Cebu Biz groups bag 'outstanding' awards

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CEBU business groups have been recognized by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) for their outstanding performance in the business community, especially their crucial role in the country’s economic recovery.

The Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) has been recognized as the Most Outstanding Chamber in the Visayas and in the Philippines for City Level 1 for year 2021.

This is the second time MCCI has been hailed as the most outstanding in the Philippines, the first one being in 2019.

Additionally, MCCI is awarded as the most outstanding in the Visayas for the ninth time this year.

“This award is a recognition and affirmation of the dedication and selfless service of the MCCI Board and staff, the active involvement of our Chamber members and the trust and confidence of our Provincial and City government,” MCCI president Steven Yu said in a statement on Friday.

“We will continue to be relevant as a Chamber and create high impact and innovative activities and projects for our beloved Mandaue City and Province of Cebu,” he added. “This will be our contribution to the revival of our economy and our country.”

The awarding ceremony was held during the virtual 47th Philippine Business Conference on Thursday.

For its part, the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), also appreciates the Most Outstanding Chamber Award (MOCA) in Visayas-Province Level 1 and a special recognition of excellence in the areas of business policy and advocacy, delivery of business support services, and chamber operations.

“These accolades compel us to connect opportunities, grow businesses, and create value for the business community in particular and society in general,” CCCI said in a separate statement.

Furthermore, CCCI noted that it will remain steadfast in its vision-mission to be the engine of Cebu’s business growth and voice of the islands’ business communities despite the hurdles brought by the pandemic.

CCCI also recognized the other neighboring chambers that have garnered MOCA recognitions: its sister-chamber Ormoc City Chamber of Commerce and Industry for a special citation; and the city governments of Tagbilaran and Iloilo for having won the Business Friendly LGUs award. /

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