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Great Time Had by All!

"The scavenger hunt was a hit, even the ones who were a bit hesitant said they had a great time! Thanks again to Sabrina for hosting! Many thanks" - Communique - Another great foot hunt in...

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Murder Mystery & Mayhem!

"Thank you, a good time was had by all." "The murder mystery cast was funny, engaging and entertaining." "I actually thought one of the actresses actually worked for the restaurant for the longest...

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Scavenger Hunt Fun!

Great Team Building! "We had a great time on out Foot Scavenger Hunt. Well organized and everything went smoothly." - Arbor Memorial - Our client in Regina loved their custom foot hunt.

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Toronto Team Building

Toronto Team Building "Thank you for hosting such a great Amazing Race [ Toronto Team Building on Toronto Island]. The team was great and the challenges were a lot of fun as well. I speak for the...

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Great and Amazing Race!

"Heidi and your team did a great job [with the Amazing Race], the associates really enjoyed it so thank you for everything. You all knew what you were doing and it all worked great. Thanks again,...

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Murder Mystery Reviews

We’ve had serious fun in the last couple months entertaining thousands with our Murder Mystery, Lunches and Dinners throughout Canada and the US: Halifax, Regina, Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton,...

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CIBC Banked on a Good Time!

“We all enjoyed the Murder Mystery.  It was fun and wonderfully challenging figuring out 'whodunit'. Everyone enjoyed it and those that did not want to participate as much could sit back and relax....

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Improv Hilarity!

“The evening was a great success and I have had a lot of really good comments about your improv performers.  They were great to deal with – lot’s of laughs.   Thank Alan for not making me lie down...

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An Amazing Review!

Another Amazing Race and another amazing review: "Fun day! The teams all enjoyed themselves. Heidi and the facilitators were great." - TTi Floorcare - We really enjoyed doing this team building...

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Team Building Adventure!

"The scavenger hunt went great, everyone had a good time and it was something we absolutely would do again. We will keep you in mind for future events and I personally will recommend you to anyone...

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Team Building Can Be Fun!

"Myself, the managers and the president are unanimous that our staff got great value out of the Amazing Race event that Slixer put on for us. Fun was had by all! Many managers spoke with their...

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Scavenger Hunt Perfection!

Another Roaring Success! "The Scavenger Hunt yesterday was a great success. People really seemed to enjoy the event and we have a lot of positive feedback! Sean did a really good job as host. He...

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The Perfect Event!

"Thank you for an awesome wind-up party for the girls! They all enjoyed the Limo Scavenger Hunt & parents confirmed it that night as their girls were quite excited about their day. One girl...

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Heartfelt Feedback!

"Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart for the Murder Mystery on Valentine’s Day. I’ve gotten rave reviews from the guests who attended. It was simply amazing!" - Canadian Forces - It was...

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Are You Rewarding Hard Work?

Including time for fun in the workplace is often cited as leading technique for employee satisfaction and retention. As Dan Tynan states in his article on rewarding employees making the workplace...

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Murder Mystery in Calgary!

"Thank you for putting on a great murder mystery show last night! We have been working very hard and it was great to be entertained, eat well and blow off some steam. The show was very fun,...

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Murder Mystery Richmond

"Thank you very much for your great show! We appreciate your wonderful coordination skill that accommodate huge delay of our dinner and the moving crowd due to the photo booth. You did an amazing...

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Murder Mystery in Vancouver!

The show and actors were absolutely AWESOME and A LOT OF FUN!!! - Metro-Can Construction - A fantastic time was had by all, it was a well planned event and they chose a venue we recommended; the...

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Murder Mystery in Toronto!

"Thank you and your actors, we had a great time and everyone enjoyed the wonderful murder mystery:-) I can personally say my table and I had fun coming up with the story but perhaps I’m biased...

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Vancouver Christmas Party!

"Thank you for a fun, entertaining evening! We had a great time trying to solve the murder mystery. The actors really got involved with our guests and made sure that every table was participating....

