“I use a lot of magic and illusions because … magic, by definition, is something unusual. And we remember things that are unusual in our lives, those moments that break through the background noise.”
– Joe M. Turner
“Chief Impossibility Officer”
from Public Speaking Super Powers
Atlanta magician Joe M. Turner is a professional speaker and corporate entertainer based in Atlanta, Georgia. An “escaped” management consultant turned magician and mentalist, the Chief Impossibility Officer delivers relevant business and inspirational keynotes as well as creative and astonishing entertainment at conferences, trade shows, corporate events, and upscale private events.
Joe has appeared at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, Monday Night Magic in New York, and at other venues across America, Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia. He has been seen on Good Morning America, Nightline, CNN Headline News, CNN Chile, Bulgaria BNT2, and numerous other local, national, and international broadcasts. He was a close-up performer in the Palladium Magic show at the London Palladium, and he performs on Crystal Cruises as part of the acclaimed Magic Castle at Sea program. He has performed and lectured at numerous magical conferences and clubs, including the London Magic Circle, the British Ring Convention, the Middle Tennessee Creative Ministries Conference, magic gatherings in Santiago and Buenos Aires, the Thailand Magic Extravaganza, the S.A.M. National Convention, and the I.B.M. International Convention.
Joe served as the 2015-2016 International President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM), of which he is also a Lifetime Member. The IBM is the largest association in the magic industry, with 10,000 members across 88 countries. He’s also a Life Member of the Society of American Magicians, as well as a member of the Academy of Magical Arts, the Magic Circle (A.I.M.C. with Silver Star), and the National Speakers Association. He has been voted Greater Atlanta Magician of the Year three times (2000, 2010, 2013) and has won multiple awards for both close-up and stage performance.
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