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About Us

Chip Alyea, Owner, VP of Operations

After graduating from Rollins College in 1999, Chip spent a few years working as an Environmental Biologist, but missed the hospitality industry and soon ventured into a career as a Travel Director for some of the top meeting planning agencies. While traveling the country as a Travel Director, Chip had an idea for a company. In 2007, Chip began his first nationwide event rental venture, Cart-It, which soon added the Flipbook Creations division (which later grew to become Party Down Amusements). Chip’s ability to recognize creative ideas and solutions has helped him grow an idea into a nationwide company. His level of customer service and willingness to make each and every event unique and special has garnered him a very loyal following of clients. Chip’s hobbies are paddle boarding, snowboarding and spending time with his four children. His favorite quote is “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” Albert Einstein

Jennifer Jewett Alyea, VP Creative
Jennifer has had a long and proficient career in the meetings and events industry and spends her spare time working  alongside her husband and co-owner of Party Down Amusements, Chip Alyea. Jennifer has been the Vice President of Meeting Operations for Publicis Meetings and a Director of Business Development at BCD M&I. She has managed accounts for the top pharmaceutical companies in the world.


Jennifer is incredibly intuitive and talented at reading clients’ needs and her insight has been valuable to the success of Party Down Amusements. With Jennifer on our team, you can rest assured that you are working with one of the best in the business. Her hobbies include, swimming, reading and biking. Her favorite quote is, “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.”Ayn Rand

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Aaron Retallack, Production Coordinator
Aaron enjoys working in the service industry and joined Party Down Amusements after working as a Catering Manager for Chick-Fil-A. As a Catering Manager, Aaron learned the importance of quality, organization, timeliness and client satisfaction. Aaron strives to be the best part in someone's day and hopes to bring that energy into his client interactions with Party Down Amusements.


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