Protiviti to host first BCI Mideast summit
Dubai, April 24, 2014
Protiviti, a global consulting firm, is organising the first-ever BCI Middle East Conference and Exhibition aiming to help organisations in the Middle East better understand the nuances of Business Continuity Management (BCM).
Protiviti, the Middle East member of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) UK, was selected by the BCI to host this premier event on May 7 and 8 at The Address, Dubai Marina.
Titled “Business Continuity: Building a Resilient Middle East”, the conference is envisioned to provide attendees with the tools, skills and knowledge to support professional development in Business Continuity and drive important and critical organizational change.
The two-day event will feature senior and well-known Business Continuity and Risk Management practitioners presenting the most up to date trends and information in the BCM industry, sharing success stories, and discussing challenges faced in implementing business continuity plans.
Delegates will also have opportunity to visit exhibition area that will have over 50 exhibitors showcasing some of the latest products and services they provide to help organizations to manage their Business Continuity plans.
Steve Mellish, chairman, Business Continuity Institute, said: “We are really excited about our first-ever Middle East Conference, in association with Protiviti. We are really looking forward to bringing together industry experts, thought leaders, regulators and leading organizations to what will be the most innovative and relevant event in the region in the Business Continuity calendar.”
“With over eight percent of our members working in the region, Middle East has become an area of considerable focus for BCI. It is not only instrumental to the development of the institution but also vital to the expansion of the discipline. We would like to thank Protiviti for doing a magnificent job of organizing it,” he added.
Senthil Kumar, managing director, Protiviti, said: “BCM as a practice has gained strategic importance within organizations across Middle East over the last couple of years. With the inaugural BCI Middle East conference, we want practitioners to get an insight into latest researches, tools, techniques and best practices to help further build their knowledge in the area.”
“We have used our expertise in Business Continuity Management to create a structure that will ensure that the event provides value to everyone from a novice to an experienced Business Continuity practitioner. With a lineup of top international BCM experts and practitioners as participants, we are confident that the event will prove to be a major success,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service