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Tourism events funding programme

7 December 2017

Tourism NI’s annual events funding opens for applications

Tourism NI is seeking applications for two event funding schemes.

Read frequently asked questions about the funding programme.

International tourism events fund 2018-19

The international tourism events fund is now open for applications. The programme will support international events in Northern Ireland occurring 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019.

You must meet with a member of the Tourism NI Events team before making your application. Read the application guidelines and find out how to apply.

The deadline for applications is 16 January 2018.

National tourism events sponsorship scheme 2018-19

The national tourism events sponsorship scheme opens for applications on 18 December 2018 at 10:00. The programme will support local tourism events in Northern Ireland occurring 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019.

Tourism NI will be holding information sessions on the scheme at their offices on the following dates:

  • 11 December 2017
  • 12 December 2017
  • 13 December 2017

Two sessions will be held on each of these dates at 10:00 and 14:00.

It is recommended that all applicants attend one of the above information sessions. Contact the Tourism NI Events Team to book your slot on Email: or Tel: 028 9044 1589.

The deadline for applications is 25 January 2018.