5 Reasons Meeting Planners Love Rapid City
Here are 5 reasons why meeting planners choose Rapid City to make a BIG impression with their meetings and conventions attendees!
BIG Meetings With A Small Town Feel
Meeting attendees can own Rapid City in a BIG way! While it's still considered a small town, it is the second largest town in South Dakota. Rapid City offers a similar atmosphere and fun activities found in major metro areas across the country, but with a small town appeal. Group visitors can enjoy the city and become a meaningful part of the community. Everyone is treated like a local!
Groups Enjoy The New And Improved Downtown
It's always exciting to see new improvements, and for this reason, Rapid City is an extremely exciting place to explore. The new and improved downtown area now offers far more dine around options and diverse culinary experiences. Groups also love exploring and taking pictures with the Native American artifacts and artwork at Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries, as well as the colorful cultural wall art seen in Art Alley.
The Culturally Rich History Inspires Attendees
What better way to appreciate your home state than to visit the national monuments and landmarks that proudly display why South Dakota is so important to the history of America? From the awe-inspiring Mount Rushmore to the engendering Native American landmarks like the Crazy Horse Memorial and Devils Tower National Monument, Rapid City is overflowing with bucket-list experiences.
There Are Many Industry Intelligence Resources
The universities in Rapid City are focused on STEM related programs that enrich the economy and lend major accomplishments to booming industries such as biotech, mechanical and chemical engineering, and software technology. Meeting planners love all of the resources available to them for enriching their meetings and conventions with industry specific intelligence.
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Activities For Team Building Abound
For affordable meetings that help teams bond and grow leadership and communication skills, Rapid City is an excellent choice for meeting planners. Groups can get to know each other while sharing life changing experiences like driving through the Badlands National Park, sharing drinks at one of the local micro-breweries or wineries, or enjoying an afternoon fishing or horseback riding together.