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DRI Joins the NYC Emergency Management Partners in Preparedness

DRI International is proud to announce that it has joined the NYC Emergency Management's Partners in Preparedness, a nationally recognized program that supports organizations in preparing their employees, services, and facilities for emergencies. Partners come from all industries — including arts and entertainment; educatio ... Continue Reading

11/15/2018
DRI International Announces 2018 Awards of Excellence Winners

AWARDS HONOR INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS DEMONSTRATING EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS CONTINUITY, DISASTER RECOVERY, CRISIS MANAGEMENT NEW YORK — Feb. 14 -- DRI International ('DRI'), the world's leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, is pleased to recognize the outstanding organizations and indiv ... Continue Reading

02/14/2018
DRI International Awards “Resilient Enterprise” Designation to HMS

New York – February 14, 2018 – Disaster Recovery Institute International (“DRI”) the world's leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, is pleased to announce that HMS, a leading provider of cost containment solutions to the U.S. healthcare market, has received the DRI accreditation of “Re ... Continue Reading

02/14/2018
Nashville Proclaims Feb. 10 ‘DRI Foundation Volunteer Day’

NEW YORK – January 29 — DRI International (‘DRI’), the world’s leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, is pleased to announce that Nashville and Davidson County has officially proclaimed that February 10, 2018 will be ‘DRI Foundation Volunteer Day’ in recognition of DRI Foundation ... Continue Reading

02/01/2018
2018 DRI Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

DRI International is proud to announce the finalists for the 2018 DRI International Awards of Excellence. These coveted awards recognize individuals and organizations who have achieved a level of excellence in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis management. Winners in the following awards cate ... Continue Reading

01/05/2018
Cast Your Ballot: Voting is Now Open for the 2018 DRI Awards of Excellence!

The polls are now open — here is your chance to vote in the 2018 DRI Awards of Excellence! DRI Certified Professionals in good standing are invited to cast their votes for two awards: Product/Service Provider of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award. Don’t delay — voting is open until Jan. 2, 2018! To vote for ... Continue Reading

12/13/2017
New DRI White Paper: Women in Business Continuity Management

DRI International has released a new white paper on Women in the Business Continuity Management field, free to download in the DRI Resource Library. Based on the results of some 1,000 respondents to a survey conducted by the Women in Business Continuity Management Committee, the white paper examines the experiences of women ... Continue Reading

09/21/2017
DRI International Maps Professional Practices to U.N. Disaster Risk Reduction Sendai Framework

*White Paper Provides Roadmap for Organizations to Implement Sendai Framework* New York, NY, August 24 — DRI International, the world’s foremost business continuity certification and education organization, has released its latest white paper — developed as part of its work as the head of the Education and Training Them ... Continue Reading

08/24/2017
DRI International Announces Chloe Demrovsky as New President and CEO

New York, NY, July 6 — Disaster Recovery Institute International ('DRI'), the world's leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, is proud to announce Executive Director Chloe Demrovsky stepping into the role of President and CEO of DRI, taking over for outgoing President and CEO Al Berman, effecti ... Continue Reading

07/06/2017
NEW SURVEY NAMES CYBERSECURITY, TERRORISM TOP BUSINESS CONTINUITY THREATS

Professionals Certified in Business Continuity Share Upcoming Challenges NEW YORK - April 20 - Disaster Recovery Institute International ('DRI'), the world's leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, today released the results of its recent survey of DRI certified business continuity and disaste ... Continue Reading

04/21/2017
DRI Achieves 15,000 Certified Professionals Milestone

DRAMATIC GROWTH REFLECTS INCREASED IMPORTANCE OF TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION FOR BUSINESS CONTINUITY PROFESSIONALS WORLDWIDE NEW YORK — April 14 — Disaster Recovery Institute International ('DRI'), the global nonprofit certifying body for business continuity and related fields, today announced that it has now certified mor ... Continue Reading

04/14/2017
DRI International Announces 2017 Awards of Excellence Winners

AWARDS HONOR INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS DEMONSTRATING EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS CONTINUITY, DISASTER RECOVERY, CRISIS MANAGEMENT NEW YORK — March 1 -- DRI International ('DRI'), the world's leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, is pleased to recognize the preeminent organizations and indi ... Continue Reading

