SHINE Business Development Programme

EU Logo fund for investment and growth and jobsThe SHINE Business Development Programme, will be Ards and North Down Borough Council’s principal business support and growth programme.

It will provide tailored and specialist business support to micro and small enterprises to support the development of a more prosperous economy within the council area. The SHINE programme will:

  • Support the creation of new sustainable jobs in the council area
  • Strengthen the local business base by assisting businesses to become more competitive in indigenous and export markets
  • Promote business growth and innovation
  • Provide accessible, need driven business support that is tailored to business requirements

The programme will provide tailored one to one mentoring and a range of topical business development events. The programme will be launched in the next few months.

“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.”

Invest Northern Ireland works with individuals, companies and organisations in manufacturing and tradable services which show the ambition and commitment to grow by being more innovative, more entrepreneurial and more internationally focused.

Invest NI’s full range of support and services are delivered through local offices in Belfast, Coleraine, Ballymena, Craigavon, Londonderry, Newry, Enniskillen and Omagh, and an international office network.
For further information or to register your interest for the programme contact Paula Ault, Business Development Executive on 02891473788,
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