15th Annual Policy Awards Dinner with Secretary of State Michael Pompeo

Join us in Orlando, May 2nd, as we celebrate 15 years of fighting for Florida’s families to protect the unborn, natural marriage, religious liberty, and more!

The theme of this year’s 15th anniversary gala is “Overcoming the World”. We are pleased to announce Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be honoring us as our keynote speaker.

 

POSTPONED

We are temporarily postponing our 15th Anniversary Dinner with Sec. Michael Pompeo, scheduled for May 2nd,2020, due to current government recommendations and regulations on social distancing during this COVID-19 pandemic.

If you have already purchased a dinner ticket or table, we will be contacting you directly regarding a refund or deferment. As the situation becomes clearer, we will share details here and on our website regarding the rescheduling of this event. We will leave our ticket portal open to accept table sponsorships and ticket purchases during this time. While we do not have a specific date nailed down at this point, we have been in communication with the Secretary’s office and they are still looking forward to the event and being very flexible with us in working to reschedule. You can also sign up for our email alerts for the latest updates

During this time of uncertainty, we encourage you to continue to pray for our leaders as they lead during this unprecedented period and that God will use this time of forced family togetherness to grow and strengthen Florida’s families. Continue to pray and care for those around you, and above all trust that God still has everything under control.

We know that finances might be tighter than normal with the closing of businesses and other cancellations, but if you are able, we ask that you prayerfully consider donating during this time. We are working very hard to support pastors and Christian ministries as they navigate this crisis by providing critical resources for sermons, holding remote services, legal resources and more.

If you would like to support this important effort you can give online here

 

 

 

Look what others are saying about our Annual Policy Awards Dinner:

 

Without a doubt this is one of the best events I ever attended.”
– Paula from Orlando

Several of my friends who go to dinner fundraisers all the time commented that it was the best event they had ever attended.”
– Lee Anne from Orlando

It was a very impressive night. Actually it was amazing.”
-Tim from Tampa

Every year we go to this event and each year it keeps getting better and better. Once again you have exceeded all expectations.”
-Miguel from Miami

 

Past Dinner Events

 

2019 – Abby Johnson

Our 2019 Annual Policy Awards dinner theme was “Celebrating Life, Protecting Children.” featuring keynote speaker Abby Johnson former Planned Parenthood director turned pro-life advocate whose story inspired the major motion picture “Unplanned.” She is also the founder of And Then There Were None, a ministry designed to assist abortion clinic workers in transitioning out of the industry. See pictures from the event and her remarks (YouTube) here.

 

2018 – Candidate Forum for Governor with Frank Luntz, Ron DeSantis, Adam Putnam

Our 2018 Annual Policy Dinner was combined with our GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Forum themed “Together for Florida” in Orlando. The dynamic exchange between Fox News pollster Frank Luntz and the leading Republican candidates, Florida Congressman Ron DeSantis and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, focused on many important issues facing Florida’s families and our state. See pictures from this event and watch the Facebook Livestream recorded here.

 

2017 – Michael Farris, Barronelle Stutzman

Our 2017 Annual Policy Awards dinner theme was “Freedom Worth Fighting For…” featuring keynote speakers Michael Farris, CEO, President, and General Counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom; and Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Washington whose religious liberty case has been appealed to the US Supreme Court.

2016 – Dr. Ben Carson

Our 11th Annual Policy Council Awards Dinner theme was “There’s Some Good in This World, and It’s Worth Fighting For,” featuring keynote speaker Dr. Ben Carson, one of the world’s most celebrated pioneers of neurosurgery, former presidential candidate and chairman of My Faith Votes. See pictures from this event here.

2015 – Dr. R. Albert Mohler

Our 10th Anniversary dinner theme was “We Cannot be Silent,” featuring keynote speaker Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, one of the largest seminaries in the world. Time Magazine has called Dr. Mohler the “Reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S.” See pictures from this event here.

2014 – Gary Bauer

Our 9th Policy Council Awards Dinner theme was “Courage to Stand,” featuring keynote speaker Gary Bauer, one of America’s greatest political orators, GOP 1999 Presidential candidate, former President of Family Research Council and Deputy Undersecretary to President Ronald Reagan.

2013 – Marco Rubio, Eric Metaxas, Mat Staver

Our 8th Policy Council Awards Dinner theme was “A Legacy of Leadership,” featuring keynote speakers: Marco Rubio, Florida Senator and former Florida House Speaker; Eric Metaxas, the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Bonhoeffer, Miracles, etc. and a syndicated radio host; Matt Staver, founding member and Chairman of the Liberty Counsel. Video of Rubio’s remarks and video of Metaxas’ remarks can be viewed on our YouTube channel.

2012 – David Barton

Our 7th Policy Council Awards Dinner theme was “Remembering our Foundations, Igniting our Future,” featuring keynote speaker David Barton, America’s most renowned historian and President of WallBuilders. Special guest speakers also included then Florida House Speaker-Designate Will Weatherford.

2011 – Michelle Bachmann

Our 6th Policy Council Awards Dinner theme was “Igniting a Cultural Transformation” with keynote speaker Michelle Bachmann. Special guests included then Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolis and then Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon.

2010 – Fred Barnes, Marco Rubio

Our 5th Policy Council Awards Dinner theme was “Tomorrow in America,” featuring keynote speakers Fred Barnes, Fox News Political Analyst, and Marco Rubio, then former speaker of the Florida House. Video of Barnes’ remarks and video of Rubio’s remarks can be viewed on our YouTube channel.

2009 – Jim Daly

Our 4th Policy Awards Dinner theme was “A Celebration of Marriage and Family” with keynote speaker Jim Daly, President & CEO of Focus on the Family. Special guest speakers also included then speaker-designate of the Florida House Dean Cannon.

2008 – Ben Stein

Our 3rd Policy Council Awards Dinner theme was “Questioning Liberal Authorities” featuring keynote speaker Ben Stein, a renaissance man: lawyer, teacher, actor, comic, economist, father, novelist, and essayist.

2007 – Fred Thompson

Our special policy awards dinner featured keynote speaker Fred Thompson, former US Senator, Law & Order TV Actor and 2008 presidential hopeful. The goal of this dinner was to introduce South Florida to FFPC’s mission.

2007 – Sam Brownback, Mike Huckabee

Our 2nd Policy Council Awards Dinner featured keynote speakers Sam Brownback, US Senator (KS), and Mike Huckabee, former Governor of Arkansas and 2008 presidential hopeful.

2006 – Jeb Bush

Our 1st Policy Council Awards Dinner featured keynote speaker Jeb Bush, then governor of Florida. Over 1,000 guests were in attendance.