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The treasurer anticipates the following costs for the event, which will be held at the Regency Hotel:

The treasurer anticipates the following costs for the event, which will be held at the Regency Hotel:
Room rental \$300
Dinner cost (per person) 25
Chartered buses 500
Favors and souvenirs (per person) 5
Band 900

Each person would pay \$40 to attend; 200 attendees are expected.
a. Will the event be profitable for the sorority? Show computations.
b. How many people must attend for the sorority to break even?
c. Suppose the sorority encouraged its members to drive to the hotel and did not charter the buses. Further, a planned menu change will reduce the cost per meal by \$2. If each member will still be charged \$40, compute the contribution margin per person.

SOLUTION:
a) Calculation of Profitability
Particulars Amount Revenue
Variable Cost \$8,000.00
\$6,000.00 Contribution
Fixed Cost \$2,000.00
\$1,700.00 Profit b) \$300.00 Contribution per unit = Selling...

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