AGM – November 27, 2017
Minutes taken by Secretary Nick Kesidis
Minutes – Read
Treasurers Reports –
Finish $76793 Opened $58000 – Retained earning is distributed acrid the MMF, Juniors & Surprise –
Total income post $182k – Made up of MMF $116K of that was for produces – $27600k expenses.
$15970 for international lecturers
MMF made effectively $8700 in profit after paying Volunteers, Producers & Directors.
$30k from Grant injection from AIM
$5k on advertising that had not been budgeted. This had a presence in the public but value undetermined
$73105 in the bank.
Townhall took a bigger cut from the profits this year
MMF was slightly less on ticket sales this year – Due to less shows in the morning in the first week. 2nd week of the festival was a massive increase which resulted in selling 500+ more tickets in total from the previous.
Magicians at work Report
Last two shows have been entirely packed out
sessions are really starting to take off & magicians are showing a lot of interest & sharing some great magic.
Theatre contacts are encourages to give feed back at sessions –
Audience will be giving feed back with cards & pencils.
Many magicians are wanted to perform at these nights.
Nicholas Johnson has asked if we can circulate running these events as MC.
Strolling/roving magic before the show is ok for people who want to entertain people in the line waiting to get
Josh Staley – it’s going good – Juniors are doing magicians at work shows – all juniors are MMF junior champs.
Next year plans – we need to look at ways to promote this to continue membership & attendees.
Rework the AIM juniors facebook page – but juniors are too young to use facebook.
We need to push Magic Universe discount
Aiming for 20 juniors per meeting.
Magic Classes Endorsement
Josh Staley – Juniors ask about private lessons so it would be good to have an AIM endorsement.
Les will send out the invoices for new members before you retires from his role.
President – Tim Ellis – Johnsons & Cohen
Vice President – Dan Bingham – Ellis & Chambers
Treasurer – Nicholas Kesidis – Johnson & Dorre
Public Officer – Dom Chambers – Staley & Chandler
Secretary – Nicholas Kesidis – Johnsons & Chambers & Chandler
Web master – assistance need in managing
Committee Member – Ron Dorre – Johnson & Chandler +
Committe Member – Nigel Xu – Kesidis & Staley