The COVID-19 pandemic is creating an incredibly challenging time for our downtown business community. Business owners are under tremendous strain. We understand that cash, clarity and business continuity are top of mind.
As part of our ongoing support during the pandemic, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ offered a free webinar on Business Continuity and Crisis Recovery on March 30, 2020.
Below is a recording of the webinar recorded live on Monday, March 30, 2020:
- Jason Shaw, Assistant Chief of Emergency Management and Public Information with the Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service. Jason is a disaster recovery professional who advises businesses on how to optimize operations and regain their footing after an emergency or interruption to regular business.
- Josée Lemoine, Chief Operating Officer and Strategy Leader at Backswath Management. Josée is an experienced business continuity strategist who has helped advise and guide numerous businesses on developing and implementing strategic plans. She is also President of the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Manitoba.
- Sachit Mehra, Co-Owner and Manager of East India Company Pub and Eatery. Sachit has been part of his family’s company for 25 years and has always had a passion both for business and Winnipeg. Sachit serves on multiple boards and committees, including serving six years on the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Board of Directors, including two years as Board Chair.