About Us

About Us

The Party People Shop has the largest range of party supplies in Australia. We specialise in Balloons, Party Supplies, Themed Parties and Costumes and its our innovative and unique products that keep us as Australia's #1 Party Store.

About Us

The Party People shop has the largest range of party supplies in Australia with more than 15,000 items on range. Our products are sourced from all over the world to make your party or event memorable. We specialise in Balloons, Party Supplies, Themed Parties and Costumes and its our innovative and unique products that makes us the best at what we do.  

The Party People are also specialists in decorating. We have won many awards in balloon sculptures, classic decor and table centerpieces over the years. Our senior certified balloon artist trains many of the balloon artists in Australia and around the world so when you use us, you get world class service. 

Interesting Stats About The Party People;

  • More than 15,000 products
  • www.ThePartyPeople.com.au is the most visited party supplies store online (according to www.experian.com) with over 1 million unique visitors each year
  • The Drummoyne Store is Australia's Largest Party Store with more than 1700 square meters of party!
  • The Drummoyne Store has the largest range of costumes for Sale in Australia with almost 1 whole floor of costumes

History

  • 1982 - Mala Salakas started the home based business by hosting and catering for kid’s parties as “Patches the Clown”.
  • 1985 - The business grew to include many clowns and party organisers. Mala and her father Peter Nikolas purchased a party planning company called “The Party People” for $2000 and opened a shop in Sans Souci.
  • 1999 - Dean Salakas removed the existing 1 page website and started Australia’s first online party store at www.ThePartyPeople.com.au. It was also one of the first companies in Australia to use google adwords (more information in an article published in Sydney Morning Herald).
  • 2003 - Dean Salakas redevelops the company website and strategy as part of a university project.
  • 2007 - Brothers, Peter and Dean Salakas purchased the business from their parents.
  • 2009 - Hitwise Independent Statistics confirm The Party People have reached the number one ranking in the party supplies industry, overtaking a party directory to achieve the accolade.
  • 2012 - The Party People launches Australia’s Largest Party Store
  • Today the business continues to dominate the party industry with Australia's largest range of party supplies distributed all over the world
  • To Be Continued................