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September 28, 2023. Marlton, New Jersey – Cherry Hill Programs (CHP) is excited to announce the continuation and expansion of its partnership with Portable North Pole (PNP). This Santa season, the collaboration will deliver an even greater dose of Santa Magic with enhanced digital products and holiday experiences.

CHP has consistently delivered Santa Magic through each photo experience to millions of families across North America, year after year. Their enchanting experiences bring the North Pole to life and are accessible at hundreds of locations, catering to guests of all ages, and even pets.

Anyone who visits Santa can receive up to two FREE personalized messages from Santa himself via PNP with the purchase of any photo package.

  1. A free, personalized phone call from Santa is provided to every guest who books a reservation at to be scheduled at any time throughout the holiday season
  2. A special video message customized to each guest will magically be delivered after in-person Santa visits

Cherry Hill Programs, the industry leader in experiential photography, is unwavering in their mission to infuse every experience with holiday magic, a commitment that prompted the announcement of their partnership with PNP during Christmas in July 2022. Over the past year, CHP and PNP have collaborated to refine and enhance this partnership, promising to make this holiday season even more memorable.

And, new for 2023, guests who pre-book will have their photo with Santa seamlessly integrated into their personalized video message from the North Pole.

“We are beyond excited to continue our strategic collaboration with Portable North Pole, which will take the enchantment of Christmas to a whole new level this year,” says Chris Landtroop, the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at CHP. “We are thrilled to present our guests with magnificent complimentary gifts to bring even more joy to our guests’ favorite holiday tradition this season.”

Alex Beard, CEO of UGroupMedia Inc, the creators of Portable North Pole, added “At PNP, our intention has always been to create and bring the magic of Christmas right to any screen with highly personalized, cinematic quality messages.”

Santa photo reservations opened September 1, 2023 at Guests can book their photo experience and purchase their holiday photo packages by December 23, 2023. Customers will receive access to personalize and schedule their complimentary personalized phone call from Santa after booking a reservation at to create even more holiday magic. All guests will receive their complimentary video from the North Pole after their 2023 Santa photo experience.

About Cherry Hill Programs

Cherry Hill Programs captures the Magic to celebrate moments for a lifetime. In partnership with famous landmarks, attractions, and signature retail venues across North America, CHP is the industry-leader in experiential holiday and souvenir photography. Through a combination of proprietary reservation software, innovative technology, accessible download portals, and complete photography operation implementation – from recruiting and training to collaborative marketing – our mission is simple: to bring magic to every experience. Learn more at

About Portable North Pole

Portable North Pole (PNP) is an online platform used by Santa and his elves to send personalized video messages and calls to the people you care about most anywhere around the world. Since its launch in 2008, the website and mobile apps have allowed Santa to send millions of personalized messages around the world, spreading extra doses of Christmas spirit and making the holiday season even more magical. Portable North Pole has generated global praise from CNN Television, Mashable, MSNBC, Fox news, Marketwired, and many more leading media outlets. Discover PNP today and help us spread more holiday cheer! Learn more at