2020 S.A.M. Las Vegas Convention Schedule

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Thursday, January 16

NON-CONVENTION EVENT — Jeff McBride’s Wonderground

WONDERGROUND happens the 3rd Thursday of every month.  Magicians, artists, variety performers, dancers, painters, musicians, multi-media artists and poets come together to celebrate and create an experience. Doors will open at 7:30 pm at The Olive, located at 3850 East Sunset Rd., Las Vegas, NV. There is a $20 admission at the door. You must provide your own transportation.

Friday, January 17

REGISTRATION

Saturday, JANUARY 18

8:00-4:30 Registration  

9:00-9:20 Convention Welcome HOUDINI THEATER

9:00-11:00   S.A.M. National Council Meeting  THURSTON LECTURE HALL

9:30-10:30 Session #2:   HOUDINI THEATER

10:30-1:00 Exhibitors Grand Opening  KELLAR EXHIBITOR HALL

11:00-Noon  Lecture #2: HOUDINI THEATER

1:00-2:00 SHOW #1: Stars of Tomorrow Stage Show HOUDINI THEATER

2:30-3:30  Lecture #3:  HOUDINI THEATER

3:30-6:30 Exhibitors  KELLAR EXHIBITOR HALL

4:00-5:00 Session #3:  THURSTON LECTURE HALL

7:15-7:45  Stars of Tomorrow Close-up PALMS FOYER

8:00-9:30 SHOW #2: HOUDINI THEATER

10:00-midnight Late Night with the Dealers,  KELLAR EXHIBITOR HALL

10:30-11:15 Autograph/posters with the Stars MARTINKAS BACKROOM

Sunday, JANUARY 19

8:00 – 9:30 Combined event: SAM Life Member & The Magic Circle tea/coffee (The Magic Circle and S.A.M. Life Members only) CARDINI PARLOR

8:30-4:30 Registration 

9:15-10:30 Young Magicians Junior Program WILLIAM ANDREWS HALL

9:30-10:30 Lecture #4: HOUDINI THEATER

10:30-1:00 Exhibitors KELLAR EXHIBITOR HALL

11:00-noon SHOW #3: HOUDINI THEATER

1:30-2:30 Session #5:  HOUDINI THEATER

3:30-6:30 Exhibitors KELLAR EXHIBITOR HALL

7:15-7:45  Stars of Tomorrow Close-up 

8:00-9:30 GALA SHOW #4: Ed Thomas Tribute Show

10:30 – 11:30 Lecture #5:  HOUDINI THEATER

11:30-12:30 Invisible Lodge  CARDINI PARLOUR

Monday, JANUARY 20

9:00-12:00 Registration for January 2021 

9:00-10:30 Lecture #5 and #6: Close-up:  HOUDINI THEATER

10:30-3:00 Exhibitors Last Chance  KELLAR EXHIBITOR HALL

11:00-12:00 Session #6:   HOUDINI THEATER

1:00-2:00 Lecture #7: HOUDINI THEATER

3:00-4:00 Session #7: 

4:30-7:00  S.A.M. Annual Banquet with the Stars AND Mac King Roast (additional fee event) THURSTON/ANDREW HALLS

4:30-5:30 Cocktail hour:  THURSON LECTURE HALL
5:30-7:00 S.A.M. Banquet with the Stars / Mac King Roast / Special Surprise Presentations ANDREWS MEETING HALL

7:15-7:45  Stars of Tomorrow Close-up 

8:00-9:30 GALA SHOW #5: Vaudeville Reinvented (Hank Moorehouse Tribute Show)

9:30-11:30 Past, Present and Future National Presidents Present: A Farewell Party  THURSTON/ANDREWS HALL S.A.M. Mileston Member Recognition, Contest Awards, S.A.M. Awards

Tuesday, January 21

NON CONVENTION EVENT – Visit Las Vegas Day

This is an additional fee event, and not affiliated with the S.A.M. Convention. It is simply a suggested activity for those who have the time and opportunity.