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Speakers Bureau

The Heartland Institute’s senior fellows, managing editors, and senior staff make outstanding speakers at public events. In 2015, they spoke at 104 events, entertaining and informing nearly 12,400 audience members!

We feature some of the nation's most knowledgeable and dynamic free-market public policy experts. Heartland's spokespersons are known nationwide and even world-wide. They write thousands of articles each year ranging from op-eds in major U.S. newspapers to in-depth policy studies and books. They appear frequently on television on CNBC, Fox News, CNN, and PBS, and on the opinion-editorial pages of the Wall Street JournalWashington TimesInvestor’s Business Daily, and many of the nation’s largest circulation daily newspapers. They also testify frequently before Congress and state legislatures.

Recommend a Heartland speaker for your next Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Farm Bureau, or Tea Party event! If you are responsible for planning an event, contact us. We can provide you with professional advice and even manage the logistics of getting a speaker to and from your event.

Contact Nikki Comerford by email, or call 312-377-4000 and ask for the communications department.

Download a PDF of Heartland's latest Speakers Bureau brochure by clicking the link below, and browse our website for Heartland's Free Market Speakers Bureau.

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2016 By the Numbers

See what sets Heartland apart:
82% of state elected officials read Heartland publications
82%
of state elected officials read one or more Heartland newspapers "sometimes" or "always."
45% of elected officials say Heartland led to a change in policy
45%
of state elected officials say a Heartland publication influenced their opinions or led to a change in public policy.
“The Heartland Institute [is] the world’s most prominent thinktank supporting skepticism about man-made climate change.”
The Economist
May 26, 2012
1.3 Million
the number of times Heartland's six podcasts were downloaded in 2016
216 issues
of weekly e-newsletters sent to subscribers across the country
120 events
that Heartland hosted, attended, or spoke at, reaching 13,474 guests
100,000 fans
on Facebook posting and reposting over 20 million times a week