Vendors Directory

Allied Partners

  • Heartland Payments Systems
    Lory Nelson
    Are your credit card processing statements difficult to reconcile? Are fees getting out of hand?Give the folks at Heartland Payment Systems a chance to tell you why they are different - and what they can offer SDHLA members. When you do business with Heartland, you are also helping SDHLA.

Allied Members

  • Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Casey Weismantel
    The Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the tourism marketing agency for the City of Aberdeen. Our mission is to enhance the economic well-being of the Aberdeen region by increasing the amount of visitor and meeting activity that occurs in the area. The CVB is the only organization dedicated to tourism marketing for the City. We sell our City and our Region as a great visitor destination for leisure travel, conventions, meetings, sporting events and outdoor activities. Our goals are to increase the number of visitors to Aberdeen with an emphasis on overnight visitors, to promote the image of Aberdeen, to act as a resource to support the Aberdeen area's facilities, attractions, activities and events, to promote rural tourism in northeast South Dakota, and to assist in the promotion of special events in the Aberdeen region.

  • Avera PACE
    Ryan Donovan
    As a member of Avera PACE, you can take advantage of the cost-saving benefits of group purchasing. You’ll enjoy access to bottom-line savings, brand-name manufacturers, contract pricing, high-quality products and the personal service you expect from a local company with national purchasing power. Avera PACE is a shareholder of Premier, Inc., one of the largest group purchasing organizations in the United States. With more than 2,000 national contracts, plus local and regional agreements, it’s likely that you’ll find everything your facility needs

  • Broadband Hospitality
    Rob Johnston
    Streamline your hotel’s technology needs with the one, reliable source that offers personal service and the highest quality solutions—Broadband Hospitality (BBH). We provide TV Solutions (DIRECTV), Guest WiFi, fiber circuits, PBX and phone systems, low voltage wiring, CCTV, audio/video solutions, Project Management and 24/7 US-based support. BBH is the only company that handles all technology needs for hotels that want a unified solution in today’s technology-driven, customer-centric world. Our 25 years in hospitality, a nationwide network of professionals, and an unmatched dedication to customer relationships, positions Broadband Hospitality as the preferred technology solution for hotels.

  • Cole Papers Inc
    Jeff Eisenbiesz
    Cole Papers is a wholesale distributor for all of your hotel and lodging needs. We offer janitorial supplies, cleaning chemicals, towel & tissue products, amenities, linens, and much more. With 9 stocking locations, including Aberdeen and Sioux Falls, we are able to reach our customers quickly and efficiently. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is here to help. For more information on products, or to find a local warehouse, please visit or follow us on Facebook by searching "Cole Papers".

  • Insurance Plus
    Eldon Swingler
    Insurance Plus, located in Aberdeen, SD, is an independent insurance agency that represent various well-known insurance companies. Insurance Plus has departments for commercial/business, personal, health/life/employee benefits, and farm with individualized specialists. Insurance Plus also specializes in the hospitality industry. With several insurance carriers that are able to offer competitive premiums with top of the line coverage nationwide.

  • JCL Solutions
    Mike Bruske
    JCL Solutions provides a variety of products and services to the hospitality and restaurant industries. They specialize in laundry and ware wash chemicals, paper supplies, cleaning chemicals and equipment, training and safety standards. As one of South Dakota's premier sustainability and green building suppliers, let one of their Certified Specialists develop a cost savings and product consolidation plan for your facility. Give Mike a call and see if JCL has a solution for you!

  • Mid Continent Testing Labs, Inc
    Dean Aurand
    Whether you are sampling for a municipal water system, hotel, campground, or your own private well, the professionals at Mid Continent Testing can help you with your two main concerns: Ensuring the safety of your water and satisfying government regulations. Their experienced staff of chemists, biologists, and engineers, working their modern EPA certified lab, is available to personally serve you with advice and answers to your questions. Contact them for a competitive price and try Mid Continent Testing's extraordinary customer service.

  • Mid Dakota Equipment & Service
    Jeff McGaugh
    Mid Dakota Equipment & Service sells and services commercial laundry equipment, ice machines, changers, hot water heaters and PTAC units. We sell quality used laundry equipment. We provide expert service with 35 years experience and handle a full line of parts.

  • My Place Hotels of America, LLC
    Terry Kline
    My Place Hotels of America, known as "America’s Newest & Best Economy Extended Stay Hotels,” is proudly based in Aberdeen, SD and shares founding family roots with Super 8 Motels. We are uniquely positioned to satisfy the flexible lodging options required by today’s travelers with daily, weekly and monthly accommodations. My Place Hotels is expanding rapidly across the country due to its visionary team and proven track record in the hospitality industry - spanning more than 40 years. Having operated hotels as both franchisee and franchisor, we have an acute awareness of the importance of building strong franchise relationships while providing hoteliers with the operational support to enhance their businesses and create guest satisfaction through well designed, newly constructed hotels.

  • SHR Global
    Meredith Gorecki
    About SHR Headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific, SHR is a leading provider of meaningful technology that helps hotels execute their best revenue generation strategies. With a history of innovation starting with Windsurfer® CRS, SHR serves thousands of properties around the globe with CRS, booking engine, and revenue management technology and services. This includes an evolving suite of AI-driven solutions, ranging from high-level distribution to intricate guest management. In addition, the company offers Revenue Management for Hire to brands, chains, and management companies. SHR brings hoteliers nimble, real-world technology, intelligently supported by tested industry experts—keeping hotels competitive. For more information, please visit SHR is the trade name for Sceptre Hospitality Resources, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company.

  • STR
    Stephanie Siegel
    DHLA and STR are working together to track the lodging performance of South Dakota so that we may better serve you, our members. SDHLA encourages members to consider enrolling their property with STR so that we get the most accurate information regarding lodging statistics as possible. As a member of SDHLA, we would like you to receive special offers for your business from our select partners.

  • Serta Simmons Bedding Company
    Mike Strobel
    Serta is the leading producer of quality mattresses & box springs for the hospitality industry. We manufacture all of our products with FireBlocker, which exceeds federal & state flammability standards, including 16CFR-1633. We are the only producer of a two-sided easy flip mattress and can also provide one-sided mattresses.

  • Venerts Hotel Management Inc
    Susan Dolney
    Venerts Hotel Management, Inc believes a hotel's profitability depends on the management of its operations. With more than three decades of innovative and profitable expertise, Venerts has a proven track record among hotel owners. From startup, reorganization, transitions, troubleshooting and turnarounds; Venerts Hotel Management has experience with different franchises. They currently manage both franchised and independently operated hotel properties in South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota and Louisiana. Management services include: consulting, human resources, purchasing, budgeting, marketing and accounting. More information can be found at

  • Visit Rapid City
    Julie Jensen
    Visit Rapid City is an independent, non-profit destination marketing organization promoting leisure travel, convention/meeting/sporting events and group travel/tours to Rapid City and the Black Hills Area. Rapid City is a center for commerce and culture, as well as natural beauty, tourism, and business travel. With over 4,500 sleeping rooms, an abundance of convention space as well as sports and event facilities, Rapid City is the place for Doing Big Things. Rapid City's central Black Hills location makes the city a hub for urban convenience while inspiring BIG possibilities with bucket list-worthy experiences, like Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, two national caves and many more popular attractions.