Tips & Advice

Tips on event planning, entertainment, and more.

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Why Show Customization is the Secret to Impactful Entertainment

A lot of things can go wrong with live entertainment. Nobody wants an unfunny comedian, a magician whose tricks go wrong, or a motivational speaker who puts the audience to sleep! If your guests are ignoring the on-stage entertainment to chat with their co-workers, then you don’t have entertainment… you have background noise. The most …

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8 Reasons Mentalism is PERFECT for Corporate Events (and the One Time it Isn’t)

So… you’ve planning an employee or client event, and you want to go beyond the usual entertainment options. You’re looking for something dynamic, engaging, and maybe a little unusual. It needs to be clean (no dirty jokes and never offensive), and you want the entertainment to appeal to a wide range of ages and backgrounds. …

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Branded Magic Giveaways

4 Magical Trade Show Giveaways That Will Keep Your Company Top of Mind… Long After the Convention is Over

Trade show giveaways (aka freebies and swag) branded with the company logo and contact information can be effective advertising—but ONLY if the attendee uses them! Pens, keychains, stress-relief balls, or lip balms are… fine, but lots of companies have those on hand. To outshine your competitors / put a smile on your prospects’ faces / …

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Crowd at a convention.

8 Expert Tips for Attending a Conference in 2023 (Including 1 You’ll Never Guess)

As you can see by this picture, I’ve performed at countless conventions and conferences over the years, and I’ve learned ALL the Do’s and Don’ts to make the most of the convention experience. Whether you’re new to conferences, or could simply use a refresher, I’ve got your back. Check out this list of 8 easy …

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10 Tips for Amazing Virtual Meetings

10 Virtual Meeting Tips

As a corporate magician, I’ve performed at TONS of virtual meetings. I’ve seen it all, so here’s 10 tips that will help you be a better presenter, host, or attendant in virtual meetings. 1. Mute Yourself Background noise can be distracting, so always mute yourself when you’re not speaking. This will also stop the meeting …

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Joe Skilton Trophy

Go Out And Get Good

If you know a lot of magic tricks but you’ve never performed for an audience, are you a magician? I know lots of amateur magicians who practice every day, but who’ve never performed for an audience that isn’t close family or friends. So many magicians are waiting for the “right trick” before they get up …

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