Our 2023 FIA AGM Annual Lunch will be held on Thursday 9th November, at The Brewery in London, a stunning 18th-century brewery that has been transformed into one of London's leading event venues.

27 October 2023

Here’s what we’ve got planned:

The Day’s Agenda:

12:00 – Pre-Annual Lunch Networking Drinks Reception

13:30 – Lunch

15:00 – Lifetime Achievement and Engineer of the Future Award plus Entertainment

17:00 – Post Lunch Networking

22:00 – Event Ends

Networking and After Party:

This year’s Annual Lunch is our biggest event to date, with over 530 of the fire industry’s leading figures joining us. The FIA Annual Lunch has always offered unrivalled networking opportunities; this year we have gone a step further and extended the event with a post-lunch after party! Here’s a little more on the networking available throughout the day:

  • Take advantage of our welcome drink reception before the Annual Lunch. Enjoy free drinks and canapes while you catch up with industry colleagues and grow your network.
  • Enjoy your first drink for free at the after party.
  • Let your hair down and dance with music from our DJ.
  • Strike a pose in our photobooth.
  • Enjoy a selection of snacks from our hot food buffet and sweet bags.

This year, we will have over 75 companies in attendance. here they all are:



Enjoy a delicious three-course meal and complimentary wine for the table. Socialise with your work colleagues or entertain and impress your clients and customers. During the lunch, there will also be an awards ceremony consisting of both our Lifetime Achievement and Engineer of the Year Award. In addition to this, we will also have hilarious entertainment from this year’s comedian.


We are incredibly excited to announce that Catherine Bohart will be providing the entertainment at this year's Annual Lunch!

Catherine is a brilliant Irish award-winning stand-up based in London. TV includes 8 Out of 10 Cats, being a correspondent on BBC2's The Mash Report, Mock the Week, BBC2's House of Games, Pointless Comedians, A League of Their Own for Sky1, Comedy Central's Roast Battle, the new series of As Yet Untitled for Dave, plus guest hosting the topical show for Comedy Central Yesterday, Today, and the Day Before. She has performed two critically acclaimed solo stand-up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and she recently recorded a stand-up special for Amazon Prime / Soho Theatre.


All guests who have purchased tickets to the Annual Lunch will receive an Eventbrite ticket via email before the event. Please ensure that you bring this ticket with you for a smooth registration process on the day.

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