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BACD frequently hosts seminars and workshops on topics related to starting a business and growing your enterprise. Our goal is to provide useful information and knowledge that helps you stay ahead of the game in our constantly changing world. Our seminars and workshops have helped many of our clients to get started and to be successful as well as to network!

Our most popular seminars are repeated monthly, with more specialized topics occurring bi-monthly and quarterly. Start learning new business skills by registering for one of our upcoming seminars or workshops. Our speakers are experienced experts, practitioners and entrepreneurs who share their experiences and lessons learned with you!

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Whitby Centennial Building, 416 Centre Street South
Whitby, ON L1N 4W2 Canada
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Cost: Free

Up! Practical Sales Talks

Join us for Up!  A series of practical and candid sales talks by experts in the trenches.  We have a great selection of experts who are working their craft in the field of sales and will be sharing their personal stories about their success and tactics they use to be the best in their field. All businesses want more revenues and one of the best ways to get that is through more sales.  There are 9 workshops with guest presenters sharing…

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whitby Centennial Building, Regal Room 416 Centre Street South
Whitby, ON L1N 4W2 Canada
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Cost: Free

Tell Your Story and Build Your Digital Presence

Get your customers to talk online about your business.  Your customers are researching online and looking for businesses like yours. How much business are you losing by not being found or being in the conversation? This workshop will cover: Building your customer persona and target market Becoming searchable Enhancing your social media presence Creating interesting, relevant and engaging content Exploring new tools such as video storytelling Starting an email marketing campaign Enhance your web presence Launch a mobile friendly website Presented by: Steve Baric, President SMB Web Services SMB Web…

November 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Town of Whitby, Council Chambers 575 Rossland Road East
Whitby, ON L1M 2M8 Canada
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Cost: Free

Find More Customers and Drive Customer Engagement

It’s a myth that a strong online presence means less business for the bricks and mortar merchant.  The best digital presence results in increased revenue for both the online and physical stores.  By leveraging analytics and engagement measuring tools, main street businesses can make strategic, data-driven decisions ensuring time and money spent on building their digital presence is being spent wisely. This workshop provides information and connections to vendors on how to: Leverage your social tools to drive customers from…

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whitby Centennial Building, Regal Room 416 Centre Street South
Whitby, ON L1N 4W2 Canada
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Cost: Free

Propel Revenue Growth

Your customers want to view your products & services when its’ convenient for them, even at 4am in the morning. E-commerce allows your business to be serving your customers and making money even when you are asleep. This workshop provides information and connections to vendors on how to: Improve your revenue by adding e-commerce tools to your website Adopt a point of sale system or cross platform payment processing system Increase customer retention Leverage mobile applications Presented by Isaac Wanzama, CEO Geek Speak Inc.…

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