Cancellation – CEI Annual Dinner 2020

Every year we look forward to a singular opportunity to reinvest in the connection we have with you. Through an evening that celebrates liberty, markets, and CEI’s vision for a free society, our work becomes stronger, better informed, and energized. It helps that we welcome a large dose of humor and don’t take ourselves too seriously. Taken together, it is the winning recipe for the always anticipated annual dinner. 

This year is different. In so many ways, including how we make that connection with you, this year must be different. 

Out of concern for the health and safety of our supporters, friends, dinner guests, staff, and the public, and in line with DC’s phased COVID-19 approach, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020 annual dinner. We apologize for the change in plans and hope to see you at the 2021 gala. Please mark your calendars for the return of the best evening of the year.

Kent Lassman

President and CEO

Competitive Enterprise Institute

CEI Annual Dinner 2021
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC

We will share more information about the 2021 CEI dinner when it is available at