SBA-Agility Disaster Preparedness Webinar Set for January 14


Daytona State College
1200 International Speedway Blvd Bldg 110 Rm 112
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
United States
29° 12' 14.4324" N, 81° 2' 9.672" W
Release Date: 
Monday, December 30, 2013
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Advisory Date: 
Monday, December 30, 2013
Advisory Number: 
Carol Chastang (202) 205-6987

What Did 2013’s Disasters Teach Us About Being Prepared?

Business Continuity Tips Discussed at Free Webinar
Hosted by SBA and Agility Recovery


WASHINGTON – Small businesses were particularly hard-hit by the floods, tornados and wildfires that occurred in the U.S. in 2013.  Some were even forced to close temporarily, causing economic injury to business owners and communities that were already struggling.

The factors that lead to financial losses after a disaster, however, can be offset by having a recovery plan in place.

Join Agility Recovery and the U.S. Small Business Administration January 14 for a free webinar that will take a look at how small and large-scale disasters in 2013 caused business interruptions, and the lessons learned.

Topics will include:

•  A retrospective of 2013's major events causing business interruptions

•  The latest trends in business continuity planning

•  Steps and tools your organization needs in order to be prepared

•  Actionable ideas that can be applied today to increase your organization's preparedness

Since 2009, SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies via its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit the site to check out past webinars and to download helpful disaster preparedness checklists.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit

WHAT:          “2013 Year-in-Review: Valuable Lessons & Best Practices
WHEN:          Tuesday, January 14, 2014 – 2 - 3 p.m. EST
HOW:             Space is limited. Register at