Sightings & Events

Here’s a list of all the events.

  • Sep 18 2014

    You're Invited: JMI Hosts DEO Director Jesse Panuccio

    Coral Gables, FL
  • Aug 20 2014

    You're Invited: JMI Luncheon Featuring Speaker-Designate Steve Crisafulli and Rep. Mike Hill

    Pensacola, FL
  • Jul 31 2014

    FREE EVENT: 2014 Friedman Legacy Day

    Tallahassee, FL
  • Jul 18 2014

    FREE EVENT: Watch DOG DAYS with JMI

    All Saints Cinema | 918 Railroad Ave. | Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • Jun 5 2014

    Free "Honor Flight" Screening

    Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
  • May 23 2014

    Florida Parent-Educators Association Convention

    Orlando, Florida
  • May 23 2014

    JMI Board of Advisor member Jerry Cameron doing re-enactment of Patrick Henry's famous speech at FPEA Convention

    Orlando, Florida
  • May 11 2014

    Wise Money Week

    Jacksonville, Florida
  • May 6 2014

    JMI-Sponsored Awards Ceremony with the Florida History Fair

    Tallahassee Antique Car Museum
  • May 5 2014

    Ben Franklin at Florida History Fair

    Tallahassee Community College
  • May 4 2014

    Florida History Fair

    Tallahassee Community College
  • May 2 2014

    Last day of Legislative session

    Tallahassee, Florida
  • May 1 2014

    American Legislative Exchange Council Education Task Force Meetings

    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Apr 28 2014

    Ben Franklin visits Jacksonville Schools

    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Apr 23 2014

    2014 JMI Annual Dinner

    Tallahassee, Florida

    Please join us as Travis Brown and Stephen Moore unveil the details of their new book "Wealth of States", a detailed and critical look at the economic growth vs malaise that results from the tax and regulatory policy decisions across the 50 states. They will also highlight Florida and how our states ranks among the rest. Following their presentation, Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford will join in a retrospective conversation about their leadership tenure and continue the theme of how Floridians benefit when there's a focus on economic freedom.

     

  • Apr 15 2014

    Occupational Licensing Panel Discussion and Lunch

    The Governors Club of Tallahassee

    Keep checking back for more information about the event and how to purchase a ticket.

  • Apr 9 2014

    Francisco Gonzalez attends State Policy Network Development Directors Retreat

    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Apr 4 2014

    Francisco Gonzalez attends Philadelphia Society Meeting

    Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 26 2014

    Dr. Bob McClure, Becky Liner, Valerie Wickboldt, Bill Mattox, and Mike Werner attend Heritage Resource Bank Conference

    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 20 2014

    Francisco Gonzalez attends State Policy Network Development Directors Retreat

    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Mar 18 2014

    Bill Mattox at Liberty County school program with Ben Franklin and James Madison

    Liberty County
  • Mar 18 2014

    JMI Hosts Center Right Luncheon featuring "How Money Walks" author Travis Brown

    Tallahassee, Florida
  • Feb 27 2014

    Bob Sanchez on WFSU's "It's About Florida"

  • Feb 27 2014

    Bob Sanchez Interviews with Capitol News Service on Florida's Dirty Dozen Study

  • Feb 26 2014

    Dr. Bob McClure Speaking at Republican Club of the Palm Beaches

    Palm Beach
  • Feb 25 2014

    Dr. Bob McClure Speaking at Broward YRs, Republican Federated Women and Republican Business Network

    BJ's Brewhouse in Coral Springs
  • Feb 19 2014

    North Florida Director of Development, Michael Warner, speaking at The Republican Women's Club of St. John's County meeting

    St. Augustine, FL
  • Feb 11 2014

    Francisco Gonzalez Speaks at Capital City Conservatives Club

    Elks Lodge, Tallahassee
  • Feb 4 2014

    Dr. Bob McClure Speaks at the Ivy League Club of Sarasota

    Sarasota, FL
  • Feb 4 2014

    Dr. Bob McClure Speaks at the Sarasota Breakfast

    Sarasota, FL
  • Feb 3 2014

    JMI Board of Advisors Meeting

    Naples, FL
  • Feb 1 2014

    JMI Co-Sponsors The Foundation for Economic Education's Inspire Educate Connect Summit

    Naples, Florida
  • Jan 30 2014

    JMI VP Francisco Gonzalez Attends MavPac Reception

    Coral Gables, FL
  • Jan 30 2014

    JMI Board of Advisors Meeting

    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Jan 28 2014

    Free Event w/ RSVP: JMI Celebrates National School Choice Week

    Orlando Science Center - 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando, FL 32803
  • Jan 23 2014

    Free Event w/ RSVP: JMI American Cause Seminar at FIU

    Florida International University, College of Law, Room DB2008
  • Jan 22 2014

    Free Event w/ RSVP: JMI American Cause Seminar at FAU

    Florida Atlantic University, Davie Campus, Liberal Arts Building, Room 132
  • Jan 17 2014

    JMI Celebrates Thrift Week

  • Jan 16 2014

    You're Invited to Celebrate National School Choice Week with JMI!