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An Amazing Race Team Builder!

"Everyone had a blast yesterday, thank you so much for a wonderful Amazing Race. In spite of the rain it was great!" - Bull Housser - Vancouver As with all our Amazing Races this one was customized...

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Enjoyable Scavenger Hunt!

"I would like to thank you again for the scavenger hunt. Our team thoroughly enjoyed the event. Jeff was a wonderful host! We had a blast Chris and thank you again." - Port Metro Vancouver -  

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Amazing Race, Amazing Fun!

"We had a fantastic time, it was so much fun and our group was so into it and Sarah and her team were amazing. I think some of the teams were very competitive! There were lots of laughs and lots to...

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Improv Team Building Kudos

"We were looking for an activity that would be both a fun bonding experience for everyone and teach them something in the process. Our custom improv session with Slixer was the perfect solution!...

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Scavenger Hunt Fun!

"Everyone who participated in the Scavenger Hunt had a really great time. I think some of them didn’t realize how much running around the city there was going to be, so they all got a really good...

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Shaw was Amazed!

"I just wanted to touch base to let you know that the Amazing Race was a success. The weather cooperated and everyone had a great time. Dana was a great host. Thanks again for organizing a great...

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Amazing Race…Amazing Time!

"Everyone had a good time 🙂 Two hours was a perfect amount of time and I really liked the photo challenge. We would be interested in your other Scavenger Hunts for next time." - Avanade - This was...

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Hycroft Mystery!

"I received really great feedback from our employees on the performance [at the Hycroft Mansion]. They loved it! We enjoyed it and the actors were a lot of fun. Sabrina was very professional and was...

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“Lots of Surprises!”

"Your show was just fantastic!  They even had me fooled. Everything flowed very well.  Lots of surprises, interaction and fun." - Husky Energy - This was a murder mystery dinner for a group of 80...

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Great Time Had By All!

You have our thanks; the murder mystery was a huge success! Everyone had a great time and there was plenty of talk “around the water cooler” the next day. I realized as I showed up early to set-up...

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Murder Mystery Birthday!

"Just wanted to drop you a note to let you know that we all enjoyed our afternoon yesterday. The characters were great! Uncle Bert especially liked having Chelsi for his date, and I think he was a...

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Murder Mystery Collage

A two minute video collage of mystery, murder & mayhem! Filmed on location from Vancouver, Calgary to Toronto and Montreal in many great venues, cruise ships and even clients offices. We love...

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Toronto “Whondunit”!

Did the waitress just slip something into that guests drink? Are you really sure that supposed palm reader can predict her own future? And why did the guests next to you just keel over and...die?...

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Choosing the Right Event

Mergers can be tricky and your boss has tasked you with arranging an offsite team building event to break the ice. Don't panic, with the choices we can provide we'll make the job easier. Team...

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13 of the coolest corporate perks

We are super happy to have our Improv Training Seminars included in this article as one of the coolest corporate perks. Perks are rarely just about the money and most firm understand the power of...

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Limo Hunt Success!

“The whole evening was wonderful and your host was great.  He fit into our party so well that everyone thought he was an attendee, which made it more of a surprise when he told everyone who he...

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Client Appreciation!

Sometimes handwritten "Thank you's" are the best! In this case it was a murder mystery we performed in Barrhead, Alberta: "Dear Slixer Entertainment, On behalf of The Ripple Connection Support...

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Calgary Improv Kudos!

"Everyone at Arpac thoroughly enjoyed the Improv show!! Mark’s team was really funny and they are all receiving rave reviews this morning. Great Job!! Thanks again!" - Arpac - Calgary and yet more...

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We Travel Alberta!

Calgary "Whondunit"?!? The plot thickens if you want a great time, dinner and mayhem! We travel as well and Camrose was the location of the murder mystery we did for Cargill (see feedback below) but...

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Murder Mystery Toronto!

"Everything went well and I had lots of positive feedback from everyone.  They all had a great time at the murder mystery and our people really enjoyed the show.  Please thank your team for me. ...

