“Just wanted to let you know how much Joy and I enjoyed working last weekend at the Fallsview Casino. The venue is beautiful, the sound, I thought, was extraordinary and your personnel outstanding. In Particular, Dave Rapelje did his usual great job of welcoming us and making sure the show ran smoothly. I can’t tell you how impressed I am with him. I wish all our venues had someone like that.”
Regis Philban, Television Personality
“In my position as Senior Vice President at S.L. Feldman I have, for more than 15 years, produced hundreds of shows and special events at a very high level. During the past 10 years I’ve had the great pleasure of working with Dave Rapelje who has been, on numerous occasions our go to person for full scale event management, full service high end private function management. Dave has consistently displayed a high level of professionalism, strong organizational skills, creative problem solving, and a great attitude. He is a dependable leader and motivator in high stress situations.”
Jeff Craib, Senior Vice President S.L. Feldman and Associates
“I would like to recommend David’s work to anybody who honors professionalism and good quality people, if you are planning any event you can be sure it will be executed with success. David is a true leader in his field.”
Frank Selg, Executive Chef/Director, Fallsview Casino Resort
“Dave managed my entertainment at the Friendship Festival for 10 years. He always delivered quality entertainment no matter how large or small our budget was. Dave was a trusted part of my team. Very reliable and great at solving problems when they do arise. Even though I'm no longer with the Friendship Festival I still use him for projects whenever I can and would highly recommend him.”
Tracy LeBlanc, General Manager Fort Erie Friendship Festival
“We have worked with Dave since we opened the doors at Continental Entertainment. Our artists have always received first class treatment when contracted by Dave and TNR Productions Inc. Dave’s detailed advancement of show guarantees everyone is on the same page, and nothing is left to chance. Our acts show up and our received by professionals providing professional quality gear and smoothly run shows. We have never experienced a single problem when we have been working with TNR Productions. If you’re looking for experience, professionalism and hands on approach to making your event work I would suggest that you give Dave a call."
Howie Turner, President Continental Entertainment
“There is no question in my mind, that David was instrumental in making Casino New Brunswick’s Entertainment Centre one of the top entertainment rooms in the Maritimes. It is a state of the art venue for musicians and entertainers to perform and provided good reason for many top artists to play in Atlantic Canada.”
Wendy Phillips, Phillips Public Relations Ltd.
“Dave's ability to translate concept to reality is uncanny. He works extremely well with his clients and understands their needs and goals. Professional, dependable, reliable are only a few words I can use to describe his work ethic. I will use Dave's service again and again. A great guy too.”
Alison Burgoyne, Event Manager Niagara College Sea Food Gala
“David Rapelje is a true professional, whose knowledge and experience has ensured quality entertainment and services for the various event needs of the Winter Festival of Lights as well as other events I have been involved with. His experience and sources have guaranteed professional, entertaining shows and events with an added "WOW" factor. He comes to the table with creativity and attention to detail and works within the budget established. His support team is always professional and flexible as new situations arise. I have worked with Dave for over six years and look forward to continuing a very successful relationship with him and TNR Productions.”
Heidi Werner, Operations Manager Winter Festival of Lights
“I am writing this recommendation to express how impressed I was and grateful to have Dave Rapelje direct my 2011 Heart Truth Fashion Gala into the amazing event it is today. Dave helped me create something magical and exciting that will undoubtedly continue for years to come. I would like to note that his compassionate side to our cause showed that he has strengths as he worked with his industry connections to add big production elements to my event at no cost. This shows that he is a community minded business person, and this is not something you see every day.”
Darcy LeBlanc, Communications Manager for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick
"During my tenure at Fallsview Casino I had the great pleasure of working with Dave Rapelje who managed all production for the Avalon Ballroom and various other venues throughout the property. Dave is the best all round production, stage, and theatre manager I have ever had the pleasure of working with in 25 years in the entertainment industry."
Sandy Castonguay, Director of Entertainment Royal Ontario Museum