To achieve its mission, BNET partners with both governments, public agencies and private sector organizations to improve community resiliency through the sustainability of businesses following a disaster. Recognizing the vital role that private sector businesses play in disaster recovery, BNET helps communities overcome the obstacles to recovery through its critical employee credentialing program. Our partners listed below represent some of the most progressive disaster preparedness organizations in the nation.
Send Word Now
The leading worldwide provider of enterprise communications services. Their enterprise-class emergency notification system is capable of transmitting tens of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes. BNET has partnered with SWN to provide notifications and vital information to our clients.
North East Disaster Recovery X-change (NEDRIX)
Founded in 1992 as a forum for local Disaster Recovery and Continuity Professionals to exchange ideas, knowledge, and experiences, NEDRIX works hand in hand with state and federal organizations that directly impact the policies, emergency operations and public—private sector coordination associated with emergency management and business continuity.
Contingency Planning Exchange
Contingency Planning Exchange (CPE) in New York City strives to provide its members with ideas and resources to continually enhance business continuity, disaster recovery and crisis/emergency management strategies and tools through its educational programs and the sharing of ideas and best practices across all industry classifications. Founded in 1985, CPE is dedicated to keeping its members on the cutting edge of information and trends related to keeping business, industry and government running during and after an emergency.
New York State Association of Chiefs of Police
The New York State Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc. is comprised of executives of law enforcement agencies throughout the State of New York. The Association has represented its member agencies since 1901, providing guidance and counsel to advance the law enforcement profession as it has evolved over the decades.
NYC Emergency Management
NYCEM plans and prepares for emergencies, educates the public about preparedness, coordinates response and recovery, and collects and disseminates emergency information. NYCEM partnered with BNET in 2004 to bring the Corporate Emergency Management System (CEAS) to the City's business community and promote business preparedness citywide.
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
MEMA is charged with ensuring that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is prepared to withstand, respond to, and recover from all types of emergencies and disasters, including natural hazards, accidents, deliberate attacks, and technological and infrastructure failures. MEMA partnered with BNET in 2015 to create the first statewide CEAS program in the nation.
City of Boston, MA- Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management
The City of Boston Emergency Management Program provides management and coordination for prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery activities for all hazards that may impact the City of Boston. Boston has been a partner with BNET since 2004 to ensure the resiliency of the City's businesses in the face of an emergency.
Cambridge, Massachusetts Emergency Management
The City of Cambridge partnered with BNET in 2005 to ensure that businesses in Cambridge remain operational wherever possible in the wake of an emergency or disaster, by implementing the Corporate Emergency Assessment System (CEAS).
City of Buffalo, NY
The City of Buffalo pioneered public-private partnerships by being the first city to pilot the CEAS partnership in 2003. The goal of the partnership was to mitigate economic damage by helping businesses quickly recover following an emergency.
Philadelphia, PA- Office of Emergency Management
The Managing Director’s Office of Emergency Management (MDO-OEM) is responsible for ensuring the readiness of the City of Philadelphia for emergencies of any kind through an integrated and collaborative program that educates the public on how to prepare for emergencies. MDO-OEM partnered with BNET in 2007 to lessen the impact of emergencies on the City's businesses.
City of Baltimore, MD- Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management
The Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management (MOEM) maintains the highest level of preparedness to protect Baltimore’s citizens, workers, visitors, and environment from the impact of natural and man-made disasters. The MOEM partnered with BNET in 2009 to help Baltimore-based businesses of all types and sizes to be as prepared as possible for the next emergency.
Providence, Rhode Island- Emergency Management Agency
The City of Providence has taken steps to ensure that businesses in Providence remain operational and viable wherever possible in the wake of an emergency or disaster, by partnering with BNET to implement the Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) in 2011.
City of Stamford, CT- Department of Public Safety, Health and Welfare.
The Stamford Department of Public Safety, Health and Welfare is responsible for coordinating City response to disasters, emergencies, and severe weather as directed by the Mayor. Stamford has been a BNET partner since 2005 when it implemented CEAS to help the business community recover quickly following a disaster.
Nassau County, New York- Office of Emergency Management
Nassau County Office of Emergency Management's mission is to maintain a high level of preparedness in the county, and to mitigate loss of life and vital assets prior to, during, and immediate aftermath of a disaster; and to facilitate the speedy recovery of Nassau County following a disaster. It is for this reason they partnered with BNET in 2009 to promote preparedness among the County's businesses.
Suffolk County, New York- Office of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services
Suffolk County has taken steps to ensure that businesses in the County remain operational and viable wherever possible in the wake of an emergency or disaster, by partnering with BNET to implement the new Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) in 2009.
Rockland County, New York- Department of Fire & Emergency Services
Works daily with local, state, federal and private sector partners in emergency management to plan and prepare for large-scale, multi-jurisdictional responses to all natural or man-made disasters. Rockland County partnered with BNET in 2011 to raise business preparedness awareness with the Corporate Emergency Access System.
Erie County, New York- Division of Emergency Management Civil Defense/Disaster Preparedness
The Civil Defense/Disaster Preparedness Division executes the County plan for civil defense and disaster relief before, during and after any type of natural, man-made disaster or war time situation. Erie County joined the City of Buffalo in 2008 to expand the CEAS program to entire County.