Launch of New Accelerator Programme

CIDO CEO, Cara Dallat was joined by Lord Major of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon City Council, Julie Flaherty and representatives from the four other local Enterprise Agencies as they joined forces to launch an exciting new Accelerator Programme for new and existing businesses from across the Borough. Offering a series of interactive workshops, seminars…


CIDO Tenant chosen to shoot Promo Video for ‘Go For It’ Programme

    CIDO tenant, Michelle Crossey who owns Michelle’s Melts and More was recently selected by the ‘Go For It’ team to make a promotional video highlighting the benefits of the programme which Michelle undertook through CIDO. Kirsty Watson, who delivered the programme went along to support Michelle and find out what Michelle finds the…


A Busy Few Months Ahead at CIDO

CIDO are looking forward to a busy few months with a mix of events planned. As well as hosting a range of seminars and masterclasses including a Budget Review Breakfast and a Linkedin Intermediate Masterclass, we are delighted to have partnered with both Women in Business and regional networking group Bizmerang to bring two exciting…


Enterprise Week 2018 launched

CIDO are delighted to once again be involved in Enterprise Week which this year will take place from 12 to 16 November. We would encourage businesses and entrepreneurs across the borough of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon to get involved in this enterprising initiative. With the theme of ‘Inspire, Innovate and Invest’, Enterprise Week will…


Go For It Programmes Helps Launch Dog Loving Entrepreneur

A dog loving entrepreneur from Moira has agreed a deal with the National Trust to officially stock her luxury Irish themed fabric dog bandana in the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre. Claire Smyth struck the deal with the National Trust less than a year after launching her dog accessory business with the support of the Go…


Ballylisk of Armagh win Best New Start Award 2018

CIDO were proud sponsors of the ‘Best New Start Award’ at this year’s ‘Food Heartland Awards together with Banbridge District Enterprises Limited and Armagh Business Centre Ltd We’d like to congratulate winner Ballylisk of Armagh and say well done to all of this year’s finalists – Donna Fox Tours, Lean Supper Club, Molly’s Mill and West End Bakery. Pictured left to right Eileen Stewart, Armagh Business…


Techstart NI ‘On the Road’ to visit CIDO

We are pleased to announce that Techstart NI will visit CIDO innovation Centre on Wednesday 10th October to offer local businesses the opportunity to talk to the team about available funding. If you’d like to discuss your business idea in a one-to-one session with members of the Techstart NI team and find out if their equity and…


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