BACD's physical location is currently closed until further notice, however we are still open. Our office hours are from 8:30am to 4:30pm and all our services are being provided virtually. We can be reached via phone, email and through our website contact forms and via our social media platforms as usual.
For up-to-date resources and information for businesses in Durham Region regarding government programs, services and supports available during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit Invest Durham and BACD Business Toolbox
This session is for budding entrepreneurs and those considering opening their own small business and a great place for you to start exploring the fundamentals of starting a business. There must be a hundred questions running around in your head! Find answers to these questions!
This session is presented by BACD’s advisors.
After attending this session, we strongly recommend that you also attend the BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, and Financials & Operations. These sessions are designed to help you get your business started and ready to maintain and grow successfully.
In this session we will go through a Start Up Checklist:
– Your Business Idea
– Business Structure
– Licenses and Permits
– Business Registration
– HST and Payroll
– Financial Record Keeping
– Business Insurance
– Capital, Grants and Funding
– Hiring Employees
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the event, to allow time for check-in
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you do not need to bring a ticket with you
What can/can’t I bring to the event?
You don’t need to bring anything but your questions and a notebook if needed.
Is there Parking?
Yes there is free parking, we encourage you to come early to get a spot.