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DRJ has covered numerous disasters since the magazine’s inception in 1987. Some disasters had such impact on our industry that we created Special Reports to cover all of the information. Click on the links below to read our in-depth coverage of each event.

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Our Mission

Disaster Recovery Journal gives business continuity professionals the insight, information, and inspiration they need to make smarter decisions concerning the overall protection of their organization.

The #1 Business Continuity Publication in the World

 Every issue, Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) delivers how-to, in depth knowledge into business continuity planning more than any other business publication. This unique ability to take readers further inside the issues has made DRJ the #1 read business continuity publication in the world, one with a circulation and audience that consistently dominates the business continuity magazine field. Add to this strength that we have consistently higher ad recall than our competitors in every major advertising category and the DRJ advantage becomes clear.

Uncompromising Integrity That Builds a Bond

Our readers always come first. It’s a principle we never sacrifice. Not in Print. Not at our events. This is proven in the fact that we are the most widely read publication in the industry as well as our shows pulling in the largest attendance in the business continuity industry.

DRJ’s consistent delivery of unbiased business journalism has enabled us to forge a bond with our audience that is the envy of the business continuity world.

History

As the publishers of the industry’s premier publication of business continuity, DRJ has an abundance of resources and materials available for your use. DRJ delivers the most informative and up-to-date information available in our industry to over 58,000 business continuity professionals. In addition to the magazine, DRJ sponsors the worlds’ two largest conferences and exhibitions in the industry with over 3,000 in total attendance. The shows are held every year in San Diego in September and Orlando in March. Check out www.drj.com to sign up for a free subscription or for more information!

DRJ eXpress is published by Disaster Recovery Journal. We have added this exciting publication to our family to better update our readers on current events and happenings.

In the fast-paced world of business continuity, having current information is key to staying ahead of the challenges that can occur so quickly. This quarterly eZine will contain a wealth of tips, statistics and technology updates. In addition, you can find information on local continuity events, meetings and more.

Get the information you need – quickly and easily with DRJ eXpress! Staying informed is essential – and we are here to help.

The #1 Business Continuity Publication in the World

Every issue, Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) delivers how-to, in depth knowledge into business continuity planning more than any other business publication. This unique ability to take readers further inside the issues has made DRJ the #1 read business continuity publication in the world, one with a circulation and audience that consistently dominates the business continuity magazine field. Add to this strength that we have consistently higher ad recall than our competitors in every major advertising category and the DRJ advantage becomes clear.

Uncompromising Integrity That Builds a Bond

Our readers always come first. It's a principle we never sacrifice. Not in Print. Not at our events. This is proven in the fact that we are the most widely read publication in the industry as well as our shows pulling in the largest attendance in the business continuity industry.

DRJ's consistent delivery of unbiased business journalism has enabled us to forge a bond with our audience that is the envy of the business continuity world.

History

As the publishers of the industry's premier publication on business continuity, DRJ has an abundance of resources and materials available for your use. DRJ delivers the most informative and up-to-date information available in our industry to over 58,000 business continuity professionals. In addition to the magazine, DRJ sponsors the worlds' two largest conferences and exhibitions in the industry with over 3,000 in total attendance. The shows are held every year in San Diego in September and Orlando in March. Check out www.drj.com to sign up for a free subscription or for more information.

Richard L. Arnold, Publisher

Rich Arnold Richard L. Arnold is the founder and chief executive officer of the Disaster Recovery Journal. Arnold has an extensive background in the information system field, ranging from applications programming to systems programming. Some of the companies he has been employed by were: MoPac, Anheuser Busch, and Cincom, which are major employers serving the St. Louis metropolitan area. He has been extensively involved in the disaster recovery field for more than 25 years. Arnold has been innovative in the field of DR, establishing the first hot-site and cold-site in the state of Missouri in 1985. In 1987, he founded the Disaster Recovery Journal, the first publication dedicated to the field of disaster recovery and business continuity. The first issue of the magazine was 22 pages in size and was distributed to 3,000 people. Today, there are well over 60,000 subscribers and it is over 100 pages in size.

 

The Largest BC/DR Conferences In The Industry

Besides founding DRJ, Arnold also was the co-founder of the Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI International) in 1989 and served as the chairman of the executive board until August of 1994.

