Send Word Now announced as Platinum Sponsor for the BCM World Conference and Exhibition 2011
Send Word Now has been announced by the organizers of the BCM Conference and Exhibition, the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) as the Platinum Sponsor for this year’s annual event. The Conference and Exhibition will take place on the 9th and 10th November 2011 at the Olympia Conference Centre, London and tops the calendar of BCM events; providing an exciting forum for the discussion, review and cross-pollination of current thought leadership in business continuity management. Delegates will represent a global audience and, consistent with the multi-disciplinary nature of the industry will be drawn from diverse professionals in areas including disaster recovery and recovery planning, emergency response, risk management, crisis management, continuity planning, enterprise planning, operational management, information technology and telecommunications, communication and corporate affairs. The leading minds across all these disciplines are expected to be in attendance.
Tony Schmitz, CEO of Send Word Now, the worldwide leader in emergency notification and incident management explained, “This conference, which has become a leading industry event in the UK, brings together all levels of practitioners from a wide range of sectors who are interested in networking and learning industry best practices. We believe that the show organizer, the BCI and our organization have great synergies and our sponsorship will enable us to raise our visibility among the conference’s audience as well as grow our footprint in the UK and beyond in a meaningful way.”
Executive Director of the BCI Lorraine Darke commented, “We are very pleased to be working in partnership with Send Word Now as this year’s sponsor of the event. We are extremely excited at this new relationship and look forward to many more opportunities for collaboration with them.”
Eighteen (18) sessions will be conducted over the two days of the conference, six (6) of which will be focussed on the core principles of BCM, known in the industry as the BCM Lifecycle, with the remainder addressing topical issues in BCM thought leadership. Those topics will include ‘Engaging and Sustaining the Interest of the Board’, ‘Horizon Scanning’ and ‘Dealing with Organisational Change’. The various sessions will be led by an array of dynamic speakers including Margaret Millett of eBay, Steve Mellish of J Sainsbury plc, the third largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, Professor Dominic Elliott from the University of Liverpool and Krzysztof Pulkiewicz, founder of the first Polish Business Continuity Portal in Poland, BCPGuide.com.
The BCI’s organizer of the conference and Head of Events, Lucy Burns, pointed out that, “…based on the current interest and response to this year’s conference, we are expecting a record attendance of delegates and exhibiting organizations. There is a steady pace of delegate registrations and exhibition stands are selling quickly. The early bird deadline for delegates expires at the end of July.”
For further information relevant to this event, Ms Burns can be contacted at email@example.com.
About BCM World Conference & Exhibition
The BCM World Conference and Exhibition is the leading event in the Business Continuity Management (BCM) calendar with a conference that caters for all levels of practitioner across a wide variety of topics and an exhibition featuring over 40 leading industry players. For more information visit www.bcm2011.com
About the Business Continuity Institute
Based in Caversham, United Kingdom, the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was founded in 1994 and leads on the development of best practice in business continuity management. The BCI also contributes to relevant legislation and standards. It has over 6,000 members in some 90 countries active in an estimated 2,500 organizations in private, public and third sectors. The BCI Partnership, established in 2007, is the corporate body within the BCI with over 70 member organizations. For more go to www.thebci.org