Save the date for our 2024 Julian L. Simon Memorial Award Dinner at the Washington National Cathedral. For our 40th Anniversary Simon Dinner, we will celebrate Prometheus: Rebel for Humanity and Simon’s vision of mankind as the ultimate resource.

When: 6:00 pm – 12:00 am

Thursday, September 19, 2024

Where: Washington National Cathedral

3101 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016

Early bird ticket prices are available at a discounted rate of $400 per person and $700 per couple through March 31, 2024. Starting April 1, tickets will be $500 per person and $800 per couple. To register and purchase your seats, visit

Hotel: The nearby Yours Truly DC, one of IHG’s new Vignette Collection properties, offers CEI friends a discounted rate here.

For more information, contact [email protected] or 202.331.2764.​​​​​​

If you weren’t able to join us for our 2023 Julian L. Simon Memorial Award Dinner and Brunch, check out the highlight videos below, including excerpts from Simon Award winners Marian Tupy and Gale Pooley, the queen of decision-making Annie Duke, Reason Editor at Large and Elvis-double Nick Gillespie, David Simon, CEI President Kent Lassman, and Elvis tribute artist Leo Days.

2023 Julian L. Simon Memorial Award Dinner Highlight

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