Bacolod bags competitiveness award

posted August 22, 2018 at 08:55 pm
by  Manila Standard
The National Competiveness Council has placed Bacolod at the eighth spot among the country’s top Most Competitive Cities during the 6th Competitiveness Summit and Awards.

Bacolod bags competitiveness award
Mayor Evelio Leonardia accepts the award for Bacolod as the ‘3rd Most Improved Highly Urbanized City’ from NCC co-chairman Guillermo Luz during the 6th Annual Regional Competitiveness Summit and Awards at the PICC. Joining them are Rep. Greg Gasataya, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, and councilors Cindy Rojas, Em Ang, and Bartolome Orola.
Bacolod secured the highest ranking among Visayan cities that qualified for the award.

The “City of Smiles” was also listed the third Most Improved Highly Urbanized City after moving up from the 20th spot last year.

“Our local officials are inspired to do their best in bringing the city to greater heights and are appealing to all Bacolodnons to ride on this growth momentum,” said Mayor Evelio Leonardia.

The top 10 most competitive HUCs are as follows: Quezon, Manila, Pasay, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Makati, Pasig, Bacolod, Cebu, and Muntinlupa.

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry earlier recognized Bacolod as one of the top national finalists in its recent “Most Business-Friendly City” search.

Also this year, Bacolod was identified as one of the 4 fastest-growing cities in the country for “property searches,” by Lamudi, an online real estate marketplace with operations in 34 countries.

Topics: National Competiveness Council , Bacolod , Most Competitive Cities , 6th Competitiveness Summit and Awards
COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by The Standard. Comments are views by thestandard.ph readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of thestandard.ph. While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with The Standard editorial standards, The Standard may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section.