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PLEASE NOTE: All BACD events/workshops will be held virtually until until further notice.

A Zoom link will be included in the event information, so you can join at the scheduled time.

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Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD)

https://bacd.ca

September 2020

Tuesday
September 29
5:00PM - 6:30PM

BACD Start Up Session

This session will help you create a marketing plan that targets your ideal customer and help you identify the marketing tactics and sales channels for your business.

October 2020

Thursday
October 1
1:00PM - 2:00PM

Ask an Expert – Pathwise Credit Union

This session is designed to provide business owners in the Durham Region find out what kinds of products and services Pathwise Credit Union provides to small businesses.

Tuesday
October 6
9:30AM - 11:00AM

Etsy 101: Launch your Maker Shop

Etsy is a great way for creators, makers, designers and artisans to sell products and services online without building your own e-commerce site. In this workshop we will work how to set up your own successful shop on Etsy and on what you need to know so your thrives.

Tuesday
October 6
2:00PM - 4:00PM

BACD Business Plan Masterclass

Are you already in business and wanting to put together your business plan for growth or financing options?

If you are new to business, start with our Start Up Session and Business Fundamentals. This hands on masterclass will take you through the steps of writing your business plan and financial projections.

Wednesday
October 7
9:30AM - 10:30AM

Creating PowerPoint Slides that Sparkle!

Microsoft PowerPoint is the leading business tool for creating professional presentations. When used to its full potential, it can help you engage your audience, tell your story and inspire action. During this workshop, participants will not only learn best practices for presentation design, but also the essential skills for building each slide step-by-step.

Thursday
October 8
1:00PM - 3:00PM

Using Pinterest for Business Growth

Pinterest is one of the world’s leading platforms for sharing ideas and finding inspiration. However, it is is one of the most ignored social media platforms among small business owners. Pinterest can be used in the most interesting and exciting ways to attract a great deal of traffic to your offers for free.

Friday
October 9
9:30AM - 11:00AM

Branding Mistakes and How to Cure Them

You will learn what branding is and why it matters to your small business, as well as 5 of the most common branding mistakes that are costing you money, and how to avoid them to build a strong, memorable business that attracts the right clients.

Wednesday
October 14
5:00PM - 6:30PM

BACD Start Up Session

This session covers the essential steps to starting a small business including registering a business name, licenses & permits, HST, business banking, insurance and hiring employees.

Thursday
October 15
5:00PM - 6:00PM

How to Organize Your Entire Business with Trello

Trello is a terrific tool for project management and task management. The visual Kanban boards are flexible, shareable, and let you pack a ton of detail into each card. But Trello isn't just for work and business. You can use it to organize just about anything, perhaps your entire life.

Tuesday
October 20
9:30AM - 11:00AM

Maker Meet Up

The Maker Meetup strives to create a common space for Artists, Crafters, Makers and Hobbyists to discuss challenges, share successes, create networks and to learn approaches that may grow your own business.

Wednesday
October 21
2:00PM - 3:30PM

BACD Start Up Session

This session will help you create a marketing plan that targets your ideal customer and help you identify the marketing tactics and sales channels for your business.

Wednesday
October 21
5:00PM - 7:00PM

BACD Business Plan Masterclass

Are you already in business and wanting to put together your business plan for growth or financing options?

If you are new to business, start with our Start Up Session and Business Fundamentals. This hands on masterclass will take you through the steps of writing your business plan and financial projections.

Thursday
October 22
9:30AM - 11:30AM

BACD Business Fundamentals: Marketing & Sales

This session will help you create a marketing plan that targets your ideal customer and help you identify the marketing tactics and sales channels for your business.

Thursday
October 22
10:00AM - 11:30AM

Online Creators Mastermind

In this workshop you will hear from experts that will answer questions about everything from what platforms to use to how to sell online to protecting your intellectual property. Theme for this session is Online Platforms: Which one is the best one for my online course or online offering.

Friday
October 23
9:00AM - 10:30AM

Monetizing Facebook Groups

In this session you will learn how to set up a Facebook group, create engaging content and how to get new members and make more money (without buying ads).

Tuesday
October 27
9:30AM - 11:00AM

BACD Start Up Session

This session covers the essential steps to starting a small business including registering a business name, licenses & permits, HST, business banking, insurance and hiring employees.

Tuesday
October 27
6:00PM - 7:30PM

Website Essentials: Make Sure You Tick all The Boxes

Confused about how websites work? Then this is the workshop for you. You will learn to the necessary steps to build and enhance a website (whether by you or a professional) that works for your business and anchors your online marketing presence. Leave with the confidence to get your website up and running!

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