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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!

December 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning

This session is designed to give you a solid foundation with regards to the differences between a business plan, a business model canvas and the planning required in starting your own business.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors and can be taken in any order. In this 2 hour session, you will learn why every entrepreneur and small business needs have a plan to help guide them and what the various sections…

December 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

BACD Business Fundamentals: Marketing & Sales

This session is part of the Business Fundamentals Series and can be taken in any order.   The Marketing and Sales session gives you a robust structure for creating your own marketing and sales strategy.  These 3 sessions are the fundamentals of most businesses and presented by BACD’s advisors. Without a Marketing & Sales strategy, your marketing efforts could be wasted or money spent in the wrong channels. In Marketing and Sales Strategy we will cover: The importance of Branding What…

January 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

BACD Biz Hangout

Join us in our boardroom for the BACD Biz Hangout! Details:– 9:30am to 3:30pm– Free WiFi– bring a toonie for coffee/tea– BACD business advisors will be on hand as you may need. Space is limited, register to secure your seat! Entrepreneurship can be lonely for many, so bring your laptops, extension cords, business challenges, ideas, enthusiasm and connect with other entrepreneurs. Changing your environment often opens new opportunities, inspiration and great conversations!

January 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, ON L1R 2G6 Canada
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Cost: Free

BACD Start Up Session

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…

January 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
FastStart DC, Durham College (Centre for Collaborative Education (CfCE), 2000 Simcoe Street North, 2000 Simcoe Street North, 2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7L7 Canada
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Cost: Free

2019 Business Kick Off Party

Join us as we start 2019 with this networking event. Mix and mingle with entrepreneurs and business from Durham Rgion. Location: This event is happening at the NEW 360insights Centre for Entrepreneurship (Located at the corner of Simcoe St.N and Founders Gate, across from the Shoppers Drug Mart.) FREE PARKING in Founders Lot 2 Come out and network with Durham’s finest! FAQs No tickets are needed for the event.  Please park next to the building, an exit parking pass will be given…

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