For the third consecutive year, the US Small Business Administration has joined with Agility Recovery to co-sponsor the Prepare My Business Campaign, a free educational resource for businesses of all types and sizes to become better prepared for disasters, both large and small.
The 2013 campaign kicks off with the first of the free monthly educations webinars on January 15th called “2012 Year In Review: Valuable Lessons & Best Practices.” By registering and attending this free webinar, you can join Deputy Associate Administrator of SBA Disaster Assistance Joe Loddo and Agility CEO Bob Boyd as they cover the recent history of events which shaped business disasters in 2013, as well as the lessons learned and best practices every business can institute to improve their resilience.
As stated on the PrepareMyBusiness.org website, “….Disaster planning and preparedness can be your company’s lifeline to staying in business. With proper education, planning, testing and disaster assistance, you will be able to stay in business through any interruption and beyond.”
Click here for more details, information and registration access to the following 2013 schedule of free educational webinar offerings, as well as, accessing archive files of previous year webinar offerings.
January 15, 2013 2012 Year in Review: Valuable Lessons & Best Practices (Click here to register)
February 13, 2013 Crisis Communication Planning – The Keystone of Disaster Recovery Response
March 13, 2013 Five Things You May Not Know about SBA Disaster Assistance
April 9, 2013 Social Media and Disaster Recovery
May 21, 2013 Protect Your Business This Hurricane Season
June 11, 2013 Leading with Resiliency During a Disaster
July 9, 2013 The Top 5 Risks for Business Disasters in America
August 13, 2013 Start Building Your Disaster Recovery Plan TODAY!
September 4, 2013 National Preparedness Webinar # 1 – Topic TBA
September 11, 2013 National Preparedness Webinar # 2 – Topic TBA
September 18, 2013 National Preparedness Webinar # 3 – Topic TBA
September 25, 2013 National Preparedness Webinar # 4 – Topic TBA
October 22, 2013 Winter Weather Preparedness
November 12, 2013 The Impact of Corporate Preparedness on the Bottom Line
December 10, 2013 The 10 Most Common Mistakes During a Crisis
If applicable, please pass this information along to those disaster preparedness, business continuity or risk management team members in your organization.