The Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to live out its mission to promote, connect, and enrich the Brookings Area businesses. The Chamber helps position Brookings as a strong player in the regional economy and helps create strong business connections through programming and events. For consumers, the Chamber is your community resource for business referrals and community engagement. If your business would like to get involved with the Chamber, give us a call and we'll connect you with our Membership Director.
The Brookings Economic Development Corportation (BEDC) is the primary engine for promoting economic growth in Brookings and the surrounding area. BEDC serves as an advocate for the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to succeed by taking advantage of the area's unique and progressive business environment. The BEDC offers several services to current and prospective business. If you're interested in bringing your business to Brookings, contact the BEDC.
Downtown Brookings Inc. (DBI) is the foundation for local initiatives and urban revival of the Brookings Commercial Historic District. Using the National Main Street Program's Four-Point Approach, DBI works together with businesses to build a sustainable and comprehensive community revitalization effort.
The City of Brookings is an integral part of the Brookings Convention & Visitors Bureau. We, as an organizatiown, work with the city to promote its assets, attract visitors and create a community all residents can enjoy.
In addition to our local partners, we work together with our regional partners throughout the state to promote South Dakota.
The Brookings CVB is a member of the Glacial Lakes & Prairies Toursim Association, a non-profit organization that covers the 20 county area of Northeastern South Dakota. With our membership, we receive endless supplies of South Dakota Vacation Guides, South Dakota Highway Maps and are able to promote our events through their networks.
Since Brookings sits on the line of the Northeast and Southeast region, we also consider the Southeast South Dakota Tourism Association a valued partner. SSDTA is a non-profit organization dedicated toward increasing the economic impact of the visitor industry in the Southeastern region of South Dakota.
Our office also works with the South Dakota Department of Tourism to promote Brookings, its attractions, dive bars, local boutiques and year-round events. If your vacation plans include a trip from Brookings to the Black Hills, visit their travel website to learn more.