The Shindigz cause is “to make life more fun” for shoppers who are planning parties AND for those that work at Shindigz! Recent activities showcasing the unique, party work environment at Shindigz have been noticed. The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce recently named Shindigz its “Business of the Month.”
Winners are recognized by the Chamber for “above and beyond” contributions to the community and area’s workforce. Shindigz is noted for making a significant contribution to the quality of life in Whitley County, Indiana.
Since 1926, Shindigz has been in the business of not only delighting customers (whom are affectionately called “Party Guests”), but employees, better known as “Party Hosts.” Shindigz is located in South Whitley, Indiana – a small, friendly town approximately 20 miles west of Fort Wayne. South Whitley is known as “Indiana’s Favorite Hometown”!
Shindigz, one of the world’s leading party supplies retailers, has announced an investment of over $1.7 million dollars in new equipment and facility improvements currently underway. “We are making these investments to increase our capacity and capabilities as we continue to experience record order growth. Our formula of offering the lowest prices nationally, providing unique party favors and personalized products for events and celebrations has allowed us to grow quickly during the past year, ” said Shep Moyle, Party King. Shindigz has experienced order growth rates exceeding 40 to 50 percent in the past year, according to Moyle.
The investments will support a variety of areas including digital printing, digitized cad cutting, information technology expansion as well as facility improvements and capacity increases. Shindigz will make these investments without seeking any tax abatements or government grants.
Shindigz has added more than 55 party hosts since the same time last year and projects employing over 400 party hosts during peak sales periods in the coming year. The company is currently hiring for a variety of full time positions including computer programmers, web designers, graphic designers, and social media positions. Job fairs for upcoming seasonal positions in customer service, digital print, fulfillment and other areas will be announced in the coming weeks.
Shindigz strives to make life more fun through the manufacture and sale of party supplies in over 55 countries. Join our mission to make life more fun by visiting us at www.Shindigz.com/jobs.
Consumer Activation Company Partners with An Exclusive Shopping Site for Party Supplies
Irvington, NY, August 23, 2010
House Party, the leading consumer activation and experiential marketing company, announces Shindigz as the company’s official party supply resource. Shindigz is a leading worldwide internet retailer offering a complete party solution website with more than 36,000 party supplies, favors, personalized products and decorations. Consumers who are registered on House Party can now conveniently purchase additional party items for their in-home gatherings from an exclusive area on the Shindigz website.
House Party specializes in engaging a select group of consumer advocates to host in-home parties where a brand or product is at the center. Each consumer advocate or host is given a branded and/or custom-themed party pack to provide them with materials for the party and share with their guests. The party packs often include samples of the event’s featured brand or product, coupons, branded or logoed items, etc. This relationship with Shindigz will allow House Party registrants to easily buy any supplementary items needed for every party.
“House Party hosts love to entertain and make each party special and memorable, and we’re thrilled to connect these highly social consumers with our new partner, Shindigz. Our hosts can quickly and easily search through a huge variety of fun, unique and high-quality party supplies at a customized version of Shindigz.com, specially designed just for House Party consumers,” said Kitty Kolding, CEO of House Party. “We’re delighted to offer this fun and convenient way to throw a House Party to our consumers.”
House Party registrants can purchase ala carte items or items that may not be offered in their event’s party pack at the online store for an exclusive House Party discount. House Party clients will also be able to work directly with Shindigz to produce unique party items for their event’s party packs as well as create and offer pre-packaged, themed party supply kits for their hosts to purchase at the exclusive section of the site (www.shindigz.com/houseparty).
“Shindigz specializes in making party planning as stress-free as possible while providing our customers with unique ideas and special products that they cannot get anywhere else,” said Shep Moyle, President/CEO of Shindigz. “We look forward to working with House Party clients, hosts and guests to help them find the party supplies they need to make their parties easy, complete, fun and memorable.”
About House Party
Founded in 2005, House Party (www.houseparty.com) is a leading consumer activation and experiential marketing services company that engages thousands of qualified consumer advocates who host in-home parties featuring a brand, product or element of entertainment programming. Managed via a proprietary, customized online community space for each brand event, consumers engage both in home and online to explore and promote brands they love. Headquartered in Irvington, NY, House Party works with such industries as consumer packaged goods, food & beverage, television, theatrical releases, consumer electronics, pharmaceutical, toys & games and automotive. Current clients include NBC, Disney, Ford, Microsoft and P&G.
For 84 years, Shindigz (www.shindigz.com) helped people create memorable parties – more than 21 million. Shindigz’s goal is to offer the highest quality party products at the lowest prices. Shindigz is a complete party solution offering over 36,000 party supplies, favors, personalized products and decorations for every type of event and celebration, no matter how large or small. Shindigz has been recognized as Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, one of Forbes Top 400 websites and as Online Party Retailer of the Year in 2009.