You have just been given the responsibility of organizing your company’s upcoming trade show near Manchester. Needless to say, the future of your job lies on how this party turns out, but you’re out of ideas on how to make this show into a great hit.
Why not hire a trade show magician? People from all walks of life are always drawn to great entertainment. Since trade shows are often very competitive, with each company vying for attention, a great magician can be a perfect customer attraction. To find a good quality magician, why not start off with a local Google search and only contact the magicians coming in the top 5. These are the magicians who are putting serious efforts into their marketing and usually results in a higher quality magician.
A great way to find a magician in Manchester is through local magazines and newspapers such as: Cheshire Life, Viva, GV, Your Local Magazine and the Metro, where magicians and entertainers regularly advertise.
Another really great way to find a quality entertainer is to attend a wedding fayre such as the Archant Life Wedding Fayre, or the Cheshire Life Wedding Fayre, each held once a year in Cheshire on the outskirts of Manchester. Wedding fayres are great because you actually get to see your entertainment in action and make the decision as to whether they are right for your particular event.
Make sure that your magicians perform during peak business hours. You can maximize the use of your magician by magicien Nice having him wow the crowd while indirectly endorsing your products. You may have to work with your magician on his script to achieve this. If not, make sure to deliver a short but effective speech during a quick intermission.
There are many magicians you can find in the Manchester area. You can start by asking your friends for referrals. Great magicians often become popular by word of mouth. You can also do a search in the yellow pages. The internet is likewise a great way to find the best Manchester magicians. You can view their profile, the services they offer, and all other important information from their websites. Why not try “The Manchester Directory” to find that perfect Manchester Magician. Simply search this on Google.
Before engaging the services of a magician, there are some vital questions you may need to ask.
How long have you been in the business?
Some magicians have good marketing materials that are not at par with their skills. Make sure that you are dealing with a real professional. Also ask them which part of Manchester they are from, as often magicians say they are local, but really travel from long distances. This usually results in a higher fee.
Can I see how you perform?
This is possible if the magician you consider engaging perform on public places, such as cabarets, comedy clubs, hotels and restaurants. If the magician caters mainly on corporate events, this may not be easy since these are private functions. Another alternative would be to ask them for a video of their performance.
Do you have any promotional kits I can see?
All, if not majority of professional magicians have promotional kits which include brochures, photos and videos of their performances. Although a great marketing kit is not a 100% assurance of a great performance, you wouldn’t want to trust somebody who doesn’t make a good first impression with a shabby looking kit.