The Regional Competitiveness Committee – Davao Region (RCC-XI) named the Municipality of Lupon, Davao Oriental as the 4th Most Competitive 1st-2nd Class Municipality in Davao Region during its 1st Regional Competitiveness Awards on December 18, 2017 at the Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City.

This competitiveness awards is a localized (regional version) of the National Competitiveness Awards, based on the CMCI 2017 national ratings for the four pillars: Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency, Infrastructure and Resiliency.