Mother,  

Lover of  the Wild Thing,

Fire 

"Converse & Burgundy Lips"

Lady Boss

In 2009, founding Mane Productions, focused on community initiatives and building through event design, community space planning projects, and economic building opportunities through sales points, education, fundraising, advocacy, marketing, content creation, and resource building, Mandy Pravda leads and creates many projects on an international scale for Saskatchewan. Mandy’s expertise falls within all things: public relations, promotions, growth marketing online, and business development. Since 2013, Mane Productions has expanded into Tourism Destination Development & Marketing, various sector Business Consulting & Development, as well as Government & International Public Relations. Given her wide range of skill sets, Mandy is a sought-after entrepreneur nationwide in developing and implementing any level of project or initiative. 

 

Mandy was recognized in Toronto’s National Meeting + Incentive Travel Magazine in The Hall of Fame issue as the 20 Something Entrepreneur of Canada in 2013. In 2016 Mandy organized and broke The Guinness Book of World Records for the World’s Largest Snowball Fight; clocking in at 7,681 participants for Saskatchewan. In 2017 was nominated as a CBC Saskatchewan’s #IAmSask "Mighty Saskatchewanians of Today and Yesteryear" and also received a nomination in 2016, 2017 and 2018 for CBC Saskatchewan's Future 40. In 2019 she launched a Canadian first, Saskatchewan Fashion Association Inc. In 2020 Mandy was named Winner of the Saskatchewan Tourism 2019 Awards of Excellent; Fred Heal Tourism Ambassador Category.

 

Through business initiatives, fundraisers, large scale community events, various community space building, branding & marketing, and business development, Mandy has stimulated and fostered various social and financial economic impacts directly in Saskatchewan. 

 

Travel trends, geographical data collections, and traveler user experience are all areas Mandy excels in. In 2016 Mandy launched an Online Reputation Management, MANE, aspect to her company assisting entrepreneurs and businesses build, manage and promote their online profiles, SEO, and further reach consumers online. Building strategic partnerships and creating an online profile is more important than ever in this day in age, and it is never too late to start. Focusing on consumer behavior analysts increase target marketing results and direct sales, and providing online reputation management, branding exploration and building, extensive media contacts, and 15 years of marketing experience, over 30 clients under Mane Productions see results every day including Waskesiu.orgWaskesiu MarinaWaskesiu Recreation AssociationHawood InnLost Creek ResortThe Suites at WaskesiuWaskesiu Lake LodgeWaskesiu ResortWaskesiu Heritage MuseumCozy Corner SuitesSkills Canada SaskatchewanThe Royal Hotel Group (Best WesternsQuality Inn & Suites and Royal Hotels across Alberta and Saskatchewan), RE/MAX SaskatoonValerie Hertz RealtorRyan Gay Real Estate AgentPro Plus ProductionsGroove Pusher EventsBackwardsNessJim Pravda Saskatchewan Marriage Commissioner, Underground Tuning British Columbia, Cycle WhistlerChampetre County/Howling Coyote SaloonCapitol Music ClubSaskatchewan Fashion Association Inc.CC Choreography Competition AlbertaOptimist Hill SaskatoonRevamp Salon Company, 1JustCity ManitobaRUMPUSThe Gaff, Paul Kuzbik, The Pistolwhips, Pack AD, and more

 

With projects such as Dress For Success Saskatoon fundraising to help women return into the workforce, Cofounding Saskatoon Fashion and Design Festival in 2010, and connecting the fashion industry in Saskatchewan and beyond with a Canadian first Saskatchewan Fashion Association Inc. in 2019, developing Tourism Waskesiu, designing heritage building celebrations around Saskatchewan and neighbourhood rejuvenation projects through the private businesses and city focus collectives, Meewasin Trail expansion projects, the building of the Saskatoon core community Optimist Snow Hill, and developing events such as Freeflow Thursday by Mane Productions; a monthly entrepreneur networking mixer to foster business development, and Director of many street and music festivals and more, Mandy has the ability to advocate, connect, and create through vision and prosperity which has always been a strong skill identified within her leadership. 

 

Since 2014, she has expanded into developing or planning educational and peer to peer sharing conferences and events such as STEMFest 2nd International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, the Saskatoon Fashion and Design Festival, Cropsphere, and World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Symposium, as well as groundbreaking initiatives and announcements for non-profits and corporations such as Verdient Foods Inc, “Building Brains” KidsU Canada, and Federated Co-op Community Spaces Project. 

 

Through her years of marketing and event design, Mandy has worked on or volunteer with many major public events and productions in Saskatchewan such as JUNOS, Canadian Country Music Awards, Telemiracle Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Country Music Awards, RE/MAX Saskatchewan Awards Gala, Skills Canada Saskatchewan Awards Show, Ness Creek Music Festival, Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, Friends Festival with RUMPUS, Electic Sky Fesitval, BackwardsNess, Nutrien Fireworks Festival, Nutrien Children’s Festival of Saskatchewan, Word On The Street Festival Saskatoon, Nutrien Wintershines Festival, The PotashCorp Mayor's Marathon YXE, Saskatchewan Marathon, Parking Day YXE, and many more. Her leadership, decisiveness, and razor sharp instincts make her a valuable person to have on any team.

Skills

MARKETING

Create your brand. Plan your strategy. Develop your tools.  Launch social and mainstream media.

Execute communications.

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Crowds go wild. Lights go on. Sound travels.

Was it all just a dream?

PROGRAMMING

Bands & DJs.

Speakers & Performers.

Vendors & Exhibitors. Suppliers & Emergency Personnel.  

MEDIA LIAISON

International network and media contact list. Storyteller extraordinaire. Government and Talent Pro Wrangler. 

STAGE MANAGEMENT

Producer extraordinaire. Talent Wrangler. Time Sergeant.

Solving problems you don't even know you have.   

FUNDRAISING

Events. Online campaigns. Grassroots marketing.

'tis the season, get jingle with it!

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Image management. Online Reputation Guru. PR. Life Coach. Stylist. Propaganda Firefighter.

Hype Specialist. 

EVENT DESIGN

Wow, factors. Breathtaking visuals. Budget Tracking.. Blueprint Design.

An instinct for Feng Shui.  

SPONSORSHIP

Government grants. Corporate. applications. Small business partnerships.

In-Kind Rock Stars.  

Career Highlights​

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Jeff Rogstad CTV Saskatoon
James Cameron & Suzi Amis Cameron
Telemiracle Director Assistant
Tom Cochrane SaskTel Jazz Festival
Gordie Howe Legend!
Sask Fashion Founders
Kamasi Washington SaskTel Jazz Fest
SaskTel Jazz Festival Stage Manager
Building Brains Opening Ceremony
Fred Penner
CTV Morning Saskatoon
Brett Kissel SaskTel Jazz Festival
Claire Underhill & Mandy Pravda
Optimist Hill MediaDay Mark McMorris
2016 Sask Fashion
CTV Morning Sask
Global Saskatoon
CTV Morning Saskatoon
Mike Ciona CTV Saskatoon
Telemiracle
Sask Fashion Team
Sask Fashion Guest MC & Director
2013 MC Freeflow Thursdays by Mane
Mane Productions 2010
SasTel Jazz Festival MC Mane
Optimist Hill Opening 2019
Children's Festival of Saskatchewan
GWR Largest Snowball Fight Team