The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Alderman Stephen Ross joins OPTIMAL Programme Manager Colleen McAreavey to call local organisations to avail of business growth support.
Applications for the fully funded OPTIMAL business support programme which delivers one-to-one mentoring to local businesses and social enterprises across Antrim and Newtownabbey must be received by 31 January 2023.
If your business or social enterprise is located in Antrim and Newtownabbey borough and employs less than 50 full time employees, apply for expert support today.
- Text BUSINESS OPTIMAL to 80039
- Telephone Sara Thompson on 07799 533 876 or
- Apply online – visit https://antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/optimal/
Specialist Assistance available across a range of areas including:
☑️ Digital – Website design & set up, app development, social media, SEO, remote working, cyber security
☑️ Try Export – Finding new customers, selling strategies in export markets, trade tariffs and documentation
☑️ Social Enterprise – Governance, managing volunteers, applying for grants & loans
☑️ General – Recruitment & staff management, financial planning, marketing, costing and pricing
☑️ Sales – Selling Strategies, finding new customers, marketing, branding and visual merchandising
☑️ Sustaining business – business planning, efficiency, financial management
☑️ Other: just ask for what your enterprise needs to sustain or grow
This Antrim and Newtownabbey borough council project managed by Mallusk Enterprise Park (in partnership with Ledcom & Antrim Enterprise) is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme