On 12 May 2011, FinMedia press trust organized the event "Agricultural Loaning" under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, supported by the Romanian Banks Association. At the end of the event were awarded prizes for the performance "Top Farmers". CEC Bank was awarded the prize for "The most dynamic agricultural creditor, which was taken by Mrs. Vice president Mihaela Popa.
The event was held at Hotel Intercontinental Bucharest, Rhapsody Hall and was attended by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Valeriu Tabara, as well as the Secretary of State, Adrian Radulescu. Among the officials was also Mrs. Veronica Toncea, FGCR president, Mrs. George Preda,NRDP Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation Director, the General Directorate for Rural Development - Management Authority for NRDP, Ciprian Octavian Alic, Deputy Director General of the Payment Agency for Rural Development and Fisheries (PARDF), Daniela Giurca, Director General, General Directorate of Agricultural Policy, MARD but also representatives of top banks.