Disaster Recovery Journal sponsors two annual conferences that began in September of 1989. The first conference drew a crowd of almost 250 disaster recovery professionals. Today, both conferences combined pull in more than 3,000 disaster recovery professionals from all over the world, which makes our conferences the largest in the entire industry.

Events

International

South America - DRJ en Espanol
Ruth Rocha
Directora Comercial
+ (51) 1 436 6456 fijo Per˙
+ 1 (786) 600 1864 USA
ruth.rocha@drjenespanol.com
www.drjenespanol.com

Asia - Business Continuity Planning Asia Pte Ltd (BCP Asia)
Henry Ee
Address: 1 Commonwealth Lane #08-27 One Commonwealth Singapore 149544
Tel: (65) 6325 2080
Fax: (65) 6223 5363
Email: (General) enquiry@bcpasia.com
Email: (Events) conference@bcpasia.com
Email: (Direct) henry@bcpasia.com
Website: www.bcpasia.com

United Arab Emirates
Dhiraj Lal
Executive Director
Continuity and Resilience
A Division of CORE MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
P. O. Box 127557, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 8152831 | 7 +971 2 8152888
dhiraj@continuityandresilience.com
www.continuityandresilience.com

 

Contact DRJ

1862 Old Lemay Ferry
Arnold, MO 63010
Call: (636) 282-5800
Fax: (636) 282-5802
Email: drj@drj.com

DRJ Staff

CEO
EXECUTIVE PUBLISHER
Richard L. Arnold, CBCP
richard@drj.com

PRESIDENT
ADVERTISING / SPONSORSHIP

Bob Arnold
bob@drj.com

CONFERENCE DIRECTOR
Patti Fitzgerald, CBCP
patti@drj.com

CONFERENCE REGISTRAR
Rose Chotrow
rose@drj.com

EDITOR IN CHIEF
Jon Seals
jon@drj.com

SENIOR EDITOR
Janette Ballman
janette@drj.com

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Pamela Clifton

ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Vicki Thomas
vicki@drj.com

CIRCULATION
Laura Wilfong
laura@drj.com

SENIOR WEB DESIGNER
Mike McClain
mike@drj.com

ART DIRECTOR
Rachel Mezinis
rachel@drj.com

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
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DRJ World Archives is a complitation of DRJ articles published from 1987 thru 1998.  We have organized these past articles by subject matter allowing much easier browsing of subject matters.

Disaster Recovery Journal sponsors two annual conferences that began in September of 1989. The first conference drew a crowd of almost 250 disaster recovery professionals. Today, both conferences combined pull in more than 3,000 disaster recovery professionals from all over the world, which makes our conferences the largest in the entire industry.

DRJ has an exciting array of events available throughout the year. Participation in any or all is a great way to boost your industry knowledge and expand your networking circle. The opportunities include annual conferences, webinars and podcasts.

The conferences are held twice each year. The spring show is in Orlando, Florida; the fall show is in San Diego, Calif. The webinars are held monthly and may be viewed live or recorded for later use. The podcasts offer a chance to hear sessions from previous conferences.

Follow the links below to find out how you can participate in these exciting opportunities.

Fall world 2011

The Evolution of Business Resiliency

  • The #1 BC/DR Conference
  • 40 Sessions, 45 Speakers, 85+ Vendors!
  • For one low fee, you will gain weeks worth of education in just a few short days.
  • The beautiful Sheraton San Diego Hotel provides the perfect backdrop for Fall World 2011
  • More Opportunities. Better Value. Unsurpassed Quality.

Our 47th Conference!

DRJ is proud to host its 47th conference, Fall World 2012. Our conferences are designed with the attendee in mind. Every minute of the agenda offers an educational or networking opportunity.

Attendees can particpate in workshops, sessions, tours, exercises, hospitalities, product demonstrations and much more at Fall World 2012.

This is the one conference you cannot afford to miss. Gain hundreds of hours in training in just a few short days. Make lifelong networking contacts and get one-on-one consulting time with industry experts. It is truly the ultimate educational experience.

Our fees are the lowest in the industry! DRJ continually provides the best education, entertainment and networking opportunities. Let our years of experience design the perfect conference experience for you! Sign up today to reserve your spot in the industry’s #1 conference dedicated to business continuity.

