Emergency Planning for Small Businesses

Disaster prep webinar is Jan. 14.


Is your business prepared for an emergency or disaster?

Photo credit: Bill Tiernan/Virginian-Pilot file photo

Caption: Richard Coughenour, general manager of L.D. Amory & Co., surveys June tornado damage at the Hampton wholesale seafood business.

With hurricane season in full swing, it pays to have a contingency plan. Click the following link to get advice from four experts, who spoke at the Cox Business Executive Discussion Series' June 26 panel discussion, "When the Unthinkable Happens."

Read coverage of the June 26 event by Inside Business.

The expert panelists were:

Robert Conley, regional manager, Security, Risk Management, Safety and Business Continuity, Cox Communications Virginia
Theresa A. Kirchner, Ph.D., MBCP, MBCI, assistant professor of management, School of Business - Management Department, Hampton University
Jim Redick, MPA, CEM, director of emergency preparedness and response, City of Norfolk
Dr. Nancy Welch, district health director for Chesapeake and Western Tidewater, Virginia Department of Health

See IB's exclusive Q&As with the four experts.

Read the Small Business Navigation Program's May 25 story, "5 Ways to Survive Hurricane Season."

For more information on EDS events, visit the Cox Business EDS page on IB's website.