Event-Aware

Actionable Emergency Response Planning for Meetings & Events

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Plan-A-ware

Collaborative Business Continuity Plan Development and Management

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Tabletop Exercises

From custom designed and delivered to "off the shelf"

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Disaster Experiences

Tabletop Exercises delivered as mock disaster simulations

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07/29/2015 - Workplace Violence

According to OSHA, murders in the workplace are the leading killer of female employees and the second-leading killer of males. But workplace violence is not limited to murders. This issue discusses the many faces of workplace violence and what steps you can take to prevent violence and how to recognize the potential for such violence. Is your team working on a workplace violence plan? This should be part of your business continuity efforts.  

 

Latest Articles & NewsBriefs

Avoiding Meeting and Event Disasters

June 12, 2019 - When it comes to events, Murphy's Law is always at work. All of use have no doubt been victims of it at one time or another. In this issue we are focused on avoiding those disasters that Murphy can cause, from natural disasters to technical ones to faulty marketing messages. We hope you'll find some helpful tips in these articles. 

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Crisis Communication

May 29, 2019 - It's a crisis and your response has to help prevent the situation from going from crisis to chaos or worse. Your communication plan could help with this, but have you developed it enough to be useful in the current situation? Do you know what to do first and second? Or might there be another alternative to your current plan? (see Item #3) All of these articles talk about what to do and how to do it if a crisis occurs. 

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Top 6 Effective Tabletop Exercise Scenarios for Business Continuity

Business continuity plans alone aren't enough to ensure organizations can overcome unexpected situations. These strategies must be tested, revised to cover critical vulnerabilities and tested again. Conducting a Tabletop Exercise scenario can help train staff, raise their levels of awareness of the business continuity plan and verify their capabilities to communicate, respond and recover from various events. Check out one of these top six scenarios for your next Tabletop Exercise.

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Weathering the Weather in Hurricane Season

May 15, 2019 - We just observed hurricane preparedness week, and hurricane season begins on June 1. What's the status of your preparedness for the coming storms? As we have seen with recent weather, lack of preparedness can spell disaster, so take some cues from these articles and ramp up your plans in advance of the storms ahead. 

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Identifying, Managing and Mitigating Risk

May 1, 2019 - If you have a business continuity plan, that's terrific. Obviously you know how important it is to have a plan. But have you updated it lately? Considered any new risks for which you should plan? Made necessary changes in personnel? And if you don't have one, perhaps it's time you got started on one. These articles can be helpful regardless of your situation. 

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