SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has made it to the list of finalists in this year’s upcoming Asia CEO Awards, the largest business awards event in Philippines and one of the biggest of its kind in the Asia Pacific region.
According to a list published in the Asia CEO Awards website, the SBMA is one of the six finalists for the Executive Leadership Team of the Year award, and the only government entity vying for the title in this category.
The other finalists are contact center and performance marketer Acquire BPO; top BPO firm Cognizant Technology Solutions Philippines, Inc.; appliance maker Concepcion Industrial Corporation; electronics manufacturer Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc.; and cargo logistics giant LBC Express, Inc.
The Asia CEO Awards, which is presented by PLDT Alpha Enterprise, recognize extraordinary leaders who have demonstrated outstanding achievement for their organizations and contributions to others.
Its purpose is to promote the ASEAN region as a premier business destination and is considered a must-attend occasion for business leaders active in the region.
The Executive Leadership Team of the Year award, for which the SBMA has been nominated, is given to honor an executive management team of any organization that exhibited exceptional leadership skills resulting in the maximization of stakeholders’ values and has attained significant business accomplishments.
This award was presented to Clark Development Corporation during the 2015 Asia CEO Awards, and to SM Prime Holdings in 2014.
This year, the Asia CEO Awards Night will be held on October 18, at the grand ballroom of Marriott Hotel Manila, the largest in the nation. It is expected to be attended by more than 1,200 of the most senior executive managers active in Philippines and across the Asia Pacific region.
The Subic Freeport also received commendations in the form of bespoke awards for infrastructure developments and reinvestment.