Start Up A New Business On The Go For It Programme


Newry Mourne and Down District Council to host Open Evenings for new business start-ups

The Council in partnership with Down Business Centre Ltd and Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency will host ‘Start a Business Information Evenings’ on Thursday 21 November (from 5.30-7pm) for anyone thinking about starting their own business.  This is a key event being held as part of NMD Enterprise Week. 

Down Business Centre is supporting the Go For It Programme along with Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency.

(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.)

Newry Mourne and Down District Council has joined forces with council areas across Northern Ireland aimed at providing would-be entrepreneurs with the chance to speak to a business advisor about their business idea and find out how the Go For It Programme can help them.

Councillor Charlie Casey, Chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council said: “Down Business Centre Ltd and Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency have vast experience in helping budding entrepreneurs in our Council area turn their dreams of owning their own business into a reality.

The WIN business park in Newry, the main centre for the Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency.

“We would encourage anyone who has an idea for a business to drop in to Down Business Centre Ltd or Newry and Mourne Enterprise Agency anytime between 5.30pm – 7pm and meet an experienced business advisor for a free, no-obligation opportunity to discuss how the Go For It Programme can really help their business idea take off.

The Go For It programme is delivered free of charge by a team of experienced business mentors through Northern Ireland’s wide network of enterprise agencies. It combines expert advice with help to develop a robust business plan to turn ideas into a commercial enterprise.

For more information on the ‘Start a Business Information Evenings’ visit:

For further information on other events taking place on NMD Enterprise Week visit:

If you have a business idea you’d like to develop or if you are thinking about starting a business call 0800 027 0639 or visit: