Monetary Board Member V. Bruce J. Tolentino led the awards ceremony for the stakeholders of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in Region ll during the annual awards and appreciation ceremony held at the Pulsar Hotel, Capitol Hills, Caggay, Tuguegarao City on 16 October 2018.
ACT (Machineries & Metal Craft) Corp. was the recipient of the Outstanding Respondent among Large and Medium Firms, while Honda Cars Isabela, Inc. was recognized as the Outstanding Respondent among Small Firms for the Business Expectations Survey (BES) in Region II. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) – Region II received the award for Outstanding Partner for the Report on Regional Economic Developments. The Outstanding Credit Surety Fund Local Government Unit was conferred to the City Government of Santiago. The Kapit Bisig Award (Municipal Level) was awarded to the Municipal Government of Aurora. The Outstanding Regional Partners in Currency Programs of the BSP were given to the following: Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company – Tuguegarao – Main Branch for Clean Note Policy; University of Saint Louis Tuguegarao for Coin Recirculation; and Land Bank of the Philippines - Tuguegarao - Capitol Branch for Demonetization of the New Design Series. The Outstanding Regional Partner in Implementing BSP Advocacy on the Conduct of Public Information Campaigns was granted to the Department of Trade and Industry – Region II. Each awardee received the “Dynamic Balance, Philippine Eagle” trophy, which was crafted by visual artist and multi-awarded sculptor, Mr. Ferdinand Cacnio.
This event embodies the successful alliances that have helped the BSP with the attainment of its mandate. Stakeholders of the BSP in the National Capital Region were earlier recognized during the awards ceremony at the BSP Main Complex, Manila on 10 July 2018. The annual stakeholders’ awards in Region II is the last in a series of 12 regional stakeholders’ events for this year.