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Are you Ready to be an Effective Communicator During a Crisis?

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Advisory Date: 
Friday, February 1, 2013
Advisory Number: 
Carol Chastang (202) 205-6987
Get Tips on Disaster Planning During Free SBA/Agility Webinar

WASHINGTON – Managing the flow of information about your company is crucial when an emergency occurs.  Regardless of your abilities as a leader, it’s easy to become overwhelmed when a crisis hits.


Get tips on how to plan a communications strategy that will eliminate confusion and support your recovery efforts during a free webinar on February 12, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery.


The discussion will help you assess your company’s needs, identify a good spokesperson and develop fact sheets and talking points.


SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit www.preparemybusiness.org to access past webinars and get additional preparedness tips. 


The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private non-profits organizations and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.



WHAT:          “Crisis Communications Planning—The Keystone of Disaster Recovery Response” will be presented by Agility Recovery CEO Bob Boyd. A question and answer session will follow.


WHEN:          Tuesday, February 12, 2013 – 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST


HOW:             Space is limited. Register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/119177817





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