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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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The 2015 Freedom Conference

Registration is open! Our 7th 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.

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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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The Steamboat Institute fills a unique role as a place for leaders to gather ideas and develop better policies to restore American greatness. Learn more about our vision for empowering America’s leaders and get involved with a tax-deductible donation.

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Latest Updates

Catch up on the latest happenings at the Steamboat Institute.

LISTEN: Laura Ingraham Shout Out to Steamboat Institute

We had such a fantastic time at our 2015 Freedom Conference this weekend in Steamboat Springs! Laura Ingraham, our keynote dinner speaker, delivered an amazing speech on Saturday night. She followed up her weekend at […]

In Case You Missed It: GOP Presidential Hopeful Ben Carson Speaks In Steamboat Springs

CBS 4 Denver covered this weekend's successful Steamboat Institute Freedom Conference, highlighting remarks from presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson and reaction from attendees. Check out the video here!

Jillian Melchior named 2015-16 Tony Blankley Fellow

Today the Steamboat Institute announced the selection of Jillian Melchior as the 2015-16 Fellow for the Tony Blankley Chair for Public Policy and American Exceptionalism. Tom Rogan, the 2014-15 Fellow, will become a Senior Fellow.

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