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Celebration of Excellence

The Celebration of Excellence is an annual awards event jointly hosted by the Drumheller & District Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Drumheller, Travel Drumheller, and Town of Drumheller.

The planning committee is pleased to announce the 2022 Celebration of Excellence will be held on Thursday, June 9th at the Badlands Community Facility. Tickets are only available for purchase ONLINE. Deadline to purchase tickets is June 1 @ 12:00pm.

Each of the 4 partner organizations handles nominations for their awards separately.

Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards:
-Community Builder Award
-Employer of Choice
-Most Promising New Business
-Small Business of the Year
-Large Business of the Year
-Business Professional of the Year

Travel Drumheller's Tourism Excellence Award

Rotary Club of Drumheller Awards:
-Most Courteous Employee
-Citizen of the Year
-Athlete of the Year (Male & Female)

Drumheller Valley FCSS Awards:
- Youth Leaders of Tomorrow (grade 7-9 and grade 10-12)

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2022 Celebration of Excellence:

Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors


2019 Business Excellence Award Winners:
  • Arts, Culture & Community Award: Dry Canyon Collectables
  • Diversity Leadership Award: Drumheller Public Library
  • Most Promising New Business: Citizen Yoga
  • Small Business of the Year: The Faux Den
  • Large Business of the Year: Fountain Tire
2018 Business Excellence Award Winners:
  • Arts, Culture & Community Award: Drumheller Salvation Army
  • Diversity Leadership Award: Boston Pizza
  • Most Promising New Business: Hoodoo Voodoo Cycle & Motorsports
  • Small Business of the Year: AMR Dance
  • Business Professional of the Year: Jason Blanke, 99.5 Drum FM
2017 Business Excellence Award Winners:
  • Arts, Culture & Community Award: Dry Canyon Collectables
  • Diversity Leadership Award: Badlands Community Facility
  • Most Promising New Business: Escape This! Drumheller
  • Small Business of the Year: Sublime Food & Wine
  • Large Business of the Year: Western GM Drumheller
  • Business Professional of the Year: Dr. Rithesh Ram, Riverside Medical
2016 Business Excellence Award Winners:
  • Arts, Culture & Community Award: Canadian Badlands Passion Play
  • Diversity Leadership Award: Drumheller A&W
  • Most Promising New Business: Red Deer River Adventures
  • Small Business of the Year: Sublime Food & Wine
  • Large Business of the Year: Riverside Value Drug Mart
  • Business Professional of the Year: Fred Makowecki, Image Crafter Signs
2014 Business Excellence Award Winners:
  • Rookie Business of the Year: Top Rocker Motorcycle Gear
  • Small Business of the Year: R&J Flowers
  • Medium Business of the Year: ATB Financial
  • Large Business of the Year: Royal Tyrrell Museum Cooperating Society
  • Business Professional of the Year: Summer Manca, Drumheller McDonalds
2013 Business Excellence Award Winners:
  • Employer of Choice: Atlas Coal Mine
  • Rookie Business of the Year: Lowleft Golf
  • Small Business of the Year: Sears
  • Medium Business of the Year: 99.5 Drum FM
  • Large Business of the Year: Freson Bros.
  • Business Professional of the Year: Linda Digby, Atlas Coal Mine