PUBLIC SPEAKING & MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Having the right team during your event is most important! Comprehensive experience in stage management and public speaking, MANE ensures your event is well managed, attendees experience the energy you are wanting to portray, and your talent is well represented on stage.
MC and Stage Manager for Jann Arden during the 2019 SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, along with other artists over the year such as Tom Cochrane, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Brett Kissel, The Julian Taylor Band, Walk off the Earth, Wand, Cherry Glazerr, Romi Mayes, Royal Wood, Makaya McCraven, and more. Mane Productions guiding principles is helping hands make out community vibrant. Volunteering as TD main Stage MC and Stage Manager for the SaskTel Jazz Festival since 2012, it is event of the year Mandy looks most forward to and able to put her skills to a non profit organization that really impacts the Saskatchewan Music community.
For ten days each summer, the city of Saskatoon bursts into song as the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival plays host to hundreds of world class artists. Over 80,000 hungry music fans devour the sounds of jazz, blues, funk, pop, and world music each year, with a program that spans as many genres as it does continents.
The first festival took place in Saskatoon during the summer of 1987. Today it has become the second largest festival of its kind in Western Canada, and since 2009 has been named Best Festival in Planet S Magazine Best of Saskatoon reader’s poll.
"How to Spark a Culture: The history and future of the first Fashion Association within Canada". Mandy Pravda, President SFA and Jacquline Conway, Vice President SFA will speak on the history and becomings of the Saskatchewan Fashion Sector and what the future vision holds.
Saskatchewan Fashion Association Inc., the first fashion association within Canada is committed to presenting the style, innovation, diversity and design culture of Saskatchewan to develop, promote and elevate our Saskatchewan fashion designers and all Industry contributors. With a historical 9 years of creating networking and educational opportunities and providing resources and platforms to showcase the arts, SFA is leading the development and promotion of the Saskatchewan Fashion Industry on a provincial, national and international level to increase recognition of the Industry as a vital element of the economy and cultural identity of the Province of Saskatchewan. Join us to find out how we came to be, the challenges and successes we have faced, and the future of the fashion industry in Canada.
"How to Spark a Culture" Mandy Pravda, Co Founder of Saskatoon Fashion and Design Festival shares insight during MOSO Conference in Saskatoon, Sk. on the makings of building a community, how to identify needs and build a viable organization to increase the local economy.
Master of Ceremonies, MANE takes pride in promoting Saskatchewan talent over September Long weekend harkening back to the high days of summer and the old days of Ness at BackwardsNess.
An afternoon of games and activities is followed by an evening of live music and dancing held ON the Ness Creek Main Stage, you guessed it- BACKWARDS!!
Starting in 2016, to put a new spin on the event Mane Productions has been Festival Director working to increase the elements of the event.
Master of Ceremonies on two main stages attracting over 10,000 people, this 4 day event features international children's entertainers and world class theater performances.
The Children’s Festival is an arts-based Festival where our children play and learn! We are excited to host our 31st annual Children’s Festival in, Kinsmen Park. The Children’s Festival is Saskatoon’s first major summer festival, and the festival introduces hundreds of young children each year to cultural events and dynamic public spaces created just for them
Master of Ceremonies in an IGLOO, now that's worth a mention! The winter celebration of Saskatoon in January has over 140+ activities over 10 days with entertainers for all over Saskatchewan. Working under On Purpose Leadership, manager of Saskatoon Wintershines Festival 2014-2016.
Mane Productions produced and hosted a FREE yet exclusive series of networking events for two and half years offered monthly. bringing together bright, enterprising individuals in the city’s hottest lounges, restaurants and hot spots each evening bringing something special and spectacular to every venue from music, entertainment, food and flare!
On January 10, 2013, Freeflow Thursdays was launched, which is a series of prime time networking events to draw young professionals to great local establishments for a few casual hours of socializing with like-minded peers in a fun, energizing atmosphere!
Photos and details from these exciting events were published on facebook and in upcoming issues of flow magazine! Also post recommendations of venues you would like to see this evening take place in, as well find people you have met through out the evening! We are also encouraging business comments and ideas to come alive on the page!
MANE was Master of Ceremonies, Stage Manager and Parade Board Member for 2012-2015 of Saskatoon Diversity Network PRIDE Festival. Programming, marketing, sponsorship, there wasn't an area Mane Productions did not have a hand in planning, a true community collaboration.