03/01/2017
Mayor of Las Vegas Proclaims February 25, 2017 'DRI Foundation Day'

COUNCILMAN BOB BEERS TO WELCOME DRI VOLUNTEERS AT VETERANS VILLAGE NEW YORK — February 17 -- DRI International ('DRI'), the world's leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, is pleased to announce that Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman has issued an official proclamation that February 25, 2017 ... Continue Reading

02/17/2017
DRI International Announces Establishment of DRI United Kingdom

DRI is proud to announce the founding of new offices in London, England! The establishment of DRI United Kingdom will allow us to provide more courses, networking events, and resources to our growing community of certified professions in the UK and across Europe. DRI United Kingdom will be supported by a new marketing partn ... Continue Reading

01/23/2017
2017 DRI Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

DRI International is proud to reveal the finalists for the 2017 DRI International Awards of Excellence. These coveted awards recognize individuals and organizations who have achieved a certain level of excellence in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis management. Winners in the following award ... Continue Reading

01/18/2017
DRI Plans Activated, Resilience Proved in Response to Chelsea Bombing

DRI International activated its business continuity and crisis response plans this weekend after a bomb rocked Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. The blast occurred on West 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday night, leaving 29 people injured. DRI's office is located on the same block. "Th ... Continue Reading

09/19/2016
Winner of the Annual $5,000 DRI Foundation Undergrad Scholarship Announced!

New York, NY, June 17 - Today, DRI International, the world's foremost business continuity and disaster recovery certification and education nonprofit organization, announced the winner of the 2016 DRI Foundation scholarship award for a current undergraduate student. The winner, Katia Hamamouche, was chosen out of a pool of elig ... Continue Reading

06/17/2016
DRI International Reaches 14,000 Worldwide Certified Professionals

DRI International, the global business continuity certification and education organization, is pleased to announce its latest milestone – it has now certified more than 14,000 business continuity and resilience professionals around the world. "The ever-growing number of certified professionals reflects the increasing import ... Continue Reading

05/06/2016
University of St. Thomas to Host DRI One-Day Conference in Houston, TX

DRI International is proud to announce the next in its series of one-day regional conferences, which will be held at the Cameron School of Business at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX, April 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. DRI's one-day conference series is designed for professionals who may not have the time or mon ... Continue Reading

03/31/2016
2016 DRI Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

DRI International congratulates the winners of the 2016 DRI Awards of Excellence. These coveted awards recognize individuals and organizations who have achieved a certain level of excellence in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis management. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners for t ... Continue Reading

03/10/2016
DRI International Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

DRI International is proud to reveal the finalists for the 2016 DRI Awards of Excellence. These coveted awards recognize individuals and organizations who have achieved a certain level of excellence in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis management. Winners in the following awards categories w ... Continue Reading

02/03/2016
DRI International Announces First Prestigious Hub of Resilience Designation to NYU Langone Medical Center

Resilience and Preparedness Accreditation Recognized with DRI’s Official 'Seal of Excellence' New York – January 29, 2016 – Today, Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International, the world's foremost business continuity certification and education nonprofit organization, announced NYU Langone Medical Center as the fir ... Continue Reading

01/29/2016
Cyber and Reputation Risks Remain Top Concerns, According to Marsh and DRI International Survey

According to the 2015 International Business Resilience Survey, conducted by Marsh and Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI), firms consider cyber and IT-related risks to be the most likely to occur and have the greatest potential impact on their operations. Marsh, in collaboration with DRI, surveyed nearly 200 C-su ... Continue Reading

10/08/2015
DRI International Announces Hub of Resilience and Resilient Enterprise Award Designations Recognizing Organizations for Their Achievements

New York, NY- September 15, 2015 - Today, DRI International, the world's foremost business continuity certification and education organization, unveils the "Hub of Resilience" and "Resilient Enterprise" awards, both official "standard of excellence" designations. The "Resilient Enterprise" will be awarded to entities recognized ... Continue Reading

09/15/2015
Registration for DRI2016 Now Open ... With Early Bird Rates for the First 100!

