THOMPSON, CRAIG O. - COUNTER-TERRORISM & BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING CONSULTANT, AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR & SPEAKER / WORKSHOP LEADER

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CRAIG O. THOMPSON
--
BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING / COOP / FPC-65 TRAINING
-- DISASTER RECOVERY PLANNING (BCP/DRP) CONSULTANT
-- BUSINESS VENTURE & SUCCESSION PLAN COMPONENTS

-- KEYNOTE SPEAKER / WORKSHOP LEADER & TRAINER
-- COUNTER-TERRORISM  EXPERT / AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR


JIM CUTRELL
--
CERTIFIED, PROFESSIONAL SECURITY TRAINING
-- CERTIFIED
LIFE-SAFETY TRAINING
-- BUSINESS EXECUTIVE & DIGNITARY PERSONAL PROTECTION TRAINER
-- CELEBRITY PERSONAL PROTECTION TRAINER


"Mr. Thompson's presentation was not only timely but informative. It addressed the threat of biological terrorism that soon materialized on the east coast. Such a discussion by a noted speaker and author is ideally suited to college audiences across the country. .."

Gloria E. Miranda, PhD., El Camino College


 

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  • KEYNOTER / WORKSHOP LEADER

  • BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNER

  • COUNTER-TERRORISM CONSULTANT

  • AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR

    Award-winning author, Craig O. Thompson, is communications director for the International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals, a member of the Institute for Business & Home Safety, and the Association of Contingency Planners International. Clients embrace his philosophy: advance preparedness enables commerce and our citizens to
    get up-and-running soon after a disaster.

Craig's keynotes and workshops champion knowledge, advocacy, and action for business, personal security, and endurance. He will focus on your theme and target what you need for your business, trade association, campus, community, or special event.

 

Attack on America
&
The War on
Terrorism:
Interviewed Worldwide by Countless Media Outlets

BCP & Counterrorism Workshops

Keynotes

Neighborhood
& Family
Preparedness

Business Continuity Planning:
Consulting

Business Plan & Venture Capital BCP Components

 

  • How prepared is your business to reopen immediately after a natural or man-made disaster?

  • Will your customers / clients, suppliers / vendors still be there?

  • How immune is our homeland and your community against additional terrorist attacks?

  • Regardless of all your good efforts--without advance business continuity planning--your business may have to close due to a hurricane, earthquake, wildfire, severe storm, flood--or a terrorist attack.
At least 43% of businesses
never reopen following a local disaster
Source:Institute for Business & Home Safety

Security &
Life-Safety
Training
Av
ailable

Personal Protection
Instruction For
Business Executives,
Dignitaries,
Celebrities
Available

 

WHAT RECENT CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY...

Very informative; factual information based on a great deal of knowledge; sparked an even greater interest to improve our continuity of operations (COOP); he knows the subject; great presentation; extremely informative.

Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency
Workshop Evaluations

Mr. Thompson's presentation was not only timely but informative. It addressed the threat of biological terrorism that soon materialized on the east coast. Such a discussion by a noted speaker and author is ideally suited to college audiences across the country. .

Gloria E. Miranda, PhD., El Camino College

I found your keynote to be extremely informative and inspiring. Others agree, you are the best speaker in years...well worth the investment.

Don Steel, President, Planned Investment Co., Inc

 

Spellbinding would not be too strong a word for the attention I gave and could see others giving to your talk. You offered us some very sobering insights and presented them in a businesslike way. I was inspired by your ending the talk with words of hope.

Jack Cooney, Our Lady of Greenwood Church

Mr. Thompson's speech was well received, and he was evaluated as an excellent public speaker by our members.

David Pearl, CEO and Director General, IPA

 

Your keynote address was one of the most important we have had on this campus. It was invaluable advice.

Ryan Wilson, Associated Students Programming, UCLA

 

 

 

For Craig O. Thompson's Availability, Contact:
craigt@BusinessContinuityBCP.com

For Jim Cutrell's Availability, Contact:
jimc@BusinessContinuityBCP.com

Craig Thompson provides Keynotes and Workshops for:

  • Conferences
  • Trade Shows
  • Executive Retreats
  • Professional Groups
  • Corporate Gatherings
  • College & University Programs

Your professional staff or audience will:

  • Develop a Business Continuity / Risk Reduction and Recovery Plan to mitigate exposure
    from any natural or man-made disaster (including terrorist attacks)

  • Safeguard mutual business investments in the community to ensure stability, and to
    reduce liability and disruption to normal operations

