Atlanta, GA, February 08, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Atlanta magician and professional speaker Joe M. Turner
has been elected to membership in The Magic Circle in London, England, with the unanimous approval of the organization's governing Council. His election carried the distinction of an immediate advancement to the degree of Associate of the Inner Magic Circle (A.I.M.C.) with Silver Star, an elevation only awarded to the rare applicant who demonstrates advanced levels of performance skill and professional accomplishment.
Founded in 1905, The Magic Circle (www.themagiccircle.co.uk) is one of the world's most elite magical societies. It has an exclusive membership of fewer than 1500 members from 40 countries around the globe. Notable members include American superstar David Copperfield, Las Vegas legends Siegfried & Roy and Lance Burton, and British television icons Paul Daniels and David Berglas. The membership roster even extends to the British royal family, as Prince Charles auditioned for and was accepted to membership in 1975.
"I am honored to be elected to membership in The Magic Circle," says Turner. "The organization has long been a force for excellence in this industry, championing the highest standards of professionalism and scholarship. I am doubly honored to have been awarded an advanced degree upon my entry, and will continue to do my best to prove worthy of such a credential."
Turner, one of the top corporate entertainers and speakers in his industry, has won numerous awards in the United States, including being named Greater Atlanta Magician of the Year (2000) and FEA Atlanta Magician of the Year (2009). He is a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and currently serves on that organization's Executive Committee and Board of Directors. He is a member of the Society of American Magicians and the Academy of Magical Arts. Turner is the only Georgia magician ever to have performed in all three showrooms at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, California.
About Turner Magic Entertainment: Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Turner Magic Entertainment is America's source for high-quality, high-impact corporate entertainment, keynotes, and seminars. Corporate magician, mentalist, and speaker Joe M. Turner delivers astonishing sleight-of-hand, customizable illusions, and stunning mentalism presentations for corporate events, trade shows, conferences and private events across America and around the world. Find out more at www.turnermagic.com