A FREE Small Business Workshop Presented by SCORE and Co-Sponsored by the Westport Library

Every business is at risk daily from systems being down to major natural disruptions. Disruptions like fire, power outages and storms like another Sandy. As a business, your ability to respond quickly and recover after an emergency is critical to ensure your success. This workshop will show you how to be better prepared for emergencies.

When: Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm | check-in starts at 11:30 am

(Bring your own brown bag lunch or stop by the library cafe where there are salads and sandwiches available for purchase.)

Westport Library

20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880

Topics that will be covered are:

Assessing your Risks as a Business

Identifying your business' critical functions

Evaluating and reducing your risk to suppliers

How to handle your key data and communications

The essentials of insurance for business disruptions

The Emergency Services available - if needed

Your will leave with a user-friendly 10 page "Business Continuity Plan" workbook - digitally accessible for interactive planning.

Our Speaker for this event is: Brian Baxendale

Brian is a SCORE counselor and has been responsible for businesses around the world. His businesses have experienced fire bombs to the normal every day risk of power outages and servers being down.

For more information or to register for this free event, visit the program's web site.