Registration for the 2017 DRI Conference & Expo in Las Vegas was 435,
representing 316 organizations from 43 states and 21 countries.

Anticipated Spending

56%

Anticipate spending $25,000 or more on DR Products / Services for the next 12 months

Decision
Makers

56%

More than 50% are senior level decision makers

Buying Influence

84%

Look to either recommend, specify or make the final purchasing decision on DR Products / Services

Size of Organization

75%

Are over 1000 employees

Types of BC/DR Products

Alternative Sites (General) 19%
BC / DR Software 16%
BC & Recovery Training 24%
Business Continuity Planning 70%
Cloud-based Disaster Recovery 21%
Co-location Services-Cloud Sites 11%
Communications 20%
Computer / Data Center Equip. / Svcs. 9%
Consulting 14%
Crisis Management 51%
Critical Accident Response 8%
Data Vaulting / Replicating Services 41%
Disaster Recovery 46%
Email Continuity Services 5%
Emergency Equipment / Supplies 12%
Emergency Management 29%
Information Security 11%
Insurance 9%
Natural Disaster Mitigation 10%
Notification Services 10%
Off-site Storage 9%
Restoration Services 4%
Risk Management 28%

Job
Function

Audit 10%
BC Planning 66%
Business Continuity Management 70%
Business Development 7%
Business Resiliency 44%
Disaster Recovery 50%
Emergency Planning / Preparedness 40%
IT / Data Security 23%
Operations 10%
Supply Chain Management 4%

Types of Organizations

Consultants / Contractor 7%
Commercial 3%
Education 9%
Energy / Allied Firms 3%
Financial 21%
Government 8%
Healthcare 11%
Hospitality 1%
Insurance 8%
Manufacturing 5%
Not-for-Profit 2%
Retail 2%
Software / Technology 3%
Utility 4%
Other 13%