Press Release

F24 invites you to the Experience Season 2021

20th September – 29th October 2021

Munich – 08/09/2021 – F24, Europe’s leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider for proactive crisis management and alerting, will launch the F24 Experience Season 2021 on 20 September. As part of this event, interested participants will be able to access a wide variety of exciting content and interactive online formats free of charge until 29 October. Live experiences include discussion rounds, interactive online tests, a podcast and field reports on the topics of alerting, crisis management and business continuity. Together with international experts from companies like Deutsche Telekom, the Helvetia Insurance Group or the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), F24 offers a digital platform where participants can actively share their experiences – and provide plenty of inspiration on how organisations can navigate through emergencies and crises in future even more safely by using the right digital tools, to name but one example.

‘Since 2020, people, businesses and organisations around the world have been in crisis mode almost continuously. However, the everyday challenges of fighting the coronavirus pandemic and other disasters have pushed systematically gathering and processing what we’ve learned over the last year and a half on to the back burner. It’s also clear that crisis situations like cyber attacks or natural disasters will become an even greater focus in the future. We’re delighted that we can provide a stage for this important exchange with our Experience Season. Drawing on their expertise, the various speakers will cover the entire range of relevant topics and provide valuable sources of inspiration, trends and best practices for dealing with all kinds of exceptional situation – worldwide,’ said Benjamin Jansen, Vice-President of Sales for the Emergency Notification Services and Crisis Management division at F24.

Companies worldwide are focusing more on crisis management

The coronavirus crisis and disastrous flooding in parts of Europe in July 2021 are just two very recent examples that truly demonstrate how crucially important working alerting systems, sustainable crisis management and proactive emergency and crisis management really is. They also make it clear just how diverse the risks for companies can be. Companies around the world have recognised this – as confirmed by reviewing the Allianz Risk Barometer 2021 and the latest Emergency Communications Report from the Business Continuity Institute (BCI):

  • Last year, business interruptions (41%), cyber incidents (40%) and the outbreak of the pandemic (40%) were the top three most frequently cited risks for businesses globally1
  • 62% of respondents around the world said that improving their business continuity management was the most important action that their company could take2
  • More than half (52%) of all companies believed contacting their employees during an incident would be their biggest challenge3

This is precisely where F24, the Munich-based SaaS provider, comes in with its FACT24 product, to name but one example, and offers holistic solutions that make crisis management and alerting efficient worldwide, so damage can be avoided wherever possible and costs can be minimised. The company recorded up to 600% growth in the use of FACT24, its all-in-one crisis management and alerting solution, last year in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic alone. In 2020, for example, more than 10,000 people per day in over 100 countries were alerted using FACT24 on average.

Footnotes: 1,2Allianz Risk Barometer 2021; 3BCI Emergency Communications Report 2021

Priority topic of the Experience Season:
focusing on preparation, mobilisation and management

Attendees of the F24 Experience Season 2021 can choose between three main topics and then attend presentations, discussion panels, first-hand reports and training within the selected areas.

The ‘Strengthen Your Preparedness main subject matter deals with preparing for and successfully managing emergency and crisis situations and safeguarding one’s own company values. In the ‘Mobilize and Keep Your People Safe” topic area, the focus is on concepts for effectively alerting the right people. The ‘Manage Communication and Critical Situations’ priority point is dedicated to successfully and professionally managing crisis situations.

For more information about the virtual Experience Season 2021, including the programme and all the speakers, visit the website. This is also where interested individuals can sign up for the event for free. All of the event’s highlights will be available on demand afterwards.

Selected English-language highlights:

  • We will discuss insights from the BCI Emergency Communications Report 2021 together with Rachael Elliot from the Business Continuity Institute.
  • With support of our experienced guest speaker Peter Barrett the session “Protecting Your Reputation – How BC & Crisis Communications Professionals Must Work Together .” will demonstrate how Business Continuity professionals should work more closely with Public Relations experts in managing reputational risk.
  • In “The F24 Multi-channel Public Warning System: Warn everyone, everywhere, anytime” we will show how to act quickly and efficiently warn the people in the affected region in case of a catastrophic event.

About F24

F24 is the leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider for incident and crisis management, alerting and business communications in Europe. The highly innovative F24 solutions for alerting and crisis management help companies and organisations around the world with efficiently and successfully managing incidents, emergencies and crises. F24 also offers solutions for high-volume communication of critical or confidential content in the corporate environment. More than 3,000 customers worldwide rely on F24’s solutions to manage their communication needs, as part of their day-to-day communication of critical or confidential content, or in the event of a crisis.

Press contact:

F24
Dr. Stefanie Hauer
Corporate Communications
presse@f24.com

+49 89 2323 638 75

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