Registration is now open for DRI2016, DRI International's 5th annual conference returning to Atlanta, GA, on Mar. 6-9, 2016. Be one of the first 100 attendees to sign up, and you will receive a special early bird rate of $1,195 -- that's up to $300 in savings! Want to know what you can expect? Here's an early look at s ... Continue Reading

09/10/2015
DRI International Now An IRCA Approved Training Organization

DRI International is proud to announce that its Business Continuity Audit training course is now a Certified Training Course by the International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA), the leading professional body for management system auditors worldwide. DRI is also registered as an IRCA Approved Training Organization. Repr ... Continue Reading

08/28/2015
Nominations Now Open For the 2016 DRI International Awards of Excellence

DRI International has announced that nominations are now open for the 2016 Awards of Excellence, which recognizes the best and brightest in the business continuity profession. Each year, DRI honors the leaders and innovators in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery, and crisis management, as chosen by the p ... Continue Reading

08/19/2015
DRI President Talks Cyber Attacks on Big Data Website

DRI President and CEO Al Berman is a featured author in DataInformed, a website focused on big data and analytics in the enterprise. In his article, Berman hones in on the impact of cyber attacks and the ways in which the U.S. can evolve to limit the risks associated with them. "The apparent ease of penetration and inability ... Continue Reading

08/14/2015
Listen: DRI President Interviewed on Cyber-Security Awareness

You can listen to DRI President and CEO Al Berman’s recent radio interview on The Tom Anderson Show, discussing the impact of cyber attacks and the ways in which the U.S. can evolve to limit the risk associated with them. Host Tom Anderson asked how people should prepare themselves against cyber-security issues they may not e ... Continue Reading

07/28/2015
DRI President Featured Author on Cloud Technologies

DRI President Al Berman is a featured author in CIO Review's June special edition on enterprise risk management. In his article, he discusses the rise of cloud technologies, and their role in solving the problem of data loss in the event of a disaster. In "Cloud Technologies for Enterprise Risk Management," Berman writes: "Cl ... Continue Reading

07/21/2015
DRI International Joins UN Private Sector Partnership

New York, NY - July 14, 2015 - DRI International, the world's foremost business continuity certification and education organization, today announced that it has joined a Private Sector Partnership (PSP) initiated by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The PSP's 105 members are focused on business continuity a ... Continue Reading

07/14/2015
DRI Weighs in on Tech Troubles at United Airlines, Wall St. Journal, and NYSE

Technical glitches managed to take down the New York Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal, and United Airlines – all within hours of each other. What infosec lessons should other organizations learn from this trio of outages? DRI President and CEO Al Berman weighs in. Here’s how it went down: • United Airlines was f ... Continue Reading

07/09/2015
DRI Foundation’s ‘Dance for Nepal’ Benefit Event Raises $21,000+ for Earthquake Victims as Elite Members of New York Dance Community Unite to Make a Difference

All Proceeds from Event Have Been Donated to The DRI Foundation Nepal Relief Fund to Fund Resilience-building Efforts in Nepal New York, NY- July 6, 2015 - The DRI Foundation, the charity arm of the world's foremost business continuity certification and education nonprofit Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International, in ... Continue Reading

07/06/2015
Disaster Recovery Institute Announces the Winner of the Annual $5,000 DRI Foundation Scholarship

New York, NY, June 17 – Today, DRI International , the world's foremost business continuity and disaster recovery certification and education nonprofit organization announced the winner of the 2015 DRI Foundation scholarship award. The winner, Tyler Newsom, was chosen out of a pool of eligible applicants and will receive a $5, ... Continue Reading

06/19/2015
‘Dance for Nepal’ Benefit to Raise Proceeds for Earthquake Victims; Elite Members of New York Dance Community Volunteer Talent

All Proceeds from Event Will Be Donated to The DRI Foundation Nepal Relief Fund New York, NY- June 16, 2015 - The DRI Foundation, the charity arm of the world's foremost business continuity certification and education nonprofit Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International, in partnership with 39 Steps and Red Rope Product ... Continue Reading

06/16/2015
DRI International Assembles Global Think Tank on 'Future of Resilience'

New York, NY- June 9 - Today, DRI International, the world's foremost business continuity certification and education nonprofit organization, announced the formation of the "Future Strategic Vision Committee," a global think tank that will unify a wide-range of professional bodies and membership organizations to share leading in ... Continue Reading

06/09/2015
DRI International Reaches 13,000 Certified Professionals Worldwide

• Organizations see need and value in disaster preparedness • Advanced certifications show exceptional level of growth • Global growth especially strong in the Middle East and Africa NEW YORK, May 8, 2015 – Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI), the world's foremost business continuity certification and ed ... Continue Reading