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Alberta Corporate Events

"Thanks Chris for a great night of entertainment!!  Our staff had a great time.  I apologize for the set up we had at our venue…I didn’t realize the room they had for the green room was not inside...

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Saskatchewan Murder Mystery!

"All of the feedback from employees this morning was great!  Everyone enjoyed themselves and thought the entertainment was awesome!"  - Schulte Industries - Is what was said about a great murder...

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Murder en Français!

"Everyone had a really great time 🙂 They said it was dynamic, unexpected and “flyé”. Thanks so much to you and your team for coordinating everything so well and a really fun appreciated evening. I...

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Mystery Team Kudos!

"The timing worked out perfectly and I was pleasantly surprised to learn that a lot of guests really followed the play and with that had a lot of fun. The comments I got were all positive and that...

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Edmonton Scavenger Hunt Fun!

"Thank you very much for helping us with our event. We had a blast and are already thinking ahead to next year! We will definitely be in touch if we go this route again. Everything went smoothly and...

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Toronto Teambuilding Success!

“It was an absolute pleasure to work with you and your team on what was a successful race on Toronto Island. Sean and the local actors  were excellent to work” - Weber Shandwick - Amazing Race Is...

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Improv for any Occasion!

“"They were wonderful!" were the first words that Dorothy "The birthday girl" said when I asked how she enjoyed the entertainment from Slixer's Improv Troupe. All the guests were thoroughly...

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Improv at its Best!

"The feedback on your improv show is excellent!  Everyone had a great time and really enjoyed the performance.  Thank you so much for making the evening such an entertaining and successful event." -...

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Event Planning Starts Here

We have the tap directly connected to the best entertainment and team building teams, this combined, with our substantial venue and supplier connections, makes us the perfect choice for your event...

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“What an Enjoyable Time!”

“We’ve pretty much spent the morning talking about what  a great time everyone had!  What an enjoyable time Slixer provided; lots of laughs and interesting surprises.   Everything worked! Thank you...

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Plenty Of Fun!

"We had a great time - thanks so much for a great party! Everyone loved the food and venue - everything seemed really well planned and executed." - Plenty Of Fish - March 2013

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Bonding With Laughter!

“Thank you,  the group certainly enjoyed the evening:-)   I appreciate how well your group played along with our company “clowns”, especially your detective.  I had no idea what to expect from this...

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What a Show!

“Thanks to each of your group – everyone had a GREAT time, the location, food was excellent, and your Murder Mystery fit so well with our group.” - Alberta Newsprint - February 2013

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40th Birthday Murder Mystery!

"Everything was very well done and the guests really enjoyed the show!  No one was aware of the murder mystery which made it even more enjoyable.  The actors kept everything moving very nicely." -...

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Awards for Slixer

We've been awarded the coveted title "Most Valuable Client" at Ceili's downtown Vancouver. Only a few select companies garner such an award and this puts us on their wall of fame (see picture). We...

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Revlon Was Mystified!

"We all thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment provided! Your team did a great job at really making it a mystery.  Thank you again, and we will certainly keep Slixer in mind for future events." -...

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Hot Tub Mystery Machine!

“We had such a great time last night, please thank all the actors for us!  As we have events throughout the year, we will keep your name on file for our future entertainment needs.” - Beachcomber...

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January’s Shows are HOT!!

"This was the first time we scheduled something of this nature for an “offsite get together” and I believe I speak for everyone when I say it was a huge success! The venue, food and coordination...

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Winter Blues Dashed!

"The show was great and the venue as well. My group had a fantastic time and your team did a great job of mixing with us and entertaining us through out the evening. Dinner was delicious. Thank you...

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A New Year With New Ideas

The new year is upon us as we head back to the busy work period. Now is a good time to start planning your next event. Get 2013 off to a great start with a creative and unique event for you hard...

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5 out of 5 Stars!

