The background of the I.B.M. emblem represents
the World. The figure is Mercury, the messenger
of the ancient Gods and a Magician. He carries
a wand in his left hand. At the bottom the letters
IBM are joined to indicate Unity and Cooperation.
The oak leaf denotes strenght while the two acorns
represent the Eastern and Western emispheres.
The hands are clasped together to signify the
Fellowship and Brotherhood in Magic throughout
The I.B.M. is organized as a Headquarter, that
actually is located in St. Louis, Missouri (U.S.A.),
and a series of local clubs called Rings. The
coordination between Rings of the same country
or between Rings and the International Organization
is done by a series of Territorial Vice Presidents.
The Territorial Vice President in charge for Italy
is Tony Binarelli.
The I.B.M publishes a magazine for members: The
Linking Ring (in English). The Linking Ring informs
member on all the aspects of Magic. Noted performers
and writers review the secrets to performing close-up,
stand-up and stage magic. In addition you can
find tricks, revievs of recently released books
and videos and exclusive feature stories on magic's
noteworthy personalities. The Linking Ring is
published monthly with an average of 200 jam-packed