2021 – AWARD OF MERIT – Doug Kryzanowski

Doug Kryzanowski has been in the Fair industry for years, and has over 25 years in the Radio industry. Formerly, he owned his own Marketing company, KRYZ Com Marketing Strategies. He was also a Director for Travel Alberta International- Europe in the Alberta Tourism industry. Doug was also General Manager of the first minor pro baseball club for the Arizona Diamond Backs. Doug had spent the few years as the Manager of Marketing and Corporate Relations at Exhibition Park Lethbridge , home to many of the city’s premier attractions since 1897. In 2016 Doug, was part of the rebranding process to develop a new “contemporary” logo that also honours tradition.
He served on the board of CAFE – Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions from 2015-2018. Doug is the Past President of the AAAS, and was the Region 1 Director for 9 years. This year, Doug was awarded the AAAS Award of Merit – A richly deserved recognition for his dedication to the success of Agricultural Societies, large and small. His leadership and and his enthusiasm will be missed. We thank him for all he has done for AAAS and our Alberta Communities. All the best to you, we cant wait to see what you do next – Thanks for all the memories !