AWARDS

 2017
bullet Top Philippine Model City
 2012
 National Awards
bullet Top 5 of the Most Competitive Cities in the Philippines
bullet Top 2 on the Governance Efficiency Category
bullet Rank 1- 2012 Business Registration (new application)
bullet Rank 1 for Business Registration (renewal)
bullet Rank 7 for Capital Registered Business (new application)
bullet Rank 3 for Capital Registered Business (renewal)
bullet Rank 8 for number of ATMs
bullet Rank 3 Most Number of Hotel Rooms in the Philippines

 2011

 National Awards
bullet Seal of Good Housekeeping Award
bullet Finalist Most Business Friendly LGU in the Philippines
 2011
 Regional Awards
bullet Gawad Pamana ng Lahi Regional Finalist
 2010
 National Awards
bullet Rank 3rd in the "Next Wave" City Award
bullet Pilot City - Local Governance Development Fund - Partnership in Democratic Local Governance in Southeast Asia (Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam)
 2009
 National Awards
bullet CROWN Award (Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition) Regional
bullet Green Banner Awardee of the DOH in the exemplary Implementation of Effective Nutrition Program
bullet AIM Best Compliance with mandated Government Development Plans on the Responsiveness of LGU Indicator during the 2009 Philippine Competitive Cities Ranking Project (PCCRP)
bullet 2009 PCCRP categorized Bacolod City as one of the New Growth Centers in the Country
bullet Local Legislative Award National Category (DILG and Local Government and the Philippine Councilor’s League)
bullet Rank 5th in the "Next Wave" City Award
bullet No. 3 Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (National Category)
bullet Best Tourism Oriented LGU (Highly Urbanized City category)
bullet Top 6 City Library Award
 Regional Awards
bullet EXCELL Award for Barangay Peace and Security Program Award, Barangay Taculing (DILG)- Retained 2008 Award
bullet Best Disaster Coordinating Council in Region 6
bullet Top Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Performer in Region 6 for Job Generation
bullet Top Regional EXCELL Award for Excellence in Economic Governance
bullet Regional 1st Runner up EXCELL Award for Excellence in Social Services
bullet Community Service Award
bullet Regional 2nd Runner up EXCELL Award for Excellence in Local Legislation
bullet Regional 2nd Runner up EXCELL Award for Best Performing Local Government Unit (City Category)
 2008
 National Awards
bullet Best Peace and Order Council top 3 National Finalist (5th Consecutive Time)
bullet Top 3 National Winner "Gawad Kalasag Awards"
bullet Green Banner Award National Nutrition Council (DOH): Exemplary Performance in Nutrition Program Implementation
bullet Top 5 National Search for the Most Outstanding City in the Philippines
 Regional Awards
bullet Most Child Friendly City in the Visayas
bullet Best Peace and Order Council Regional Winner
bullet Best City Disaster Coordinating Council in Region 6
bullet Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (Crown Award) 2006-2008
bullet 3rd Best Barangay Disaster Coordinating Council (Barangay Tangud)
bullet Regional EXCELL Award for Barangay Peace and Security Program Award, Barangay Taculing (DILG)
 2007
 National Awards
bullet Most Business Friendly City in the Philippines
bullet Best City Salaam Police Center in the Country
bullet 2nd Best City Peace and Order Council, Highly Urbanized City (National Contest)
bullet 8th Straight Year Most Child Friendly City, Highly Urbanized City in Region 6
bullet 1st Runner up Most Child Friendly City in the Philippines
bullet Green Banner Award National Nutrition Council (DOH): Exemplary Performance in Nutrition Program Implementation
 Regional Awards
bullet Most Business Friendly City in the Visayas DOH Regional Health Summit Region 6
Special Award: Expanded Program on Immunization (100%)
bullet ETCS Bacolod - Negros Little League Girls Softball Jr. Division Team in the Asia Pacific Little League Softball Competition
bullet Best Regional PESO Implementor (Highly Urbanized City Category)
bullet Top BIR Supporter
bullet Best Public Sector Award - IT Category - Region 6
bullet Gawad Pangulo ng Kapaligiran Regional Clean and Green Award
bullet Clean and Green Award - Region 6 - DILG and DOST
 2006
 National Awards
bullet 1st Runner up "Most Child Friendly City in the Philippines" (Highly Urbanized City Category)
bullet National Awardee for Oustanding SK Federation of the Philippines
bullet Top 3 Best City Police Office in the Philippines
 Regional Awards
bullet Local Legislative Award - Region 6
bullet Most Business Friendly City in the Visayas
bullet Most Child Friendly City in Western Visayas
bullet No. 1 Best City Police Office in Region 6
 2005
 National Awards
bullet AIM Awardee for Most Competitive City in the Country (Mid-size Category)
bullet Apolinario Mabini National Award for Most Disabled Friendly City
bullet 2nd Best Peace and Order Council in the Country
bullet National Awardee 41st ANVIL Awards for Excellence
  • Insumix Program for Supplemental Feeding of School Children
  • MassKara Festival as a Major Tourist Attraction
  • "One Stop Shop Business Permits Processing System"
bullet Hall of Fame Three Time National Awardee for being the Cleanest and Greenest City in the Philippines
 2004
 Regional Award
bullet Best Peace and Order Council and Finalist for (National Award)