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ranciska Veress is an
established designer and event producer;
with 20 years of experience in the
Canadian fashion industry.

In addition to designing for well-known companies
( such as Roots Canada for example) and building now-well-known brands (Whitney Linen, My Little Black Dress) she has worked in Fashion Show Production
and Fundraising for 17 years; with the Monarch Events Group.

She was part of the team
that produces most major fashion shows in Toronto, such as World Mastercard Fashion Week, Most Wanted, Bell Celebrity Gala, Heart Truth Show, Baycrest, Giambattista Valli, Valentino etc.

She has produced dozens of large -scale Fashion Shows with her own company as well such as Shop.Ca launch at Yonge & Dundas Square, The Yorkdale FashionCan Whitney Linen Show, several shows at The Hudson’s Bay,
RBC to name a few. She is well-recognized in the industry, and has worked with countless celebrities and media outlets.

Her portfolio can be found at: FranciskaVeress.com

Z

ack Steel graduated from Centennial College, with honors from the Festival
Event Conference Management Post-Graduate Certificate program, in 2009.

He is a professional Event Planner and Marketing Director. His specialty is creating flagship events.

Throughout his Event Management career Zack has produced events at Toronto’s City Hall, namely, the first-ever New Canadians (Newcomers) Forum, 2007,
as well as Women in Skilled Trades Forum, 2008.

The Pre – Apprenticeship Training Institute developed the Youth Apprenticeship Council, as a result of this state of the art event; at which they were a major exhibitor, among other training schools for skilled trades courses.

Guest speakers, included: former Minister of Citizenship and Immigration for Ontario, Mike Colle and former Mayor of Toronto: David Miller, ad well as other dignitaries.


Additionally, Zack Steel also created the Family Law Forum, at B’nai Brith in 2009. This goal of this highly prestigious event was to promote new Family Law legislation (GET Law – religious divorce) for Ontario. Guest speaker: former Attorney General of Ontario: Chris Bentley.

In 2009, Zack also created The Big Pitch Environmental Forum, at the HP Science and Technology Centre, which featured industry leaders in environmental programming and conservation.


In 2011, Zack Steel managed a campaign for the Inaugural Convocation of the Canadian Yeshiva and Rabbinical School, which was located at the Toronto School of Theology (U of T). Guest speakers included: Senator Jerry Grafstein, Senator Linda Frum.


In 2012, three great events were created, by Zack, for Maxi Mind Learning Centres. This organization specializes in treatment programs for children with autism and learning
disabilities.

In 2021, Zack created the Inaugural Convocation of 613 Labs followed, held at One Hotel, in Toronto; formerly the Thompson Hotel; in the Digital Media Longue and
main floor bar / club area.


In 2022, Zack created the Innovation in Technology Trades Forum, at the IMPROVE building.


This event featured guest presenters: Laura Smith; Member of Provincial Parliament and Minister of Culture and Sport; as well as Sandra Yeung Racco, Vaughan City Councillor.


Zack Steel is a board member of the Canada Fashion Council and the Director of Community
Partnerships
for TrysteMedia.com, which is an award-winning production company for fashion shows, in Canada and globally.

Canada Israel Fashion Week

Franciska Veress partnered with Zack Steel to create the first-ever Canada Israel Fashion Week, in Toronto.

Who we are?

We are a team of event and festival event conference management professionals that create flagship events.

What we do?

We create fashion shows and grand opening parties and closing parties for fashion shows.

How we do it?

We partner with industry leaders in fashion and top level event promoters.