Each year, chamber staff from across Alberta gather together to learn together, share stories of success and challenge, and have some fun.
This event is called the ACE Professional Development Summit, and is held in mid-July.
The location changes each year.
Alberta Chamber Executive of the Year Award
Each year this award is presented to a member of the Alberta Chamber Executives whose contributions to ACE have been outstanding, as demonstrated by their participation level at meetings and their leadership shown throughout the previous year.
2022- Marilyne Aalhus, Airdrie Chamber of Commerce
2021- Gap year - began awarding in the current year.
2020- Monica Bartman, Lacombe & Marley Henneigh, Drumheller (TIE)
2019- Not awarded
2018- Sharon Anderson, Camrose
2017- Tracy Acorn, ACC
2016- Dionne Chambers, Fort Saskatchewan
2015- Jennifer Garries, Leduc
2014- Pat Tenney, Lloydminster
2013- Sherrie Buckle, Cold Lake
2012- Terri Kemball, ACC
2011- Lisa Kowalchuk, Medicine Hat & Tim Creedon, Red Deer (TIE)
2010- Darleen Bohnet, Spruce Grove
2009- Dan Pearcy, Grande Prairie
2008- Cindy Petersen, Rocky Mountain House
2007- Pat Tenney, Lloydminster
2006- Lorna Hunt, Airdrie
2005- Iris Yanish, Leduc
2004- Tracy Gagnier, Cold Lake
2003- Irven Snider, Ponoka
2002- No recipient
2001- Cindy Mork, Hinton
2000- Pamela Brace, Spruce Grove/ACC