BIG NEWS first Due to a major remodeling at the hotel we have used in the past, the Las Vegas Magic Invitational ( lvmi home ) is changing its date from September to June. This years convention will take place from Sunday June 12th Tuesday June 14th at our new home the Palace Station Hotel and casino ( Palace Station home ). The new venue will offer us a vastly improved meeting space, a heck of a lot more and better dining options, and a selection of hotels rooms priced from $39 per night and up! We are so excited about our new space and the possibilities it holds to allow us to make an already fantastic close-up convention even better.
Since this is our 5th Anniversary, we are pulling out all the stops and assembling a Dream Team of lecturers and performers. Our special guest of honor will be that one of a kind Close-Up Kinda Guy --- Paul Harris . Joining Paul will be; sleight of hand master Eric DeCamps , the Las Vegas card expert Allan Ackerman , the creative conjuring of John Bannon , Chicago card wizard David Solomon , Close-up wunderkind Chris Randall and living legend Earl Nelson ! More to come
Since its inception, The Las Vegas Magic Invitational (LVMI) has been acclaimed far and wide not only for the excellence of its lecturers and performers, but for the outstanding contributions from the many special guests and attendees. Every night after the scheduled events have finished, there has been a whos who of magic hanging out and jammin at the bar .
Spotted at past convention have been luminaries like; Paul Wilson, Armando Lucero, Shoot Ogawa, Jeff McBride, Daryl, Lee Asher, Chris Korn, Penn & Teller, Homer Liawag, Chris Kenner, Michael Close, Mac King, Bob Fitch, Michael Forbes, Bill Goodwin, Paul Harris, Brad Henderson, Daniel Cros, Peter Reveen, Gaetan Bloom, Bob Kohler, Dean Dill, Garrett Thomas, Tony Clark, Tim Trono, Dan Watkins, Kevin James, Gaeton Bloom, Geoff Latta, David Roth, Roger Klause, Pete Studebaker, Jon Armstrong, Jeff Hobson and many other magic celebrities.
The I in LVMI stands for Invitational and the attendees are invited to perform. There have been some really great acts and world class performers at these shows. Shows, lectures, dealers, sessions, a chance to perform for the group and a whole lot more. What more could you want!
Dean Dill, Daryl, William Pearce Magic Tricks and Books, Andy Greget books, Magiclites, The Trick Shop San Diego, CA and more to come.
Don't read about LVMI in the magazines or on the boards and wish you were there BE THERE!
Registration fees are as follows: LVMI Registration $150 (register on-line at lvmi.net)
*Registration is limited. So Act now! Scheduled acts subject to change
Robert and I are thrilled that so many Genii board members have attended our past conventions and we hope to see you back again along with some first timers.
Danny Archer and Robert Allen