"We were in a panic about what to do for our holiday party. Everything seemed lame or way out of budget. Then I came across Slixer Entertainment. They guided me through the whole process from the...

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Murder Mystery Games

Murder Mystery Games (downloadable) provide a wonderfully entertaining evening for you and your friends. Whether a groups of 6-14 adults or a gathering of 8 teen girls - we have the perfect script....

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We Make It Easy!

"The evening was a huge hit! We enjoyed everything; from your host, the Limos, the drivers and the great food! Thank you for your guidance throughout the whole process, you guys made it easy for...

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It’s Murder in Halifax!

"I just wanted to thank you from all of us on Friday for an absolutely fantastic time.  Everyone had a wonderful time and enjoyed themselves immensely.  Please extend our thanks to the actors for...

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Christmas Booking Fast!

We're still a couple months away but if you would like fun in your annual year end party it should be booked now. We have several Friday's and Saturday's sold-out but there is still time to book...

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“Just the Ticket!”

We've had an awesome week with 100% happy customers from coast to coast! "I have been getting feed back from the office this morning about Friday and I’m happy to tell you that everyone I have heard...

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Dufferin Murder Mystery Fun!

"Thank you to you and to the actors for adding to the "fun" aspect of our day. The gentleman who played the "detective" and the gentleman who played the "waiter" were fantastic!!!  So funny and...

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Laying Down the Law!

Another great event last week with a fun bunch of lawyers - from the client: "The performance was very animated, well received and entertaining.  The performers did a good job relative to the layout...

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Reward Your Best Customers

This is a straightforward plan: treat your valued customers to something unique fun and memorable as a way of saying "thanks". People like to be thanked for their patronage, they like to be...

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Benefits of a Happy Worker:-)

Companies benefit from engaged, motivated and happy workers. What really excites employees in their companies, and therefore keep companies human resource turnover to a minimum and productivity to a...

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Unique Party Ideas

Stuck in a rut when it comes to planning your company's next event? Consider the options such as a hilarious murder mystery dinner, improv comedy or one of our super fun and competitive scavenger...

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Outdoor Teambuilding Fun!

Time for some outdoor fun like a Foot Scavenger Hunt or an Amazing Chase. Too hot? Then cool down in a luxury limo while hunting for riddles and sending texts to thwart the other teams! Great for...

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Client Knows Best…

“That was by far the easiest, funnest event I have ever planned. It was so great that you took care of the entire coordination and we truly just got to show up. The venue you chose for us,...

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Good Luck Marathoners!

Chris Hill (Slixer's owner) will be running this years BMO Vancouver Marathon May 6th and wishes to express congratulations to all the runners and many thanks to the volunteers and sponsors. This...

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Laughter is Good!

There is nothing like tickling the funny bone to really make people happy, healthy and motivated. What can laughter do?: Lower blood pressure Increase vascular blood flow and oxygenation of the...

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Movie Making Parody!

How to be a Private Investor: A hilarious look at the financial markets from an insiders standpoint. This is an example of the fun we have with clients in making movies. This one was aired in front...

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Toronto Can Be Murder!

Ever feel like your job is killing you? You may be right! Perhaps that corporate dinner that you're supposed to attend is actually a chance for a little espionage or maybe a co-workers betrayal of a...

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An L.A. Mystery!

Los Angeles is a city stoked with mystery and intrigue and what better way to enjoy a corporate or private dinner than adding a little mystery of your own. We started in LA and have been performing...

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Unique Capacity Building Ideas

Do you need a creative way of enhancing your organization’s ability to perform specific activities? Look no further than a themed event based on your specific criteria. We'll blend your theme into a...

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Year of the Dragon!

Kung Hei Fat Choy - Wishing you enlarge your wealth! Although we were part of Dragon's Den last year, it certainly feels like this "Dragon" year has huge positive energy and we look toward another...

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Valentine’s Murder Mystery

This Valentine's (Sat, Feb 11, 2012) don't be surprised if you get more than you bargained for when it comes to a little romance. A sinister plot with a Valentine's theme will reveal itself as you...