    Orlando Science Center - 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando, FL 32803
  • Jan 15 2014

    JMI President Bob McClure at the Florida Chamber 7th Annual Insurance Summit

    Orlando, FL
  • Jan 2 2014

    JMI's VP of Communications Valerie Wickboldt at Cato Institute Health Policy Summit

    Philadelphia, PA
  • Dec 3 2013

    JMI Seminar -- Dec. 3, 2013 -- Permission to Work: How Licensing Laws Cripple Opportunity

    Live Oak B., Student Union Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Campus 777 Glades Union Boca Raton FL 33431
  • Nov 19 2013

    JMI American Cause Seminar at FIU - Free with RSVP!

    Florida International University Diaz-Balart Law Building Large Courtroom, Room 1000
  • Nov 14 2013

    JMI Hosts Stephen Hayes at our Naples Luncheon - Tickets/Sponsorships Available

    The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples
  • Nov 6 2013

    JMI/Project on Accountable Justice Hosts Debate "What is the Role of Government in the Juvenile Justice System?"

    The Challenger Learning Center IMAX
  • Oct 26 2013

    JMI Resident Fellow Bill Mattox Presenting at the Florida Council for the Social Studies

    Daytona, Florida
  • Oct 23 2013

    Dr. Bob McClure speaking at the Florida Employer-Sponsored Benefits Task Force

    Florida Public Service Commission -- Betty Easley Conference
  • Oct 9 2013

    FAU Seminar Series with Dr. Harry Veryser, adjunct professor of economics at the University of Detroit-Mercy

    FAU's Boca Raton Campus, General Classroom Building (GS), Room 115
  • Oct 8 2013

    JMI BOA Meeting

    Panama City
  • Oct 7 2013

    JMI Hosts KIDS FOR CASH Movie Viewing and Panel Discussion

    The Challenger Learning Center
  • Sep 25 2013

    FSU’s Project on Accountable Justice Hosts Public Forum Highlighting Georgia’s Efforts in Criminal and Juvenile Justice Reform

    FSU’s College of Law
  • Sep 24 2013

    Public Forum: A Tale of Two States: "What can Florida Learn from Georgia's Criminal and Juvenile Justice Reforms?"

    FSU College of Law, Room 101 425 W. Jefferson, Tallahassee, FL
  • Sep 17 2013

    JMI Hosts Constitution Day Event in Broward

    JA World Huizenga Center - Broward College
  • Sep 17 2013

    JMI Board of Advisors Meeting

    Palm Beach, FL
  • Sep 12 2013

    Dr. Bob McClure leads health care & education discussions at the Sayfie Review Florida Leaders Summit

    Orlando - J.W. Marriott Grande Lakes
  • Sep 11 2013

    JMI Board of Advisors Meeting

    Orlando, FL
  • Sep 10 2013

    JMI Board of Advisors Meeting

    Tampa, FL
  • Aug 15 2013

    JMI Resident Fellow Bill Mattox visits Tampa Bay Times News in Education Dept.

    St. Petersburg, FL
  • Aug 13 2013

    Sen Marco Rubio visits JMI headquarters

    The Columns
  • Aug 8 2013

    JMI Luncheon at The Historic Columns

    100 North Duval St. Tallahassee, FL 32301



    The James Madison Institute welcomes the Tallahassee community to our new headquarters. Food and drink provided! Built in 1830, the historical Columns building is one of the longest standing landmarks in Tallahassee.

    Join JMI on Thursday, August 8th from 11:30 a.m. - 1p.m. to hear about our building's history from Mike Wing, Executive Director of the Tallahassee Trust For Historic Preservation. Also, learn how JMI is working to preserve this Tallahassee treasure, along with our nation's founding principles, for future generations. The Columns, JMI Headquarters 100 North Duval Street Tallahassee, FL 32301


    COST: Members $10; Non-Members $15


    CONTACT: Jenny Stone, Director of Events
    jstone@jamesmadison.org | 850.386.3131


    FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/510419405694564/

    RSVP ONLINE: http://jmi-thecolumnsluncheon.eventbrite.com/

  • Jul 31 2013

    Freedom 101 - A Special Program for High School Students on Milton Friedman’s 101st Birthday

    Free Event at The Columns 100 N. Duval St. Tallahassee, FL 32301

    A Special Program for High School Students on Milton Friedman’s 101st Birthday.

