Last March 12, 2018, the ECCP Davao Branch Office was presented with a Business Development and Entrepreneurship Award by the Davao City Investment and Promotions Center for being partners of the City Government of Davao in several events. Some of the recent initiatives of ECCP Davao include the recent Mindanao Business Briefing: Updates on Security Situation, Resiliency, and Optimism, which helped promote the Davao City as an investment destination. There were a total of 86 companies, organizations, and individuals who were given recognition during the event, entitled Pasidungog: Garbo sa Davao, with ECCP as the only foreign chamber recognized for its contribution to the city. The event was held at the Davao Convention & Trade Center, with the opening remarks delivered by Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. Other awards included Top Business and Real Property Tax Payers, Every Dabawenyo Hero, Environment and Beautification , Public Safety, Disaster, and Crisis Response, Social Services, and Tourism and the Arts.
Pasidungog: Garbo sa Davao is an annual ceremony held every March in celebration of Araw ng Davao. The award was personally handed by Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio who extended her personal thanks to the Davao team. The award was a certificate and token, a framed artwork of a Mindanawon weaving pattern. Mayor Duterte-Carpio shared during her speech shared, "This recognition is significant in our 9th decade as a city as it serves to remind us that Davao City will not be as it is today without Dabawenyos and friends helping each other."