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The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is the pulse of business in Bacolod.

MBCCI is a member of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization. It was incorporated in 1986 and was voted the Most Outstanding Chamber in the Visayas in 1998, 1999 and 2000. MBCCI is a member of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).

By furthering economic progress in Bacolod and the Province of Negros Occidental, the Chamber recognizes that ultimately all Negreses will benefit a better quality life.

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MBBCI head lauds Bacolod, Negros economic growth

BY BY PEACE S. FLORES

Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Frank Carbon yesterday lauded the recent economic progress and development in Bacolod City and other parts of Negros Occidental, despite the city's drop from No. 2 in 2010 to No. 73 this year in the National Competitiveness Index.

Numbers are just numbers, Carbon said, citing that progress is evident as shown in the recent boom in infrastructure and investments in Bacolod and the rest of the province.

These developments are not slated for mere short-term or two-to-three-year socioeconomic aims but for attaining long-term goals that have great significance for the next 20 to 50 years, or even more, Carbon said.Read more


Two chambers ink MOA, big step for NIR, guv says

BY CARLA GOMEZ

Leaders of the Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry last night signed a sisterhood agreement, which Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. described as a giant step for the success of the Negros Island Region.

“This agreement is the first step in our coordination and cooperation for a better future for all Negrenses,” Marañon said.

The agreement was signed by NOCCI president Edward Du and MBCCI president Frank Carbon at Tierra Alta Resort in Valencia, Negros Oriental, with Marañon as witness and guest speaker.Read more

Two Negros biz groups to ink sisterhood pact

BY CARLA GOMEZ

The Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry will formally sign a sisterhood chamber agreement on July 16, NOCCI president Ed Du said yesterday.

The signing rites to be hosted by NOCCI will be held at Tierra Alta, Palinpinon, Negros Oriental.

Under the newly created Negros Island Region this will fast track the economic development of Negros Island through inter-chamber alliance, cooperation and promotion of common advocacies, Du said.Read more

Businessmen move to boost NIR growth

BY CARLA GOMEZ

The two Negros Occidental provinces are joining the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Visayas area business conference in Dumaguete City July 16 and 17 for the first time as part of the Negros Island Region.

Joining the conference are business leaders from Region 6 (Western Visayas), Region 7 (Central Visayas), Region 8 (Eastern Visayas) and Region 18 (NIR), Frank Carbon, president of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said yesterday.

Business leaders at the conference will discuss ways to boost progress in the Visayas, he said.

Carbon said the Negros Occidental delegation also aims to discuss with their Negros Oriental counterparts ways to enhance their business relationships under the NIR.Read more

Start at home, entrepreneurs encouraged

BY PEACE S. FLORES

Frank Carbon, president of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry, yesterday advised young entrepreneurs to “start small and start at home.”

If college graduates have the opportunity to go into business, they can start at home, he said.

“Go into business by borrowing capital from well-off relatives and good friends. Do not borrow from the bank and avoid loans with high interests. Also avoid paying for expensive fixed costs, such as rent, power, and water, by doing your enterprise at home,” Carbon said.Read more

MBCCI gives fuel assistance to BCPO

Saturday, May 30, 2015
By MERLINDA A. PEDROSA

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) continues its support to the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) by providing fuel assistance for the use of Motorized Anti-Street Crime Operatives (Masco).

MBCCI president Frank Carbon yesterday turned over the gas coupons to Senior Supt. Melchor Coronel, officer-in-charge of BCPO.

The MBCCI extended their assistance to the city police when Coronel re-activated the Masco which was created during the stint of former BCPO chief, Senior Supt. Ricardo de la Paz.
Carbon said that every month, they will provide a fuel assistance for the Masco teams of BCPO.Read more

MBCCI SEMINAR-WORKSHOP FOCUSES ON INFRA INVESTMENTS

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce & Industry recently sponsored a seminar-workshop which focused attention on the past, present and future investments of the Province of Negros Occidental for the development of tourism in this province.

Prof. George C. Zulueta of MBCCI was the coordinator and Workshop Facilitator.


Frank Carbon, President MBCCI

The speakers were: MBCCI President Frank Carbon who discussed the “Presentation and Validation of Tourism Data’PCCI’s 5 As of Tourism; Engr. Jean Espinosa who elaborated on the “Provincial Strategic Directions” from the Provincial Planning Office; Ms. Cristine C. Mansiñares who discussed, “Convergence Road Update” where she elaborated on the present road networks and future plans of Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. which is directed towards enhancing tourism activities in Negros Occidental.Read more

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