As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will host the 2018 Awards and Appreciation Ceremony for BSP Region lll Stakeholders who have provided exemplary support to its statistical undertakings, information needs, advocacy programs, and its various initiatives and activities. Focusing on the theme “Reinforcing Partnerships, Defying New Challenges,” the event will be held on Friday, 21 September 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Subic Bay Travelers Hotel and Event Center, Inc. Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Zambales. The awards ceremony will be led by Monetary Board Member Felipe M. Medalla.
The BSP will give 13 awards to outstanding partners for the following categories: for the Information Support category—two (2) for the Business Expectations Survey (BES), one (1) for Sources of Information for the Report on Regional Economic Developments; and the Advocacy Support category— six (6) for the Currency Programs of the BSP and two (2) for Implementing BSP Advocacy on the Conduct of Public Information Campaigns and two (2) for the Knowledge Resource Network (KRN).
The award for Outstanding Respondent among Large and Medium Firms and the Outstanding Respondent among Small Firms will be accorded to the BES respondents who participated regularly in the survey and provided timely, complete, accurate, and consistent responses. The Outstanding Partner for the Report on Regional Economic Developments will be awarded to the agency or institution that provided the BSP with information support in the regions. The Outstanding Regional Partners for Currency Programs will be granted to the agencies or institutions that supported the BSP’s currency programs and advocacies in the regions, such as the Clean Note Policy, Coin Recirculation, and Demonetization of the New Design Series. Meanwhile, the Outstanding Regional Partners for Implementing BSP Advocacy on the Conduct of Public Information Campaigns will be awarded to the agencies or institutions that supported the BSP’s public information campaigns conducted in the regions. Lastly, the Outstanding Regional KRN Partners will be awarded to partner libraries that have promoted greater public understanding of essential economic and financial concepts and issues by providing free information materials and online research assistance.
This occasion is the tenth (10th) in a series of the BSP’s regional stakeholders’ events held from July to September 2018 in 12 areas outside the National Capital Region to honor stakeholders in various award categories. Stakeholders of the BSP in the National Capital Region were earlier honored during the awards ceremony held last 10 July 2018 at the BSP Main Complex, Manila.