[email protected] — Join us this BBC FRIDAY for the long-awaited Emergency Preparedness Part 3, w/ Colleen Kragen: Business Continuity Planning For Bainbridge Island
“BC can be defined as the uninterrupted availability of all key resources supporting essential business functions. Business continuity management (BCM) provides for the availability of processes and resources following a disruption of the business in order to ensure the continued achievement of mission critical objectives.” (Business Continuity Management: Global Best Practices, 4th Ed., By Andrew Hiles, 2014)
BC risk assessment and management is important for every business to consider. Bainbridge has unique characteristics that make BC planning crucial: natural disasters can cause physical isolation; power outages and communication systems losses are common; it has a delicate economic system that is vulnerable to supply shortages. (But … DON’T PANIC! Be prepared.)
Colleen Kragen – EMERPREP Consultant: University of New Haven, M.S. Crisis/ Emergency/ Disaster Management. Western Washington University, B.A. Natural Resources Management & Policy. ESWS Certification – Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, US Navy. LinkedIn: linkedin.com/pub/colleen-kragen/a9/186/455. Contact: [email protected]. BBC-handout: Business Recovery Plan.
Be here – @ OfficeXpats – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me scurvy maties, as serial entrepreneurs, we’re all business wise!
So invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!
[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is., Upstairs At the Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
8:00-8:45 – Colleen Kragen – “Business Continuity Management”
8:30-9:00 – more networking, sharing, visiting
BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC
BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!
Thank you to the Bainbridge Island Chamber Of Commerce — Rex, Mickey, and the gang, and all you volunteers — for your untiring creativity and management of all things 4th OF JULY! You guys put on a great show! Bravo!
THE CHANNEL (thechannelbainbridge.com) is here! Our Bainbridge Island Chamber Newsletter has a new look and a new name – The Channel – and will be published quarterly, with free print copies and a free interactive online version. Take a look and let us know what you think, and what else you might like to see: [email protected]
Check out the new Bainbridge Island Brand and website filled with valuable resources and local Island news, events, and business cool stuff: bainbridgebusinessresources.
REMINDER – For BBC Regular Members: We’re building our Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List for a single page referral sheet and BBC website Members List. As BBC Regular Members, make your business/contact info available for the BBC community and website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) and fill out BBC Regulars Member List contact info: http://bit.ly/1mZGKfR
BBC on Facebook: Alice David kindly started BBC on Facebook. We’re now looking for someone to take over that role as point person for our Facebook page. Thank you, Alice (officexpats.com/thank-you-alice-a-true-ambassador-for-community/).
Special thanks to our friends at Toastmasters Bainbridge. Two clubs on the Island: The Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org and The Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com.