FX June 2 Luncheon – Exploring Publishing in the Digital Age


What the Changing Landscape Means for Creatives

If you have read comics like Peanuts, Marmaduke or Doonesbury or feature columns like Miss Manners, you are enjoying content provided by Andrews McMeel Universal.

For more than 40 years, Andrews McMeel Universal has provided content across a wide range of communications mediums: newspapers, comic strips, books, calendars, puzzles and more. The company is home to some of the most vibrant and creative storytellers of our age.

Our June luncheon guest speaker, Susan Johnson, chief marketing officer at Andrews McMeel Universal, will discuss the current climate in publishing, syndication and entertainment, and what creatives who want to break into the industry can expect.

Mark your calendar now and plan to join us on Friday, June 2nd. Don’t miss this enlightening program. See you there.

Join us:

Friday, June 2nd
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Check-in & networking begin at 11:30 a.m.
Presentation begins at Noon.
Lunch served at Noon.

The Granfalloon
608 Ward Parkway (Country Club Plaza)
Kansas City, MO 64112

Cost includes presentation, meal, beverage, tax and tip.

NOTE: Beginning with The Freelance Exchange June luncheon, member and nonmember registrants will notice an additional fee to cover Eventbrite expenses. We appreciate your understanding as we seek to maintain an attendee-friendly cost structure, which can be impacted by venues’ room fees or food and drink minimums.

RSVP by 10 p.m., Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Anyone is welcome to attend at the appropriate rate. Non-members who register at the member rate will be asked to pay the remainder/difference upon arrival.

Space is limited. To ensure your spot, RSVP NO LATER than the deadline. Due to venue requirements and advance ordering, we regret to inform you that cancellations made with less than 24 hours’ notice cannot be refunded.




Please select one meal choice with your reservation:

Sandwiches come with choice of house-cut fries or side salad.

  • Plaza Club Sandwich: Mesquite Turkey, sliced ham, peppered bacon, avocado, smoked gouda, lettuce, tomato, roasted chili sauce.
  • Margherita Pizza: Vine tomatoes, fresh basil, crushed tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, olive oil drizzle.
  • Falloon Burger: Angus Beef, smoked cheddar, peppered bacon, lettuce, tomato, Dijon Aioli.
  • Tequila Chicken Avocado Salad: Grilled Chicken, avocado, cherry tomatoes, black beans, roasted corn, white cheddar, tortilla strips, roasted red pepper and vinaigrette.

To ensure your spot at this FX luncheon, RSVP by 10 p.m., Wednesday, May 31, 2017.