Mandy Balak

Mandy Balak is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of It’s Date Night. Nothing makes Mandy more excited than bringing an idea to life, and in four years she successfully created two media platforms focused on building connection and community for Calgary’s millennials.

Mandy’s strengths are in building innovative strategies to connect brands with their audiences through events, social media and at one point, even print. She has a finger on the pulse of our city, proudly producing over 200 public events since It’s Date Night launched in 2013. Mandy is a proud do-gooder for the Calgary United Way, was awarded Young Entrepreneur of the year in 2014 by Startup Canada and in 2016 was recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Young Innovators.  She is fuelled with a desire to create something that truly makes a positive impact in people’s relationships with each other and with our city.