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.
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E Learning Trends Report from Thinkific
The 2022 Online Learning Trends Report is a flagship piece of marketing content from Thinkific. This is the first edition of the annual report, with industry insights based on original research and data from the Thinkific platform. The report features analysis of the top 20% of Thinkific creators, and aims to uncover what they’re doing differently to make them so successful.
Wrapping up BACD’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Program
In March 2022 BACD completed the Women's Entrepreneurship Program (WEP). It was a program funded by the Government of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy and ran from 2019 - 2022. Our program provided virtual business coaching, mentoring, and support to help those who identify as women to start and grow a new full time business in the Durham Region.
How 2022 Consumer Trends Can Inform your Marketing Efforts
A great report to find inspiration for your marketing campaigns and to better understand your target audiences. With this data you can be ahead of the curve in realizing opportunities for your business and to capitalize on these marketing ideas.
Review your 2021 and set goals you can Ace in 2022
Entrepreneurs often jump right into what’s next instead of taking some time to review what did and did not work in the last year. This reflection is a great opportunity to review what you would like to change for the new year so that you can Ace the goals you set for yourself in 2022.
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.
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.