Dear Continuity Management Professional:
The Program Chair of the Disaster Recovery Institute CANADA, Mary Genyk, Award of Excellence Program, would like to acknowledge the success of the DRI CANADA Award of Excellence for the past years and it is with great excitement that she invites you to take part in the DRI Canada Award of Excellence for 2011, the fifth anniversary of the Award of Excellence. As you are aware, this award recognizes organizations that have achieved a certain level of excellence in the fields of Continuity Management, Technology Recovery (DR), and Crisis Management.
All of us are keenly aware of the challenges associated with building a successful Continuity Management program and we strongly believe that as the leading Continuity Management training and certification organization in Canada, we should ecognize and celebrate excellence in our profession.
To assure a fair and unbiased assessment for all applicants, DRI CANADA has established an independent Award Committee and Evaluation Team that includes industry experts with years of practical experience. The presentation of the DRI CANADA Award of Excellence will be held during the World Conference on Disaster Management in June 2011 or other suitable venue.
The deadline for applications is December 31, 2010.
The following Information is available by clicking here.
* Award of Excellence 2010 winners
* Award of Excellence on-line nomination form, suited to all organizations
* Award of Excellence 2011 Selection Process
* Award of Excellence FAQ
We are very pleased to bring this award to our profession again for 2011 and look forward to reading your submission.
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact the DRI CANADA Award Administrator by calling 1-888-728-DRIC (3742) or writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
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