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Before Disaster Strikes - November 14

From infrastructure failures, aging building systems, to natural disasters, the longevity of your business depends on being prepared for the unexpected. Businesses throughout New York City have seen their share of interruptions, gaining valuable experience about how to persevere in the face of emergencies.
To help your business prepare, the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership, Union Square Partnership, and The Village Alliance have teamed up to present Before Disaster Strikes - A Small Business Forum on Emergency Preparedness that will arm attendees with practical knowledge, resources, and relationships to weather any emergency.
The event will be held Confirmed speakers include:
  • Robert Pettenato, Director, Emergency Preparedness, Con Edison
  • Renée Typaldos, Restaurant Owner, Merakia
At Before Disaster Strikes, join emergency planning experts, institutions, and businesses who will share insight on important lessons learned from disasters and how to engage staff, government officials, and local organizations in the event of a business disruption.

Tickets to Before Disaster Strikes are $10, plus processing fee. All proceeds from the event will support emergency preparedness outreach and services in Flatiron, Union Square, and Greenwich Village.

Event Schedule

8:30 am - 9 am | Registration & Networking
9 am - 10:00 am | Remarks + Panel Discussion
10 am - 10:30 am | Emegency Preparedness Workshop



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