Fantastic Accommodations

The beautiful Sheraton San Diego Hotel provides the perfect backdrop for Fall World 2012. The expansive meeting facilities and luxurious rooms make it easy for attendees to enjoy their stay at Fall World 2012. Enjoy the beautiful Southern California weather and the harbor view while attending the world's largest conference dedicated to business continuity. The hotel offers several restaurants onsite, heated pools, tennis courts and is nearby to shopping and entertainment areas.

Networking and Education

This three-day event provides many opportunities to view the latest products and newest technology! Attendees can visit a variety of vendors and booths at Fall World 2012. Allow plenty of time for networking. The exhibit hall is the perfect place to make connections and discover new trends in the industry.

Monday Evening Hospitality
You won’t want to miss the Monday Evening Hospitality hosted by conference Gold Sponsor SendWordNow. It is a fun-filled event for attendees, vendors and speakers. Food, drinks and networking are offered in a relaxing environment.

Mock Disaster Exercise
Participants in this event experience a real-time mock disaster event. This ultimate hands-on exercise is an excellent way to become familar with the entire process.

Session Information
Our sessions are designed for a variety of different experience levels. We offer general sessions in the morning and a variety of breakouts and workshops in the afternoon.

Welcome Reception
All attendees, exhibitors and speakers are invited to a reception on Sunday evening in the exhibit hall. Enjoy a relaxing, fun atmosphere with other attendees, speakers and vendors.

Exhibition Hall
Find the latest information on products and services in the industry. Visit hundreds of vendors and booths at Fall World 2012. The hall is open for a variety of hours, allowing plenty of time for networking. The exhibit hall is the perfect place to make connections and discover new trends in the industry.

Exhibiting Opportunities

Creating a connection between your company and prospective buyers can be a difficult endeavor. DRJ provides a platform for you to reach and engage with high-level, high-quality business technology/service buyers - giving you the opportunity to meet face-to-face with a broad reach of senior level management and educate them about your company and services.

Why Attend This Event?

Fall World 2012 is the ultimate conference experience. We build information, education and entertainment into every minute of the day. Gain hundreds of hours in training, consulting and networking for the lowest price in the industry. It is an unbeatable value. If you can attend only one conference, make it Fall World 2012. You will leave the conference with a wealth of information!

  • Consistently Top-Rated By Thousands of Attendees Each Year
  • Lowest Industry Fee. High Return on Investment.
  • Dedicated credits earned for ALL industry certifications.
  • Most Experienced Conference Management

Justification Kit

Conferences are an excellent training tool and a great return on investment. However, getting approval to attend can sometimes be difficult. How can you justify the time off work and travel expenses? You may need to validate to management your reasons for wanting to attend.

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The #1 Business Continuity Publication in the World!
Every issue, Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) delivers how-to, in depth knowledge into business continuity planning more than any other business publication. This unique ability to take readers further inside the issues has made DRJ the #1 read business continuity publication in the world, one with a circulation and audience that consistently dominates the business continuity magazine field. Add to this strength that we have consistently higher ad recall than our competitors in every major advertising category and the DRJ advantage becomes clear.

DRJ Webinar Series

DRJ's Webinar Series is an outstanding free resource to gain quick, in depth training on a wide array of topics that matter most to industry practitioners.

The weekly webinars feature a different cutting-edge topic and presenter, providing you with a convenient, easy way to discover new solutions, strategies and information. Registration for any live webinar is always free, so sign up now to reserve your space. And, if you want to review the information again, an On-Demand feature is available.

DRJ Webinar Series

DRJ's Webinar Series is an outstanding free resource to gain quick, in depth training on a wide array of topics that matter most to industry practitioners.

The weekly webinars feature a different cutting-edge topic and presenter, providing you with a convenient, easy way to discover new solutions, strategies and information. Registration for any live webinar is always free, so sign up now to reserve your space. And, if you want to review the information again, an On-Demand feature is available.

DRJ Webinar Series

DRJ's Webinar Series is an outstanding free resource to gain quick, in depth training on a wide array of topics that matter most to industry practitioners.

The weekly webinars feature a different cutting-edge topic and presenter, providing you with a convenient, easy way to discover new solutions, strategies and information. Registration for any live webinar is always free, so sign up now to reserve your space. And, if you want to review the information again, an On-Demand feature is available.

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