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BJ Hickman Magician

BJ Hickman is a sought after professional speaker in several fields including health care, education, and performing arts. His speaking expertise comes from many years of being one of the nation's busiest magical performing artists, from First Night Boston, to Hollywood's Magic Castle. His speaking programs are considered "A fun, start the day - set the pace presentation," "A great after lunch, wake 'em up program," and "An upbeat way to close the day!"

He is an Order of Merlin (25 year) member of The International Brotherhood of Magicians and a member of the Academy of Magical Arts. He is credited with having done 5,000 live performances for nearly 500,000 people. Following the success of three instructional videotapes for magicians produced by Hickman, he took to the road nationwide to lecture to groups of magicians at various conferences and conventions.

He speaks to his colleagues about the business of doing magic shows for children. Engagements have included The International Festival of Children's Magicians, the Florida State Magicians' Convention, The Hoosier Magicians' convention, various affiliate groups of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and The Society of American Magicians, KIDabra Conference in Tennessee and twice at The Magic Castle in Hollywood, California.


Speaking and Seminar Topics

Developed for Pediatric health care providers, BJ Hickman’s presentation is equally valuable and easily adaptable for anyone who works with children.
  • "PediaTRICKS" was developed for Pediatric health care providers. This is BJ Hickman's main program on diversion and techniques for relaxing young patients.
  • "The Inventive Teacher" interactive, professional development presentations, intended for educators (K-6), parents, and anyone who wants to improve communication with children. Content includes On Staying Focused, Making Points with Pizzazz, Learning Magic that will Motivate, Getting their Attention Instantly, Holding Attention Longer, and Sparking Interest.
  • Magical Master of Ceremonies. Liven up a series of presentations with BJ Hickman's MC services.
  • Kids DO Say The Darndest Things! Art Linkletter was right. Magician BJ Hickman shares some magical moments he has documented from presenting thousands of school assembly programs for children and professional development for teachers. Be prepared to laugh.
  • Magic Speaks Louder Than Words Professional magician BJ Hickman will teach several magic tricks with every day objects that you can do to dazzle your friends, break the ice at corporate functions, or get your foot in the door to improve sales.
  • Magic Is A Tricky Business New Hampshire's BJ Hickman had a successful career in radio broadcasting. Learn how BJ took his local radio experience in personality development, sales, marketing, creativity, and promotion to become a full-time nationally sought after magical entertainer and speaker.
  • Magical History Tour Magician BJ Hickman presents an entertaining discussion on the magic and magicians who have built the foundation for the magic we enjoy today.
  • The Magical Motivator Magician and lecturer BJ Hickman instructs fellow magicians, speakers, and teachers how to add magic to their presentations. Learn some secrets for use in your life.
  • The Magic Show Perfect after dinner or luncheon entertainment for conference attendees. Either a stage show or mingling, table-to-table entertainment.
  • The Magic of Reading This is BJ Hickman's most popular school assembly program for elementary school children. It's a literacy program that some schools schedule year after year.
  • Conflict Resolution BJ's magical program for upper elementary and middle school students focuses on making responsible choices and facing consequences.
  • Recycling Magic BJ Hickman shares another of his interests, the environment. This fun, educational program is often sponsored by Waste Management.