Welcome to the Business Continuity Planners Association

The Business Continuity Planners Association (BCPA), based in Minneapolis-St. Paul, has supported business professionals with a non-profit, mutual benefit association for those participating in Business Continuity, Emergency Management, Crisis Management,  Disaster Recovery, Vendor Resiliency planning or a related professional vocation since 1994.

The mission of BCPA is to provide a professional and educational environment for the exchange of experience, dissemination of information, professional growth, and for added value of mutual interest to the membership.

BCPA membership is open to any and all professionals interested in the vocations identified above, or related vocations.

Members will be assessed annual dues, payable upon receipt of invoice from BCPA, and will be informed of the uses of these dues at least annually. Dues may be pro-rated on a semi-annual basis to bring a new member into the annual billing cycle.

Questions for the BCPA?  Please email us at info@bcpa.org or leave a message for the BCPA president at 651-998-9609

Holiday Luncheon & Business Meeting - December 14, 2017

Click here to preview proposed 2018 Budget

Membership Survey Results:  Click on this link for a summary of the 2016 membership survey

Save on Cyber Security Summit 2017 - Less than 1 month away


The 7th Annual Cyber Security Summit kicks off in less than one month at the Minneapolis Convention Center. BCPA members can save 10% on registration using the discount code below, and groups of five or more save an additional 20% on top of that. 


This year the Summit will launch on Oct. 23 with optional sessions covering Health Care/Medical Device Security; DevSecOps Integration; and Cyber Security Investment. The main event runs October 24-25 and will bring together senior executives, risk managers, military representatives, policymakers, lawyers, academics, and technology leaders.


Go to cybersecuritysummit.org to see the full agenda and to register.


10% Registration Discount: BCPA17

New IT/DR Planning Course

Click on this link for more information the IT/DR Planning course from DRI International

Student internships

In 2010, BCPA began a student internship program. Each year we seek new student internship candidates for our board. If you are a student interested in learning more about business continuity or would like to get involved with our organization as an intern, please click on the job description attachment: BCPA - Intern v2017 .pdf .

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We thank WIPFLi for supporting the BCPA by hosting our monthly member meetings.

Proud member of UMSA (Upper Midwest Security Alliance), a nonprofit alliance of security and risk-related organizations and host of the Secure360 Conference.

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