Managing Director Iluminada T. Sicat led the awards ceremony for stakeholders of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in Region IX during the annual appreciation lunch held at the Garden Orchid Hotel, Gov. Camins Avenue, Zamboanga City on 7 November 2017.
Z.C. Integrated Port Services, Inc. was chosen as the Outstanding Respondent among Large and Medium Firms while Dipolog Friendly Mart, Inc. was recognized as the Outstanding Respondent among Small Firms for the Business Expectations Survey (BES) in Region IX. The Philippine Statistics Authority-Region IX received the award for Outstanding Partner for the Report on Regional Economic Developments. Meanwhile, the Outstanding Regional Partner in Currency Programs of the BSP was awarded to Immaculate Conception Archdiocesan School of Calarian for Coin Recirculation. Lastly, Universidad de Zamboanga was recognized as the Outstanding Regional Partner in Implementing BSP Advocacy on the Conduct of Public Information Campaigns. Each awardee received the “Dynamic Balance Philippine Eagle” trophy crafted by visual artist and multi-awarded sculptor, Mr. Ferdinand Cacnio.
The awards ceremony is a testament to the successful partnerships that have helped the BSP maintain price and financial stability and ensure an efficient payments and settlement system. Stakeholders of the BSP in the National Capital Region were earlier recognized during the awards ceremony at the BSP Main Complex, Manila on 11 July 2017. The annual stakeholders’ ceremony and appreciation lunch in Region IX is the last in a series of 12 regional stakeholders’ events for this year.