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Thursday, April 27, 2017
VIP Reception: 5:30 pm | General Reception – 6:00 pm | Dinner – 7:00 pm
EXDO Event Center: 1399 35th Street | Denver, CO 80205

Join us as we revisit last year’s presentation from Moore and Fund as they shared potential consequences of a Trump or Hillary win. See these nationally acclaimed experts discuss what a new administration in Washington means for the country and our state, and how the Supreme Court nomination defines our future.

The Annual Independence Institute Founders’ Night is a celebration of visionaries who are committed to providing the support needed to protect and defend liberty in Colorado. They are a special group of dedicated freedom fighters who understand the commitment needed for the long and enduring battles for freedom.




Steve Moore
Contributing Editor, The Wall Street Journal; Chief Economist, Heritage Foundation; Founder, Club for Growth

A senior economic advisor to the Trump campaign, Stephen Moore is Chief Economist at the Heritage Foundations, the largest private research institute in Washington, D.C. He is also a daily Fox News economics commentator where he provides analysis on the economy, fiscal policy, and politics.

From 2005 to 2014, Moore served as the senior economics writer for The Wall Street Journal editorial page and a member of the Journal’s editorial board. He can also be seen regularly on CNN and CNBC. He is a frequent lecturer to business, investment and university audiences around the world on the U.S. economic and political outlook in Washington, D.C.

In 2007, Moore received the Ronald Reagan “Great Communicator” award from the Republican party for his advancement of economic understanding.


John Fund
Political Scientist, National Review

Fund is National Affairs Columnist for National Review magazine and a contributor to the Fox News Channel. He is considered a notable expert on American politics and the nexus between politics and economics.

He previously served as a columnist and editorial board member for The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of several books, including Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy (Encounter Books, 2012) and The Dangers of Regulation Through Litigation (ATRA Press, 2008).

Roll Call, the newspaper of Capitol Hill, called him “the Tom Paine of the modern Congressional reform movement.”He has won awards from the Institute for Justice, The School Choice Alliance and the Warren Brooks award for jounalistic excellence from the American Legislative Exchange Council.



Flagship Sponsor – $50,000
Premier dinner seating for twenty guests with special VIP guest. Twenty tickets to VIP Reception.

Visionary Sponsor – $25,000
Premier dinner seating for twenty guests. Twenty tickets to VIP Reception.

Liberty Sponsor – $10,000
Preferred dinner seating for ten guests. Ten tickets to VIP Reception.

Champion Sponsor – $5,000
Priority dinner seating for ten guests. Four tickets to VIP Reception.

Inquiring Sponsor – $2,500
Reserved dinner seating for ten guests. Two tickets to VIP Reception.

All table sponsors will also receive:

  • Open bar at the VIP Reception
  • Logo on Invitation (est. distribution: 3,000)
  • Logo on Dinner Program
  • Logo on Main Stage Slide Show
  • Logo on Table Top Signage
  • Logo on the Founders’ Night registration page
  • Logo on Onsite Signage

The deadline for sponsorship is April 14, 2017. For more information about being a table sponsor, please contact Shari Hanrahan.

VIP Ticket – $1,000
Dinner + VIP Reception

Dinner Ticket – $250
Dinner + General Reception

For more information on individual tickets, please contact Paige Trotter.