SOUTHEAST COMPASS 
SEPTEMBER 2018
Type caption text here.
The Beach at Camp Lakodia

In This Issue

SSDTA Board

Annual Meeting Deadline

Membership & Ad Deadline

New Member Spotlight

Current Efforts

Partners

 
Quick Links









 
SSDTA Board

Ryan Friez President
Thunder Road, Sioux Falls

Kris Frerk  Vice President
Garretson Commercial Club

Emily Hennigar Secretary
Mitchell CVB

Eric Hortness Treasurer
Madison Chamber

Cindy Gregg at large
Prehistoric Indian Village,
Mitchell

Tim Peterson at large
Broken Willow Lodge, Springfield

Patricia Bornhoffen
National Music Museum, Vermillion

Nicole Bruning
Great Plains Zoo, Sioux Falls

Adam Nelsen
Siouxland Heritage Museums, Sioux Falls

Dave Greenlee
Tuckers Walk Winery,
Garretson

Holly McCann
Cogan House, Tabor

Kimberly Burg
City of Mitchell





SSDTA Staff
Gary Keller, Exec Director
Cindy Mason, Design Specialist
Casey Tow, Office Manager
Vanessa Barkl, Staff Assistant


 
 
Membership
Check out the benefits you get with your annual membership... Invite a business friend to join.
Membership
Benefits

We grow together to make the region stronger.
Southeast Annual Meeting
RSVP Deadline is THURSDAY, SEPT. 20!

Join Us in Charting a New Era for SSDTA
  

Location: Camp Lakodia, Madison, SD

Time: Tuesday, October 2, 2018  -  10am - Noon

Attire: Casual - company logo-wear suggested

"Picnic and Paddle Lunch"
 (approximately 11:30 am-wear or bring shorts & sandals & take a kayak, canoe or paddle boat excursion on Lake Herman! We have the gear, we'll show you how).

Cost: No Charge for Members & Friends
Please consider bringing a potential member to the event.

Featured Speakers
Scott Lawrence, L&S Marketing & Advertising, Sioux Falls & Chad Coppess, SD Tourism Dept.

Questions?
Call 1-888-353-7382 or email Executive Director Gary Keller at director.sesd@iw.net


REMINDER - 2019 Membership & Advertising Deadline is NOW

Recognize those little colored slips of paper above? If you haven't already sent in your 2019 membership renewal, 50-word listings and advertising purchases for South Dakota Vacation Guide, Simply South Dakota Southeast Regional Map and SSDTA Adventure Map, DON'T DELAY, Place your ads TODAY! 

Remember, your membership must be up to date for inclusion in these publications. 

ADVERTISING & MATERIALS PLACEMENT DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 

DISPLAY AD MATERIALS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCT. 15, 2018 
 (but we prefer as soon as possible). 

Call or email your questions, comments or information to Gary or Cindy at 665-2435 or director.sesd@iw.net or cindy.sesd@iw.net


NEW MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Join us in welcoming and patronizing the following new members that have become SSDTA members since April:

Ringneck Country Lodge, Dimock

Sheraton Hotel, Sioux Falls

Holiday Inn Express, Dakota Dunes

Ben's Brewing, Yankton

South Dakota Chislic Festival

Valient Vineyards Winery & Distillery, Vermillion

Know a business that would benefit from membership?  Email Executive Director Gary Keller at 


---------------------------------------------------
Current Efforts 

GET YOUR CHISLIC ON! 

The Contest is Live, VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE CHISLIC EATERY HERE, NOW!


SSDTA is also featured in the September  AAA Living  Magazine and  Rooster Rush is also  right around the corner!


--------------------------------------------------------
Submit Your Events to SSDTA

We need your events for our online calendar. Submit EventsEvents must be a member of SSDTA for inclusion in our events calendars.
We promote regional events through our publications and website but also through our Visitor ENewsletter that goes to 7,000+ emails monthly. Upcoming events are featured each month along with link to our full calendar and website. We also feature vacation packages and special deals, so be sure to tell us about those.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
Howdy Partner!

Southeast South Dakota Tourism Association works in partnership with the South Dakota Department of Tourism and our other three regional tourism associations to help promote and provide the best visitor experience in the U.S. Find them here: