Tammy Peters, President and Owner, North Pole Productions

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Tammy Peters is the President and Owner of North Pole Productions located in North Adams, MA and a Midwest Region location in Branson, MO.  The Company was founded in 2001 and has worked with numerous Fairs, non profits organizations, Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureaus and private promoters.  Ms. Peters also owns Tammy Peters & Associates, Inc.  founded in 1987 that has served various not-for-profit organizations as well as corporations in organizational administration, campaign planning; implementation of both capital and annual campaigns; special event development; public relations and marketing campaigns.  Ms. Peters spent many years serving in executive roles with various United Way organizations as well.

Ms. Peters has designed and developed numerous Holiday Light Shows for organizations in the Midwest and along the East Coast.  Many of the shows have become new Holiday Family Traditions for their communities.  The Branson Area Festival of Lights (BAFOL) in Branson, MO, the Flagship Show for the Company, was recognized as one of the TOP 10 Christmas Destinations in the world by Google Travel in 2011.  Ms. Peters has been responsible for the overall production and management of BAFOL since 2007.

Ms. Peters has served on the Marketing Focus Group for  the International Franchise, Christmas Décor. Ms. Peters was nominated for the 1998 NYS Governor's Awards Small Business Person of the Year.  Ms. Peters was presented the 1997 Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Thomas B. Constantino Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.  Ms. Peters was the first woman Rotarian in the Rotary Club of Amsterdam, NY and has been honored with both the Distinguished Citizen of the Year and Rotarian of the Year awards.  In 1994, the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce nominated her for the Capital District Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year Award in Albany, NY.   She has been  a member of : the Association of Fundraising Professionals;  the Albany and Amsterdam, NY Rotary Clubs; Executive Business Network; Business Networking International; Albany-Colonie, NY Chamber of Commerce; the Southern Saratoga, NY Chamber of Commerce; the Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau, Branson, MO.

Ms. Peters currently is a member of: the International Association of Fairs and Expos (IAFE);the International Festival and Events Association (IFEA); the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) and numerous state associations for Fairs and Festival organizations.

Ms. Peters holds both  Bachelor of Arts and  Bachelor of Science degrees in Political Science and Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, Massachusetts.  She has attended and conducted numerous workshops and seminars on fund raising, public relations, marketing, sponsorship campaigns and developing Holiday Light Shows.  She resides in North Adams, MA and Branson, MO.