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BACD Services

Services BACD offers to help businesses achieve success

One-on-One Advisory Meetings

Meet with one of our experienced advisors to discuss your business challenges. By meeting you one-on-one our aim is to to help equip you with the help and guidance to take action!

Business Fundamentals Workshops

These Business Fundamentals workshops are free and are to get you working on your business roadmap starting our business. 

Expert & Networking Events

Our business events are designed to help you stay informed, learn new skills and connect with other businesses in Durham Region's entrepreneurial community.

Business Resources Library

We have two event/meeting spaces available for full or half day rentals. Room rentals include WiFi, audio/visual equipment plus coffee/tea/water for your attendees. 

Expert Network

Our Expert Network is network of local service providers offering professional business services for clients to use when the need arises. Our Expert Network will be happy to take calls from our clients and explain how they may be able to assist.

Meeting Room Rentals

We have two event/meeting spaces available for full or half day rentals. Room rentals include WiFi, audio/visual equipment plus coffee/tea/water for your attendees. 

Join our experts as they share personal insight of how they do it as well as provide effective sales and buying strategies that really work. Up! is a series of practical and candid sales talks by experts in the trenches. Free talks held monthly at The Centennial Building in Whitby, nine speakers will share their stories about success in selling and buying.

Do It In Durham is a collaborative series of events held during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in mid November. It is brought to you by local businesses and organizations who are already 'Doing it in Durham!” and who want to share their expertise and experience with other entrepreneurs in the community.

Digital Durham's program is designed to help you improve your digital presence, online marketing strategies and technologies, so you can engage new customers. 

Complete the online assessment and receive a free digital ‘how to’ guide to get get your business online. 

Starter Company Plus Incubator

Starter Company Plus (Incubator) is a great opportunity for start up and existing businesses for people 18+ who want to start or expand a business in their community. It includes training, mentoring as well as a business funding grant of up to $5,000.

Pathway Growth Program

Pathway is a new B2B initiative for Durham Region that strives to help existing businesses grow to the next level and in doing so, create new jobs. The Program is available to existing, incorporated businesses in Durham with annual revenue of at least $200k.

Summer Company Program

Summer Company student entrepreneurship program provides Ontario students aged 15-29 hands-on training and mentoring, plus a grant up to $3,000 to start a business.

Applications are now open for start in June 2019.