We’re so happy to introduce you all to Maribel Jaco of Party Pop Events. Maribel’s hard-working team did the stunning balloon display for our Sugar Land Moms Fest and it was a wild success! Read on to learn all about Maribel’s passion for transforming any space into a magical cascade of balloons!
Where are you from originally and how long have you lived (or worked) in the Houston/Sugar Land area?
Originally from Los Angeles, CA. Made Houston our home 11years ago.
2 doggies Chiquis and Minnie.
One thing about living or working here that has surprised you the most?
Working and living here we never knew how diverse the city of Houston is.
Can you provide me with a description of your business?
We are a party decorating business located in Houston. We provide our clients with decorations for any events. We specialize in balloons, backdrops, centerpieces, and so much more.
How long have you been in business?
On June 22 we will be celebrating 1 year.
What made you decide to be an entrepreneur and open your own business?
We decide to start this business because we got so many compliments on our past work that we decided to take the plunge. We are both very creative and enjoy creating things. We truly believe that life should be celebrated in every way!
What do you enjoy the most about running a business?
We enjoy meeting so many people on a daily basis. Running a business takes a lot of work but the result is so rewarding! Our client messages, the kids faces, and the hugs from so many is truly heart warming!
Have you always been entrepreneurial and a risk-taker?
We knew from the beginning that we wanted to create something that was ours.
What did you used to do before you opened your own business?
We both still work our full-time jobs. My husband is a manager for an import/export company, and I am a restaurant manager.
Why is your place of business different from the rest?
Our decorations are all hand made by us. From our custom arches, backdrops, centerpieces, favor boxes, diaper
cakes, including the full design for our clients. We really listen to want our client wants and needs to make their celebration special! Our goal at Party Pop Events is for your guest to say WOW! The WOW factor is super important to Make your Party POP!
Favorite restaurant to eat at in Sugar Land?
Our favorite restaurant is Pappasitos Cantina it was the first restaurant my husband took me to on our first date in Houston.
How do you unwind after a long week of work?
With a glass of whiskey and watching Friends.
What would be one fun fact that would surprise people about you?
I am a twin and we are both salsa dancers. Funny enough, I hate popping balloons!