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Inspiring Americans to Greatness

Here at The Steamboat Institute, we are Defenders of Freedom and Advocates of Liberty. We are admirers of the bravery and rugged individualism that has made this country great. We are admirers of the greatness and wisdom that resides in every individual.
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2016 Summit on Foreign Policy

On January 22, the Steamboat Institute hosted an important discussion on national security issues featuring speakers including Ambassador John Bolton, Victor David Hanson, and more.

Even if you missed it, you can still watch the sessions online.

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The 2016 Freedom Conference

Save the date! Our 8th Annual Freedom Conference will be an immersion in ideas to further the ideals of liberty and inspire Americans to greatness. Find out more about sponsorship options to help make this event our best ever. August 26-27, 2016 – registration opening Spring 2016.

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The Tony Blankley Chair

The Tony Blankley Chair honors the memory of Tony Blankley, who served in the Reagan Administration and was a dear friend of the Steamboat Institute. This award honors an emerging young journalist who demonstrates the same spirit and love of freedom that Tony held dear.

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Latest Updates

Catch up on the latest happenings at the Steamboat Institute.

Official Invite: Red, White & Blue Bash

AUCTION ITEMS INCLUDE: Bear Hunt on private Colorado ranch Alaskan Fishing Excursion at Rainbow King Lodge in Alaska Romantic weekend for 2 in San Francisco, including cruise on private 50-ft motor yacht around San Francisco [...]

Matt Spalding With Conservative Wisdom For The House Budget Committee

Matt Spalding, a member of the Steamboat Institute's Board of Directors, and Associate Vice-President and Dean of Educational Programs at Hillsdale College, recently testified before the House Budget Committee about Congress’ power of the purse [...]

BIG NEWS: Carly Fiorina To Headline the Freedom Conference!

Steamboat Springs, CO, May 26, 2016– The Steamboat Institute announced today that former HP CEO and Presidential candidate, Carly Fiorina, will deliver the keynote dinner address at its 8 th Annual Freedom Conference & Festival in Steamboat Springs, [...]

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