Bob Arno uses comedy, satire, and slick scams that are cleverly blended into a superbly-executed professional demonstration of pickpocketing, revealing the sly tricks of the pickpocket.
You've seen him all over TV, now see Bob Arno, this international corporate favorite LIVE. Interactive comedy pickpocket stage show blends hilarity & reality. High impact, audience participation for small to huge audiences. With smart, timely, and useful content, audiences learn through their tears of laughter. Different, powerful, side-splitting fun. Bob Arno holds a unique position in the corporate event industry; his is a one-of-a-kind comedy show.
There are only a handful of pickpocket entertainers around the world, and Bob Arno is recognized as the world's foremost stage pickpocket entertainer. But the real strength of his presentation is that he incorporates reality and an insight into intriguing modern-rogue crime. Attendees walk away with a learning lesson, as well as having had a good time. In this aspect Bob Arno is not only unique, but alone -- he simply has no competitors. It's an emotional connection with a lasting impression -- strong in comedy but with a reality wow factor long remembered.
“It was such a pleasure meeting you..., and we’re so glad we chose you for our conference. You were a big hit!”
--Corrine Smith, National Advisors Trust
“Our 75-person program committee, evaluating a booking for the morning session this year, unanimously felt that re-booking Bob Arno was a great choice. And the success of his presentation proved it, confirmed by the many attendees who expressed that he was the best entertainer and comedian that they had seen in the 24 years of our conference. Bob Arno is a MUST for your event. Attendees at our engineering and construction event were talking about his performance for days. Captivating, funny, an amazing, talented performer.”
--Michelle Hill, NASTT
“The audience LOVED Bob Arno! A huge hit with everyone! In addition, VA106 were such a pleasure to meet and work with.”
--Kelly Dadich, Benjamin Media
“After watching some short videos o fBob Arno’s show, I was sure that his performance would be something our group would enjoy. When I met Bob Arno in person before the show I knew that he was going to be good, but not that good! He used his amazing skills on people from the audience to create the most hilarious situations–we could not stop laughing! I am still receiving kudos from our group for having the Pickpocket King steal the show!”
--E. A. Renfroe & Company
“I thoroughly enjoyed the performance. It has been a while since I laughed that much. Thank you for a very enjoyable evening.”
-- American Buildings
“By far, one of the best speakers I have ever heard. EVER!” “Clever connection with ‘risk management’!”
“Bob Arno was an incredible close to a week of intense strategy meetings. My colleagues and I were amazed at VA106’s show—he had our people rolling with laughter and in disbelief at Bob Arno’s skill in confounding his marks’ attempts to ward him off. An incredible, memorable show!”
--Paul Green, The Morning Star Company
“After a major internal re-organisation we hired Bob Arno to bring the new teams together and create a shared experience they could relate to. He was highly effective in breaking down barriers and had the team talking for weeks afterwards. Entertaining and engaging as well as informative, I would recommend Bob Arno to anyone looking to create a “talking point” at any event.”
--Gavin Style, Head of Global Sales, SunGard Asset Management - SunGard
“Bob Arno was exactly what my members needed to end our conference on a high. Smart, witty, intriguing and hilarious, I have never seen such a reaction from my folks. He was a pure delight to work with both on and off the stage and was the buzz of the conference…definitely!”
--B. Godsman, Sr. Director, Corporate Relations - GAMA Internationa