“Many organizations set out to influence lives and policies, but never have we seen one proceed with the focus and sheer competence of the Steamboat Institute.” – Joanna & Otis Wragg, Founders of Wragg & Casas Public Relations in Miami; former associate editor of The Miami Herald (Joanna)

“I am not the same after attending. Because of the wonderful variety of speakers and topics, I am informed, energized and have re-prioritized. I enjoyed the intimate setting, the ability to ask questions and the availability of the speakers after their segment.” – Donna Cox – Spring, Texas

“The conference was a home run hit way out of the park. Because of all your hard work on every aspect, food, service, speakers, content, etc, the bases were loaded and it was a ‘grand slammer.’ Thank you, thank you.” – Win Dermody – Steamboat Springs, CO

“Thank you for an incredible weekend in Steamboat. My experience at the Institute was without question the most rewarding and inspiring of my career. I have never felt more American than I did as I was surrounded by so many patriots defending freedom.” – Lyle Achziger, Mayor of Evans, Colorado

“You are the citizen leaders the Founding Fathers knew would step forward to protect and preserve America for future generations.” – Grace-Marie Turner, President, Galen Institute

“The Steamboat Institute’s Freedom Conference is a spectacular, relaxing and inspiring gathering. Steamboat’s natural beauty provides a fitting setting for the soaring topics, stirring conversations, bold ideas and courageous actions that rise from this important annual event. Every serious leader should be connected with the Steamboat Institute.” – Bob Schaffer, former Colorado Congressman; Principal of Liberty Common High School, Fort Collins, CO

“Bravo!! You did it again and what an enjoyable, soul-searching event it was!! Thank you very much!”
– Connie Link – Steamboat Springs, CO

“Thank you again for all your yeoman’s efforts to organize and execute another wildly successful Freedom Conference. You can’t help but come away with renewed hope for the salvation of our constitutional republic.”
– Ed Miklus – Steamboat Springs, CO

“Congratulations on another great Freedom Conference!! As usual, you guys did a terrific job!”
– Bill Friesell – Vero Beach, FL

“As always, it was a wonderful, enlightening learning experience as well as a great reunion with annual patriot friends. The food was delicious and ample…”
– Mary Allen – Mequon, WI

“A thought-provoking, passionate experience, for those who care about our country’s future. I was better equipped to engage our culture through the experience–learning first-hand from those who devote their lives in the trenches to preserving the American dream.”
– Tom Hack – Steamboat Springs, CO

“Thank you for an incredible weekend in Steamboat. My experience at the Institute was without question the most rewarding and inspiring of my career. I have never felt more American than I did as I was surrounded by so many patriots defending freedom. May God continue to bless you and the Institute as you move forward.”
– Lyle Achziger, Mayor – City of Evans, Colorado

“The conference was a home run hit way out of the park. Because of all your hard work on every aspect, food, service, speakers, content, etc, the bases were loaded and it was a “grand slammer”. Thank you, thank you.”
– Win Dermody – Steamboat Springs, CO

“This event is not the same song and dance. There are always presenters at the forefront of conservative thought and action, with something to say that I haven’t heard before.”
– Eric Weissmann – Boulder, CO

“The best such conference I’ve ever attended. Learned from every session. Plus smart fun people in attendance. Many new friends & contacts. And the location ain’t exactly shabby either.”
– Andrew Malcolm, Investor’s Business Daily

“Like our founding fathers, the opportunity to discuss principles in an intimate setting really sets the foundation for the work we have ahead. Thanks for bringing together such a great group of patriots.”
– Laura Boggs, Jeffco School Board – Golden, CO

“The only thing cleaner, crisper and more refreshing than the conservative ideas presented at the Freedom Conference is the Rocky Mountain air in Steamboat after a passing, summer rain shower…”
– Peter Brookes – The Heritage Foundation

“For a speaker, nothing is more important than an intelligent, informed, and enthusiastic audience. Those are the men and women I met at The Steamboat Institute. I returned home more excited about my country’s future than I have been in years.”
– William Perry Pendley, president, Mountain States Legal Foundation

“Steamboat Springs is a lovely town that is also a ski resort. Most important for me — and for the world? — it is the home of the Steamboat Institute, a conservative organization. It is, in part, a conservative alternative to the Aspen Institute. It is also a point of light, as Bush 41 used to say.”
– Jay Nordlinger, Senior Editor, National Review