05/08/2015
DRI Foundation Sets Up Nepal Relief Fund in Wake of Earthquake

A powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake has devastated Nepal, claiming more than 3,600 lives and counting. Thousands of homes have been destroyed and more will become known as events unfold. To help the region, the DRI Foundation is calling on all continuity professionals and their organizations to donate to the Nepal Relief Fund, p ... Continue Reading

04/29/2015
Business Continuity Conference Draws Record Attendance

• DRI International increases annual conference attendance by 50% • Growth reflects C-Suite interest in business resilience NEW YORK – April 27, 2015 – Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI), the foremost business continuity certification and education organization in the world, reported record attendance at ... Continue Reading

04/27/2015
Disaster Recovery Institute Announces DRI Scholarship Award

• $5,000 to be awarded to a high school senior • Children of DRI Certified Professionals are eligible NEW YORK – April 23, 2015 – DRI Foundation, the charitable arm of Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI), has established the DRI Scholarship Award to help defray the cost of higher education while supportin ... Continue Reading

04/23/2015
DRI Executive Director Talks Boston Marathon on Bloomberg TV

Thursday, April 16 -- DRI Executive Director Chloe Demrovsky was interviewed by Bloomberg TV's Alix Steel on "Street Smart" to talk about disaster recovery in consideration of the second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. She was joined by Olympic medalist and marathon record-holder Deena Kastor, who complemented the ... Continue Reading

04/20/2015
DRI Hosts First Collegiate Conference at the University of Maryland

On April 10, 2015, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business partnered with Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International to hold DRI's first collegiate conference. More than 100 DRI-certified professionals, business continuity planning leaders and students were in attendance. DRI helps organizations p ... Continue Reading

04/15/2015
DRI Launches Collegiate Conference Series

NEW YORK – March 3, 2015 – Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI), the leading nonprofit business continuity professional organization, has partnered with colleges and universities in North America to host a series of one day conferences that will connect the next generation of business continuity and resilience spe ... Continue Reading

03/12/2015
DRI International To Address United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

NEW YORK – February 3, 2015 — DRI International will be a featured expert resource at the Public Forum of the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, 14-18 March 2015. Held at the site of the 11 March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, the conference is expected to att ... Continue Reading

02/04/2015
Smith School of Business to Host DRI International’s Inaugural Collegiate Conference Event

DRI International is proud to announce its partnership with the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for the first in its new Collegiate Conference series. This one-day regional event, held April 10, 2015, will bring DRI International certified professionals and othe ... Continue Reading

02/04/2015
DRI International Announces Finalists for 2015 Awards of Excellence

DRI International is proud to announce the finalists for the 2015 DRI Awards of Excellence, to be presented at the DRI2015 conference in San Antonio, TX, on Mar. 3! These coveted awards recognize individuals and organizations who have achieved a certain level of excellence in the fields of continuity management, technology reco ... Continue Reading

02/03/2015
DRI INTERNATIONAL REPORTS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH IN CERTIFIED BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND DISASTER RECOVERY PROFESSIONALS IN 2014

-- Non-profit reports more than 12,000 certified professionals globally -- Middle East and Africa fastest growing region, with nearly 30% increase NEW YORK, January 21, 2014 – DRI International announced today that it has reached a record-setting, more than 12,000 certified business continuity and disaster recovery prof ... Continue Reading

01/22/2015
Lifetime Achievement, Service Provider Awards Finalists Announced! Voting Open!

Vote Now in the 2015 DRI Awards of Excellence Online Categories! We are pleased to announce the finalists in the two online voting categories in the 2015 DRI International Awards of Excellence. The categories decided online by popular vote are: Lifetime Achievement and Service Provider of the Year. To vote, you must be a ... Continue Reading

12/17/2014
Good News: DRI2015 Early Bird Registration Now Extended to Jan. 15, 2015!

With the end of the year coming up fast, you've probably got a lot on your plate. That's why we're giving you one less thing to cross off your list, by extending the deadline for early bird registration to DRI2015! You can now take advantage of the discounted conference rate through Jan. 15, 2015. And remember, the benefits ... Continue Reading

12/16/2014
By Popular Demand: DRI Awards of Excellence Nomination Deadline Extended!

