The Trump administration is reportedly considering new regulations that would clamp down on immigrants seeking permanent residency in the United States if they or their children are receiving, or are “likely at any time” to receive, government assistance. Not everybody is happy with the administration’s approach to immigration, of course. Pope Francis, for example, was…
What is FreedomFest?
FreedomFest is an annual festival where free minds meet to celebrate “great books, great ideas, and great thinkers” in an open-minded environment.
It is independent, non-partisan, and not affiliated with any organization or think tank. FreedomFest invites the best and the brightest thought influencers from around the world to talk, strategize, socialize, and celebrate liberty. FreedomFest is open to all and is purely egalitarian; speakers, attendees, and exhibitors are treated with equal respect and interest.
Engage with over 250 experts and leaders in their field and meet the geniuses behind the liberty movement.
Network with the best free-market and pro-liberty think tanks and organizations.
Enjoy a full three days, chock full of compelling debates, exciting panels, rousing speeches and social events.
Attend the world’s only libertarian film festival at no extra charge.
FreedomFest Attracts the Best and Most Fascinating Speakers
LARRY ELDERRadio Show Host
PETER SCHIFFCEO, Euro Pacific Capital
JENNIFER GROSSMANCEO, The Atlas Society
NICK GILLESPIEEditor At Large, Reason.com & ReasonTV
Chances are good that you’re among the many who are utterly dumbfounded by recent polls suggesting that a significant enough number of those in the Millennial generation are professing their distrust of capitalism in favor of an economic ideology most had assumed was headed for the dust bin of history. According to University of Chicago’s…
The Capital Research Center is excited to attend our first FreedomFest! We’ll be screening two of our films at the Anthem Film Festival and participating in two panels. We hope you can join us! July 13th at 2pm we’ll be screening our short film America Under Siege: Antifa. The communist movement known as Antifa has…
“It's Burning Man for Libertarians, or a Gathering of the Lost 10 Tribes. It's a ‘Jerusalem dig’ for agnostics and God-seekers alike. Or a World's Fair for Alternative Answers...but always fun.”
“FreedomFest is truly the best conference I’ve ever attended. Nothing compares to it”.
Jeff Berwick, The Dollar Vigilante
“My favorite conference - always love to attend!”
Marji Ross, Publisher, Regnery Publishing
“FreedomFest is the kingpin of conferences!”
“I don’t go to many conferences anymore but I love to come to FreedomFest. This is my 8 th in a row. People ask, ‘why do you go?’ It’s always a treat for me to listen and meet people from all around the world in different professions - academics, journalists, politicians, etc. I wouldn’t miss it”.
Floyd Brown, Western Journalism
“I’m a big fan of FreedomFest and wouldn’t miss it for the world”.
“FreedomFest doesn’t just ride the curve, it invents it”.
“The most intense, rewarding, intellectual, create-your-own 3-day conference I’ve ever attended”.
Bob Poole, co-founder, Reason
“FreedomFest is where the best ideas and strategies are fleshed out. I wouldn’t miss it for the world”.
Steve Forbes, Forbes magazine
“You’ve made FreedomFest into THE mandatory conference for all lovers of liberty. Congratulations!”
George Gilder, MA
"You have created one of the greatest franchises ever in the history of conferences”.
Sheldon Jacobs, NY
“I’m counting the days until next year’s festival. Literally. 360 to go….”
“FreedomFest is a national treasure”.
Gene Epstein, economics editor, Barron’s
"FreedomFest made summer in Vegas even hotter!"
Charles Gasparino, CNBC #1 Reporter
“I love FreedomFest - wonderfully interesting people and non-stop intellectual stimulation. The debates are great. Keep doing them. I’m really looking forward to July in Las Vegas”.
John Mackey, Whole Food Markets
"I had a terrific time at FreedomFest; probably the best time I've had. I saw lots of friends, ate well, slept well, stayed out of the sun . . . "
Stephen Cox, editor, Liberty Magazine
"You libertarians know how to have a good time with dancing, skits, mock trials, magic acts, yoga, silver dollars, and fun debates, all in the world's most laissez faire city. It was incredible".
“Having now experienced FreedomFest, it makes wonder why I haven’t been coming all ten years!”
William Baldwin, editor, Forbes (1999-2010)
FreedomFest is an intense three days
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