

Jun 26 2017   |   Weddings

Christina & Carlos celebrated their wedding in on of the Best Wedding Venues: The Historic Alfred I. duPont Building. Click on the video below and watch their story. ...

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Daniela & Eduardo Wedding by Merge Social

Jun 26 2017   |   Film

Daniela & Eduardo celebrated their wedding in one of the best wedding venues in Florida: The Historic Alfred I. duPont Building. Click on the video below and watch their story. ...

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Joel & Valeria Wedding by Igal MR

Jun 26 2017   |   Film

Joel & Valeria celebrated their wedding in one of one unique wedding venues Miami: The Historic Alfred I. duPont Building. Click on the video below and watch their story. ...

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Deborah & Shannon Wedding by Al Agua Cinema

Jun 26 2017   |   Film

Deborah & Shannon celebrated their wedding in the best wedding locations in Miami: The Historic Alfred I. duPont Building. Click on the video below and watch their story. ...

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Melanie & Yannick’s Wedding Video by Royes Media

Jun 21 2017   |   Film

Melanie & Yannick celebrated their wedding in on of the unique Miami Wedding Reception Venues: The Historic Alfred I. duPont Building. Click on the video below and watch their story. ...

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Miami New Times Article “Miami International Film Festival 2016 Opening Night Party”

Mar 04 2016   |   Film

Filmmakers and film enthusiasts alike danced, toasted, and had laughed with friends to celebrate the 33rd annual Miami International Film Festival.  The beautiful Alfred I. DuPont building served as t...

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Telemundo Entretenimiento’s article “Mira el nuevo video de Pitbull ‘Baddest Girl in Town’ junto a Mohombi y Wisin”

Sep 08 2015   |   Performances

The historic Alfred I. DuPont building served as the perfect shooting venues and event spaces for Pitbull’s music video “Baddest Girl in Town”, which tells the story of six women who rob a bank...

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Curbed Miami’s Article “The Ten Gayest Places in Miami to Get Gay Married in 2015”

Jan 02 2015   |   Weddings

The Alfred I. DuPont building is a unique wedding venues and number one on the list, described as such: “On the second floor of the Alfred I. DuPont Building, downtown Miami's only art deco skyscraper, is a former banking hall with...

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Jacqueline & John Michael’s Wedding featured on Wedding Style Magazine

Nov 15 2014   |   Weddings

Jacqueline Rodriguez and John Michael got married on November 15th, 2014 in on of the beautiful wedding venues in Miami and their wedding got featured on Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine. ...

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Wedding Style Magazine’s Article on the Wedding of Jacqueline Rodriguez & John Michael Broussard

Nov 15 2014   |   Weddings

“Jacqui and John’s wedding would have definitely received a nod of approval from Jay Gatsby, with a theme best described as ‘Timeless Romance’. Intimate candlelight and best Miami Wedding Reception Venues: the historic Alfred J. DuPo...

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Vogue Beauty Photo Shoot

Oct 17 2013   |   Special Events

Enter the link to see the Vogue's Beauty Photo Shoot in the Historic Alfred I. duPont Building that is considered one of the best venues and event spaces in Miami . ...

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Miami New Times 2013 Article “Best Party Venue”

Jun 24 2013   |   Special Events

BEST PARTY VENUE: Historic Alfred I. DuPont Building “Now the mezzanine level is one of the city's most spectacular event spaces. With 22,000 square feet available for everything from high-society events to...

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BizBash’s Article about Macallan Tasting Events

Jan 28 2011   |   Special Events

“Celebrate the Macallan,’ a nine-city promotional tour for Macallan single-malt whiskey, kicked off its latest round Tuesday in Miami with four nights of invitation-only tasting a corporate events venue at the...

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