Category: Special Events

How to Boost Attendance at Your Event

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 attend. Here are a few ideas on how to increase attendance at your event.



Generate buzz


As soon as you have decided on the main outline—one or two featured guests/artists, a few activities, general location and prospective dates—start letting people know. You don’t have to have every single detail locked down, just the overall picture. 


You can tease your prospective event attendance with a few enticing tidbits to pique interest with regu

Where to Stay in Miami

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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And if you’re bringing in guests from out of town, they’ll want to know where to stay while they’re here. Here are a few of our favorites:

Luxury accommodations


According to U.S. News and World Report, Miami is home to three of the top 50 hotels in the country. Each year the magazine releases its list of the nation’s best lodging, ranked on the comfort of accom

How To Select the Perfect Theme for Your Event

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 mitzvahs, trade shows, anniversary parties, benefits . . . any type of event can be kicked up a notch with a compelling or fun theme.

The perfect theme can even help attract media attention and, thereby, more attendees. But don’t worry that you need to come up with the greatest theme ever for your event. To be memorable, it just has to be right for your attendees.

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The History of Miami’s Best Event Space

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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The beginning


Begun in 1937, the duPont Building was the first skyscraper built in Miami since the Dade County Courthouse in 1928. It was the first major construction project to be built since Florida’s Bust of 1926 following the Great Hurricane of that year. Thus, it signaled Miami’s economic recovery from the Depression.

It also

The Great Gatsby Party Swings into Miami



Can’t repeat the past? Why of course you can! Especially when you attend the stylish Great Gatsby Party at the historic Alfred I. duPont Building this Friday and Saturday, January 14 and 15, 2022.

Celebrating the dazzling world of wealth and decadence as portrayed in “The Great Gatsby,” Great Gatsby Parties aim to recreate the ebullient and glamorous world of the Jazz Age of 100 years ago. These lavish, sumptuous affairs echo those seen in the Oscar-winning film of the same name.

Our historic venue is the backdrop for more than just weddings

Our historic venue is most commonly known for hosting gorgeous weddings. From beautiful garden parties to modern-day traditional celebrations, the DuPont Building is the perfect backdrop for any special occasion.  

But did you know it also set the stage for many popular music videos?

MFF Awards Night Party

Don’t miss our most star-studded event, as we break out Korbel Champagne to celebrate YOU, the audience that makes this all possible. After the premiere of Holy Goalie, join the stars and filmmakers at the Historic Alfred I. DuPont Building for the ultimate celebration of cinema. Sip on custom cocktails as you indulge in delicious cuisine from several award-winning Miami eateries.
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Miami New Times Article “Miami International Film Festival 2016 Opening Night Party”

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 the perfect venue for this festive occasion, with a live mariachi band and cake.

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

The historic Alfred I. DuPont building served as the perfect shooting venue for Pitbull’s music video “Baddest Girl in Town”, which tells the story of six women who rob a bank and only have a few minutes to escape with the money and arrive at their destination.  The beauty and elegance of the building shows off the wealth of the bank the women are robbing in the video.

Vogue Beauty Photo Shoot

Enter to see the Vogue’s Beauty Photo Shoot in the Historic Alfred I. duPont Building.