top of page

GATEWAY CLOSE-UP
CONVENTION

(Fourth Year of Senior Tour Productions)
APRIL 3-5, 2025
 
AN INCREDIBLE EDUCATIONAL & ENTERTAINMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL AGES!!!
 


















 

 

 

A Mini Convention Showcasing Decades

Of Close-Up Magic Expertise

 

Our former name, "Senior Tour," referred to the seasoned pros that have performed & lectured in our first two events ... ALL ages are welcome and encouraged to attend.

GATEWAY CONVENTION 2024 FINAL.jpg

We had an incredible LineUp for our 2024 Convention.

New set of unbelievable Talent
for 2025 to be announced soon!

Pre-Registration ONLY $200 Until Nov. 1, 2024! Book NOW!

LOCATION: The Double Tree by Hilton

1000 Eastport Plaza Dr.

Collinsville, IL 62234

618-345-2800

Use Promo Code 910 for a special room rate of

$119 including breakfast for two

Promo Code is 910

Use Promo Code 910

GATEWAY 2025.png

DON'T MISS OUT - REGISTER NOW !!! 

Limited to 150 Registrants - Spaces STILL available!!!
The Convention is open to ALL ages ... and our lectures are perfect for both young and seasoned magic devotees.


$200 Pre-registration price until November 1, 2024.
On Nov. 2nd the registration price will be $250.

 

REGISTER NOW AND SAVE!!!

PayPal ButtonPayPal Button

email/PayPal
stlsteve2009@yahoo.com

(but be sure to send payment AS A FRIEND)

OR

 You can also pay by check.
Make payable to:

Steve Zuehlke

131 S Seventh St.

Wood River, IL 62095

SHOWS & LECTURES
PANEL DISCUSSIONS INTERVIEWS
MORE MAGIC DEALERS

For A Blast From Our Past, Here Are The Details from our 2023 Event

An incredible, unforgettable time was experienced by everyone at 
THE GATEWAY CLOSE-UP CONVENTION 2024
AND ALL NEW PREMIERE PERFORMERS ARE ALREADY BEING BOOKED FOR OUR
2025 GATEWAY CLOSE-UP CONVENTION!

OUR 2024 TOUR FEATURED

DAVID PARR

DAN FLESHMAN

NICK LEWIN

STEVE EHLERS

ROBERT MORELAND

ANTONY GERARD

DR. MICHAEL RUBINSTEIN

AND

JOHN BANNON

as our Guest of Honor

Meet The Experts Who Performed AND Lectured in 2024
(Click on photos for more informaton)

Guest Of Honor

Michael Rubenstein.png
JB Pic 2022.jpg

JOHN BANNON

Thursday April 11th

3:00 pm REGISTRATION OPENS 

 

4:00 pm DON'S MAGIC & BOOKS OPENS

            OLD TIME MAGIC SHOP OPENS

            ANTONY GERARD'S MAGIC STORE

 

5:00-7:00 pm COCKTAIL PARTY IN LOUNGE AREA/CASH                      BAR

              Your chance to perform or sit back and be                        entertained by a host of notable "workers"

 

7:30-9:30pm "An Evening with JOHN BANNON"   

 

Friday April 12th 

6:00-9:00 am FREE BREAKFAST BUFFET FOR HOTEL                                  GUESTS 

9:00 am  LECTURE - NICK LEWIN

10:30 am BREAK OUT SESSIONS - to be announced

 

NOON - LUNCH 

 

1:30 pm  LECTURE - DAN FLESHMAN 

3:00 pm  LECTURE - ROBERT MORELAND 

5:00 pm - DINNER 

7:00 pm  CLOSE UP SHOW 

                  Antony Gerard

                  Steve Ehlers

                  David Parr

                  Dr. Michael Rubinstein

9:00 pm LECTURE - Antony Gerard

 

Saturday April 13th

6:00-9:00 am FREE BREAKFAST BUFFET FOR HOTEL                                  GUESTS 

9:00 am LECTURE - STEVE EHLERS

10 30 am LECTURE - DR. MICHAEL RUBINSTEIN 

 

NOON - LUNCH 

 

1:30 pm  BREAKOUT SESSION -to be announced 

3:00 pm  LECTURE - DAVID PARR 

5:00 pm DINNER 

7:00 pm CLOSE UP SHOW 

                 John Bannon

                 Robert Moreland

                 Nick Lewin

                 Dan Fleshman

 

9:00 pm  Coin Workshop with Michael Rubinstein

                           Limited to 10 participants to assure                                 hands-on experience! $100 extra fee

 

 

 

 

The Magic Packed Schedule For Our 2024 Convention

Poster cropped.jpg
GATEWAY ALL PHOTOS CORRECTED.png
bottom of page