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Industry Tour [clear filter]
Monday, August 1
 

10:15am CDT

Bishop Dudley Hospitality House
Limited Capacity filling up

The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House is an ecumenical non-profit organization that provides a daytime and overnight shelter to those that are either low-income and/or homeless.  The mission is “To welcome all people in need to a caring and supportive Christian environment created to encourage and empower people to live with dignity and achieve self-sufficiency.”

Learn more at http://www.bdhh.org/


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Bishop Dudley Hospitality House 101 N Indiana Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am CDT

Cottonwood Ridge Dairy
Limited Capacity seats available

Cottonwood Ridge is a family owned and operated dairy located just outside of Garretson, SD. Brad and Monica Nussbaum have farmed for over three decades As their daughters Brittany and Stephanie, both South Dakota State University graduates, showed intentions of returning to the dairy, the family decided to take the next step toward the future.  

Prior to constructing a brand new barn with two Lely robots, the Nussbaum’s milked 65 registered Holstein cows in a swing four herringbone parlor.  Now the heard size has nearly doubled, with 130 cows making it through their new automated system each day.

Participants should be prepared to walk on uneven ground and steps.

Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/cottonwoodridge/?fref=ts


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Cottonwood Ridge Dairy 25321 488th Street, Garretson, SD

10:15am CDT

Denny Sanford Premier Center
Limited Capacity seats available

The Denny Sanford PREMIER Center is the region’s newest and largest sports and entertainment venue, hosting a variety of events including concerts, hockey, indoor football, Division I basketball, rodeos, family programs and much more. The facility features two public and two private clubs and offers premium seating including private suites, loge boxes, and club seats. The Denny Sanford PREMIER Center opened September 19, 2014.

Learn more at www.dennysanfordpremiercenter.com or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DennySanfordPremierCenter



Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Denny Sanford Premier Center 1201 West Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am CDT

Epicosity
Limited Capacity seats available

Epicosity, headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is a full service marketing agency specializing in branding, advertising, web development, public relations, video production and social media with expertise in the shooting, hunting and outdoor industry, education, healthcare, agriculture, financial and manufacturing.  

Learn more at http://epicosity.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/EpicosityAgency/


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Epicosity 300 North Main, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am CDT

Fernson Brewing Company
Limited Capacity filling up

Fernson Brewery is a full production and packaging brewery in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Housed in a 12,000 square foot facility, all beer is brewed, kegged, and canned on premise. The brewery also has a 1400 square foot taproom inside it.The tour will highlight brewing, microbiology, and process management.

Participants must be 21 or older and wear closed-toe shoes.  

Learn more at www.fernson.com or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fernsonbrewing


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Fernson Brewing Company 1400 E Robur Drive, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am CDT

Showplace Cabinetry
Limited Capacity filling up

Showplace is an employee-owned company that manufactures fine cabinetry in Harrisburg and Beresford, SD. Showplace is a national brand sold through a nationwide network of dealers. Products and services include cabinets, murphy beds, and cabinet refacing.  

Participants must wear close-toed shoes. 

Learn more at http://www.showplacewood.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ShowplaceFineCabinetry/


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Showplace Cabinetry 1 Enterprise St, Harrisburg, SD

10:15am CDT

Sioux Falls Regional Airport Tower and Air Traffic Control
Limited Capacity filling up

The Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD) is the largest airport in South Dakota, and it serves SE South Dakota, SW Minnesota, and NW Iowa with scheduled passenger service, overnight cargo, complete general aviation services and a U.S. Customs Port of Entry.

When the Sioux Falls Municipal Airport opened on September 15, 1939, it was a milestone event in the city's history. At the time, air officials said the new 500-thousand dollar facility was one of the best in the country. From airmail service and the SD Air National Guard, to naming the airfield after Joe Foss and creation of the Airport Authority, the history of FSD is rich.

Learn more at http://www.sfairport.com/ or ollow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sfairport/


Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Sioux Falls Regional Airport 2801 N Jaycee Ln, Sioux Falls, SD

10:15am CDT

Zuercher Technologies
Limited Capacity seats available

At Zuercher Technologies, they are empowering public safety professionals in the important work they do by raising the bar for what they can expect from their software. The Zuercher Suite product is a comprehensive, technically advanced system that encompasses computer-aided dispatch, mapping, records management, mobile CAD and records, jail management, civil process, criminal investigations, crime analysis, agency financial, agency administration, and much more.

Zuercher Technologies is based out of Sioux Falls, SD and is part of TriTech Software Systems, which is the largest public safety software company in the world with over 3,500 agency installations serving 255+ million citizens in 16 countries.

Learn more at http://www.zuerchertech.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/zuerchertech/.  



Monday August 1, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Zuercher Technologies 4509 West 58th Street, Sioux Falls, SD

1:30pm CDT

Badlands Radio & Broadcasting
Limited Capacity filling up

KBAD 94.5 FM is live 24/7. Their studios are located in Badlands Pawn in Sioux Falls, SD. 

Tour participants will see the on-air radio station, the broadcasting area and the behind the scenes area for their concert productions including the electronic and digital music set-up.

