Atlanta, GA, January 10, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Close-Up Magician Merritt Ambrose has been voted 2011 Greater Atlanta Magician of the Year by the combined Atlanta memberships of the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM) and Society of American Magicians (SAM), it was announced at the clubs’ joint banquet on January 7.
The award dates back to 1971 and is based on excellence in seven categories including performance skill, use of talent for charitable efforts, teaching, and creativity. The accompanying "Duke Stern/Hal Martin Memorial Trophy" is engraved with the names of all the previous winners. The winner is honored to keep the trophy for a year, and then receives a commemorative plaque to keep after passing the trophy to the next winner.
The selection of the winner is made in stages. Each of the participating organizations elects two finalists from their membership, and those nominees then go on a ballot for a final comprehensive round of voting by both clubs.
Find out more about Merritt Ambrose’s magic entertainment and keynotes at http://www.MerrittAmbrose.com.
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Intimate Illusionist Merritt Ambrose – World Class in execution and his performance skills have been honed after many years of International Performances. Merritt is brilliant at creating a "Memorable Performance" for any and all situations.