New Orleans, LA June 16-18, 2011
Declared presidential candidates speaking at RLC2011 were Rep. Michele Bachmann (MN), former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Rep. Ron Paul (TX) and former Senator Rick Santorum (PA). Also speaking were exploratory candidate former Gov. Buddy Roemer (LA) and speculatory non-candidate Gov. Rick Perry (TX). Not present were top-tier candidates former Govs. Jon Huntsman (UT), Tim Pawlenty (MN) and Mitt Romney (MA).
RLC 2011 STRAW POLL BALLOT:
Results: Paul 612 - Huntsman 382 - Bachmann 191 - Cain 104 - Romney 74 - Gingrich 69 - Palin 41 - Santorum 30 - Pawlenty 18 - Johnson 10 - Roemer 9 - McCotter 2.
PRESS RELEASE from Ron Paul Presidential Campaign Committee
June 18, 2011
Contact: Gary Howard
Ron Paul Wins RLC Straw Poll
Second consecutive win in conservative event straw polls
LAKE JACKSON, Texas – Today, 2012 GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul again took first place in a straw poll at a major conservative gathering. The Republican Leadership Conference held in New Orleans was the setting for Congressman Paul’s latest victory, winning with 40 percent of the vote over the rest of the Republican field.
“This win is just the latest indicator of how the majority of American opinion is turning in Ron Paul’s direction,” said Jesse Benton, Paul campaign chairman. “Listening to all the other speakers and candidates, you hear them saying the things that Dr. Paul has been saying for years, and they are saying it because they know that’s what Americans are looking for right now.
“The American people want and deserve someone who will tell them the truth, tell them what needs to be done, and who has an untouchable record of consistency to back it up.”
For more information on Congressman Ron Paul’s Presidential Campaign visit www.RonPaul2012.com.
Republican Leadership Conference and Reagan Centennial Celebration Agenda
THURSDAY JUNE 16
12:00 Noon – Registration & Exhibit Hall Open (HEC Room, 2nd
Floor of Hilton)
1:00 PM – Mike Huckabee Book Signing (Everyone Welcome!)
2:00 PM – Mike Huckabee Photo Line (VIP Registrants only)
2:30 PM – GENERAL SESSION I
- Roger Villere
- Charlie Davis
- Erick Erickson
- Mike Huckabee
- Thaddeus McCotter
- Gary Johnson
- Ted Cruz
5:00 PM – General Session Ends
5:30 PM – Newt Gingrich Reception featuring international soloist, Anthony Kearns (VIP Registrants only)
6:30 PM – GENERAL SESSION II
- Anthony Kearns
- Gabe Joseph
- David Bossie
- Steve Scalise
- Newt Gingrich
- Michael Williams
- Tom McClintock
- Dale Peterson
7:00 PM – Registration & Exhibit Hall Closes
8:30 PM – General Session Ends
8:45 PM – Dale Peterson Book Signing (Everyone Welcome!)
FRIDAY JUNE 17
8:30 AM – Registration & Exhibit Hall Open (HEC Room, 2nd Floor
9:00 AM – Republican Super PAC Panel (with Roger Villere, Jim Bopp, Soloman Yue)
10:00 AM – Brunch saluting Haley Barbour & Herman Cain (VIP Registrants only)
10:00 AM – New Orleans Jazz Brunch
11:00 AM – Straw Poll Voting Opens
11:45 AM – GENERAL SESSION III
- Sharon Day
- Ruth Ulrich
- Haley Barbour
- Jon Huntsman [ed. Huntsman did not attend due to a "bad cold"]
- ANGA: Fueling Prosperity and Enhancing National Security- Herman Cain
- Ron Paul
- Jim DeMint
- Roger Williams
- Michele Bachmann
- Bobby Jindal
- Rick Santorum
- Susan B. Anthony Panel
4:30 PM – General Session Ends
4:30 PM – Congressman Bill Cassidy Reception in Suite 3086 (RSVP on Facebook)
5:00 PM – Michele Bachmann Photo Line (VIP Registrants only)
5:30 PM – Rick Santorum Photo Line (VIP Registrants only)
6:00 PM – Registration & Exhibit Hall Closes
7:00 PM – VIP Hospitality Room
7:00 PM – Governor Jindal’s RLC Bayou Bash
SATURDAY JUNE 18
9:00 AM – Registration & Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 AM – VIP Brunch saluting Marsha Blackburn & George P. Bush (VIP Registrants only)
10:00 AM – Morning in America Brunch
11:00 AM – Straw Poll Voting Opens
11:30 AM – Rick Perry Book Signing (Everyone Welcome!)
