This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme

Starting your Business

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is working together with Craigavon Industrial Development Organisation, (CIDO) Armagh Business Centre and Banbridge District Enterprises to provide local people with free advice and mentoring to set up in business through the Go for it programme.

Go for it Success Stories

GAA player’s new personal training business goes virtual during pandemic

DATE: 08/04/21

A former Gaelic player has transformed his garage into a fitness studio to deliver one-to-one personal training, thanks to help from the Go For It programme in association with Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council.

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Michelle’s Melt and More opens in Craigavon

DATE: 21/01/19

A Co Armagh mother has went from indulging a hobby of making bath bombs, soaps and candles to selling her handmade products from her own very shop with the support of the Go For It Programme.

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Further Support

Business Engagement Programme

This programme offers an analysis of a business, up to 40 hours of mentoring from a pool of experienced mentors and signposting to additional support.

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Growth Driver

Growth Driver is for firms that are keen to grow their business and employ more staff as a result of utilising innovation to find new customers or suppliers (locally, national, across Europe and potentially world-wide) for products, services, technologies or systems.

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Digital Transformation

The programme offers up to 5 days dedicated digital marketing or digital innovation support from a team of skilled and experienced mentors…

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Win More Business

The Win More Business Procurement Programme aims to support the growth of local businesses, providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to expand by adopting or improving their tendering capabilities.

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Yes You Can

YES YOU CAN is a new 3-year Female Enterprise Programme which is a collaboration between the 11 Local Councils, Invest NI and Women in Business.

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Key Contact Information

The Palace Demesne
BT60 4EL

Civic Building
Downshire Road
BT32 3JY

Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre
66 Lakeview Rd
BT64 1AL