Media Advisory: Seminar about Emergency Preparedness Business Recovery and Resiliency

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday - October 17, 2016

Windsor-Essex County, Ontario –On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation is presenting a seminar about Emergency Preparedness Business Recovery and Resiliency.  This event takes place at the Ciociaro Club in Salon C. The topics will include:  Business and economic recovery post an event, employee and customer retention, business interruption planning and lessons from the trenches. The media are invited to attend.


Registration and Breakfast                

Welcome & Introductions, Lee McGrath, Director Business Retention and Expansion

Preparedness : Panel Discussion with -  Dan Metcalfe, County of Essex CEMC; Chief Chuck Parsons, Fire Chief, Leamington Fire Services and Lee Tome, Assistant Deputy Fire Chief / Fire Prevention Officer, Amherstburg

Recovery and Resiliency, Pete Karageorgos with the  Insurance Bureau of Canada

Lessons Learned, Steve Phillips, Director Operations Kautex Textron

10:15-10:30     Q&A Closing Remarks

MEDIA Contact:
Lana Drouillard, Director, Marketing & Communications
WindsorEssex Economic Development Corp.
Tel:  519 259-9600

ABOUT– The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation advances economic development and prosperity in our region. We are the region’s lead economic development agency and a dedicated catalyst for business growth and expansion.  We attract new businesses to our region, help strengthen existing businesses and support entrepreneurship. Visit