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February 10, 2017
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Americas: 5 Ways to Disaster-Proof Your Meetings


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Disasters can take many forms—from earthquakes and floods that damage infrastructure and halt business, to war, terrorism, cyber attacks, and pandemics, to technological failures such as power outages. The one thing they all have in common is the potential to cause trouble for, and perhaps even shut down, your meetings.

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And yet planning for a disaster is something many meeting managers tend to give short shrift to. When meetings go off year after year without a hitch, it’s easy to relax your guard. After all, what are the chances a tornado will hit during your meeting in Salt Lake City? While unlikely, it has been known to happen. And earthquakes aren’t just an issue for California-based meetings—Oklahoma actually is the most seismically active region in the U.S. If your meeting is being held in the Pacific Northwest, are you prepared for cyber attacks?

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