Recognition Received

We at DavaoBase truly appreciate every recognition we receive. Here’s a list of awards and citations that we have received so far:

Davao Blog Awards

Hall of Fame – Best Davao Gateway Blog
Davao Blog Awards 2018

DavaoBase Hall of Fame

Best Gateway Blog, 2017
Best Gateway Blog, 2016
Best Gateway Blog, 2015
Best Gateway Blog, 2014
Best Gateway Blog, 2013
Best Gateway Blog, 2012

Davao Blog Awards 2015

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Mindanao Blog Awards

Best Gateway and Community Blog, 2013


We bagged this distinction from the Mindanao Blog Awards, as a blog that “highlights the new and exciting things to do in a place or community.”

Globe Racing Amplified

Champion (Team Globe Tattoo@Home), 2012


In this competition akin to The Amazing Race, teams of media personalities and bloggers from Manila and Davao raced towards several obstacles that showcase the best features of Davao and the strengthened network of Globe. Leah was part of Team Globe Tattoo@Home together with Jesse Pizarro Boga and Tom Noda, and the team finished first!

Araw ng Dabaw Blog Competition

First Place, 2012


The City Government of Davao hosted a Blog Contest to feature the city, in line with the 75th Araw ng Dabaw. Leah’s entry entitled “Reasons Why I’m Still in Davao After 32 Years” was awarded first place! To date, this blog post has been one of the most visited pages in our site.

Philippine Blog Awards

Mindanao Bloggers’ Choice Award, 2009


This recognition from the national award-giving body for blogs came in the form of the Mindanao Blogger’s Choice award, based on votes by our peers.

Bloggy Award

Gold Award, 2009

Bloggy Award Gold Badge

The Bloggy Award review gave us a score of 10 in every category — Visual Aesthetics, User Friendliness, Reading Enjoyment, and Useful Info (which the reviewer pointed out as our site’s “strongest point”.)