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BACD Start Up Session (Virtual)

March 18
9:30AM - 11:00AM


Starting a business is hard and that’s where we come in.  Our mission is clear – we are here to help you Achieve Business Success.  We have the resources for small businesses to grow. We help you build the action steps necessary.

BACD’s Business Fundamentals series includes the Start up Session as well as Marketing & Sales, Business Planning and Finance & Operations. The Start Up Session is held weekly and the other 3 are all held every month rotating between morning, afternoon and evening sessions.  

These sessions are ideal 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.

These are in a seminar format held in our boardroom.  Most times there are at least 10 – 20 people in each session.  They are a group of like minded people that all have many questions about starting a business.  It is also a great start to making contacts for your business. This session is presented by BACD’s advisors who have all been entrepreneurs themselves.

Start Up Session:

This session gives an overview of the fundamental elements of success for every business (Business Concept, Marketing & Sales, Operations and Finance) and helps you get the steps needed to start successfully and on track to growing.

We will go through our Start Up Checklist and cover:

  • The Business Idea and business model
  • Validating your business idea through market research
  • Business Registration
  • Business Structures to consider
  • Licenses and Permits
  • HST requirements
  • Start up funding
  • Business Insurance
  • Capital, Grants and Funding
  • Name and Brand considerations




Every attendee needs to register to attend. One ticket, one person.


Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the event, to allow time for check-in and to find parking (limited)


Please read our event policy before attending


You don’t need to bring your ticket, just your questions and a notebook if needed.


For more information, call us at (905) 668-4949 or email