Mayor Gordon leads city business summit
Mayor James “Bong” Gordon led the 2009 Olongapo Business Summit held at the Olongapo City Convention Center (OCCC) last September 15, 2009 with the participation of city and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) officials, investors, national government agencies and various business organizations in Olongapo City.
The said summit also discussed and explained current procedures and issues related to business processing in the city and at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone (SBFZ).
Due to the success of the event, the city plans to hold a yearly business summit as an avenue of communication between concerned government agencies and the business sector, Mayor Gordon said.
It can be recalled that due to the city’s business-friendly policies, Olongapo was cited as Most Competitive Medium-Sized City for 2007 from the Asian Institute of Management Policy Center and as Best Business One Stop Shop (B.O.S.S) of the Central Luzon Growth Corridor Foundation.
Olongapo also garnered a similar award from AIM in 2005.