Top Ten Emerging Cities
Here in Balanga City, we pride ourselves as a budding University Town. As a haven of learning and innovation, this city will soon be a hub of tech-based business, precisely in 2020.
Balanga is a city blessed with 11,163-hectare land area and a citizenry of 93, 687, Our communities are located in 25 barangay's, sprawled across the city's center, coastal areas, and upland villages.
Balanga is strategically close to industrial giants such as Manila, Subic Bay and Clark Freeport Zone. It is literally just a stone's throw away, for it is accessible both by land and water.
City of Balanga empowers people from all walks of life, especially students and educators.
Its vission: Balanga University Town 2020: The Emerging Hub for Knowledge-Based Business in the Philippines, and mission which is, "to build a family-oriented city with a strong learning atmosphere that will ensure sustainable development and participatory governance, " guided it to win the National Literacy Award three times in a row. UNESCO also recognized City of Balanga as a "learning city."
The city provides ICT-enhanced education in the public school setting using resources like Khan Academy. Other outstanding programs on education include the Barangay Learning Hub and employment through the Rural Impact Sourcing (RIS) and the influx of IT-BPM companies. These transform the city into an emerging location for tech-based businesses.
With a host of rich and talented graduates, the city can provide for the needs of any investor, be it foreign or local.
To date, the city has a PEZA-accredited zone - the Vista Mall - which also the houses the city's first IT-BPM company. The Province of Bataan also houses GN Power, one of the country's leading providers of electrical services.
In spite of being a largely rural area, the city can boast of a fully secure environment through its state-of-the-art, province-wide command center dubbed as '1Bataan'.
BATAAN ICT DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
ZHR Mobile 2nd Flr. Galeria Victoria, Balanga City, Bataan
Tel No.: (047) 237 3113
Mobile No.: 63 99 535 3178 / 63 917 577 3939