You have spoken, and DRI International is listening! You've let DRI know that this is a very busy time of year -- so busy, in fact, that many of you haven't had the time to turn in your nominations for the 2015 DRI Awards of Excellence. Well, DRI has good news for you: Nominations are now due December 15, 2014! This extensi ... Continue Reading

12/02/2014
DRI Awards of Excellence: Nominations Due December 1!

The 2015 DRI Awards of Excellence honor professionals in the business continuity, recovery, and emergency management fields, nominated by their peers in the field. And the period to submit those nominations is coming to a close – December 1 is the last day to turn them in! To nominate yourself, a colleague, a team, or a ven ... Continue Reading

11/18/2014
DRI Returns to Bloomberg TV

Tune into Bloomberg TV (www.bloomberg.com/TV) on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 2:10 p.m. EST — DRI Executive Director, Chloe Demrovsky, will be interviewed by ‘Bottom Line’ program host Mark Crumpton, as part of a week-long series on corporate risk assessment. Watch to see Chloe discuss what organizations can do to avoid business di ... Continue Reading

11/11/2014
Video: Watch DRI International Executive Director’s Interview on Bloomberg TV

On Oct. 29, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, DRI Executive Director Chloe Demrovsky was interviewed on Bloomberg TV’s “Street Smart” with Trish Regan to talk about the need for resiliency and what businesses and government can do to bounce back from extreme weather events. She was joined by DRI client John On ... Continue Reading

10/30/2014
Tune In: DRI International Live on Bloomberg TV!

DRI International will be featured in a special, live interview segment, scheduled for Wednesday, October 29, at 3:10 p.m. on the Bloomberg TV program, Street Smart. DRI Executive Director Chloe Demrovsky will be joined by John Odermatt, Managing Director for Citi Office of Emergency Management, for this live discussion, ‘Les ... Continue Reading

10/28/2014
DRI2015: Early Bird Contest Prize Packages!

DRI International is excited to announce one more great reason to take advantage of early bird registration to DRI2015: The Professional’s Conference, to be held in San Antonio, TX, March 1-4, 2015. In addition to saving big on the conference, three lucky winners will get to supercharge their conference experience with fantast ... Continue Reading

09/22/2014
Nominations Now Open for DRI'S 2015 Awards of Excellence!

Nominations are now being accepted for the DRI Awards of Excellence. These awards honor individuals and corporations who are leaders and innovators within the business continuity profession. Each year, DRI recognizes those who have achieved a level of excellence in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery (DR) ... Continue Reading

08/04/2014
Free Webinar: Business Continuity Meets Risk Management

Business Continuity Meets Risk Management: Building Bridges and Adding Value Join DRI International for an exploration of the intersection between two key disciplines -- business continuity (BC) and risk management (RM). We'll cover the BC/RM relationship within organizations, how BC professionals can add value to risk progra ... Continue Reading

06/23/2014
DRI International Announces New Leadership

New York, NY - June 16, 2014 - DRI International is proud to announce the promotion of Chloe Demrovsky to Executive Director, with overall responsibility for all operations and planning for DRI International, and Traci O'Neal to Senior Director of Operations, a newly-created position that will integrate the reporting of all dome ... Continue Reading

06/16/2014
DRI International and Bowhead to Provide Risk Management Training, Certification

Partnership Combines Risk Management Training Experts with the Authority on Business Continuity Management New York, NY - May 28, 2014- Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International and Bowhead Systems Management, LLC. (BSM, commonly known as Bowhead) have teamed up to provide a risk management course and professional certi ... Continue Reading

06/05/2014
DRI2014 Awards of Excellence Winners Announced!

We are pleased and excited to reveal the winners for the 2014 DRI International Awards of Excellence. The awards were presented at the DRI2014 Certified Professionals Conference held in Atlanta on May 20, at the Gala Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. These coveted awards recognize individuals and organizations who have achie ... Continue Reading

05/22/2014
Former National Intelligence Director to Speak at DRI2014!

