Premier Balloons Manchester – About Us

Premier Balloons Manchester has grown from strength to strength in a relatively short space of time.

We started our Balloon venture in 2009 as an online business providing Balloon Decorations and Arrangements for a wide range of events.

Online orders continue to play a major part at Premier Balloons proving to be a popular way of ordering Balloons for many of you.

In September 2010 we opened a temporary RMU at Middleton Shopping Centre to test the market and judge demand for a face to face service.  This proved to be popular and was a great opportunity for us to display and demonstrate the Balloon work that we offer.

From the success at Middleton Shopping Centre, just 5 months later we opened the shop on Middleton Road and expanded our range of Balloon Decor options.

Our owner, is trained in Balloon Artistry through Qualatex who are the educational leader in the professional balloon industry for Europe and the USA and gained his Certified Balloon Artist status after passing his exams with 92% in Oxford at the European Balloon Event in Novmber 2011.

In December 2011 one of our designs was included in The Very Best Balloon Blog and resulted in other Certified Balloon Artists recreating his “Santa Arch” in USA, Hong Kong, Germany as well other cities within the UK.

January 2012 started off with another of our designs, which he produced for a wedding, being included in the USA edition of the Qualatex catalogue.

In April 2012 we were asked by Balloon Images magazine if they could feature one of our Fantasy Flower centrepieces, which we created to go on a top table at a wedding at The Britannia Hotel.  Balloon Images magazine is distributed throughout Europe to balloon professionals to showcase the latest ideas and give inspiration to others.

Throughout the year our designs have been featured on various websites including The Very Best Balloon Blog.

Premier Balloons believe training and keeping up to date with the latest trends is very important to a business like ours in a creative industry.  With this in mind our team regularly attend training courses and events throughout the UK.

We believe it is this commitement and drive to remain at the peak of our profession that has seen an increase in the number of household names such as, Virgin Media, Tesco, Iceland, Late Rooms.com and Gala Bingo, Google to name a few,  that we can now count amongst our growing client list.

In October 2012 we were delighted to announce that Premier Balloons merged with Party International of Horwich and formed a new company Elegant Occasions Ltd.  This has enabled us to widen our delivery and service area for our fantastic balloon displays and widened our service offerings.

In January 2015 the business was acquired by Mildhall Limited and moved to Crompton Place Shopping Centre in Bolton

In June 2015 the business opened a branch at ‘Percivals’, Unit 24, The Longfield Centre, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1AW

Premier Balloons are members of the trade regulatory bodies: ‘NABAS’ (the National Association of Balloon Artists and Suppliers).