Conference Hotel - Westin Crown Center

We will once again be using the Westin and Sheraton Crown Center hotels for all activity. Book now to reserve a room and avoid higher prices when our discounted room block is sold out.

Hotel Deposit

One night’s deposit equal to room and tax is due at time of booking and will be charged to the credit card provided.

Cancellation Policy

Reimbursement of the deposit will only be provided for cancellations made 21-days prior to arrival. Cancellations made within 21-days of arrival will forfeit one night’s room deposit and tax.

Westin

Westin Crown Center

1 East Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64018
(816) 474-4400
>> $149/night +tax

The Westin is the official hotel for the conference. It is attached to the Crown Center shopping center and an easy indoor walk to Union Station.

  Click here to book a room at the Westin

Please do not overbook by reserving multiple rooms for friends, only to release rooms at the last minute, as this creates a scenario where people perceive the hotel to be sold out and may discover too late that rooms have become available.

Interested in sharing a room at the conference? Check out the FAI member-only Room & Ride Share Forum!

Sheraton

Sheraton Crown Center

2345 McGee Street
Kansas City, MO 64018
(816) 841-1000
>> $129/night +tax

The Sheraton is a five-minute indoor walk to the Westin. A complimentary shuttle to and from the Westin is also available. All Music Camp classes are at the Sheraton.

  Click here to book a room at the Sheraton

Interested in sharing a room at the conference? Check out the FAI member-only Room & Ride Share Forum!

Floor Plans

  Download the Westin Hotel floor plansupdated for 2018!

Please do not overbook by reserving multiple rooms for friends, only to release rooms at the last minute, as this creates a scenario where people perceive the hotel to be sold out and may discover too late that rooms have become available.

Mission Statement

The mission of Folk Alliance International is to nurture, engage, and empower the international folk music community - traditional and contemporary, amateur and professional - through education, advocacy and performance.

Additional Conference Events

2018 FAI Conference

DATE: February 14-18, 2018

LOCATION: Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City, MO, USA

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Contact

816.221.3655