A HISTORY TIME LINE OF THE BCI
1994 – The BCI was formed in 1994 by John and Ann Sharp in Worcester.
1995 – The first BCI AGM was held in London.
May 1997 – The BCI became an independent membership organization.
January 2001 – The first ever BCAW took place, focusing on the fuel crisis, railway chaos and flooding.
January 2001 – The first GPG was launched in response to BCAW.
March 2003 – The BCI released a research paper alongside the Chartered Management Institute, focusing on BCM awareness.
2004 – The BCI moved to Caversham, staffed by Lorraine Darke, Tony Shepherd and Donna Crabtree.
May 2007 – The first Nordic Symposium organised in Copenhagen, Denmark.
September 2007 - BCI Partnership was launched and the organization was split into three parts; Practitioners, Products and Services and Partnership.
September 2007 – The BCI Certificate was launched, meaning CBCI grade membership was achieved through examination.
September 2007 – BCI Training and BCI E-learning programmes were launched.
September 2007 – The first BCI Chapters were put in place; Canada, Australia and the USA.
October 2007 – The first Continuity Magazine was published.
November 2007 – The first BCI Workshop was run. It focussed on the 2007 flooding.
August 2009 – The first weekly BCI Bulletin was published.
April 2010 – Alternative route to membership, via DRII was launched.
November 2011 – The BCI Diploma, in affiliation with Buckingham New University was launched.
March 2012 – The first annual BCI Awards were launched in North America.
September 2017 – The BCI updated its content management system and website.