BACD Happenings
Meet our Summer Company Participants
These students are from high school, college and university. Support the students by following them on social media and buy from them during the summer.

Vist the Summer Company Page on our website and read all about them
A big thank you to everyone who attended the Digital Durham Symposium 2019
This sold out 1/2 day conference was full of great information for small business. See you next year!

Digital Durham Symposium Speakers

Digital Durham Symposium Exhibitors
BACD Expert Network Profile
Mohamed R. Bachani,
Unique Accounting Services
Mohamed is the founder and president of Unique Accounting Services, an Accounting and Bookkeeping firm that helps Canadian small and medium sized businesses with all their bookkeeping, taxation and accounting.

At Unique Accounting Services, we have the experience and expertise to handle all of your accounting and bookkeeping needs, but we also get to know you and your business on a deeper level. This personal, unique touch is missing with most accounting firms, and with all accounting software.

For more information, visit his website , call (905) 903-7669 or email
Christopher Downey, Bloomtools Durham
Bloomtools Durham is an elite web design and SEO services company serving the Durham Region.

Chris and the Bloomtools team will help grow your revenue through improving your online presence and implementing effective digital marketing strategies including web design, search engine optimization, social media management, database marketing, print marketing and much more!

To learn more about how Chris Downey and Bloomtools can help you increase your leads, boost your sales and have customers coming back time and time again, contact Bloomtools Durham , or you can reach Chris via call or text (905) 447-0257.
Client Grand Openings
Pure + Simple has opened in Oshawa! 
Pure + Simple are an all-natural skincare + wellness spa for customers seeking products + services that are consistent with their healthy natural lifestyle. Owner Leslie Seeley and her team offer wonderful services to make you feel relaxed, pampered and special! There are many opening specials going on right now, so give them a call 905.240.6764
Follow them on Facebook and Instagram
BACD Expert Workshops
Wed, Jul 10, 2019 5:00 PM EST
Using Workshops to Attract Profitable Sales Leads in Half the Time
Business Advisory Centre Durham, Whitby
Thu, Jul 11, 2019 1:30 PM EST
Learn the Personality Traits to Succeed in Sales and Business Development
Business Advisory Centre Durham, Whitby
Tue, Jul 16, 2019 9:30 AM EST
Using Pinterest for Business Growth
Business Advisory Centre Durham, Whitby
Tue, Jul 16, 2019 1:00 PM EST
Ask an Expert - AWCCU Financial
Business Advisory Centre Durham, Whitby
Tue, Jul 23, 2019 12:00 PM EST
BACD Biz Lunch
Jack Astor's Bar & Grill, Whitby
Thu, Jul 25, 2019 9:30 AM EST
Social Selling with Linkedin
Business Advisory Centre Durham, Whitby
BACD Start Up Business Fundamental Workshops
Learn the foundations of business at these free workshops!

Thursday, July 4

Thursday, July 10

Wednesday, July 17
Thursday, July 18
Start Up Session @ 9:30am

Wednesday, July 24

Thursday, July 25

Tuesday, July 30
Start Up Session @ 9:30am
BACD's Event Listing:
Community Business Events and News
Social Media for Small Business: Ajax/Durham Region
This interactive workshop covers the basics of today’s popular social media channels - Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

July 18, 9:30am - 12:30pm, Ajax Council Chambers REGISTER
Staples Canada, The Working and Learning Company has a business contest with a prize package of $20,000. Enter your small business by sharing how you work, learn and grow. ENTER NOW
WOMEN COURAGEOUS WORKSHOP: How to Navigate the Leadership Labyrinth
During this half-day workshop you will learn from a diverse group of women leaders who will share their stories of leadership development, growth and advancement.

August 8, 1pm - 5pm, Trent University REGISTER
The Canada Business App makes it easier for small business owners to navigate government services and provides tailored recommendations and personalized notifications on funding applications.
4 Steps To Apply for a Digital Transformation Grant!
  1. Confirm your eligibility at
  2. Create a main street business account on Digital Main Street
  3. Complete the online digital transformation training program
  4. Submit your completed application + digital transformation plan for review
Microfinance for Small Business
BACD and AWCCU have partnered to offer Durham Region businesses an opportunity to receive micro loans of up to $10,000. AWCCU say they look beyond your credit history when considering a micro loan for your business.

To learn more visit their website or contact Alka Malick on 905 728 3007 or email her at:
Website Hosting from GreenGeeks
GreenGeeks web hosting platform is specially engineered to perform while being environmentally friendly. Experience the best speed technology, better security, and down-to-earth technical support. Hosting starts at $2.95 per month.

If you have hosting elsewhere and it is coming up for renewal, now is the time to switch. GreenGeeks services also offers free website migration
Thank you to our 2019 Executive Partner
To learn about their services, please visit their website:
BACD - the go-to for Business Guidance in Durham Region!