Project Showcase: Formula One Grand Prix

April 1st, 2023

Each year since 1978, the Formula One Grand Prix of Canada has taken place at the Parc Jean-Drapeau, a public park in the heart of Montreal, Que.—and for more than 40 of those years Montreal-based Fiesta Tents Ltd. has provided its tenting and flooring. The international event that takes place on the Saint Lawrence River […]

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How to increase your bottom line with job costing, part 2

April 1st, 2020

Where does all the money go? Let’s examine two job costing methods. by Alexandre Renaud and Barbara Scull In part 1 of this two-part series on job costing, we reviewed accounting basics for tent rental companies, including a basic profit formula, fixed and variable costs, gross profit, contribution margin and break-even point. Understanding these concepts […]

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Tent professionals enjoy business and fun at Tent Conference 2020

January 27th, 2020

Event tent installation is all about teamwork, and the attendees at IFAI Tent Conference 2020 got to show off those skills last week in an “Amazing Race”-style competition that had them working together to solve puzzles, climb a rock tower and ride a mechanical bull among other fun challenges! A TRD Experience team completes a […]

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How to increase your bottom line with job costing, part 1

December 1st, 2019

Where does all the money go? Let’s start with some accounting basics. by Alexandre Renaud and Barbara Scull Job costing is the process of assigning costs to a specific job or project to determine if it will generate enough gross profit to cover expenses and contribute to net profit. While managers often engage in job […]

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Fiesta Tents installs tents atop pool and over a lake

August 1st, 2017

The clients’ vision for their daughter’s August 2016 wedding in Esterel, Quebec, Canada, wasn’t a new one. They wanted tents installed in the backyard to accommodate more than 200 guests for the ceremony, cocktails and reception. They wanted the guests to be able to move easily from tent to tent. They wanted room for the […]

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