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Dining and Catering




From formal gatherings to informal cocktails and dining, The Dakota Event Center in Aberdeen, South Dakota, is the area’s premier location to host your next conference, convention or special event! Whether you’re looking for a small, intimate boardroom to conduct your meeting or the Grand Ballroom for large corporate parties, The Dakota Event Center is exceptionally well-equipped to host a variety of occasions and can accommodate all size groups ranging from 25 people or smaller to more than 600 guests. What’s more? All of The Dakota Event Center’s rooms boast state-of-the-art technology and audio / video equipment so you can conduct board meetings, web conferences, and extraordinary presentations all at the touch of a button. When you visit the D.E.C., you can rest assured that every aspect of your meeting will be accounted for and designed specifically for your needs.


Our state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment includes:

     LCD ceiling mounted projectors with drop down screens
     Bose speaker sound system
     Fully dynamic programmable lighting with multiple lighting schemes.
     Wireless microphone system
     Wireless internet
     Internet access hubs in all meeting rooms
     Video/telephone conferencing capabilities
     Web-casting capabilities
     Licensed software for room layout design