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All the Rave!

Things are hopping busy and we keep getting outstanding feedback: "We loved the show! Everyone did a great job. The night flew by and we very much enjoyed the fun. Thanks again for making this night...

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McGill University Frosh Week

We did a scavenger hunt for 200 new students to help them get orientated with their new surroundings, here's what the University said: "The hunt went very well, the students really enjoyed taking...

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Scavenging In Style!

scav·enge v. scav·enged, scav·eng·ing, scav·eng·es v.tr. 1. To collect (salvageable material) by searching. There are ways to search and collect and then there is doing it in style in luxury...

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Corporate Entertainment

Summer is quickly slipping by, but don't let that spoil the fun! When employees come back from summer holidays and work starts in full force in the fall make sure to motivate and reward clients,...

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Toronto Murder Mystery!

"Thanks so much for all your hard work...nothing but positive things about the evening." say HB Group / The Co-operators about their Murder Mystery Dinner we performed at The Old Mill the other day....

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How To Motivate

When it comes to motivation, there's a gap between what science knows and what business does. Our current business operating system-which isbuilt around external, carrot-and-stick motivators-doesn't...

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Amazing Chase Results Are In!

"Thanks for the effort. All went well...The facilitators were great and we had a super day." - Capital Power - Is how our client felt after a day in which they Chased around downtown Edmonton in a...

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Enbridge was a Gas!

This time we delivered the "gas"! As our client put it... "Thanks very much for following up on the event. Everything was fantastic! Definitely out of the ordinary for how a group of accountants...

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Murder for a Good Cause!

We love to be involved in fundraisers because we know an evening of mystery and intrigue is always a fun and entertaining event that will have people laughing while giving! Check out our next one in...

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What Motivates?

Motivation is not tied to more $$$, quite the opposite is true. In many peer reviewed studies employees were more motivated by autonomy, flexibility, creative input and a feeling they belong to a...

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Mystery in the Dragons Den!

After a great pitch at the Dragons Den, its all a waiting game to see the final cut this fall. They finished filming Season VI and we had a great pitch and really a lot of fun. Our actors themselves...

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Dragons’ Den Awaits!

We are very excited to be pitching to the Dragons' Den on Tuesday! After months of auditioning, planning, working with the CBC producer the time is nigh. On Tuesday we will be in the Den hoping to...

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Looking for Sure-Fire Fun?

Teambuilding or Company Entertainment should be fun and enjoyable. That's where one of our corporate entertaining or teambuilding events comes in handy! We don't just pay lip service to providing...

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May 13 Mystery Dinner Cruise

Murder Mystery Dinner Cruises are outstanding entertainment and great for your groups, couples, anniversaries, birthdays, stags, bachelorettes, bridal parties and more. Mystery and mayhem is set for...

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Improv at its Best!

"Thank you! The improv performers were great, the crowd really liked them the team had a great laugh and your guys were great!  Food was awesome and the view was amazing." Another happy customer...

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You Get What You Pay For!

You've heard this hundreds of times, but still someone offers you a "discount" on what otherwise would never be "discounted". You go for it and as almost always is the case, you're disappointed and...

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Dragon’s Den Filming

Well we passed the Dragons' Den audition in Vancouver and now we will be filming in May, they loved our first pitch! Toronto here we come!! If successful we will be bringing Murder Mystery Dinner...

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Dates Filling Fast!

Christmas may seem a distant thought, but planners know prime dates are already gone. In working with several clients for their annual Christmas Party this morning I've been contacting several of my...

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Dragons’ Den

The pitch is in and the Dragons will breathe fire into our idea! On Saturday Slixer pitched the conept of taking Murder Mystery Theatre nationwide, although not entirely a new concept, as we have...

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Company Play Time!

Everyone knows all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, so why not spice up your next event? When I'm staying at hotels, I like to see the daily functions list and will check out their...

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March into Mystery!

