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Industry Tour [clear filter]
Monday, August 1
 

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