  • Gain a better understanding of the challenges businesses and individuals face with
    America's War on Terrorism

  • Understand how to practice neighborhood preparedness for families and loved-ones

  • Become advocates in the corporate community for business, neighborhood, and family
    safety, and break out of the "It won't happen to us" syndrome

  • Manage time & maintain a motivated stance in this challenging decade



Partial List of Topics:

The Terrorist Cell Game - Keynote or Workshop
Following this program your audience will be able to:

  • Gain up-to-date information about terrorist attack probalilities for our homeland
  • Take action to practice better preparedness at home and with your business and local communities
  • Avoid misleading information and become advocates to assure upgrading of your local infrastructure
    and training
  • Understand that hope can replace paranoia and fear
  • Learn how to become a "spontaneous rescuer" -- and more!


Keeping SMBs Open for Business™ - Workshop or Keynote
Following this program clients will be able to:

  • Initiate a BC project (its scope and objectives)
  • Gain management support, agreed budget, organization and staffing
  • Perform a Risk/Probabilities Assessment for natural and man-made disasters to protect
    human and physical resources / infrastructure
  • Conduct a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) to identify various impacts that might be caused
    by workforce disruption
  • Determine potential Upstream and Downstream losses for business continuity to protect key
    customers, employees, IT, buildings, suppliers, records, and other important aspects
  • Determine, prioritize, and set disaster prevention / mitigation strategies
  • Create the Business Continuity and Recovery Plan to protect against adverse effects of disasters,
    including potential for a bio-event
  • Test, Update, and Maintain the Plan...and more


Biological Terrorism: Deadly Pathogens and Your BCP™
- Workshop or Keynote

Deadly biological epidemics are an all-too-real possibility--whether by natural cause or through intentional release. Following this program participants will know:

  • What might happen to their business if a pathogenic disease spreads in their city...or across America
  • What to do if employees report symptoms of a dangerous virus
  • What authority the government has to invoke a "forced quarantine" or "cordon solitaire" that might
    keep all employees at home for weeks
  • If their business can handle city or state border closures during a regional or national epidemic
  • Who has legal authority to use guns on citizens if you or your employees (and families) resist
    forced quarantine
  • How your BCP might cope with the effects of a city closed down for days to weeks
  • Who really controls the most dangerous pathogens in the world and how they get into
    unscrupulous hands
  • Whether your local hospitals and public health agencies are prepared for a mass-casualty bio-event
  • Why responsibilities should extend beyond disaster prevention to political advocacy
  • About dangerous, ongoing activities that could wreak havoc on the business sector...and America's economy
  • What we have learned from various mock disasters--and the SARS pandemic--that could help if a pathogen
    turned out to be Plague, Smallpox, or Ebola
  • What the up-to-date facts are about Avian (Bird) Flu
  • Real-world, common-sense guidelines for handling such events

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A/V Needs: Wireless microphone preferred. Large projection screen needed for Powerpoint slides. Modern Powerpoint projector with compatible connections/wiring and remote control for Mac iBook™. Full or tabletop podium.

Book Sales (Back of Room) Needs: Two 4' or 6' draped tables. Appreciate at least one person to assist with sales (depending upon size of group).

Travel: Coach airfare; hotel; ground transportation, meals.

www.BusinessContinuityBCP.com
www.CraigOThompson.com

1.317.535.3705 (voice or fax)

Email: craigt@BusinessContinuityBCP.com

 

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WHAT RECENT CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY...

Very informative; factual information based on a great deal of knowledge; sparked an even greater interest to improve our continuity of operations (COOP); he knows the subject; great presentation; extremely informative.

Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency
Workshop Evaluations

Mr. Thompson's presentation was not only timely but informative. It addressed the threat of biological terrorism that soon materialized on the east coast. Such a discussion by a noted speaker and author is ideally suited to college audiences across the country. .

Gloria E. Miranda, PhD., El Camino College

I found your keynote to be extremely informative and inspiring. Others agree, you are the best speaker in years...well worth the investment.

Don Steel, President, Planned Investment Co., Inc

 

Spellbinding would not be too strong a word for the attention I gave and could see others giving to your talk. You offered us some very sobering insights and presented them in a businesslike way. I was inspired by your ending the talk with words of hope.

Jack Cooney, OLG

Mr. Thompson's speech was well received, and he was evaluated as an excellent public speaker by our members.

David Pearl, CEO, IPA

 

Your keynote address was one of the most important we have had on this campus. It was invaluable advice.

Ryan Wilson, Associated Students Programming, UCLA

 

 

 

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