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BACD - 3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby, Ontario L1R 2G6 Canada
905 668 4949

May 2021

Tuesday
May 18
11:00AM - 12:30PM

How to apply the secrets of the world’s most iconic brands to your business

In this interactive session, Laura will share what these, and many other big brands, are doing right and how to translate these lessons into your small business. You’ll learn exactly what you need to do in order to stand out, make your mark, and create a community of raving fans and customers.

Tuesday
May 18
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? This hands on masterclass will take you through the steps of writing your business plan and financial projections.

Wednesday
May 19
9:30AM - 11:00AM

BACD Start Up Session

In this session, you will work on a roadmap for your business. Presented by a BACD advisor we will work through each step with you, so you leave with an outline of plan you can implement.

Wednesday
May 19
4:30PM - 6:30PM

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
May 20
9:30AM - 11:00AM

Home Office Expenses – CRA Webinar

As an employee, you may be able to claim certain home office expenses (work-space-in-the-home expenses, office supplies, and certain phone expenses). These deductions can be claimed on your personal income tax return for the 2020 tax year. Learn more at this webinar.

Tuesday
May 25
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Virtual BACD Biz Lunch

Here is an opportunity for you to meet other business owners and to open new relationships - you never know what could transpire from those connections.

Tuesday
May 25
2:00PM - 4:00PM

BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

Take better control of your business by understanding the accounting basics. We will also discuss why developing operational strategies can help you make more money.

Wednesday
May 26
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Digital Durham – THRIVE Online

Join us at this virtual digital conference you'll learn about upcoming digital trends, online reputation, the power of video and more. Learn about upcoming digital trends for the future, the power of video for social media marketing, managing your online reputation. Sessions will be RECORDED and available to ticket holders after the event. 

Thursday
May 27
12:30PM - 1:30PM

How to Boost Your Confidence Without Losing Who You Are

We all know a certain level of confidence is required to run a successful business. At the same time many entrepreneurs, especially introverted ones, do not see themselves as confident. In this workshop you will see that confidence is something you can grow and nurture and this workshop will teach you how.

Thursday
May 27
3:30PM - 5:00PM

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.

June 2021

Wednesday
June 2
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.

Thursday
June 3
9:30AM - 11:30AM

BACD Business Fundamentals: Business Planning

In this session, you will work on a roadmap for your business. Presented by a BACD advisor we will work through each step with you, so you leave with an outline of plan you can implement.

Monday
June 7
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Writing a Persuasive About Us Page

The key to a successful About Us Page, is that it should not actually be about you, but about your clients. In other words, the page should focus on who you are in relation to your clients. This session will cover the elements of an effective About Us page as well as provide tips for crafting your own.

Tuesday
June 8
11:00AM - 12:30PM

Get The Most Out of SOCIAL MEDIA as an Introvert

In this session you will learn social media techniques that feel natural to you, types of videos to create for your social media channels, Personal content vs business content and marketing strategies to focus on.

Wednesday
June 9
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Creating a Culture of Innovation

In this interactive workshop we will examine WHY a culture of innovation is so important in order to set your business up for long-term success.

Wednesday
June 9
2:00PM - 4:00PM

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
June 10
2:00PM - 3:30PM

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.

Tuesday
June 15
10:00AM - 11:30AM

Maker Meet Up – Product Line Refinement

Join us for this interactive session. Running a creative business, particularly from home can be solitary. Many of our clients & businesses have said that it would be great to have other people to bounce ideas off of or to share in tips, tricks and things that have worked for them.

Wednesday
June 16
9:30AM - 11:30AM

BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations

Take better control of your business by understanding the accounting basics. We will also discuss why developing operational strategies can help you make more money.

Wednesday
June 16
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
June 17
9:30AM - 11:30AM

CRA Webinar for Small Businesses and Self-Employed Individuals

This seminar is held by CRA Professionals, and will cover: Business tax deductions; Common tax errors; tools and services offered by CRA and bookkeeping best practices. In addition to the above topics, material will be presented regarding the COVID-19 economic measures that have been implemented by the Government of Canada.

Tuesday
June 22
9:30AM - 11:00AM

Resilience & Influence- Activate True Grit During Challenging Times

The Cultivating Leaders with G.R.I.T.™ framework laser-focuses on four inner and outer characteristics of resilience. You are invited to share perspectives and experiences related to qualities of resilience. In so doing, you’ll activate ways to bring out your innate capacity to influence and lead naturally and with confidence.

Tuesday
June 22
4:00PM - 6:00PM

BACD Business Plan Masterclass

Are you already in business and wanting to put together your business plan for growth or financing options? This hands on masterclass will take you through the steps of writing your business plan and financial projections. 

Wednesday
June 23
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.

Thursday
June 24
8:00AM - 9:00AM

How to Get Started With Online Courses

During this session, Samantha will teach you the nuts and bolts of creating an online course – how to teach what you know in an online course, how to record, host and market your course and increase your revenue without working around the clock.

Tuesday
June 29
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Virtual BACD Biz Lunch

Here is an opportunity for you to meet other business owners and to open new relationships - you never know what could transpire from those connections.

July 2021

Thursday
July 8
6:00PM - 7:30PM

SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

A website is an integral part of your marketing strategy and you need it to be found when people are looking for products and services. By implementing basic SEO (search engine optimization) your website search rankings can easily improve. No matter your level of experience with SEO, it's easy to add these tactics to your overall marketing strategy.

Thursday
July 15
12:00PM - 2:00PM

Building Resiliency

This session will look at having a “Why” that drives you. How “commitment” is preferred over attachment and how to adopt new mindsets and habits to achieve the true things you want in your life and business. Each participant will be asked to create a stretch goal for the rest of the year ahead and share it at the end of the webinar.

Monday
July 19
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Writing An Impactful Home Page

As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a great first impression! Your website homepage is often the first interaction prospective clients will have with your business. This session will cover key elements for effective home page copy and provide tips for writing your own impactful copy.

August 2021

Wednesday
August 4
12:00PM - 2:00PM

Hacks To Grow Your Social Media Following

Everyone wants to grow their following online, and there's MANY ways to do it! This presentation provides an objective, high level view of many ways to grow your following on any major social media channel.

Tuesday
August 10
5:00PM - 7:00PM

My Wellness Matters

In this workshop we will explore why self-care and managing your health is critical to your success in life and in business.  We will discuss the early warning signs of any emotional challenges and share workable solutions to take on, to help manage through them effectively and safely. We will look at why entrepreneurs are pre-disposed to bouts of mental health and why it is vital to minimize any stigma’s associated with that.

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