Eric Samuels is considered one of the top performers and creative forces in his field, lecturing to magicians and mentalists worldwide. In 2021, his work was recognized by the world’s most distinguished mentalist organization – the Psychic Entertainers Association (PEA), honouring him with the coveted Dan Blackwood Memorial Award for his Outstanding Contribution to the Art of Mentalism.
Eric brings a wide range of experience to his work as an entertainer and speaker. He was a high-profile player in the radio broadcasting industry for more than 25 years. Recognized as one of the country’s top broadcasters, Eric was the recipient of the industry’s prestigious Program Director of the Year award on five separate occasions. As Senior Vice President of Programming for one of Canada’s largest national broadcasters, he helped develop the skills of those he worked with, whether they were on-air, on-stage, in the boardroom, or on the road making sales calls.
In addition to his extensive experience as a corporate executive, Eric hosted radio shows in several of Canada’s largest cities, performed across the country as a stand-up comic, and he’s an accomplished writer and newspaper columnist. However, his work as a mentalist been his main focus for over a decade, winning him standing ovations across the globe.
Eric’s speaking programs combine his two greatest passions, mentoring and mentalism. The results are one-of-a-kind presentations that deliver indispensable and relevant information framed by edge-of- your-seat demonstrations. He believes that a great presentation should deliver content that connects personally and professionally, leaving you with tangible takeaways. As a result, clients regularly cite how participants have continued to talk about their experience for days and weeks after an event.
Originally from Montreal, Eric now lives outside Vancouver in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.