BACD Update - May 11 2020
COVID-19 Resources and Toolbox: Invest Durham and BACD Biz Toolbox
Do you need to pivot your business now? 

COVID-19 has likely changed our world forever. Start with asking yourself some questions.

Read the article and see if you can pivot your business today:
BACD Client Pivot Profiles - Watch the videos below
Check out how two Durham Region businesses have pivoted their business model to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Full Tilt Cycle and Fundamentals Physiotherapy
BACD offers free confidential Business Advisory Meetings
We have three business advisors -
Teresa Shaver , Andrea Rowlan d and Patrice Esper - who are available to help support your business with:
  • Business plans
  • Marketing strategies
  • Business operations
  • Financial forecasting
  • Getting ready to sell online
  • Navigating COVID-19

To book, simply email
Invest Durham needs your feedback as we begin to recover from the Covid19 crisis and about how we can continue to advocate for our business community.
BACD Expert Network Profiles
Stephanie Herrera, McCam Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Stephanie leads the entertainment leg of McCam Insurance, and specializes in Commercial, Not For Profit, Event, and Fleet insurance.

Her first hand experience of the corporate and NFP sectors, as a sole proprietor, and as a member and director of several boards, enhances her expertise on Business Insurance.
Norm Jolin, Creative Director at n. design
n. design is a graphic design and marketing company based out of Oshawa Ontario servicing the Greater Toronto Area. We specialize in the strategy and development of company branding and marketing.

We have very specific programs designed to help businesses properly brand and market themselves through print, web, social media, environmental and mobile platforms.
This week's BACD Events , Workshops and Webinars
Wed, May 13, 2020 9:30 AM EST
BACD Business Fundamentals: Marketing & Sales
Wed, May 13, 2020 5:00 PM EST
BACD Start Up Session
Thu, May 14, 2020 9:30 AM EST
Converting Sales on Social Media
BACD Grant Programs 2020
Summer Company Program is for full-time students returning to education in the Fall. The program offers virtual business training, mentoring and a grant of up to $3,000.
APPLY NOW - Deadline May 17
Offering women a virtual coaching & mentoring program to help start a new business, plus access to apply for a $2,000 microloan. APPLY NOW
The Starter Company Plus program provides training, mentoring and an opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $5,000. This grant program is for 'market ready' businesses in Durham Region. APPLY NOW
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