Digital Growth Programme

With digital marketing and immersive technology becoming such a vital tool for businesses in today’s world for boosting sales, generating leads and reaching new customers, businesses will need as much knowledge and experience as they can in this field. The Digital Growth Programme is designed to give businesses valuable advice and support from experts in the industry, between 1:1 mentoring and workshops, where they can then develop their digital skills within their industry.  This programme aims to enhance digital capabilities and develop knowledge in new and existing platforms including; social media management and advertising, SEO, PPC and website optimisation as well as delivering new customer experiences through AR, VR and immersive technology. 

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.


Open to all businesses who are:

  • Based in Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and the Ards and North Down Borough Council
  • Medium, small and micro enterprises with less than 50 employees
  • Businesses that are in operation for more than 12 months
  • Businesses that can demonstrate the ability to create jobs


Delivered by leading digital experts the programme will cover a range of topics to include:

  • Website and E-commerce Development
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Google Ads
  • Blogging and Content Creation
  • Beginner and Advanced Social Media
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Video Marketing
  • Immersive Technologies: Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality
  • Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence
  • Customer Relationship Management,
  • Email Marketing and Database Management
  • Digital Systems integration for finance, accounts, marketing platforms


To view the eligibility criteria and submit an application form, please visit the website –

Alternatively, you can find out more information by

Email –
Phone – 077 3712 2955