The Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD) is a Not-for-profit started in 1999 and funded in partnership by the Ministry of Economic Development and the Regional Municipality of Durham helping facilitate economic growth and job creation in Durham Region.

We are Durham’s Small Business Centre and often your first point of contact for finding out all you need to know to start and grow your business!  We can help you get the resources, skills, tools and connections you need.

Whether you are looking to start your own business or grow your business, the Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD) can provide you with the roadmap, guidance, tools and resources to make it happen. Our team of certified business advisors are entrepreneurs themselves and passionate about supporting economic growth in Durham Region.

We are one of 54 SBEC’s (Small Business Enterprise Centres – SBC Ontario) in Ontario and we strive to inspire entrepreneurs to build successful businesses in Durham Region!

Our services to support you:

  • Business Advisory Services (free for Durham Region)
  • Business Training (Mentoring & Workshops)
  • Entrepreneurship Funding Programs
  • Business Resources and Tools