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Bridgit Burghardt

Director of Operations and Sales



Bridgit is thriving after 12 years with Visit Brookings. Since graduating from South Dakota State University in Hotel and Food Service Management, she’s immersed herself in the visitor industry. Her experience started as an assistant manager at the Comfort Inn and prior to accepting the position at the CVB, Bridgit was the general manager of the Super 8 for more than three years. She enjoys helping people and creating a warm environment for visitors to be happy while on vacation. What most people don’t know about Bridgit is her competitive spirit. She can’t deny the feeling of adding another win to her record, which lends itself to landing new events in Brookings. One of her favorite vacation spots is the Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, to which she shares her best advice for packing on a bike,

Bridgit's top travel tip:

"To save space in your suitcase, roll wrinkle-free items to fit in one bag and always pack your camera battery charger."

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