When disaster strikes, Florida businesses can find the education, training, and assistance needed to survive through the Florida SBDC Network’s (FSBDCN) Business Continuation Services. Our professionally certified business consultants provide consulting training at little to no cost to help you minimize losses and increase survivability when affected by natural and man-made disasters. They can also help prepare a comprehensive Business Continuity, Emergency Preparedness, and Disaster Recovery Plan at no cost.
Disaster Recovery Resources: http://fsbdcswfl.org/about-2/services/business-continuation/business-continuation-resources/
Disaster Preparedness: http://fsbdcswfl.org/about-2/services/business-continuation/disaster-preparedness/
FSBDC’s around the state offer workshops to help businesses prepare and recover from disasters. These include “Hurricane Preparedness for Businesses”, “Disaster Plan in 90 Minutes—How Bulletproof is Your Business?” and “Is Your Business Disaster-Proof?”
Communication Capabilities with FDEM
The FSBDCN has established formal communication capabilities with the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) to provide assistance during pre-and-post disaster periods.
Quick Response Vendors and Contractors
Businesses that provide products or services most needed in response to a disaster can find continuity and contracting educational training through the Florida Business Ready! Contracting program. Vendors within the existing statewide network are also eligible.
Small Business Resource Network
To further support our state’s growing economy, the Small Business Continuity Services Network (SBCSRN) is a database of professionals identified to provide recovery technical assistance following a disaster.