About Us

Future Productions, LLC

State Directors

Headquartered in Minnesota, Future Productions is owned and operated by Denise Wallace and Craig Heitkamp, and since 1995, they have produced both state and national pageants in over thirty-eight states. In 2002, Future Productions became state directors for the Miss Universe Organization, producing the Miss South Dakota USA and Miss South Dakota Teen USA state pageants. The following year, the Miss Universe Organization invited Future Productions to produce the Minnesota state pageant. Then, in 2005, the Wyoming state pageant was added to the Future Productions family, and shortly after in 2006, Colorado was added. In 2007, the Miss Universe Organization asked Future Productions to become the state directors for the Wisconsin state pageant. Then in January of 2008, Future Productions was named the directors of the Iowa state pageant making Future Productions the first state directing organization ever to produce six state pageants for the Miss Universe Organization. During the Spring of 2010, Future Productions added North Dakota to its stable of pageants, establishing their unprecedented seventh state franchise from the Miss Universe Organization.

Our Staff

Denise Wallace
State Co-Director

Craig Heitkamp
State Co-Director

Libby Watkins
Assistant Director

Miss USA & Miss Teen USA Organization

National Organization

Welcome to the Miss USA pageant, where we celebrate beauty, intelligence, and empowerment. For over 60 years, we have been a staple in the pageant industry, providing young women with the platform to showcase their talents, intelligence, and leadership skills. We believe in the power of women to make a difference in the world, and we are proud to have crowned some of the most successful and influential women in the world. Our pageant is not just about outer beauty; we celebrate the inner beauty and intelligence of our contestants. Our contestants come from diverse backgrounds and have varied interests, but they all share the same goal of empowering and inspiring young women across the world. We believe that every woman has the potential to achieve great things, and we are committed to providing them with the resources and opportunities to do so. At Miss USA, we are dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all our contestants, regardless of their background or beliefs. We believe that diversity is what makes us strong and that by embracing it, we can make a positive impact in the world. We are more than just a pageant; we are a community of empowered women who are committed to making a difference in the world. Our contestants go on to become successful businesswomen, philanthropists, and leaders in their communities. We are proud to be a part of their journey and look forward to continuing to empower and inspire young women across the world.

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Miss Universe Organization

International Organization

The Miss Universe Organization (MUO), a JKN Global company, creates and advances opportunities for women around the world through its network of relationships across entertainment, fashion and philanthropy. MUO encourages every woman to challenge herself, find her unique voice, and embody the organization’s mission of being Beautifully Confident. The 10,000 women who participate in Miss Universe programs annually inspire others to pursue their personal and professional goals while making an impact in their communities.