There are many different elements to growing your business.  As Durham’s Small Business Centre, the Business Advisory Centre Durham has certified business advisors with experience in retail, real estate, service businesses, online businesses, marketing, manufacturing, health and wellness, construction and other industries.  The fundamental elements of business are often similar in different industries.  For a thriving business we focus and consider a 360° view of your business.  You need an attractive business concept that customers want to buy, build a strong organization structure and operations, maintain profitable operations and develop long lasting client relations.

Starter Company Plus Program

This program is for existing business owners operating between 1 to 3 years who are ready to start (market ready/ready to sell), to expand (hiring employees, contractors or getting a location) or buying a business in Durham Region.

Next Cohort is Winter 2021/22. Apply and be added to our waitlist.


Digital Main Street Program

Digital Main Street is a government-based initiative to help business owners (with a physical location – (commercial lease or own a commercial building) expand their digital presence. Through this partnership, we are offering a number of FREE digital services to business over 1 year in operation.


Microloan Program

Pathwise Credit Union and BACD have partnered to bring businesses in Durham Region a micro financing loan program.

Not sure which is the right program for you?
Book a meeting with one of our experienced business advisors