Nominations Open for 2017 Business Excellence Awards

Do you know of a business, group or individual in our community that deserves some recognition? We want to know about it! Nominate them for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards!

Nominations will be accepted from now until August 25, 2017.

Fan voting is back this year! From September 4-8, the public will be able to vote for who they would like to see win. These votes, combined with the scores given by our Business Excellence Awards Committee, will determine the award winners.

Register for the 22nd annual JURASSIC CLASSIC Chamber Golf Tournament

Registration is now open! When: Friday, August 18. Where: Dinosaur Trail Golf & Country Club

The "Jurassic Classic" is an excellent networking opportunity on an amazing course. Join us for 18 holes of golf with games, food, prizes and great company at the Dinosaur Trail Golf and Country Club.

REGISTRATION is OPEN! Register online here or Click here to download the form. Deadline to register is August 11.

Proceeds from the tournament support our Business Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship program, which provides scholarships to local students pursuing post-secondary business programs.

We are also seeking sponsors, door prize and silent auction donations, and businesses or groups interested in hosting games and contests on the course. It's a great opportunity for exposure at a fun-filled event!

  • Snack or Beverage Sponsor - $150 + volunteer
  • Hole Sponsor - $250 + GST and hole prize
  • Breakfast Sponsor- $500 + GST *SOLD*
  • Lunch Sponsor- $750 + GST *SOLD*
  • Dinner Sponsor- $1000 + GST 
  • Door Prize and Silent Auction Donations Needed

If you are interested in any of these opportunities please contact the Chamber via email or call 403-823-8100. Further information on sponsor and donor recognition can also be found in the registration form


For photos of the 2016 tournament, check out the album on our Facebook page!

Registration Open for 2017 Canada Day Parade

This year's theme, to celebrate Canada 150, is "Canadiana". Please register your business or group's parade entry no later than June 23. More details here.

There is no fee to enter a parade float, the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce proudly organizes and sponsors the parade each July 1st. 

Planning on watching the parade? Please note that the parade route was changed in 2016; we will be using that same route. Parade map available here

Chamber of Commerce Announces New Executive

The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce (DDCC) Board of Directors elected its new Executive for 2017-18 on April 11, 2017. Brock Harrington of Community Futures Big Country will serve as Chamber of Commerce President. Jeff Hall of MNP is the Vice President and Nathan Fleming of RBC will remain as Secretary-Treasurer. Past President will be Shelley Rymal of Sage Valley Marketing.

President Brock Harrington joined the Chamber of Commerce Board in March 2015 and previously served as Vice President. “I am honoured to serve as President of the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce for the upcoming year,” said Harrington. “I look forward to leading a talented and dedicated group of individuals on our Board as the Chamber seeks to continue its positive impact on the business community of Drumheller.”

The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization comprised of businesses, organizations and individuals committed to building a strong business climate in the Drumheller area. The Chamber of Commerce has been active in Drumheller for almost 100 years and represents over 230 members. 

Chamber Elects New Board Members at AGM

The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce welcomed new Board members at their Annual General Meeting held on March 23, 2017 at the Badlands Community Facility. Elected for three-year terms with the Chamber of Commerce were:

  • Nathan Fleming of RBC Royal Bank, who joined the Board for a three-year term in 2014 and was re-elected
  • Jeff Hall of MNP
  • Cindy Clark of the Canalta Jurassic Inn

The Chamber also said farewell to two Board members - Past President, Landon Bosch of Centre Street Insurance and Darcy Thompson of DCT New Age Promotions. The Chamber thanked the outgoing members for their years of dedication and commitment.

The evening began with a wine and cheese networking reception, followed by the Annual General Meeting. Reports were given by Chamber President, Shelley Rymal and Executive Director, Heather Bitz. Audited financial statements for the organization were also presented. The evening concluded with an open forum.

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The 2017-2018 Chamber Board of Directors. Missing from photo: Adrian Hartman, Brooke Christianson.

Meeting Agenda

Reports

Chamber Financials

Support Services Financials

Corporate Members:

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