While the U.S. was spared from major disasters in 2014, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, major floods occurred in Michigan, New York, Arizona and California, and much of the RV industry suffered from southern-reaching polar weather late in the year.
Those storms caused significant property damage and economic losses to small businesses and some of them faced temporary shutdowns.
The factors that can cause financial losses to small businesses on the heels of a destructive weather event exist every day, the Administration said in a news release.
The release invites business owners and managers to join Agility Recovery and the Small Business Administration on Tuesday (Jan. 13) for a free webinar that will take a look at how small businesses handled disaster-related losses in 2014, lessons learned, and the resulting new best practices.
Topics will include:
• A retrospective of 2014’s major events causing business interruptions
• Steps and tools your organization needs in order to be prepared
• Actionable ideas that can be applied today to increase your organization’s preparedness
The webinar, entitled “2014 Year-in-Review: Valuable Lessons & Best Practices”, will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Register at http://bit.ly/1DtNXxp.