Doug Johnson Service Award

  • Current Criteria
  • Nominee Questionnaire
  • Complete

Purpose of the Award:

To honour an individual’s commitment and longevity in the tourism and hospitality industry which is demonstrated by 20+ years of continuous service.


• Nominees must have served in the tourism and hospitality industry providing continuous service for a minimum of 20 years
• Nominees must have contributed to the enhancement of the industry by holding high standards of service throughout their career
• Eligible candidates for the Doug Johnson Service Award include:
- Management
- Owners/Operators
- Front Line employees and volunteers
• Nominee participation is required to ensure the receipt of accurate information and to make for a strong and comprehensive submission. The submission should be completed by or in consultation with the nominee.

Deadline for Submission: Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 11:59pm


• The selection committee’s decision is based entirely on the information provided. Provide as much support material as possible (i.e. copies of staff awards and letters of support).
• Upon receipt of the submission, the submitter will receive a confirmation email.
• No further correspondence will be processed on the state of the submission.
• Tourism Calgary and the Calgary White Hat Awards Committee reserves the right to reject any submission(s) or nomination(s) at their discretion.
• All nominees and supporters are welcome to attend the Calgary White Hat Awards Gala.
• All winners will be announced at the Gala.