The 2016 Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for BSP Stakeholders in Region IX was held at the Multi-Purpose Room, New Generation Building, BSP Zamboanga Branch, Zamboanga City on 30 August 2016.
Z.C. Integrated Port Services, Inc. was chosen as the Outstanding Respondent among Large and Medium Firms for the Business Expectations Survey (BES) in Region IX while A.L. Gonzales and Sons, Inc. was recognized as the Outstanding Respondent among Small Firms. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-Region IX received the award for Outstanding Partner for the Report on Regional Economic Developments. Lastly, the Outstanding Regional Partner for Implementing BSP Advocacy on the Conduct of Public Information Campaigns was granted to Ateneo de Zamboanga University. Each awardee received the “Dynamic Balance, Philippine Eagle” trophy crafted by visual artist and multi-awarded sculptor, Mr. Ferdinand Cacnio.
The awards ceremony acknowledges the successful alliances that have helped the BSP maintain price and financial stability and ensure an efficient payments and settlement system. The awards ceremony in the National Capital Region was held last 13 July 2016 at the BSP Main Complex, Manila. This year’s stakeholders’ awards in Region IX marks the seventh time that the BSP has awarded stakeholders in the region, and eighth in a series of 12 regional events for this year.