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Amanda Hurst

Event Planner

Amanda brings to Managing Matters over ten years international event experience. She has worked in many sectors from non-profit, corporate, agency, and government. She has two University Degrees in Arts & Cultural Place-Making and Business Management.


Originally from Sydney, Australia, she has appeared on national television promoting an event she produced, in addition to producing a month-long arts festival, and was part of the production team for Australia's largest electronic dance music festival - Stereosonic.


Since moving to Toronto in 2017 she has worked with large cultural events such as the Toronto International Film Festival and her work supporting Indigenous Youth Charities. Amanda breathes ideation and her creative mindset has her interested in innovative and progressive events that are so well executed - they stay with you.


When she’s not in the office you will find her doing yoga, eating and cooking vegan baked goods, biking, hiking and practicing her Italian. An avid fan of music, a lover of travel, she enjoys camping and weekends away, all the while scoping out different cafes for the perfect flat white.