    JMI WILL BE GIVING AWAY 2 FREE MOVIE TICKETS TO ONE ATTENDEE! Have to be present to win!

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
    100 North Duval Street

    Enjoy a free lunch, watch some cool videos, solve an “economic mystery” and learn about a Nobel Prize-winning economist who said, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.”

    To RSVP visit: http://jmi-freedom101.eventbrite.com/.
    For more information visit jamesmadison.org or call (850) 386-3131.

    Bonus: Join JMI at a Naturalization Ceremony to learn more about what it means to be a U.S. citizen. The program is the same day at 10 a.m. To RSVP visit: http://jmi-freedom101.eventbrite.com/.

  • Jul 31 2013

    Dr. Bob McClure visits Panama City News Herald Editorial Board

    Panama City
  • Jul 30 2013

    Dr. Bob McClure speaks on The Burnie Thompson Show at 1:30 CST

    Panama City Beach
  • Jul 30 2013

    Dr. Bob McClure speaks at Panama City Chamber of Commerce Roundtable

    Panama City Beach
  • Jul 13 2013

    Dr. Bob McClure Speaks at MavPAC

    Miami, FL
  • Jul 11 2013

    JMI's 2013 Boys State Program

  • Jul 9 2013

    Dr. Bob McClure Speaks at the Republican Roundtable

    Panama City - Saint Andrews Yacht Club
  • Jul 8 2013

    Dr. Bob McClure on The Burnie Thompson Show

    Panama City
  • Jun 20 2013

    Dr. Michael Poliakoff presents ACTA/JMI Report on Florida's Public Universities

    Board of Governors Meeting at University of South Florida
  • Jun 19 2013

    JMI President Bob McClure hosts Rotary Club of Tallahassee

    Civic Center
  • Jun 17 2013

    Women in Government | JMI & Girls State

    Florida State University | HCB 101
  • Jun 17 2013

    Dr. Bob McClure Speaks at Republican Women's Club Luncheon on Common Core

    Hotel Duval, Tallahassee, FL
  • Jun 11 2013

    Visit to Florida Trend Headquarters

    St. Petersburg, FL
  • May 21 2013

    Madison Movie Nights Showing: My Suitcase Full of Hope

    Free Event at The Columns 100 N. Duval St. Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • May 15 2013

    JMI's Bob Sanchez Speaks to Gulf Coast Economic Club

    New World Landing - Pensacola, FL
  • May 14 2013

    Leon County Commission honoring The James Madison Institute for 25 years of contribution to the community

    Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing County Courthouse, 5th Floor, Commission Chambers
  • May 8 2013

    Meeting with the Daytona Beach News-Journal Editorial Board

    Daytona Beach, FL
  • May 8 2013

    Meeting with the Florida Times-Union Editorial Board

    Jacksonville, FL
  • May 7 2013

    CANCELED - How Honesty, Thrift and Generosity Help Advance Economic Freedom - JMI event with Dr. Jack Templeton

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, JMI had to cancel this event. We will be contacting all of those who RSVPed to let them know. If you have questions, please email Valerie Wickboldt at vwickboldt@jamesmadison.org.

  • Apr 27 2013

    First Principles Leadership Seminar | JMI & The Heritage Foundation

    Orlando - Omni at Champions Gate in Orlando, FL
  • Apr 25 2013

    Free JMI Networking Reception at Heritage Resource Bank

    Omni at ChampionsGate - Orlando, FL

  • Apr 25 2013

    36th Annual Resource Bank Meeting | American Opportunity | The Heritage Foundation

    Orlando
  • Apr 24 2013

    JMI co-hosts Free Young Professionals Networking Reception & Policy Discussion in Orlando

    Ceviche - 125 W. Church Street in Orlando, FL
  • Apr 24 2013

    The America Cause | FAU Seminar Series | How Crony Capitalism is Threatening Your Economic Future"

    Florida Atlantic University - Davie Campus

    The American Cause - Three Part Seminar Series Devoted to America's Founding Principles

    Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 6:00 p.m. - "How Crony Capitalism is Threatening Your Economic Future"

    William Frezza, Fellow in Technology & Entrepreneurship, Competitive Enterprise Institute

    Florida Atlantic University
    Davie Campus
    Liberal Arts Building, Room 331

    Free & Open to all University Students | Registration Required | Space is Limited

    For More Info Contact:
    Dr. Marshall DeRosa, Professor of Political Science - FAU
    derosa6@comcast.net
    (561) 723-988

