Leading-edge medical research happens here.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota is home to new and state-of-the-art venues that promote medical innovation. You’ll not only love to meet here to see what’s happening at our health institutions, but you’ll also enjoy sites you’ll only find in Sioux Falls in your downtime.
It’s all here.
Sioux Falls is at the intersection of two major midwest interstates and has its own regional airport, so we’re easy to get to by road or by air. When your attendees aren’t busy going to seminars, meetings, and tradeshows, they’ll love exploring our vibrant downtown, visiting the largest one-story mall in the country, or taking in all of the entertainment, sports, and dining options in a safe and friendly city. Your group can also tour Avera McKennan and Sanford Health facilities while you’re here.
Insider tips from the pros
Whether you want to stay close to your meeting space or explore the far reaches of Sioux Falls, our city pros know where groups like to stay, eat, and play.
Visit our state-of-the-art medical facilities.
Last year, Sanford received one of the most prestigious honors awarded—the Pontifical Key Innovation Award at the Cellular Horizons conference in Vatican City. This award recognizes medical innovation along with many other areas of medical service. The most notable Sanford facilities in town are the Sanford Research Center, Sanford Children's Hospital, and Sanford Imagenetics—the first patient program in the nation of its kind to match an individual’s DNA to treatment options.
Also in Sioux Falls, Avera McKennan is on Truven Health Analytics’ list of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for exemplary medical care. In Sioux Falls, their Avera Prairie Center boasts architecture that promotes healing in mind, body, and spirit. Both the Avera Surgery Center and Avera Cancer Institute reside here, as well as services that can only enhance traditional treatment such as yoga, massage, acupuncture, nutrition, and more. The Avera Prairie Center is also a visually stunning place to host your event.
Choose a venue bound to please the masses.
Sioux Falls Convention Center
Most major cities have a convention center, yes. However the Sioux Falls Convention Center is connected to a 243-room hotel, 8,000-seat arena, a 12,000-seat entertainment venue. In total, the entire complex offers 132,000 square feet of space. In addition, we’re proud to offer onsite catering from one of the most creative convention caterers around. They use local ingredients and can cook for groups of any size. We’re also close to the airport and a quick 7-minute drive from downtown Sioux Falls.
The Best Western PLUS Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center is all about convenience. Located near the airport as well as sports and concert venues, you’ll have everything you need to pull off a successful event in one location. This is the largest combined hotel and convention space in town, with the ability to host up to 2,000 people. They have 60,000 square feet of flexible space that can break up into 16 meeting rooms as well as a 19,200-square-foot exhibit hall. You’re only a short 10-minute shuttle ride away from downtown Sioux Falls and three minutes from the airport, but there’s also a fantastic onsite restaurant, pool with waterslide, and 225 comfortable rooms to get a restful night’s sleep.
The Holiday Inn City Centre gives you event space options along Phillips Avenue in downtown Sioux Falls. Not only does it have 15,000 square feet of space to host groups and events, but everyone can stay and enjoy the onsite restaurant and walk to all the action. We have theatres, shops, museums, breweries, a winery, and dozens of local restaurants you’ll only find in downtown Sioux Falls.
Even if you’re looking for a place to hold a board meeting, company training, or seminar, we have medium and small venues that are just as spectacular as our large ones. The new Hilton Garden Inn Downtown is located along the Big Sioux River and is only 10 minutes from the airport. They have bright, comfortable rooms that can host a board meeting for 12 or a reception for 600. Then your attendees can stay in one of their 136 rooms and take advantage of their indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, or onsite restaurant, CRAVE.
Attached to the Sioux Falls Convention Center, the Sheraton Sioux Falls Hotel has everything your group needs for a comfortable stay, plus intimate meeting spaces for 10 to 290. It has an onsite restaurant and lounge, and the airport is less than a mile away. Plus, if your guests need to be productive on their own time, there’s a great business center as well as workspace in the rooms.
This is only a small sampling of our meeting and event spaces. Learn more about hosting meetings and conventions in Sioux Falls.
Find lodging that promotes relaxation and convenience.
Whether you’re looking for economical accommodations, a hotel with ample meeting space, or rooms at a specific location in town, we have almost 5,000 hotel accommodations in Sioux Falls. To find the option that’s right for you, work with the Sioux Falls CVB team.
Get a taste of the Sioux Falls culinary scene.
Sioux Falls has a surprisingly large foodie scene. With over 700 restaurants, there is something for every mood or craving. Many of our eateries are only found in Sioux Falls, so you can experience something that’s one-of-a-kind for every meal.
Experience something exclusive to Sioux Falls.
We’re known for our beautiful waterfalls and unique rock formations. If you’re visiting Sioux Falls when the weather is warm, take time to enjoy Falls Park. The Sioux Falls CVB team can help you arrange a picnic on the lawn or at our open-air shelter. Or your group can rent the Falls Overlook Café to host a memorable dinner adjacent to rushing waters.
Neighboring Falls Park is downtown Sioux Falls. Our downtown scene has so much history, and the local owners have worked hard to preserve the historic architecture of many buildings. It’s safe to walk around the main downtown blocks day or night, which is why there is always something going on! Unique to downtown Sioux Falls is the SculptureWalk, local cafes, restaurants and pubs, and boutique shopping.
Get the VIP treatment.
The best part of being here is the people—including the Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau team. We take pride in our attention to detail and the free services we provide to groups of all sizes. We’re here to help plan your entire stay.
We also have strong industry communication. Everyone from the medical community to the local pub will know your group is in town, so you’ll be treated like a VIP. Contact us to start planning your Sioux Falls meeting or convention today.