Monthly News & Updates
April 2022 Issue
BEDC Corner
Welcome to the BEDC corner, here you will get a chance to meet the dedicated members of our team and Board. We will share our thoughts on entrepreneurship and what it means to provide support and help you build your dreams.

Check in here next month for a full article from one of our team members.
Book an Appointment
Interested in how BEDC can help you in these challenging times? Want to apply for one of our products? All appointments are completely confidential and complimentary. Book a free consultation with one of our officers today!
BEDC How-To Guides
Are you looking to start a business in Bermuda but don't know where to begin? Let our How-To Guides help you! BEDC has curated a host of industry specific guides that outline specific information, requirements and the necessary processes for getting your business off the ground. 
Upcoming Webinars & Events
Getting to Know the
BEDC Business Portal
Join us for a webinar on Getting to the Know the BEDC Business Portal – A single gateway for business owners to access all forms, documents, and applications pertaining to their business. The use of this portal will eventually become mandatory for all business owners, therefore we invite you to join us as we guide you through familiarising yourself with the new portal.
Is Your Online Payment Platform Secure?
We can conveniently shop, study, work, and play online any time we want to. Because you are an online merchant, you must be sure to provide the highest level of payment security to assure your customers that their data are safe. How can you do that? Ronnie Viera, Chief Operating Officer at First Atlantic Commerce, will discuss the key issues.
Summer Student
Entrepreneur Program
Apply to be a part of the 2022 SSEP! The Summer Student Entrepreneur Program (SSEP) is an eight-week program designed to develop young Bermudians into the Island’s next wave of entrepreneurs. Participants ages 16 - 23 will learn practical business skills like, earning revenue, creating a business plan, conducting SWOT analysis, and much more!
This Month at BEDC / The Highlights
Beyond Plastics Webinar Series (3/4): Plastic Free Future
Attendees joined Beyond Plastic Bermuda, a community campaign to educate the public about single-use plastic to find out more about the Government’s proposed legislation and how it will affect their business.

This third webinar of the series discussed: What are the opportunities for new business models and innovation; and who is already doing this in Bermuda?
St. George's Marine Expo &
Old Town Market
After a two-year hiatus, the BEDC Marine Expo returned with a bang. The Town of St. George’s turned into a maritime festival, complete with regalia flags hung around the Town to complement the festive atmosphere.
Thousands came to the fifth annual Marine Expo on Sunday, April 24th. The event honours history, celebrates sport, embraces technology, and recognizes the opportunities in Bermuda’s maritime environment.
Cybersecurity & Bermuda Law
What does the Law Say? What does the Island’s legislation say about cybersecurity? What responsibilities do entrepreneurs have in this regard?

Attendees joined Paul Ridley & Kalvin Nhan where they talked about the island's legislation surrounding cybersecurity as well as what responsibilities entrepreneurs have in this regard.
Beyond Plastics Webinar Series (4/4): Rethink Waste
Attendees joined Beyond Plastic Bermuda, a community campaign to educate the public about single-use plastic to find out more about the Government's proposed legislation and how it will affect businesses.

The last of the webinar series discussed: what else can be done to improve business waste in Bermuda and what are the benefits.
Happening in the Community
Developing a Mental Health Plan
We are often diligent about taking care of our physical health in times of stress but neglect our mental health. This webinar will discuss ways to prepare a mental health plan for managing our stress and anxiety.
Additional EAP Webinars
  • Mental Health Issues in Children: May 11th - Learn More
  • When, why, who and what to safely share: May 18th - Learn More
  • Self-Care At No Cost: May 25th - Learn More
Tip & Support Articles
6 Steps to Building a Great Team

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. There are few things more frustrating than gathering a team of skilled individuals who just don't seem to be able to work together well. There is also nothing more fulfilling than...

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6 Simple Ways to Build Wellness Into Your Busy Workday

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Everonye is busy these days, so it can be a challenge to prioritize yourself and your own well-being. But regardless of our busy schedules, it's important to build wellness into your...

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