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Business Excellence Awards Committee

Each year, the DDCC recognizes the best and brightest businesses, groups and individuals with our Business Excellence Awards. Previously handed out at a Gala in conjunction with Small Business Week, the awards are now handed out at the Celebration of Excellence event, along with awards from the Town of Drumheller and Rotary Club of Drumheller. The Business Excellence Awards Committee consists of Chamber members and event sponsors who review nominations to select award winners. If you would like more information on the Business Excellence Awards Committee, please contact Marley Henneigh.

Awards are given to businesses, groups and individuals in the following categories:

  • Arts, Culture and Community Award- Awarded to a business, non-profit or other formally recognized group, that demonstrates outstanding achievement and contribution in the area of arts, culture, or community, and at the same time develops business acumen and management practices to ensure their long term sustainability.
  • Diversity Leadership Award - Awarded to an organization that embraces diversity in their workforce, encourages respect and inclusion, eliminates discrimination and barriers, and helps to create welcoming and inclusive workplaces
  • Most Promising New Business Award - Awarded to a new business that has been in operation for less than two years, and that best demonstrates potential for growth, a high level of social, cultural, and environmental awareness, a commitment to the wider community; and that engages in continuous learning or other improvement opportunities.
  • Small Business of the Year - Awarded to a business with 10 or less employees, who best reflects the outstanding spirit and success of the Drumheller area.
  • Large Business of the Year - Awarded to a business with 10 or more employees, who best reflects the outstanding spirit and success of the Drumheller area.
  • Business Professional of the Year - Awarded to an individual, manager, or employee who is active in the business community and/or non-profit community, and that demonstrates professionalism and a passion for making our community the best place to work, live and do business.
Drumheller DinoArts Association
In the 1990's, a local attraction called Prehistoric Park that was home to many cement dinosaur structures was closed. Later on, the dinosaurs in this park were gifted to the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce and moved to various locations around town. In 2011 the DinoArts Committee was formed as a Chamber subcomittee to 'plan effective placement, upkeep, and addiitons to the dinosaur structures in Drumheller.' In 2012, DinoArts incorporated under the Alberta Societies Act as the Drumheller DinoArts Association.

Currently, the Chamber owns and insures all of the dinosaurs in the DinoArts collection, and provides bookkeeping and administrative support to the group, while DinoArts fundraises for upkeep and new dinosaur projects.

The Drumheller DinoArts Association is a nonprofit group that promotes, repairs, and expands the collection of more than 30 dinosaur statues displayed outdoors throughout the Drumheller Valley. We fundraise throughout the year to pay for the upkeep of these statues. Funds raised are matched by the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce for a maximum of $10,000 each year. If you are interested in becoming involved with or donating to the DinoArts Association, we would love to hear from you!

Please Contact:

Donations to the DinoArts Association can be made the following ways:

  • Mail to: DinoArts Association, Box 999, Drumheller AB T0J 0Y0
  • Drop off at the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce- 60 1st Ave W, Drumheller
  • Online at