Monthly News & Updates

April 2024 Issue


Courses & Events

Guide to the BEDC Commercial Kitchen Program

Thursday, May 9, 2024

12:30pm - 1:30pm

BEDC Main Office

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Summer Student

Entrepreneur Program

Monday, July 1st, 2024 -

Friday, August 23rd 2024

North East Hamilton Incubator Hub

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Bermuda Business Spotlight

This month, we're highlighting Rhea Gibbons of Realising the Inbetween Art Therapy. Realising the Inbetween Art Therapy offers mental health support through exploration of the inner world using artistic materials that include but are not limited to visual arts, breathwork, journaling, and movement.

Learn about Realising the Inbetween Art Therapy!

Did You Know?

BEDC offers a wealth of resources and documents on our website that are invaluable for your business journey.

This month, we're highlighting the Sample Retail Store Cash Flow and Profit and Loss Statement. These essential tools provide a clear view of your business' financial health, helping you manage funds effectively and make informed decisions. By understanding your income and expenses, you can ensure sustainable growth for your retail store.


Mind Your Business Podcast

Tune in to find out how to mind your business with BEDC, special guest entrepreneurs, industry experts and more. This month we featured:

Jen Ward, The Inspired Hub & Jessica Lightbourne, Jessica Lightbourne Coaching

Sasha Benson, Benson Esthetics

Dion Easton Jr, Dion the Creative


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. 



Looking to get your business online? Join the ByBermuda virtual market today! It's a unique opportunity to showcase your business online, accept online payments without any cost, and connect with a wider audience. All at no charge to you. Sign up now!


Happening in the Community

Coastal Living Magazine -

Factor Bermuda

Melissa Leach, CEO of Factor Bermuda, was recently featured in the spring issue of Coastal Living magazine, a premier U.S. publication. After a life-altering melanoma diagnosis, Melissa transitioned from luxury fashion in London to creating a Bermudian-based line of UPF 50+ sun-protective and sustainable swimwear.

Click the button below to read the full article.


Inspired Hub: Coaching Week

Join the Inspired Hub Coaching Week from April 29th to May 3rd, available for only $10. Participate in daily power-packed sessions from 1:00-2:00 PM BDA time, featuring a Social Media Masterclass, Q&A sessions with Jen, CEO Inspiration Hour, Social Media Planning Party, and a MASTERING YOUR MINDSET session with special guests.

Discover essential tools, find community support, and gain the confidence needed to thrive in your business endeavors. 


Bermuda Half Marathon Derby

BEDC is a proud sponsor of the 2024 🇧🇲 Half Marathon Derby.

Don't forget to register for the 115th Bermuda Half Marathon Derby taking place on Friday, May 24th! There are many distance options available including the half-marathon, 4-person relay, 2-person relay and the new 2 mile Bermuda Senior Classic event! 

Registration and more information can be found below!


MayFest 2024

The BEDC is proud to be a lead sponsor for the MayFest, which includes the 115th Bermuda Half Marathon Derby, Wellness Wednesday, and various family-friendly activities. Highlights include a bull riding competition and live music events.

The community is invited to enjoy diverse entertainment and culinary delights at Uptown Market. Join the celebration of "Uptown Together We Go!"

BEDC Monthly Product Spotlight

Customs Letter of Credit Program

BEDC has has partnered with HM Customs to provide $200,000 each year for credit lines up to $12,500. This helps local businesses bring in goods for sale in Bermuda. BEDC will fully back qualified applicants with a guarantee letter to secure a HM Customs credit line for deferred duty payment.

Tip & Support Articles

Know When to Take a Step Back From Certain Tasks - And When to Step Up | Entrepreneur

Fatigue is a reality for many of us, but how can we learn to do less and figure out where to really focus our efforts to become truly effective entrepreneurs?

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How to Pioneer Creative Content with AI the Right Way | Entrepreneur

Here's how creative marketing teams can leverage AI while maintaining credibility and an authentic connection with their audience.

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