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Digital Growth Programme

8 January 2020


This programme aims to help businesses learn new skills in using digital platforms and technologies

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has joined forces with Ards and North Down Borough Council to launch a Digital Growth Programme to support the development of micro and small businesses in the regions.

The programme aims to help businesses learn new skills and develop confidence in using digital platforms and technologies. 

Programme content
Workshops to help accelerate business growth and job creation will include social media marketing, mobile marketing, search engine optimisation, Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising, virtual reality, augmented reality and the internet of things.

Also included in the programme will be one-to-one mentoring support to a minimum of 260 businesses and digital masterclass events with industry experts, helping businesses understand and implement the latest in digital.

Find out more and register
To be eligible to apply for the programme, your business must be located in Ards and North Down Borough Council or Newry Mourne and Down District Council, employ fewer than 50 employees and be actively trading.

The closing date for this intake is 17:00 on Friday 31 January 2020.

Find out more and register for the Digital Growth Programme.