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.
Do It In Durham Entrepreneurship Week is a collaboration of Durham’s business support, educational and networking organizations who have come together to encourage and support entrepreneurs, job creators and innovators who create economic growth in Durham Region.
Top 5 Reasons to attend Getting Funding and Financing Workshop
Looking for funding for your business? Then this is the event for you. Meet local funding organizations and find out what types of funding and programs they offer small business owners. This session will explain the different options available including financing from banks, investors and mentor-connected loans.
The Business Model Canvas is a model commonly used to help define the components of your business. It offers an interactive way to look at your business idea as well as a way to test your idea and its validity.
Nicole Gibson, Executive Director of the Ajax Pickering Board of Trade
The Ajax Pickering Board of Trade has been the Voice of Business and advocating for their members for over 65 years. Being the member of the Board of Trade has many benefits including opportunities to network, be part of any advocacy groups or join a committee. Networking and being part of the community is a great business strategy for your business.
Essential Legal Agreements for your Small Business
When starting a small business there are many considerations and decisions to make about your business, least of all the legal contracts or documents you need as well. Here is a list of standard legal contracts and policies that are important and might be required for your business.
Thinking about starting your own business, but not sure where to start?
BACD offers weekly business training workshops. These workshops are free to attend and are run weekly by our business advisors. We cover business planning, marketing and sales and financials and operations over these workshops.