Your Source for Everything Entrepreneur in the Durham Region

Business Advisory Centre Durham

3000 Garden Street, Suite 200
Whitby ON, L1R 2G6
905-668-4949 ||
Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas!
We wish you and your family a festive holiday season and time together.

BACD will be closed from 12noon on Friday December 23rd, 2016 and reopen on Tuesday January 3rd, 2017

Tip of the Month
5 Great Apps for Start Ups

There are apps tailored to helping with; organization, accounting, collaboration, meetings, and your peace of mind. Click here to view these apps and find out how they can help you and your business!
Do It In Durham 2016 = Success!

From November 14-18, Do It In Durham aimed to inspire Entrepreneurs to do business within the Durham community. Start and Grow Your Business Here!

Over 40 events took place over the week and with many great presenters. We had networking events, workshops,  seminars and tradeshows!

We had a great turn out! Many   entrepreneurs joined us to learn, share, an d network.  

We'd like to again thank our sponsors, partners, speakers, and event attendees. Without you, this series of events would not be possible.

HOLD 2017 Dates Nov 13 - 17, 2017

Stay tuned for  Do It In Durham 2017!
Starter Company
Some of our participants in a December Starter Company Business Mentoring Session

Starter Company is a youth entrepreneurial program giving 18-29 year olds the opportunity to start or grow their business by providing kick off money, training, and mentoring!
The program is coming to an end soon, but stay tuned for our new program, Starter Company Plus in early 2017! Similar in nature to Starter Company, the program will be for entrepreneurs 18+ looking to start or grow their business. 
To learn more about Starter Company Plus, sign up for our news blast HERE
Holiday Open House 2016
We had a great turn-out for our first ever Holiday Open House! So good to see many familiar faces and some new ones.

We   our entrepreneurial community!

Success Story
Meet Jillian Hearne of Compassionate Caregivers

Compassionate Caregivers strives to honour the golden rule: "treating others as you would like to be treated" with the caregiver essentially becoming  not only part of the Care team, but also a trusted friend.  Services that the company provides include, but are not limited to:
  • Respite Care,
  • Companionship (Exercise, Grooming, Activity, Conversation)
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Home Organization & Gardening
  • Errands and Appointments
  • and much more.

Care Plans are customized to suit the individual's needs and to ensure that all facets of a Senior's health care are met. Most of all, Compassionate Caregivers provides peace of mind for loved ones and family, and with the increasing senior population, there will surely be a growing need for Private Care in the future.  Just a few hours a week can make a world of difference.

Website || Email || 905 440 - 5658
Access to Professionals
Tricia Gazarek, Director of Conflict Management
Lewis & Gazarek - Workplace Conflict Management
Tricia is passionate about helping people through their dispute and assisting them with developing effective and lasting resolutions. She is very knowledgeable of the methods and techniques used to effectively manage and resolve disputes in the workplace. She has worked directly with managers and business owners to address workplace conflict; drafted, reviewed, and revised workplace conflict management plans
and policies. 

Learn more about Tricia and Lewis & Gazarek HERE
(416) 429-5039 ext. 101
New Accelerator Program
"A Hands-on, impact-driven accelerator for social enterprises scaling promising products, services, and technologies that contribute to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions."

The program provides: workspaces, training & support, mentorship, access to capitals, and more. To find out more and to apply - click here
New Job Posting

Whitby Landscaping & Gardening is accepting applications for Crew members and Supervisors to join their Gardening team! If you or someone you know is interested, find out more HERE
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Your reviews could help others who need small business help find us.
Thank you!
Jump Start YOUR Business - Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events!

Business Fundamentals 3: Business Planning
Dec 20 | 2pm-4pm

Start Up Session
Start Up
Dec 13 | 6p m-7:30pm

5 Step PR Campaign Workshop
Dec 13 | 9:30am-12:30pm
Visit to see the full listing of events
Meridian Credit Union

Meridian Credit Union
BACD's Executive Sponsor
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Accounts and Financing
3 Locations in Durham

Digital Ink Canada

DIT Canada
BACD's Executive Sponsor
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Websites, Branding & SEO
Serving the GTA and Durham Region

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