A staff party is important for boosting the morale of employees as well as management. This is a chance for them to have fun, mingle with each other, and celebrate all their accomplishments. Choosing the right entertainment is crucial to the success of this event since this serves as the highlight of the evening. Nowadays, the trend is for companies to hire professional magicians to provide entertainment for staff parties.
There are generally two different kinds of magicians. Close-up magicians are those who sit in front of a table and display their magic tricks. They use props such as cups, dices, playing cards, and other small objects. They also go around the room to show party attendants their sleight of hand tricks up close. This type of entertainer is good for smaller parties wherein everyone can be attended to.
The other type of magician is an illusionist — this type is better known as stage magicians. These are performers who work with larger props. Some acts they have in their routine include pulling small animals out of a hat and making objects float in the air. These are the type of magicians who can perform disappearing acts, as well as the illusion of sewing a person in half. These performers are ideal for a bigger staff party, since they would need a stage and plenty of room to set up their tricks.
Most professional magicians have a website that advertises their services. It also includes their contact information, a brief personal background, as well as a sample video that demonstrates their skill set. This is important since this gives potential clients the opportunity to see if their magic tricks will be the right kind of entertainment for their staff party. Some also offer the service of incorporating company giveaways into their magic acts. Clients can coordinate with them ahead of time to make arrangements.
Another advantage of hiring professional magicians is that they are skilled when it comes to managing a crowd. Sometimes staff parties tend to get rowdy, especially when alcoholic beverages are served. Professional magicians know how to manage these types of situations. These seasoned performers can stir the mood of the crowd such that the atmosphere becomes festive as opposed to out of control.
Having professional magicians perform at staff parties is a great idea since they can make these corporate events fun and memorable for everyone.
Guest post by Nick Crown, Wedding Magician in Essex.