Joplin Chamber President to Speak at 11/30 Seminar – Emergency Preparedness for Businesses

Does your company have an emergency plan? Do you and your employees know the details of the plan? What would you do in the event of an extended utility failure? Do you have an emergency generator? Where would you purchase fuel for that generator?

Business Continuity and Emergency Preparedness Seminar

November 30, 2011 at the Drury Lodge in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Hear Joplin Chamber of Commerce President Rob O’Brian discuss the response of Joplin’s business community to their devastating May tornado.

This conference is designed to provide you with tools to increase your company’s awareness of possible disaster events, prepare for them and respond more efficiently. Agenda topics include: FEMA response plans, business continuity and emergency plans, building safety, CERT teams, and working with the media during an emergency.

This conference is co-hosted by the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce, Jackson Chamber of Commerce, Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce and Perryville Chamber of Commerce.

Informational brochure

http://library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1105083501932-66/Business+Continuity+and+Emergency+Prep+Seminar.pdf

CERT (Community/Business Response Training)

Classes now in session

http://www.semo.edu/training/cert.htm

http://www.cityofcapegirardeau.org/cert