19 February 2020
Start-up and growth support programme for women
Yes You Can is a three-year female enterprise programme that is delivered across Northern Ireland in collaboration with the 11 local councils.
Yes You Can programmes 2020
A one-day bootcamp for women at the pre-start stage who have an idea, see an opportunity or want to explore career options.
- Thursday 12 March, Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey
- Wednesday 13 May, Eighty 81, Ebrington Square, Derry~Londonderry
- Wednesday 3 June, Causeway Enterprise, Coleraine
- Tuesday 16 June, Newy Conference Centre
- Wednesday 16 September, Clayton Hotel, Belfast
- Tuesday 6 October, Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown
An initiative which targets women who have not started trading. Explore it will support participants through three one-day workshops and three months buddy support from an experienced female entrepreneur.
- Belfast - commences 24 March, Innovation Factory, Springfield Road, Belfast
- Antrim & Newtownabbey/ Mid & East Antrim - commences 6 May, Mallusk Enterprsie Park
- Lisburn & Castlereagh/ Ards & North Down - commences 27 May, Lisburn Enterprise Organisation
- Derry & Strabane/ Causeway Coast & Glens - commences 23 September, Invest NI, Strand Road, Derry~Londonderry
- Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon/ Newry, Mourne & Down - commences 22 September, Cido, Craigavon
A two-day residential to inspire women already trading, to encourage growth, ambition, diversification and scalability of their business.
- Monday 1 June, Corick House,Clogher
- Monday 2 November, Corick House,Clogher
Local female networks
The networking events will be delivered Northern Ireland wide and are aimed at all female entrepreneurs from those who haven’t started trading, to those who want to grow their business.
- Thursday 27 February, Belfast City Hall
- Tuesday 10 March,Tullyglass Hotel, Ballymena
- Tuesday 31 March, Lisburn Civic Centre
- Thursday 2 April, Crawfordsburn Inn, Crawfordsburn
- Tuesday 9 June, The Palace, Armagh
- Tuesday 13 October, Kellyhelvin Hotel, Enniskillen