Upcoming Events

FIA has luncheons, special events, fundraisers, Happy Hours and a Fairfax Festival each year. Luncheons typically fall on the second Thursday of the month except July, October and December where we do not have a luncheon.  Average attendance is 80 and they are usually held at a business in our district with a variety of speakers and topics. In October we have our annual Fairfax Festival instead of a luncheon.  Happy Hours periodically pop up throughout the year.

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All FIA members and their employees are invited to attend any of these events.

Guests are allowed to attend 3 luncheons or happy hours before joining. If you are not a member and would like to check out the FIA, please join us!

Luncheon Videos – All luncheons are recorded on video and shared with FIA members. They can also be viewed on the Fairfax Forum (click here), along with other posts and highlights related to the FIA. It’s a great way to stay informed.

Video from our last luncheon.

Upcoming Events:

May
14
Thu
2020
May, 2020 Luncheon @ Design Mechanical
May 14 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm
May, 2020 Luncheon @ Design Mechanical | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

Speaker: Joel Goldberg

Topic: “Making A Splash with Championship Culture” Click here for more >>

A native of suburban Philadelphia and Chicago, Joel Goldberg has been a member of the Kansas City Royals television broadcast since 2008, serving as the host of every pregame and postgame show on FOX Sports Kansas City.

The University of Wisconsin graduate won a 2001 Mid-America Emmy for sports reporting and has covered multiple championship teams in Major League Baseball and the National Football League.
Joel built a 25-year career developing and maintaining strong relationships with professional athletes, coaches, and team management and he now shares those stories and strategies with companies and associations.

Click here to learn more about Joel.

Sponsor and Location: Design Mechanical 100 Greystone Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103

RSVP for luncheons: Click here to register. If you are pre-paid or have questions, please contact Rachel Chambers at rchambers@fiakck.org

Jun
11
Thu
2020
June, 2020 Luncheon @ Neff Packaging
Jun 11 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm
June, 2020 Luncheon @ Neff Packaging | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

Speaker: Jason Kander, American attorney, author, veteran, and politician

Topic: Jason Kander, former Missouri Secretary of State, US Senate candidate, and US Army combat veteran will speak about his current project, The Veterans Community Project.

Sponsor and Location: Neff Packaging

RSVP for luncheons: Click here to register. If you are pre-paid or have questions, please contact Rachel Chambers at rchambers@fiakck.org

Aug
13
Thu
2020
August, 2020 Luncheon @ CBIZ
Aug 13 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm
August, 2020 Luncheon @ CBIZ | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Speaker: TBA

Topic: TBA

Sponsor and Location: CBIZ 700 W 47th St Kansas City, MO 64112

RSVP for luncheons: Click here to register. If you are pre-paid or have questions, please contact Rachel Chambers at rchambers@fiakck.org

Sep
10
Thu
2020
September, 2020 Luncheon @ Central Solutions
Sep 10 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm
September, 2020 Luncheon @ Central Solutions | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

This has been rescheduled for our September luncheon

Speaker: Gary Jenkins, a former Intelligence Unit detective with the Kansas City Police Department.

Topic: Ever want to know how the KC mob REALLY operated – and how they were finally brought down? Join us at the FIA luncheon on April 9th and hear our guest speaker Gary Jenkins talk about his time with the KCMO Police Intelligence Unit, and what it was really like to be knee-deep in the most infamous events in the KC mob wars of the 70’s & 80’s!

Sponsor and Location: Central Solutions / 401 Funston Rd, Kansas City, KS 66115

RSVP for luncheons: Click here to register. If you are pre-paid or have questions, please contact Rachel Chambers at rchambers@fiakck.org

Oct
8
Thu
2020
2020 Fairfax Festival @ Kaw Point Park
Oct 8 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
2020 Fairfax Festival @ Kaw Point Park | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

The Fairfax Industrial Association is hosting its 6th Annual Fairfax Festival on Thurs, Oct 8, 2020 from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. Expected attendance this year is 500+. We will have live music, an assortment of foods, beer and wine garden, as well as boat rides, raffle drawings and a lawn game tournament.

Location: Kaw Point Park
1401 Fairfax Trafficway / Kansas City, KS 66115



More details can be found here: https://fiakck.org/2020fairfaxfestival/

Nov
12
Thu
2020
November, 2020 Luncheon @ BlackJack Tire Repair
Nov 12 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm
November, 2020 Luncheon @ BlackJack Tire Repair | Kansas City | Kansas | United States

Speaker: TBA

Topic: TBA

Sponsor and Location: Blackjack Tire

RSVP for luncheons: Click here to register. If you are pre-paid or have questions, please contact Rachel Chambers at rchambers@fiakck.org

Dec
10
Thu
2020
FIA 2020 Holiday Party @ Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
FIA 2020 Holiday Party @ Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa | Riverside | Missouri | United States

Holiday Happy Hour: Great way to connect with your fellow FIA friends, we will have a Holiday Happy Hour. FREE to all FIA members. Cocktails, appetizers, drawings and prizes. 2 drink tickets

Host and Sponsor: Argosy Casino

RSVP WITH YOUR HEADCOUNT to Rachel Chambers at RCHAMBERS@FIAKCK.ORG