DRI International is proud to announce that former Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell will address attendees at its annual conference, DRI2014, to be held May 18-21, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. McConnell will take part in a unique, personal, one-hour Q&A session that will start DRI2014 off in the spirit in wh ... Continue Reading

03/28/2014
Announcing a New DRI Istanbul Networking Opportunity

A Letter from DRI's President, Alan Berman: DRI International and DRI Istanbul are pleased to announce the formation of the new Business Continuity working group of DRI Istanbul, called Exchange by DRI Istanbul. The group is being formed as a result of the demand that followed the DRI2014 Istanbul Business Continuity Forum, ... Continue Reading

03/24/2014
2014 DRI Awards of Excellence Finalists Revealed!

We are pleased and excited to reveal the finalists for the 2014 DRI International Awards of Excellence. The awards will be presented at the DRI2014 Certified Professionals Conference being held in Atlanta on May 20, at the Gala Dinner at the Hyatt Regency. These coveted awards recognize individuals and organizations who have ... Continue Reading

03/17/2014
DRI Unveils New Business Continuity International Glossary

Today, DRI International is proud to release the International Glossary for Resiliency, a new resource guide for the business continuity community. Its purpose: to promote a common, comprehensive set of universal terms, reducing confusion and enhancing communication across the board. Download the glossary via the MyDRI web po ... Continue Reading

03/14/2014
DRI Italy Sponsors Urban Security Event in Rome

DRI Italy is proudly sponsoring an analysis and comparison of urban security in metropolitan areas. Hosted by the city of Rome, this day-long event explores the various strategies and programs employed to ensure the security in metropolitan areas. Topics covered include coordination with religious entities, cyber security a ... Continue Reading

03/13/2014
New THRIVE! Middle East Edition Out Now

DRI is excited to present a special edition of its online magazine, THRIVE! This issue offers readers a first-hand look at the rising business continuity trends in the Middle East and the work of DRI-certified professionals in the region. As a result of recent business continuity forums held in Abu Dhabi and Qatar, our growing ... Continue Reading

03/06/2014
DRI International Announces Launch of Its New Glossary for Resiliency

DRI International is proud to announce the upcoming release of the International Glossary for Resiliency, a new language guide designed to improve communications and increase clarity across the business continuity community. A volunteer committee of industry leaders gathered to review 2,189 unique terms from 22 different ref ... Continue Reading

02/26/2014
DRI Foundation Supports Relief Efforts in the Philippines

Donations to Fund Disaster-Resistant Housing Project The Disaster Recovery International (DRI) Foundation has taken an active hand in aiding relief efforts for the survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan-Yolanda in the Philippines. For the first time, the Foundation solicited donations for this singular cause from the business ... Continue Reading

01/29/2014
DRI President to Speak on UAE Crisis Management February 25

DRI International is proud to announce its involvement with the 5th Crisis & Emergency Management Conference 2014, a two-day event held in Abu Dhabi on the 25th and 26th of February and designed to raise awareness and educate the national crisis management community of the UAE and GCC. DRI President Al Berman will be one of the ... Continue Reading

01/09/2014
DRI Istanbul to Hold Its First Conference!

New York, NY (December 9, 2013) DRI Istanbul is proudly hosting the first Business Continuity Forum in Turkey. The event will be held March 11, 2014 at the Radisson Blu in Ortaköy. "We're extremely excited to bring our premier business continuity conference to Istanbul, Turkey," said DRI International President Al Berman. "I ... Continue Reading

12/09/2013
DRI KL 2013 Regional Conference & Awards in Malaysia A Huge Success!

Congratulations to DRI Malaysia on the tremendous success of the DRI KL 2013 Regional Conference & Awards of Excellence held November 4-5 in Kuala Lumpur, and thank you to all those who attended. The conference was themed "Emerging Issues and Challenges faced in ASEAN Countries" and had the additional focus of honoring indiv ... Continue Reading

11/20/2013
Lifetime Achievement, Service Provider Awards Finalists Announced! Voting Open!

Vote Now in the 2014 DRI Awards of Excellence Online Categories We are pleased to announce the finalists in the two online voting categories in the 2014 DRI International Awards of Excellence. The categories decided online by popular vote are: Lifetime Achievement and Service Provider of the Year. To vote, you must be a ... Continue Reading

11/18/2013
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Continuity Professionals Come Together: Support Typhoon Haiyan-Yolanda Relief!

