Using world-class magical illusions to drive home his points, Billy Riggs' presentations have transformed hundreds of conferences into something truly special.
At 22 Billy Riggs was a spellbinding speaker and presenting to audiences as large as 15,000 people. Audiences find themselves stirred by his power and sincerity on the platform. In 2002, Mr. Riggs was presented the highest earned award of the National Speakers Association: the Certified Speaking Professional. Since 1995, he has breathed magic into people, companies and organizations.
But the goose bumps aren’t always the result of dramatic oratory. When Billy Riggs appears, things on stage begin to disappear! Using world-class magical illusions to drive home his points, Billy’s presentations have transformed hundreds of otherwise ordinary conferences into something truly special. Billy Riggs' quick wit and quicker hands spread laughter and raise morale as listeners learn to reshape their destinies by eliminating their “Grand Illusions” and embracing even grander realities.
"I haven't laughed that much in a long time.
-- Jeremy Turner, Appliance Division Manager Callier and Thompson Kitchens, Baths, and Applicances
"Inspirational, evocative, stirred my imagination. Strengthened my resolve.
-- Patti Brown, Lodge Manager, Mountain View Resort, New Hampshire
“Billy Riggs’ presentation is one of the most informative and innovative I have ever heard... and I’ve heard a lot. His mix of magic, humor and leadership training is both entertaining and instructive – an ideal combination!”
-- John Mann, CEO and President, Hospitality Specialists, Jacksonville, Illinois
"I have studied about every speaker in this industry, and I cannot think of anyone who even comes close to [Billy Riggs'] skills. He blew me away!
-- Stewart Ellis Myers, Sales, Cruise Holidays
"Very encouraging and entertaining. A true inspiration!"
-- Jill Quarker, Sales Manager, Doubletree Guest Suites
“You have given me a new look at how my job is done, but also my personal life. Very enlightening, amazing and entertaining! Thank you!"
-- Val Taffs, General Manager, Hampton Inn and Suites, Grand Rapids, Michigan
"I’ve never seen a magician get the overwhelming response you get on our cruises! Gales of laughter accompany your every performance, and the audience comments afterwards are simply outstanding."
-- Mike Waldron, Director of Entertainment, Premiere Cruise Lines
"Uplifting! Entertaining! Well worth my time! I will use his insight and humour in my relationships."
-- Peggy Brack, Convention Sales Manager, Flint Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
"You did a great job of kicking off the Alberta Hotel Association’s 77th Annual Convention in Jasper, Alberta. No doubt we picked a winner, as it was one of our most successful events ever at our convention. I appreciate your humour and thought-provoking message."
-- James P. Hansen, Executive Vice President, Alberta Hotel Association, Canada
"Presentation was a great mix of shock, awe and education. Awesome presentation full of humor and enthusiasm."
-- Lisa Grissenbacher, General Manager, Fairfield Marriott, Norton Shores, Michigan
"Billy Riggs was excellent!! He was extremely entertaining and relevant. I would recommend him for any organization."
-- Terri Green, Sales Manager, Hotel Baronette, Detroit Michigan
“Very fun! Very educational. Will take what I learned back to the work with me right away! Wonderful!!”
-- Tara Mack, General Manager, Hampton Inn, Muskegon, Michigan
"I could feel your energy and belief in life! Very entertaining and still delivered a positive message with great impact!!"