Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Small Business Preparedness Fair - September 13, 2012

Whatcom County COAD Presents - Small Business Fair


*15-40% of businesses fail following a natural or man-made disaster

*94% of small business owners believe a disaster could seriously disrupt their business within the next two years.

*51% of Americans have experienced at least one emergency situation where they lost utilities for at least three days, had to evacuate and could not return home, could not communicate with family members or had to provide first aid to others.

* 82% of Americans agree "If someone could make it easy for me to be prepared, I'd do it."

NOW IS YOUR CHANCE - On September 13, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM 

*Listen to Wendy Freitag (former VP of Business Continuity Washington Mutual&Global Critical Incident Manager at Microsoft) from WA State Emergency Management talk on "What is Disaster Planning for Small Business?".

*Visit booths that can show you how to prepare your employees and family.

Location:                          3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA
More Information:             360-676-6681
Web:                                http://whatcomcoad.blogspot.com/

Free Information Fair Hosted by: Whatcom County - Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD)