Are you looking for something to take your next corporate event up a notch? Then you should consider hiring a different style of entertainment to bring your event up to the next level. Keep reading to learn why hiring a magician for your next event is a great idea.
1. Make it Memorable With a Magician
Having a magic act for your event will help grab the attendees’ attention and the stage performance will stay in their thoughts for a long time. This can be especially true if the performer allows the audience to be involved in the magic tricks. It can be loads of fun watching your co-workers and friends on stage and part of the performance.
When hiring a conjurer for your event, it is important to find someone that has a lot of interaction between them and the audience. This will help guarantee the success of the show and will keep your event in their memories for a long time to come.
It is sometimes forgotten that Stephen Mulhern is a top class magician. It is how he started. Stephen is now one of the most in demand television presenters today; with a string of smash hit television shows including ‘Catchphrase’ and ‘Britain’s Got More Talent’. As well as his TV career, Stephen is an experienced all-round entertainer having performed his very own magic and one-man variety shows up and down the country for the past 15 years. He even has a BAFTA Award under to his name. His unique style of comedy and presentation has made him one of the best-loved presenters in the UK. Having performed for some of the most recognised people in the world, including Her Majesty The Queen.
2. Keep Your Guests Entertained
It is important to raise the energy level of your guests during a corporate event, especially after lecture sessions or seminars. Magicians will be an unexpected thrill for attendees and can be a great icebreaker between people and will lighten the mood.
A magician is often times a better option than bands and musical performers, because they are easier to entertain the guests; and can hold their attention longer by engaging with them.
3. Create Custom Routines and Illusions
Another great reason to hire a magician for your upcoming event is that they can customise their show and give you a unique experience. This is rare with other performers because usually they stick to their normal routine; and it may feel rather boring to the audience if they have seen it or something similar before.
4. Launching a New Product or Brand
If your company is launching a new aspect of its brand, a skilled illusionist is an amazing choice to help unveil the new product or announce the launch of a new company. This will add a unique aspect to your corporate event and leave a lasting impression.
5. Different Types of Magicians
It isn’t just about your old school, standard ‘pick a card’ tricks; there are many different types of magic act that you could hire for your event.
- Close-Up Magic
- Stage Magician
- Fortune Teller
- Comedy Magic Act
- Mind Readers
- Card Magic
- Street Magic
6. Generates New Business
When hosting any event, keeping your guests entertained is not only critical during the proceedings; but is also important to generate new business and create leads.
If your guests felt like they were taken care of during the event; then they will feel like you can also take care of them in a business aspect. This can be a great opportunity for you to build your business and brand awareness through word of mouth as well. Having a positive word of mouth presence is especially important in our society where online reviews are so vital.
Learn More About Hiring a Magician
Hiring a magic act for your corporate event is a great way to engage your audience and leave a lasting impression on them; keeping them eager for more from you and your company.
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Matthew Willetts MA is the Director of Comicus who has over 35 years experience in television, film, theatre, and comedy club/cabaret entertainment, working as a performer, screenwriter, producer and agent. He’s lectured at University in Comedy, Screenwriting, Television, Theatre & Radio. Matthew can sometimes be seen and heard on TV & Radio and often quoted in the national press and media publications. As well as speaking regularly at festivals and industry conferences. He has been a judge at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Montreux Television Festival.
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