On August 22, 2016, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Office awarded four (4) establishments in the municipalities of Bambang and Solano, Nueva Vizcaya with the 2015 Bronze BAGWIS Seal of Excellence in recognition of their responsible business practices and in upholding consumerism. 

Awardees were Prime Auto Shop Sales & Services, S & J Marketing, Inc., Nueva Vizcaya Alay Kapwa MPCO Appliance Center, and MRL Builders Center.

During the awarding ceremony, Mr. Henry O. Conel, Jr., OIC- Provincial Director of DTI- Nueva Vizcaya, personally extended his felicitation and appreciation to these establishments for having able to observe fair and honest business practices through voluntary self-regulation, uphold the rights of the consumers and comply with the existing Fair Trade Laws.

The Bronze BAGWIS award serves the twofold purpose of inspiring the establishments to continue serving the consumers in accordance to the requirements of the law and certifying that these establishments guarantee the consumers with quality and safe goods, products and services at affordable prices.