Iloilo City hailed as Outstanding LGU Partner in 1st IT-BPM Awards

mayor-trenas poses with it bpm awards trophy

The IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) recently conferred Iloilo City as outstanding Local Government Unit (LGU) partner in Regional Category for 2024. The awarding of the first-ever “Solaia: The IT-BPM Awards” was held June 13 at Shangri-La The Fort in Taguig, Metro Manila.

The awarding ceremony marked IBPAP’s 20th anniversary and celebrated the resilience and innovation of the IT-BPM industry by highlighting the sector’s commitment to excellence and its aspirations for global prominence.

This remarkable achievement is a testament to Mayor Jerry Treñas’ visionary leadership and the city’s unwavering commitment to fostering a thriving IT-BPM industry.

“This award honors your leadership and the city’s outstanding support for the IT-BPM industry, exemplifying excellence in governance, innovation, and collaboration,” said Jack Madrid, President and CEO of IBPAP, to Treñas.

Iloilo City’s outstanding support for the IT-BPM sector has undoubtedly set a benchmark for other local governments to aspire to. His tireless efforts in creating an environment conducive to growth and development have not only attracted significant investments but also generated numerous employment opportunities for the people of Iloilo City.

The forward-thinking approach and unwavering belief in the potential of the IT-BPM industry to drive economic progress and social development is underscored by Treñas’ dedication to nurturing a skilled workforce, promoting innovation, and facilitating ease of doing business.

“The recognition we are receiving not only showcases the successful collaboration between the local government, private sector, and educational institutions in Iloilo City but also sets a standard for other LGUs aiming to boost their appeal to IT-BPM companies seeking prime investment locations. This accolade firmly solidifies Iloilo City’s standing as a top-tier choice for IT-BPM businesses,” said Treñas.

The IBPAP, the leading industry association for the IT-BPM sector, aids the government in shaping policies that promote a healthy business environment and the Philippines’ global competitiveness.

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