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.

  • Plumbing & Heating Wholesale, Inc.
    Eamon O'Callaghan
    Plumbing & Heating Wholesale Inc. is a full line Plumbing & HVAC wholesale distributor serving the Midwest. Established in 1979 in northwest Iowa, the company has grown to 8 distribution locations and 1 retail showroom/design center. Plumbing & Heating Wholesale services South Dakota out of 3 distribution locations in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen. In 2018 we created an Institutional arm of the company focusing on serving the Hospitality market nationwide. We work with hotel owners, builders, and property management companies in both new construction and remodel projects, suppling all things plumbing and HVAC. Our offering includes full bathroom packages, Amana PTACs, Indoor Air Quality solutions, ice machines, and plumbing/HVAC needs for common spaces. Many of the products we distribute are specified by the major franchise brands and we can accommodate any architectural or engineering design request in your property. Or simply call us for the hard to find parts and pieces to keep your equipment running in good condition. Lean on us to find the most relevant products in our specialized industry that will yield bottom line results in energy efficiency and reduced labor costs. We want to help you work smarter, “greener” and healthier than ever before.

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.

  • 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.

  • My Place Hotels of America, LLC
    Matt Campbell
    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.

  • 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.

  • ServiceMaster Restoration Services
    Tim Schavee
    If your organization has sustained damage or downtime as the result of a storm, fire, flood, or another event, ServiceMaster Recovery Management offers a single-source solution for disaster of all magnitudes. We'll help you get your business up and running again as quickly as possible using advanced processes and industry-leading technology - and can also help you plan ahead for future events. Backed by a nationally respected brand with over 65 years of experience, we have the resources and capabilities to assist organizations of all sizes and will do so in a professional manner that fully respects your property and everything in it. SRM sets ourself apart from our industry competitors by providing our national and international customers with over 400 commercial response locations across the country. Each offers customized services, rapid response times, and effective procedures. We are committed to being there for you when you need our help the most.

  • 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
    Brook Kaufman
    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.