ACP partners with educational institutions, non-profit and for-profit organizations committed to advancing the profession of business continuity, and to creating a nationwide business environment grounded in business resiliency.  

Our partners have conducted significant national surveys and other studies, launched nationwide awareness campaigns, provided cutting-edge educational opportunities for existing professionals, and partnered with ACP to support recent graduates and veterans to the profession.  

If you are interested in becoming an ACP partner, please call (800.445.4227) or email our national headquarters to begin the conversation.

ACP Partners

BCI -- The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was established in 1994 with a vision to enable individual members to obtain guidance and support from fellow business continuity practitioners. Today, the BCI mission is building a world where every organization is resilient through the professionalism of our communities, the strength of relationships, quality of education, breadth of knowledge and depth of our insight. BCI has more than 8,000 members in 100 countries around the globe, BCI’s network of business continuity and resilience professionals help to keep the world’s organizations on track, no matter what happens. We set the guidelines. We train professionals. We gather the research, and we spread the knowledge.

CPO -- Continuity Professionals of Ohio is a regional professional association located in the state of Ohio serving continuity professionals in the Ohio area. CPO, established in 1986, is committed to providing its members with access to the continuity and resilience profession’s thought leaders, resources and education coupled with local networking events and opportunities. Partnering with national and global organizations is a cornerstone of the CPO strategy to provide effective value to both our members and the members of our partner organizations. For more information about CPO and CPO events, please visit

DRI – In addition to being a platinum level ACP Sponsor, the Disaster Recovery Institute International is a partner on important ACP projects and initiatives. In late 2015 DRI assisted with the ACP Get Connected! membership drive with outreach to its more than 14 thousand certified professionals. ACP and DRI also collaborate on education and training for ACP membership through ACP webinars and providing information and opportunities for ACP member professionals seeking certification. ACP and DRI have additional collaborations in development.

DRJ --  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'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.



ACP forming Santa Barbara CA Chapter

A group of continuity professionals in the Santa Barbara area are in the process of forming a new ACP chapter. If you are a professional interested in all that ACP offers – educational opportunities, professional development, networking with others similarly involved in business continuity, resiliency, disaster recover, emergency management, etc., please email Tereza Ortega Franco or contact ACP headquarters at 400 South 4th Street, Suite 754E, Minneapolis, MN 55415, by phone at (800) 445-4227 or (518) 694-5516.