    Free copy of The American Cause by Russell Kirk for all participants

  • Apr 24 2013

    Orlando Sentinel Ed Board Meeting

  • Apr 24 2013

    JMI Palm Beach Board of Advisors Breakfast

    West Palm Beach

    JMI Palm Beach Board of Advisors Breakfast
    Wednesday, April 24 - 7:30 AM
    Guest Speaker Bill Frezza, The Competitive Enterprise Institute "The Decline & Fall of Entitlement Democracy and How Federalism Can Save Us"
    Continental Breakfast Provided


    About Bill Frezza: Bill Frezza is a contributing columnist for Forbes.com, RealClearMarkets, and BioIT World. He writes on a variety of topics, including regulatory reform, crony capitalism, tax policy, “green” government mandates, and ways to restore US economic leadership. Frezza spent three decades as an entrepreneur and venture capital investor. He holds three degrees from the Massachusetts Institute for Technology; in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Biology.


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    Kindly RSVP by April 22 to:
    Jenny Stone at jstone@jamesmadison.org or (850) 386-­?3131


    For more information, contact Francisco Gonzalez at fgonzalez@jamesmadison.org or 850-386-3131


  • Apr 23 2013

    Visit to Newsmax Headquarters

    Boca Raton, Florida
  • Apr 16 2013

    The Federalist Society - Miami Lawyers Division - First Spring Reception

    Coral Gables, Florida
  • Apr 1 2013

    The America Cause | FAU Seminar Series | The United States & Arab Revolutions: Prospects & Challenges

    Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton Campus

    The American Cause - Three Part Seminar Series Devoted to America's Founding Principles

    Monday, April 1, 2013 - 6:00 p.m. - "The United States and Arab Revolutions: Prospects & Challenges"

    Dr. Robert Rabil, Associate Professor of Political Science

    Florida Atlantic University
    Boca Raton Campus
    Student Union
    Majestic Palm Room B

    Free & Open to all University Students | Registration Required | Space is Limited

    For More Info Contact:
    Dr. Marshall DeRosa, Professor of Political Science - FAU
    derosa6@comcast.net
    (561) 723-988

    Free copy of The American Cause by Russell Kirk for all participants

  • Mar 21 2013

    JMI EVP Rebecca Liner Internship Presentation

    The 2013 Internship Festival for The College of Social Sciences & Public Policy
  • Mar 20 2013

    JMI's Thomas Perrin presents recent Backgrounder: Preserve Freedom of Contracts in Florida’s Labor Market

    CFHLA Meeting at Visit Florida
  • Mar 20 2013

    The James Madison Institute Hosts Breakfast Featuring Ohio State Treasurer, Josh Mandel.

    Sarasota

    The James Madison Institute is hosting a breakfast in Sarasota featuring Ohio State Treasurer, Josh Mandel on Wednesday, March 20 at 7:45 A.M.
    If you would like to receive an invitation, please contact Francisco Gonzalez at fgonzalez@jamesmadison.org or call (850) 386-3131.

  • Mar 13 2013

    JMI's 25th Anniversary Gala

    Tallahassee

    Celebrate with The James Madison Institute, Florida’s premier public policy organization, as it commemorates 25 years of shaping Florida’s future.

    25th Anniversary Gala
    Wednesday, March 13, 2013
    FSU University Center Club Ballroom - Tallahassee
    Details to come--check back for updates! 

  • Mar 9 2013

    Foundation for Economic Education Freedom Academy

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Mar 7 2013

    JMI's Bob Sanchez Speaks to Westminster Oaks Conservative Club

  • Mar 7 2013

    Florida Chamber Capitol Days: Healthcare Discussion with JMI President/CEO Bob McClure and others

    Hotel Duval

    March 6, 2013 – March 8, 2013 @ TBD
    Location: Hotel Duval
    Address: 415 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32301

    The Florida Chamber’s premier annual Tallahassee event, Capitol Days, is scheduled for March 6-8, 2013. Capitol Days is designed to bring together CEOs, small business leaders, local chamber executives and elected officials from across Florida to discuss Florida’s transitioning economy and top business priorities for the upcoming legislative session.

    This year’s Capitol Days will address the Florida Chamber’s top legislative priorities focused on making Florida’s business climate more competitive and lowering the cost of living for Florida’s families and small business, including tax reform, legal reform, business climate reform, excellence in education and quality of life.

  • Mar 7 2013

    JMI Policy Director Bob Sanchez Testifies | House State Affairs

  • Feb 27 2013

    JMI Board of Advisors Meeting

    Tampa
  • Feb 27 2013

    JMI President/CEO Bob McClure Promotes JMI's 25th Anniversary on WTXL Sunrise Morning Show

  • Feb 27 2013

    JMI Board of Advisors Meeting

    Orlando
 
 

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