To Achieve Success You must Perform

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We have all heard, to be good at anything you need to practice, but practicing and performing are two different things. Take a movie star and place them in a Broadway stage show, where there are no second takes. They must adapt, cover up, and make corrections on the fly. This is one reason why … Read more

Entertainer Needs A Game Clock

It is Sunday afternoon and I sit on the edge of my seat, screaming at the TV – “Get him!” Aaron Rodgers eludes Lance Brigs and runs for a first down.  Rodgers instinctively, like a mother with eyes behind her head, knows exactly what is happening and in Rodgers’ case, knows when he needs to … Read more

Balloons Draws A Crowd

Home Show

Stopping the crowds with visual art and comedy at the Ebert Studio booth As a kid, I was on the shy side, but if you look at me now standing in the Ebert Studio booth, my goal was to be the center of attention and draw people in.  I am not that shy kid now … Read more

Refueled for 2012

I restock and take inventory of my balloon apron after every show. This assures I have what I need for the next show. I review what the most requested design was and what caused the surge of requests?  Each year I do the same with my business.   I evaluate what I did last year and … Read more

The Mouse Draws a Crowd

It’s been years since Mickey Mouse has made a movie, but his popularity has not died. Young and old all know the famous ears. Once the general public gets wind that you can make it, the demand skyrockets.  Balloon artists are excited to see new designs for this beloved character, even thou “their” Mickey is … Read more

Hot Dog! Pitching my Service to a Food Distributor

The good and bad about being a professional balloon entertainer is that I can create whatever a customer wants out of balloons.  I’m not sure if that is a good thing or not. They are times when being too creative means much more work and planning. I did a trade show in Las Vegas a … Read more

Educating the World with Balloons

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Many folks know that Dale Obrochta, aka Magical Balloon-dude Dale, has been educating the world with balloons for years as an entertainer and as host and principal writer of several online sites like the MBD2 site, which includes a Forum, Store, Dale’s Blog, the MBD2 Article Section, and the Balloon Animal Database; a MySpace directory; … Read more

Why do I need a trade show presenter?

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

A trade show presenter is a tactician who understands the art of communication and uses their skills to increase booth traffic in front of your trade show booth. Many companies attend trade shows but do not have a person qualified to be the trade show presenter and need to acquire an individual skilled in the … Read more

Balloon Animals at Orland Square Mall

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Chicago’s Trade Show Presenter – Magical Balloon-dude Dale will be working with Orland Square Mall management on promoting their Kids Club program on December 7, 2008, from 2:30, am to 4:00 pm. Dale will be using his presentation skills and his comedic balloon entertainment to register kids to the mall’s kids club. Entertainment is free … Read more

Chicago Trade Show Presenter – Dale Obrochta

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Dale is a master presenter who knows how to present and draw people into your 10 x 20 booth. His unique balloon promotions and presentation will make your booth standout from the competition.  Dale’s ability to communicate, entertain, and build audience will astonish customers in to believing that Dale is an employee of the company. … Read more