Hampton Park Progress Association (HPPA) is a non-profit that was established to serve the citizens of Hampton Park and nearby communities with their socio-civic needs. The organisation, through the use of the Hampton Park facilities, brings together residents and community-based interest groups by organising events aimed at fostering camaraderie and building a strong community spirit.
The organisation has a rich history dating back to the 1920s. They have been organising events like multicultural food and music festivals, bargain book sales, face painting, animal farm for the kids, community group displays, amateur bake-off competitions, and other relevant events like the celebration of Australia Day and ‘Meet the Candidates for the Victorian State Election’ where the neighborhood can be informed, and generally be intact through interaction.
At the heart of Hampton Park is the Arthur Wren Hall. It is where big, indoor public and private events are held with at least a couple of hundred guests – weddings, seminars, industry expos, trade shows, corporate functions, dinner banquets, senior functions, and activities for the kids. You name it, the hall can accommodate it.
But being a big venue, the question is, how can it be made appropriate for smaller events?
This is the challenge that Hampton Park Progress Association wanted to address.
The client needed portable room dividers to allow the Arthur Wren Hall be size-appropriate on demand, to be a perfect place for both big and small events, regardless of the number of guests, and without that void feeling you get when you have a half-empty room.
With the help of Portable Partitions Australia (PPA), the client was able to identify the suitable product for their needs. And their selection of the 360 Acoustic Portable Room Divider (Fabric) and the Straightwall Acoustic Portable Divider (Fabric) proved to be the best options for their town hall.
Looking at the photos, the portable room dividers split the hall into 2, separating the area with rectangular tables from another area with the round table setup.
With a simple setup that doesn’t require any tools or labour, you can choose the configuration of the dividers – straight, L-shape, and curved (for the 360 Acoustic Portable Room Divider). You can split the hall further into smaller rooms for smaller functions. Best of all, the dividers are easy to set up and keep ready for the next event.
We are happy to know that PPA portable room dividers are a vital part of the venue. It opened doors for small events to be accommodated in such big venues like the Arthur Wren hall. The client even mentioned in their Facebook pages that dividers are available in case potential clients want smaller spaces or separate rooms for their events.
The product is indeed a great investment especially to those who lease big spaces for events. It doesn’t only make things tidy and in order, but it can also expand markets.