12:00 Noon – GENERAL SESSION IV
- John Fleming
- Sue Lynch
- Buddy Roemer
- Jeff Landry
- Steve Russell
- Bill Cassidy
- Marsha Blackburn
- Star Parker
- Reince Priebus
- Tony Perkins
- Rick Perry
- Rodney Alexander
- Charles Boustany
- George P. Bush
- Chris Widener
- Eric Skrmetta
- Mike McCallister
- James Strock
5:00 PM – James Strock Book Signing (Everyone Welcome!)
5:00 PM – General Session Ends
5:00 PM – Registration & Exhibit Hall Closes
6:00 PM – (VIP Registrants only)
*Please note: due to the live nature of this event, speakers are in approximate order.
What are the registration levels?
Two registration levels are currently available on www.rlc2011.com.
$299 – Standard Conference Registration (3 meals)
Register today for the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference. Includes complete access to all general sessions with major speakers and three meals (two brunches and a dinner reception). Includes access to the Reagan Centennial Gala on Saturday evening. Space is limited. Register before May 8, 2011 and receive the special Early Bird Discount rate of $199–a savings of $100 per person.
Register before May 8, 2011 and receive the special Early Bird Discount rate of $199–a savings of $100 per person.
$699 – VIP Registration (4 meals plus VIP credentials)
Register as a VIP and get access to VIP-only events during the conference. Includes complete access to all general sessions with major speakers, exclusive VIP-only special events with major speakers and four meals (two brunches and two dinner receptions) and access to the Reagan Centennial Gala on Saturday evening. Space is limited. Register before May 8, 2011 and receive the special Early Bird Discount rate of $499–a savings of $200 per person.
Space is limited. Register before May 8, 2011 and receive the special Early Bird Discount rate of $499–a savings of $200 per person.
For more information about group rates and getting involved in the behind-the-scenes action at RLC 2011 by becoming a corporate or individual sponsor, please call (225) 300-4891.
If You Liked SRLC 2010…
You’ll Love RLC 2011
The organizers of the 2010 Southern Republican Leadership Conference invite you to return to New Orleans for another spectacular weekend with America’s top Republican leaders.
This year, we’re inviting the whole nation!
The 2011 Republican Leadership Conference will be held on June 16-18th…once again at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.
During our 2010 conference, we heard from Sarah Palin, Bobby Jindal, Newt Gingrich, Haley Barbour, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Mike Pence, Rick Santorum and many others. And our friend Sean Hannity dropped by to do his show live from the Hilton Riverside lobby.
This year, we’re inviting many of our major 2010 speakers to return, and we’re inviting some new friends:
Of course, there will be more book signings, autographs, photo ops, great music, crabs, shrimp, crawfish, oysters, jamabalaya, etoufee and gumbo. (Just in case you were wondering:)
So click here to register now and receive a huge “Early Bird Discount” for your tickets.
Last year, SRLC tickets sold out early in the year and we had to stop selling registrations, so please don’t wait until the last minute. Register today.
In 2010, the Hilton sold out of sleeping rooms early, also. We have reserved a much larger block of rooms this year at a discounted rate. To reserve your room at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, call 1-800-HILTONS and use event code “RLC”.
Join us in New Orleans in June 2011 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ronald Wilson Reagan, the man of the century.
Laissez les bontemps rouler! (Let the good times roll.)