The I.B.M. Blog & Articles

The International Brotherhood of Magicians

27 Jun

Why Join the I.B.M.? Lance Burton, Criss Angel, and Jeff McBride know!

Category: Blog   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

Why become a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians? Our 10,000 members probably have 10,000 different answers. Collectively, the answers cluster into three main categories. Read this post for the answers, and also to find out why Criss Angel, Lance Burton and Jeff McBride think YOU should become a member too! Read More

25 Jan

FISM NACM and CAM 2020 in Québec City - Important deadline for all competitors from North America

Category: Blog   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

The deadline is fast approaching for North American magicians who want to apply to compete at FISM in 2021. The North American Qualifier will take place in Quebec City May 6-10, 2020, and the deadline to apply to compete at this event is February 16th, 2020. If you want to be a part of the contest at FISM 2021, sign up now! Read More

13 Jan

FREE Convention Registrations for Junior I.B.M. Members **BREAKING NEWS**

Category: Convention   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

**BREAKING NEWS** The International Brotherhood of Magicians is offering FREE convention registration for all JUNIOR I.B.M. Members for the 2020 convention in Pittsburgh July 8-11, 2020. Along with the already FREE registration to attend the Lance Burton Teen Seminar for two days prior to the convention, this is the best opportunity ever for kids with a genuine interest in magic. Read More

20 Dec

Linking Ring Cover Art Auction

Category: Blog   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

Don't miss the opportunity to bid on our seventh annual Linking Ring cover art auction. Own a piece of history! The auction closes on December 30th. Read More

19 Dec

I.B.M. JAM in Pittsburgh

Category: Blog   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

If you are in the Pittsburgh area, and an I.B.M. Member, you are going to want to attend the I.B.M. JAM on January 12th, 2020. This is a mini one day convention which is FREE to all I.B.M. Members. Don't miss this! Read More

16 Dec

Work Opportunity for Magicians in New Jersey

Category: Blog   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

Fantasma Magic has work opportunities for magicians in the New Jersey area. They are looking for demonstrators for their magic products at two locations. These are paid positions. Read More

03 Dec

Lance Burton Teen Seminar Scholarship - Just Announced

Category: Convention   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

It has just been announced that the Endowment & Development Fund have once again decided to award up to a $500 travel scholarship to two lucky teens for the Lance Burton Teen Seminar at the I.B.M. 2020 convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The seminar will take place during the two days preceding the convention on July 6-8, 2020, and will also continue daily throughout the convention. Read More

08 Nov

Dennis Anyone? Give away magic sets

Category:   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

A large percentage of today’s magicians say they got their introduction to magic from a magic set they received as a Christmas gift. So when I saw a magic set recently in one of those mail-order catalogs, I had a brainstorm. Read More

02 Aug

Installation of 2019-2020 I.B.M. Officers

Category: Blog   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

On July 11, 2019, the new Officers were installed for the 2019-2020 year. Mr. Alex Zander became the youngest nominated International President to hold that office. The I.B.M. looks forward to a year of innovation and 20/20 foresight. Read More

24 Jul

TV Magic Show Goes LIVE at Lake Tahoe

Category: Blog   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

The popular television show "Masters of Illusion" is playing LIVE at a Lake Tahoe resort. This is a chance to not only SEE four world-class magicians give expanded performances, but also to meet and talk with the magicians after the show. Read More