Learn more at http://www.kbad945.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KBAD945/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Badlands Radio & Broadcasting 1600 W Russell St, Sioux Falls

1:30pm CDT

Beck & Hofer Construction
Limited Capacity seats available

Beck & Hofer has been in the commercial building business since 1980 and specializes in design-build construction management. Participants will visit an active job site to learn how a building plan comes together, how the trades are integrated, and more about workforce challenges. 

Participants must wear closed-toe shoes.

Learn more at https://beckandhofer.com/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Howard Wood Field House 2000 W. Russell St. Sioux Falls

1:30pm CDT

Co-op Natural Foods
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Since 1973, the Co-op has been Sioux Falls' only locally owned grocery store. About 90% of their produce is locally sourced from farms within the state of South Dakota or within a 100 miles of Sioux Falls. Along with grocery, they also have a supplements and health/beauty aisle and a kitchen that makes fresh soups and sandwiches daily.

Learn more at http://www.coopnaturalfoods.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/coopnaturalfoods


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Co-op Natural Foods 410 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD

1:30pm CDT

Falls Community Health
Limited Capacity seats available

The City of Sioux Falls Public Health Department provides a variety of services including food service licensing, mosquito control, day care licensing and water testing. The Department also provides a Community Health Center which provides medical and dental care, homeless outreach, behavioral health services, and STD clinics.   

To learn more, visit https://www.siouxfalls.org/health/public-health.aspx


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
City of Sioux Falls Public Health 521 N Main, Sioux Falls, SD

1:30pm CDT

First PREMIER Bank
Limited Capacity seats available

First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard are sister organizations under the holding company of United National Corporation.First PREMIER Bank, headquartered in Sioux Falls, provides a variety of traditional and non-traditional banking products and services ranging from checking, savings and loans to Treasury Services, Trust and ATM Vault Cash Services. First PREMIER Bank has 17 locations across eastern South Dakota.

This tour will provide a look at the Main Bank Branch and Corporate Office for First PREMIER Bank, including Finance/Payroll, Treasury Services, Deposit Services/ACH, Technology, Compliance/Internal Audit, Marketing, and Retail Banking/Business Banking. Participants will have the ability to hear from front line managers speak about each of their departments.  

To learn more, visit https://firstpremier.com/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
FirstPremier Bank 601 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls

1:30pm CDT

Landscape Garden Centers
Limited Capacity filling up

Whether customers are looking to reshape a residential space, a commercial landscape, or a community xeriscape, Landscape Garden Centers will guide them through the entire process, from flower, shrub and tree selection to choosing pavers and mulch, to installing fire pits, ponds and water features. They also offer landscape and lawn maintenance services, to ensure outdoor spaces looks as beautiful as can be imagined.

Learn more at http://landscapegardencenters.com/  of follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/landscapegardencenters/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Landscape Garden Centers 7201 S Minnesota Ave Sioux Falls

1:30pm CDT

Lemonly
Limited Capacity filling up

Visual Marketing – Infographics, Data Visualization, and Video Graphics. 

Lemonly can help your brand, corporation, nonprofit, or startup tell your story through visuals.

Learn more at http://lemonly.com/  or follow them at Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thinklemonly/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Lemonly 230 S Main Ave, Sioux Falls

1:30pm CDT

Midwest Rail Car Repair
Limited Capacity filling up

Midwest Railcar Repair is a full service railcar repair facility. They have 166 employees servicing railcars in need of repair, repainting, modification and cleaning plus those involved in accidents and derailments. The facility has 3 acres under its roof and capacity for 750 railcars on site.

This tour will cover 3 primary functions in the facility buildings;
1. Mechanical repair services
2. Blasting, Painting & Re-stenciling of the interior and the exterior of railcars
3. Railcar cleaning and tank car testing

Participants must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. 

To learn more, visit http://www.mwrail.com/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Midwest Railcar Repair 25965 482nd Ave, Brandon, SD

1:30pm CDT

Raven Industries
Limited Capacity seats available

Raven was founded in Sioux Falls, SD, in 1956 as a manufacturer of high-altitude research balloons for the American space program to help solve a great challenge in space exploration. From that single product line, they grew into a successful publicly traded corporation (RAVN:NASDAQ).

Today, Raven is represented by three business segments. 
  • Raven Applied Technology is dedicated to helping feed the world.
  • Raven Aerostar is dedicated to protecting and connecting the world through aerospace platforms, surveillance technology, and specialty sewn products.
  • Raven Engineered Films is dedicated to providing solutions that protect Earth’s resources and preserve asset value.
Learn more at http://ravenind.com/


Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Raven Industries 1101 W Algonquin St, Sioux Falls

1:30pm CDT

Sioux Falls CTE Academy
Limited Capacity seats available

The CTE Academy allows students to create promising futures in technical careers through relevant, hands-on learning opportunities.

The Career and Technical Education Academy serves students from Sioux Falls and 9 surrounding school districts.  They currently offer 15 different specialized and technical programs for students in grades 9-12.  

Learn more at http://www.sf.k12.sd.us/schools/high-schools/career-and-technical-education-academy.  



Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Sioux Falls CTE Academy 4700 W Career Circle, Sioux Falls, SD

1:30pm CDT

Smithfield Foods
Limited Capacity filling up

Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield®, Eckrich®, Farmland®, Armour®, Cook's®, John Morrell®, Gwaltney®, Nathan's
Famous®, Kretschmar®, Margherita®, Curly's®, Carando® and Healthy Ones®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs.

Smithfield-Sioux Falls is the 3rd largest employer in Sioux Falls employing 3,400 team members who represent 47 different nations. The plant produces fresh pork, bacon, ham, hot dogs and sausage just to name a few. On the tour participants will have the opportunity to see the different departments and learn the production process at Smithfield-Sioux Falls.

 Participants must wear closed-toe shoes  and long pants.

Learn more at http://www.smithfieldfoods.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SmithfieldFoods/



Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Smithfield Foods 1400 N Weber Ave, Sioux Falls

1:30pm CDT

Tasting & Plating: A Culinary Workshop
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Join Chef John Gilbertson, Executive Chef at Sanford, for a two part culinary workshop.

Part 1 of this session will focus on building flavors, classic and non-classic pairings, and cooking simply for results. 

Part 2 of this session will focus on culinary plating for competitions.



Monday August 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Sioux Falls CTE Academy, Room B102 4700 W Career Cir, Sioux Falls

3:30pm CDT

Aquatech BioEnergy
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Aquatech Bioenergy is a cutting edge research company defining new ways to generate sustainable micro-ecosystems and renewable energy from plants. They have provided technological breakthroughs in the environmental, climate change, and health-related fields.


To learn more, visit http://www.aquatechbioenergy.com/



Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
Aquatech Bioenergy 27056 Kerslake Pl, Tea, SD

3:30pm CDT

Coffea Roasterie
Limited Capacity filling up

Coffea exists to source, roast, serve and brew coffee without compromise; the highest quality coffees grown around the world, roasted locally and served to our community in Sioux Falls.

Learn more at www.coffearoasterie.com or follow them on Facebook   at https://www.facebook.com/CoffeaRoasterie


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
Coffea Roasterie 200 S Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls, SD

3:30pm CDT

Cookie Jar Eatery
Limited Capacity filling up

The Cookie Jar has been a family owned and operated bakery since July of 2002.  They take pride in all of their made from scratch bakery items, using only the finest ingredients. All of their breads are made from family recipes that have been handed down through many generations.  

Learn more at http://www.cookiejarsd.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CookieJarSD/



Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
The Cookie Jar 230 South Phillips Avenue #101 , Sioux Falls

3:30pm CDT

M.B. Haskett Delicatessen
Limited Capacity filling up

M.B. Haskett Delicatessen strives to offer a wide range of the best ingredients available for an ever changing menu. From crepes to cappuccino and quiche to muffaletta, any time of the day they can find you something you didn’t even know you were craving. Open into the evening, they offer a changing collection of artisan meats and cheeses. Each Friday and Saturday evening they offer a three course Prix Fixe meal prepared by Chef Michael and Chef Sarah. Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MBHasketts/.



Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
M.B. Haskett Delicatessen 324 S. Phillips Ave. Sioux Falls

3:30pm CDT

Millennium Recycling, Inc.
Limited Capacity seats available

Serving Sioux Falls and the upper Midwest since 1999, Millennium Recycling recycles a wide variety of materials from residential and commercial generators. Their goal is to continue driving the recycling rate up through education and innovation.

Participants must wear close-toed shoes. Dust masks and safety goggles will be provided.

Learn more at http://www.millenniumrecycling.com/ or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SFRecycling/ 


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
Millennium Recycling 305 E. 50th St. N Sioux Falls

3:30pm CDT

POET
Limited Capacity seats available

POET is one of the largest ethanol producers in the world and a leading developer of cellulosic ethanol. They produce clean, renewable energy and bio-based products that are made right here in America.

Follow POET on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ethanolbyPOET/.   


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
POET 4615 N Lewis Ave, Sioux Falls

3:30pm CDT

Sanford Research
Limited Capacity seats available

Sanford Research is a non-profit research organization and is part of Sanford Health, an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. Sanford Health is one of the largest health systems in the nation with a presence in nine states and three countries. With a team of more than 200 researchers, Sanford Research comprises several research centers, including Children’s Health Research, Edith Sanford Breast Center, Cancer Biology, Center for Health Outcomes and Prevention and Sanford Sports Science Institute. 

To learn more, visit www.sanfordresearch.org/education or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SanfordResearch


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
Sanford Research 2301 East 60th St N, Sioux Falls, SD

3:30pm CDT

KSFY
Limited Capacity filling up

KSFY provides the latest local news, weather, and sports from South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa.

KSFY is Sioux Falls' ABC affiliate and FIRST in High-Definition in the Sioux Falls area.

Participants are invited to watch the live 5pm news broadcast. Please note this tour ends at 5:30pm.

Follow KSFY on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ksfynews
 


Monday August 1, 2016 3:30pm - 5:30pm CDT
KSFY 300 N Dakota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD