Services BACD offers to help Businesses Achieve Success
Expert & Networking Events
Our business events are designed to help you stay informed, learn new skills and connect with other businesses in Durham Region's entrepreneurial community.
Resources for Your Business
Starter Company Plus Program
Starter Company PLUS is a great opportunity for budding entrepreneurs and existing business owners 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. It includes business training, mentor sessions as well as seed funding up to $5,000 per business.
Business Development Initiatives
UP Sales Talks
UP SALES TALKS is a series of practical and candid speakers sharing their journey of growth and sales strategies used to excel.They have been in the sales trenches, business frustrations, stress, challenges and obstacles, but all those challenges and frustrations lead to sales and success.
Do It In Durham Event Series
Do It In Durham is a collaborative series of events held during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in mid November. It is brought to you by local businesses and organizations who are already 'Doing it in Durham!” and who want to share their expertise and experience with other entrepreneurs in the community.
REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS
We can help you register your Sole Proprietorship or Partnerships. We can walk you through the steps to registering successfully. For Incorporation we recommend speaking with a lawyer.
We can help you by reviewing your business plans, helping you to strategize your marketing & sales, assist in organizing your operations and financials, and more!
I had the pleasure of meeting Teresa Shaver yesterday to discuss next steps in growing my business. This was the best, most informative hour I have spent to date! Teresa provided me a wealth of information, websites, contacts, spaces available for rental, workshop ideas to get me going. It was a pleasure and time WELL SPENT! I look forward to our next meeting! Thank you!
-Beth Smith, SNS Training Services