Call to Action: Make Your Dollars Count by Donating Generously to the DRI Foundation As the details of the tragedy in the Philippines come to light, we at the DRI Foundation are shocked and distressed by the magnitude of the devastation in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan-Yolanda. As business continuity and emergency response profe ... Continue Reading

11/14/2013
Qatar's November 17 BCM Forum Features DRI

DRI International is pleased to work with Q-CERT on Qatar's BCM Forum, an exclusive, half-day business continuity event on 17th of November 2013, featuring DRI President Al Berman, as the honorary guest speaker. Berman, will share his insights on topics like emerging issues and challenges in business continuity, and the recen ... Continue Reading

11/05/2013
Lifetime Achievement and Service Provider of the Year Nominations Due November 15!

Nominations for two DRI2014 Awards of Excellence categories are due by November 15. Those categories are Lifetime Achievement and Service Provider of the Year. Winners in each category are chosen by DRI certified professionals casting their votes online. The list of nominees will be announced on November 18. To nominate ... Continue Reading

10/31/2013
DRI Malaysia Regional Conference in Kuala Lumpur

New York, NY (September 25, 2013) DRI Malaysia will be hosting a regional conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 13-14, 2013. This year’s conference will be hosted at the Grand Millennium Hotel located along the Bintang Walk. Participants will join business continuity professionals from all over the world during th ... Continue Reading

09/25/2013
DRI to attend PwC's International Conference on Business Continuity.

New York, NY (September 25, 2013) DRI will be traveling to Costa Rica this September to participate in PwC's International Conference on Business Continuity. The conference will be held at the Radisson Hostel in San Jose, Costa Rica, September 30- October 1. Participants will discuss and explore global trends and case studi ... Continue Reading

09/25/2013
Save the Date! DRI2014: May 18-21 in Atlanta!

DRI2014: The Professionals Conference will be held May 18-21, 2014, in Atlanta, GA! Registration for DRI2014 will open in mid-September, and this year we will be offering a special $1195 early bird registration price. So, plan and budget accordingly, and we'll see you in Atlanta at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Atlanta. "We're ... Continue Reading

09/05/2013
DRI International to Partner with GRF for 4th Annual Conference

New York, NY (August 14, 2013) DRI International is proud to announce that it will be partnering with the Global Risk Forum as a sponsor for the "4th Conference on Community Resilience on Building Resiliency into Critical Infrastructures: International Goals - National Strategies - Local Actions" in Davos, Switzerland. The e ... Continue Reading

08/14/2013
DRI Expert Talk and Networking Evening with IBM

DRI Singapore is giving business continuity professionals the opportunity to learn more about the latest developments in the business continuity field and network with other professionals in Singapore. They will be hosting an expert talk and networking evening with IBM. The theme of the evening will be "Leveraging the latest t ... Continue Reading

07/08/2013
Awards of Excellence Winners Announced!

We are pleased and excited to reveal the winners for the 2013 DRI International Awards of Excellence. The awards took place at our DRI2013 Certified Professionals Conference held in Philadelphia on June 6, 2013, during the gala dinner at the Downtown Philadelphia Marriott hotel ballroom. These coveted awards recognize indivi ... Continue Reading

06/17/2013
GRC International + DRI Day Latin America

Business continuity professionals from all over the world meet in Brazil to attend GRC International + DRI Day Latin America developed by Daryus and sponsored by DRI International, ISACA, EXIN, and starting this year, The Open Group. GRC International gathers experiences, experts, and executives from 500 of the largest companie ... Continue Reading

06/04/2013
DRI International and Certified Professionals Granted Academic Honor

New York, NY. (May 13, 2013) DRI International is pleased and proud to announce that it has been recognized for excellence in education by the Order of the Sword & Shield National Honor Society (OSSNHS) and that DRI Master Business Continuity Professionals (MBCPs) will receive special acknowledgement of their accomplishments. ... Continue Reading

05/13/2013
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DRI2013 Conference Program Announced!

DRI International has announced its conference session lineup for "DRI 2013: The Certified Professionals Conference and Expo." The event will be held June 4-7, 2013 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. The conference program builds on the success of last year's event, with a more international reach and a ... Continue Reading

02/05/2013
Welcome Aboard New Board Member John Franchy!

DRI International's newest board member is John Franchy, an interesting, super-qualified, public sector continuity expert who promises to bring much to DRI. Franchy is currently assigned as a Mission Assurance Continuity Specialist for the Department of Defense (DoD), where he coordinates and synchronizes continuity and cri ... Continue Reading

02/05/2013