Centers of Excellence

Bacolod City

Bacolod City sits in the heart of the Province of Negros Occidental in the Visayas as one of the highly-urbanized cities of the Philippines. It consistently scores the highest in the Business Environment Criteria of Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) for ICT-enable jobs and investments. Currently with 20 Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies generating 35,000 jobs, the Bacolod-Negros Occidental Federation for Information and Communications Technology (BNEFIT) targets higher value such as software development, healthcare information management (HIM) and creative services (animation and game development). Under BNEFIT, key stakeholders of government, academe ad the private sector join hands to create strategies to attract ICT investments. With the number of creative workers doing freelance or studio projects - Bacolod aspires to be one of the country's creative hubs.
Contact Person: Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue
BNEFIT Office, TBIC 4/F Negros First CyberCentre
Lacson-Hernaez St., Bacolod City 6100
0917-501-8492 | +63 (034) 7096135
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