Welcome to March! With spring just around the corner now is a good time for...murder! Well, a murder mystery dinner cruise for sure. Hilarious fun while cruises the waters of your chosen city. We...

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Raving Review!

"We enjoyed the event also, most had never participated in a murder mystery before!  It tied in very well with the teambuilding theme of our day." - was the opinion of  McMaster University – Faculty...

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New Venue for Seattle!

We're please to offer our newest venue that is perfectly suited for a private Murder Mystery dinner or apres Scavenger Hunt. Sazerac restaurant is conveniently located in downtown Seattle and has...

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Office Parties Can Be Murder!

Start this year's holiday party with a *BANG*! We still have a few choice dates available and adding a little mystery and mayhem to your office party really spices things up. Christmas will never be...

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Halloween Mystery Cruise!

SOLD OUT - This halloween is set for some mystery and intrigue in Vancouver! Join us for a three hour cruise around English Bay during dinner while murder and mayhem happen all around you. Costumes,...

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All the Rave!

"We had an awesome day yesterday with your scavenger hunt!" was the feedback from our limo scavenger hunt in Toronto on Thursday for Diageo. Limo Hunts are a great outing for your companies...

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Fall Into…Murder!

With fall fast upon us, its time for fun! Your meeting can be made so much more enjoyable for participants with one of Slixer's events. Toronto, Seattle, Chicago or any of our cities we cater to can...

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Mystery At The Empress Hotel

"The event was great!! The guest had an awesome time! I'm so glad it all worked out! Thanks again for all your help!". Was the feedback from another customized murder mystery we held for an elite...

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Toronto Has Magic!

We now offer Toronto, and our other locations, Magic Shows! Our magicians are an ideal corporate entertainer, trainer, trade show enhancer or fundraiser. Also, we offer kids shows which can be...

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Team Building Activities

An absolute must to maintain and encourage the best employees is team building events. All our offerings involve one or a combination of the below activities to ensure strong results. simple social...

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What To Do In Vancouver?

How about a murder mystery dinner cruise! July 16, 30 Aug 13, 27. A great way to celebrate Vancouver, brithdays, anniversaries or just a cool night out with your favorite friends - the question...

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Team Building

Reasons for Team Building or Team Bonding show how vital this exercise is to corporate dynamics: Improving communication Making the workplace more enjoyable Motivating a team Getting to know each...

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Amazing Chase Team Building

 "Thanks so much for planning the event for us we had a blast! It was great teamwork and team building for our company" - Top Draw / Epiar - June 2010 For more information on this fantastic...

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English Bay is Murder!

Join us Friday in Vancouver for an evening of cruising English Bay, dining on supreme food all while murder and mayhem happen all around. Still some tickets left as we anticipate being sold out mid...

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Tight Budget?

We have several options for the budget concious. If you would like some of our choices such as scavenger foot hunts, improv comedy, these events can be made to fit your budget.

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What a Weekend!

Over 300 guests enjoyed our "Cash for the Cure for Cancer" murder mystery fundraiser in Alberta. "Mystery at the Mansion", which was held at the Brock House on Jericho Beach, was a splendid event in...

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Another Great Success!

"Great humour, great acting, great on-the-spot improv, great working with us, professional and terrific entertainment all around!" - Birthday Girl - With a half a dozen shows this weekend, we...

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Turning Ten in 2010

[Press Release] Slixer Entertainment, an internationally established Entertainment Company, announced its 10th Year Anniversary to be celebrated in April, 2010. Slixer wishes to thank all its valued...

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10 Tips on Event Planning

Starting Monday, March 8th, we'll be providing some do's and dont's of corporate event planning, including; how much should you spend, what should you look out for, should you do background checks,...

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Spring into…murder!

...the question is, who won't return! Spring is a great time for a Mystery Cruise, whether a private show or one of our public cruises, it's always a fun time that is definitely anything but your...

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New Website Launch

After much work and design this is it our new web site! A total team effort and many a meeting and research went into the new look. Since 2000 we've had 3 sites with different looks and navigation;...

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