Business or Pleasure,
Large or Small,
Let Phil make your event shine.
For more than 25 years, Phil has entertained and baffled audiences at corporate events and private parties with his sleight-of-hand skills and witty humor.
If you're looking to spice up your next party, then book Phil. He takes the mystery out of your entertainment needs without making your budget disappear And best of all, Phil will make your event a success and YOU the star. You'll see smiles on everyone's faces and receive kudos for an outstanding event. Now that's real magic!
Phil's versatile style and showmanship makes him a favorite entertainer at adult birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and retirement parties. Phil consults with you in advance to create a unique and memorable show for that special someone. hour", says Phil. "It's so fun to see the adults acting like kids."
Other Services Include:
- Adult Birthday Parties - Phil's versatile style and showmanship makes him a favorite entertainer at adult birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and retirement parties. Phil consults with you in advance to create a unique and memorable show for that special someone.
The newspaper trick is the one that has everyone talking. "When the birthday person's picture magically appears in the headlines, the crowd goes wild," says Phil. Take a look at some examples of the newspaper headlines Phil has created.
- Corporate Events - Phil's corporate magic and illusion show combines sophisticated sleight of hand magic, illusions, comedy and audience participation to create a unique show for your company.
Phil invites the President or CEO on stage to perform a magic trick and pokes some fun at the same time. "Don't worry, if you're in management, I'll explain everything I'm doing three times. If you're in sales and marketing, then I'll go really slooooow," exclaims, Phil.
It's the large illusions Phil loves to perform. Instead of floating his assistant in the air, Phil finds someone in the audience and floats them in the air.
- Tradeshow Magic - Phil Ackerly is a professional entertainer utilizing magic and showmanship to increase a client's impact at trade show exhibits.
Phil gathers specific information about the client's product line and develops a magical sales presentation, stressing key features and benefits in an informative and entertaining sales presentation. Phil attracts a large audience as he delivers the client's marketing message, demonstrating product benefits and solutions to the users. With Phil's presentation, attendees will leave your exhibit remembering what they saw. Further, audiences will gain a thorough understanding of the exhibitor, their products and capabilities.
Phil has worked in the electronics industry in engineering, sales and marketing functions since 1978. Furthermore, his skills as a magician and toastmaster give him the ability to understand a client's trade show goals and objectives, and to sell their message in a professional and effective manner.
- Strolling Close-up - At cocktail receptions, guests love Phil's personal style and light-hearted humor as he strolls amongst your guests performing close-up magic in their hands with small objects. Watch the look on their faces when Phil turns a dollar bill into a genuine one hundred bill. Crowds will gather when Phil make a scarf disappear and reappear up the unsuspecting spectator's sleeve. Crowds gather when Phil performs his sleight-of-tongue card trick.
Phil's strolling magic is visual, engaging and will help to get your guests talking and mingling more. It's ideal for cocktail parties, backyard BBQ's, wedding receptions, tradeshows, hospitality parties, and even fundraisers.