Full Name
Dean Salakas
Job Title
Chief Party Dude
The Party People
Speaker Bio
Dean has worked in the party industry since the age of 4 where he would put sand in bags for his parents to make balloon weights for the family business.

Dean serves on the advisory board of the Online Retail Summit and Etail Australia conferences, as well as an advisor to retail tech businesses.

The Party People is a proud member of PEBA (pro environment balloon alliance), a founding member of BASA (Balloon Artists and Supplies Association Australia) and founding member of QBN (Qualatex Balloon Network).

The Party People is Australia’s largest physical store with over 20,000 party products all in one location. The Party People is a highly decorated awards winner having been recognised at the National Retail Association Awards, as well as the inaugural winner of the 2021 Partyware Supplier Of The Year Award.
Dean Salakas