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Swiftel Center is the perfect place for your next meeting, training program, banquet or wedding reception. Our banquet and meeting rooms feature individual lighting, sound, and temperature controls. With over 14,000 square feet of meeting space we offer flexibility and versatility to meet today's business demands. Our friendly, professional staff coordinates and implements the details necessary to make your event productive and stress-free. We live by our motto, we are “Midwest Hospitality at its Best!”

Plan on success when you host an event at the Swiftel Center. Our flexible, highly-functional meeting and exhibit spaces take shape to any event. Whether it's a small board meeting, a tri-state convention, wedding reception, graduation ceremony, presidential rally or consumer show, the Swiftel Center will accommodate your every need. We are “Midwest Hospitality at its Best”. 

Swiftel Center Staff

Our experienced sales team strives to provide excellent client service and will ensure your needs are met. They will help you select the meeting space that best suits your needs and prepare a proposal based on your specifications.

Personalized Event Coordination

Event coordination works hand-in-hand with our sales team to make a seamless transition. Event coordination specializes in the details, taking care of all the logistics and serving as your point of contact between the various departments involved in your event. Our dedicated event coordinator will ensure an exceptional experience for you and your attendees.

The Swiftel Center is a versatile, cost-effective option for conventions. Convention planners appreciate the amount and flexibility of our space. The Swiftel Center features a 30,000 sq. ft. arena as well as four breakout meeting rooms and an executive board room.

For more information or assistance in planning your next event, call 605-692-7539 or email a member of our experienced sales team – jhammrich@swiftelcenter.com.

Wedding Receptions/Banquets

We are delighted that you are considering the Swiftel Center to host your wedding reception, rehearsal dinner and/or banquet. These celebrated occasions require focused attention to detail, impeccable timing and food preparations that will surpass everyone’s expectations. Flawless events are what we do best...every time!

It begins with our Wedding Coordinator who organizes your menu selection with our in-house chef. They will take the necessary steps in preparation, coordinating our staff in perfect harmony, like a conductor and his orchestra. Your coordinator will review all the options and record your selection of wines, linens, final menus and all your special arrangements. Nothing is left undone! You might think of it as Peace of Mind, we think of it as “Midwest Hospitality at its Best!”


The Swiftel Center has meeting spaces available to accommodate your specific needs. While all of our meeting rooms feature individual lighting, sound and temperature controls, additional amenities may be required to meet the needs of your group. Let our experienced staff assist you in selecting the perfect space as well as organizing all the extraneous details associated with your event. Dining and hospitality spaces are also available.


Seating can be set in any of the following formations, based on the most appropriate setup for your particular event. If you are unsure, or have any questions, please feel free to consult with our experienced staff.

Room Selection

Please select a room from the following list to get the specific dimensions, or download the Meeting Guide which lists all room dimensions.

The Swiftel Center is located in Brookings, South Dakota, along Interstate 29, exit 132.
Brookings offers two major roadways leading to the Center: I-29 and US Hwy 14. Click here for directions/map

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