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Swiftel Center Receives 2019 Facilities & Event Management Prime Site Award

Awarded by Facilities & Event Management magazine

Brookings, S.D. (11/12/2019) – The Swiftel Center received the 2019 Prime Site Award presented by Facilities & Event Management magazine of Facilities Media Group.

“We are honored and thrilled to receive this recognition for our facility and dedicated team,” Executive Director Tom Richter said. “Every day, we open our doors with the focused intention on providing top-notch customer service for all our guests. Every full-time and part-time employee is trained to put our guests first so that every event is the best it can possibly be.”

The Prime Site award is given to the top entertainment, sports and special event venues. Award winners were selected based on the physical and structural dynamics of the building, venue staff and level of technology of its sound, lighting and staging.

Additionally, nine VenuWorks-managed venues – including the Swiftel Center – received the 2019 Prime Site Award.

The Swiftel Center is owned by the City of Brookings operating under a management agreement with VenuWorks. In 2001, VenuWorks was awarded the official contract for operating the management responsibilities of the Swiftel Center. At the time, VenuWorks was known as Compass Facility Management. Today, VenuWorks is dedicated to delivering fun at all of its facilities and making memorable experiences for our patrons. Patrons who have satisfying and exciting experiences and memories at the facilities we manage will return again and again and will bring their friends with them.

The VenuWorks 2019 Prime Site Award venues include:
  • Ford Center, Evansville, IN
  • Hartman Arena, Wichita, KS
  • Sanford Center, Bemidji, MN
  • Swiftel Center, Brookings, SD
  • U.S. Cellular Center, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Stephens Auditorium, Ames, IA
  • United Wireless Arena, Dodge City, KS
  • Bridge View Center, Ottumwa, IA
  • Topeka Performing Arts Center, Topeka, KS
For 25 years, Facilities Media Group has been a leading news source for professional planners of conventions, meetings, entertainment and special events. Our premiere publications, Facilities & Destinations, and Facilities & Event Management provide useful information and insightful interviews with key industry personnel. For more information about the 2019 Prime Site Award, visit www.facilitiesonline.com.
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Kristina Lankow, Sales & Marketing Manager
Phone: 605-692-7539
Email: klankow@swiftelcenter.com


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