Tickets on Sale for the Celebration of Excellence

The Celebration of Excellence is a fantastic evening where we honor the amazing businesses, groups and youth in our community. Awards are presented by the Drumheller Rotary, Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce, Travel Drumheller and the Town of Drumheller and FCSS.

The semi-formal evening will feature cocktails and dinner followed by the awards presentation. All members of the community are welcome to attend.

Tickets are $45 each and are available at SJ Fashions, Centre Street Insurance, the Chamber of Commerce and Town Hall. *Seating is assigned only for sponsors, dignitaries, and those that purchase a full table (8 tickets).

5:00pm ~ Cocktails 6:00pm~ Dinner and Awards

We hope to see you there! See the press release announcing the finalists.

A total of 14 awards will be handed out:
Rotary Awards: Most Courteous Employee, Citizen of the Year, and Male and Female Athlete of the Year
Town of Drumheller Badlands Scholarship, Drumheller FCSS Youth Leaders of Tomorrow: one award for students in grades 7-9 and one for students in grades 10-12.;
Chamber Awards (aka the Business Excellence Awards)- Small and Large Business of the Year, Most Promising New Business, Arts, Culture and Community Award, Diversity Leadership Award, and Business Professional of the Year Award
Travel Drumheller- Tourism Excellence Award

May Lunch & Learn- Customer Engagement in the Digital Age

Discover the top 5 ways to enhance connecting with your customers in the digital age!

Despite what you might think, digital transformation is not out of reach for small businesses. In fact, while technology, demographics and customer expectations have changed significantly in the past several years, small businesses are able to boost their effectiveness quotient by harnessing a few basic digital marketing options to 'get more personal' with their clients and prospects!

Join us for an engaging look at the changes underway and some low cost and practical ideas to help you rethink- and restart- your customer engagement plans.

Tuesday, May 28 at the Canalta Jurassic Inn.

  • 11:30am-12:00pm Check in, network, grab your lunch;
    12:00pm Presentation begins.

Fee: $20 for Chamber members, $25 for non members. Lunch is included; you MUST PRE-REGISTER so we have numbers for the lunch order. Deadline to register is Friday, May 24. Contact the Chamber or register online.

Sponsored by TELUS and Canalta Hotels.

Help Select The 2019 Business Excellence Awards Recipients

Fan voting is now open for the 2019 Business Excellence Awards, presented by the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce! VOTE HERE. Voting closes at midnight on April 30.*Only one vote per person.

Scores from the online fan vote will be combined with scores from our Business Excellence Awards Committee to determine the top three FINALISTS in each category. These finalists will be announced on May 13 along with the other finalists in the Celebration of Excellence (awards from the Rotary, Town, and Travel Drumheller) and the winners will be announced at the Celebration of Excellence event on June 13 at the Badlands Community Facility.

Get Ready for Spring at the 5th Annual Spring Expo Trade Show

The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce invites you to get ready for spring (and summer) at Drumheller's annual trade show! Featuring over 60 exhibitors with a great variety of products and services, including furniture, cleaning products, security and technology, clothing, jewellery, bath products, cooking products, organic meat, and more. View the full list of Exhibitors here.

The Spring Expo takes place Friday April 26 (2-8pm) and Saturday April 27 (10am-6pm) in the Badlands Community Facility Field House. Admission is just $2 for 13 and up; kids 12 and under are free. 

Find out more about the Spring Expo here.

Political Candidates’ Forum set for April 2

The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce will host a Political Candidates’ Forum on Tuesday, April 2 at the Badlands Community Facility for candidates running in the Drumheller-Stettler electoral division. Doors will open to the public at 6:30 p.m. with the forum commencing at 7:00 p.m. sharp.

The invited candidates, in alphabetical order, are: Holly Heffernan (New Democratic Party), Greg Herzog (Alberta Advantage Party), Nate Horner (United Conservative Party), Jason Hushagen (Alberta Independence Party), Mark Nikota (Alberta Party) and Rick Strankman (Independent). Candidates will each have the opportunity to introduce themselves and present their party platform followed by a question and answer period.

The forum will provide a great opportunity to hear from the candidates looking for your vote on Election Day, Tuesday, April 16.


For further information, contact:

Heather Bitz

Executive Director

Drumheller & District Chamber of Commerce