Share:
Blog with Paul Gertner

Latest "Memorable Meetings" Posts

Magic Conventions

“Who needs a room? It’s only a four-day convention.” I was 18 years old when attended my very first magic convention back in 1972. It was the International Brotherhood of Magicians conference held in Buffalo, New York at the Statler Hilton Hotel. I can remember that clearly because it was the first hotel room I […]

Posted in Magical Thinking, Magicians Only, Memorable Meetings by Paul Gertner.

This Is “The End”

This is the end, beautiful friend This is the end, my only friend The end Jim Morrison “The End” In magic, it’s all about “The End”. That is what the people remember—the End of the Trick, the Climax, the Big Finish, the Killer Ending, the Finale, the Magical Ending. Having grown up watching and learning […]

Posted in Magical Thinking, Magicians Only, Memorable Meetings by Paul Gertner.

The Future of Magic

The 2017 FFFF Convention I just returned from the FFFF Convention. Now magicians around the world know exactly what that stands for… but for any muggles who might be reading this blog, let me explain. FFFF stands for Fechter’s Finger Flicking Frolic. It is recognized as the Original Close-Up Magic Convention, an exclusive gathering of magicians […]

Posted in Magicians Only, Memorable Meetings by Paul Gertner.

The Universal Language Called Magic

A Magician’s Tour of Japan I don’t speak Japanese. Ok, I learned a few phrases for my first trip there a number of years ago… enough to say “Hello”, “Thank you” and the all important “Where is the restroom?” But other than that, I am a typical American, with only one language in my toolbox. […]

Posted in Magical Thinking, Magicians Only, Memorable Meetings, Trade Show Booth Ideas by Paul Gertner.

Johnny Carson – The Magician??

Last week I posted a video of a dice routine on my second ‘Tonight Show’ appearance with Johnny Carson. A number of people wrote and asked what it was like to be on the show and what my interaction with Carson was like, aside from appearing on the show, so I’ll cover a few of […]

Posted in Magical Thinking, Memorable Meetings by Paul Gertner.

Looking for Trade Show Tips & Meeting Ideas? You’ve Come to the Right Place!

Hello and welcome to my new blog! For more than 35 years I’ve had the pleasure of working with companies of all sizes to engage, entertain and inform prospects and make sure their message sticks. I’ve opened meetings, attracted huge crowds at trade shows and entertained in hospitality suites in more than 25 countries around […]

Posted in Magicians Only, Memorable Meetings, Trade Show Booth Ideas by admin.