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  • Referrals to Professional Services
  • Business Resources
BACD Business Workshops and Networking Events
Happy International Women's Day
Wednesday, March 24 | 6 - 8 PM
Join us for She Means Business with Anu Bidani, the brainchild of Stem Minds as she asks everyone to think big, bold & fearless.
Meet the Keynote Speaker
Anu Bidani is the CEO of STEM Minds, a social enterprise that teaches technology to new and skilled users with in-class and virtual education programs for children ages 4-18. She is a passionate innovator, leader, revenue generator and an entrepreneur.

Next on the agenda is Women Entrepreneur Panel
where female business owners will talk about their experience BACD's Women's Entrepreneurship Program and Starter Company Plus Program, and where they are today in their business development.

The event concludes with our Ask/Give segment, an open sharing opportunity to ASK all the guests for any help/support/connections you may need for your business and to GIVE - share if you have something to give to the guests.
Wed, March 10 | 10 - 11:30 AM
Maker Meet Up - All Things Media!
Facilitated by Cheryl of The Makers Hub and Teresa from BACD learn about tips and tools for video and photos.
Wed, March 10 | 12 - 1 PM
The Best Social Media Marketing Tools for Success
Find out about several useful tools to up level your social media marketing.
Thu, March 11 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Want to learn the uncommon secrets to BOOSTING your Google My Business?
Optimize your FREE Google My Business listing and get found online.
Tue, March 16 | 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Email Marketing Can Still Make you Money
Build your email list and get ideas for content and subject lines.
Tue, March 23 | 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Improve your website searchability with SEO
The fundamentals of search engine optimization (SEO)
Tue, March 30 | 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Virtual BACD Biz Lunch
Grab your lunch, or a coffee/tea and network with local business owners in this virtual networking event.
Wed, March 31 | 9:30 - 11 AM
Home Office Expenses - CRA Webinar
Learn about the 2 methods that you can use to make a claim, eligibility criteria and how to calculate your claim.
BACD Business Fundamentals Workshops
Tue, March 9 | 2 - 4 PM
BACD Business Plan Masterclass
Step by step review of the business plan writing process and compiling financial projections for existing businesses looking for financing.
Wed, March 10 | 2 - 3:30 PM
BACD Start Up Session
Get your questions answered and the essential steps to starting your own business. Covering: registering a business name, licenses & permits, HST, business banking and insurance.
Tue, March 16 | 4 - 6 PM
BACD Business Fundamentals: Marketing & Sales
Create your sales and marketing plan that targets your ideal customer and build a sales channel for your business.
Tue, March 30 | 9:30 - 11:30 AM
BACD Business Fundamentals: Financials & Operations
Create your budgets, sales forecasts and operational processes for your business
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