The GHC is the nation’s largest and best-attended conference focusing on hurricane planning, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation! The GHC is an opportunity to learn from the successes of others and identify proven best practices, as well as learning what mistakes to avoid BEFORE it’s too late! Over 300 hours of training and workshops covering all aspects of hurricane readiness, full of the latest trends, topics, tools and technologies to best improve your disaster response/recovery processes will be offered. The GHC provides access to tried and true solutions and ideas for a wide range of hurricane-related challenges that can be put into action immediately when you return, many at little or no cost!
After an unprecedented decade without a land-falling hurricane impacting Florida, the hurricane hiatus presented all of us with several challenges to maintain our readiness. Many feared that complacency, denial, “hurricane amnesia,” generational inexperience, distorted or hyped messages, and other challenges would impede our preparedness efforts. However, contrary to predictions, overall, responses were favorable and the public heeded our warnings and took appropriate actions, demonstrating that readiness efforts work; Preparedness Works!Learn More Here