Zero to hilarity in 60 seconds. Have you got a minute? Because that’s all it takes for Bob Arno to shift an audience through a full range of emotions: confusion, surprise, admiration, intrigue, and awe. From then on, he maintains a steady pace of hilarity, comedy, satire, and slick scams that are cleverly blended into a superbly-executed professional demonstration of pick-pocketing, revealing the sly tricks of pickpockets who prowl city streets worldwide. Exclusive video footage is projected, of actual street crime as it happens.
These are not re-enactments, but real pickpockets and other street thieves caught in the act, as only Bob Arno could catch them. As an integral part of the presentation, this film footage informs, amazes, and prepares the audience for his next segment, a dramatic and comedic take on how it really happens. In an age of junk-food entertainment and formula humor, Arno redefines dynamic comedy. Tasteful enough for the most conservative business affairs, The Art of the Steal is always tailored to suit the clientele. Its interactive format results in a high-impact and exciting entertainment event. He and wife Bambi Vincent co-authored the book Travel Advisory: How to Avoid Thefts, Cons, and Street Scams.
Interactive comedy pickpocket stage show blends hilarity and reality. High-impact audience participation for small to huge groups. With smart, timely, useful content, audiences learn through tears of laughter. Different, powerful, side-splitting.
Safety & Security
Renown travel safety expert Bob Arno’s Keynote & Comedy covers timely security topics for all. Bob shares his entertaining insight through the back door of street crime. Packed with humor and anti-theft advice, this demo-rich, destination-specific presentation is fully customizable and includes relevant video from Mr. Arno’s own archive. Regularly praised as “fascinating,” “educational,” & “invaluable.”
It all starts with the acquisition of your private info. What can a thief do with each piece of information and how can it be spun into big bucks (for the thief), bad credit (for you), and worse? Bob teaches how to avoid ID theft, the damage that can be done, and how the fascinating methods of ID thieves.
Entertainment with a message
Like a spoonful of sugar, humor and laughter make the lesson sink in. For a high-impact, long-remembered event, Bob Arno embeds your points while holding the rapt attention of his audience.
Secrets of the Steal Business
Bob Arno artfully blends the comedy and tragedy of thievery in his outrageous presentation, Secrets of the Steal Business. He sets up confrontations that push buttons, poke fun, and provoke the gut reactions usually held tightly in check. He touches on themes that haunt and intrigue the curious mind: treachery, risk-taking, dishonesty, and dangerous pursuits.
Other topics include:
- Is your competition picking your pocket?
- Gain the competitive advantage
- The Illicit Acquisions Game
- Data-mining and intellectual property theft
- Travel safety and identity theft
Tactical observation skills
Lifted from the street are useful in the boardroom and business lunch. Illustrated with demos, brought to life with video, and peppered with humor and anecdotes, Bob Arno’s upbeat talks teach awareness and the importance of observation as a strategy to gain the competitive advantage in business relationships.
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