JUNE 4, 2018 - VOL. 54 No. 8

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Cover Story


Host city attitude proves successful for Sioux Falls

Bringing conventions, meetings and events to Sioux Falls has been the responsibility of the Sioux Falls CVB for more than 40 years. Part of holding a successful event happens well after the bid is awarded – when everything promised during the sale is fulfilled. And Sioux Falls has excelled at following through on delivery, visitor industry representatives agree.

"We´ve always said we were a No. 1 host city because of the hospitality. Our community wraps its arms around events to make things happen," said CVB Executive Director Teri Schmidt.

The CVB´s host city program, which includes management of the Falls Park Visitor Information Center and connections with the medical community, started in the 1990s because a Chamber board member suggested the CVB do outreach to visitors coming to Sioux Falls for medical treatment.

Technology has enhanced the way that people can learn about a community since the 1990s - and the CVB uses social media, apps and mobile websites. . .

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Chair's Column

Paul Bruflat Collaboration is key to Sioux Falls´ success

The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce has long been the organization that brings people together from across the community to tackle issues as well as focus on economic development and quality of life opportunities for the area.

Selling Sioux Falls is easy when you take into account what we have to sell – a vibrant community with top-notch facilities and a host mentality. No one does a better job than our Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau! The CVB will celebrate their industry at their annual luncheon on May 10 - all are welcome to hear from keynote speaker J.B. Bernstein as he shares valuable insight on business, marketing, selling and achieving success in unpredictable and unprecedented circumstances.

Bernstein´s message on the power of relationships should resonate with the Sioux Falls audience. Collaboration has proven to be a successful strategy for much of our community´s successes, both recently and historically. In April we held the groundbreaking for. . .

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Other News

The 2016 Legislative Session - Your Chamber´s perspective

30th Leadership Sioux Falls class graduates

What does the CVB do for you?

Partnership celebrates Foundation Park

New Chamber Members

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