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Sector specific support

We’ve identified Belfast’s key growth sectors as the creative and digital industries, green technology, tourism and retail.

If you are doing business in these sectors and have the desire to grow in the local, national or international marketplace, we can help.

Our package of support for these high growth areas includes:

  • specialist one-to-one mentoring
  • networking events
  • capacity building workshops
  • participation on trade missions to relevant new markets.

To discuss available support, please register with us and a member of our team will contact you within five working days.

Programme  Details
Creative and digital development  Belfast’s international reputation for its distinct and original creative and digital sector is growing rapidly. We’ve worked very closely with the sector, particularly in the last decade, supporting its growth and promoting our talent internationally. Find out more. 
Retail, tourism and hospitality Belfast-based retailers, hospitality and tourism-related businesses are being offered the opportunity to receive a free assessment of their customer service. We’ll arrange a mystery shop to assess your service levels, provide advice and guidance based on that experience, and then carry out a final mystery shop to gauge if standards have improved.
Export Services Hub Our export services hub provides a flexible model of support to high growth companies working in the key sectors of:
  • creative and digital industries
  • cyber security
  • financial and professional services
  • advanced engineering
  • clean technology
  • ICT
  • hospitality and tourism
  • life and health sciences.



Contact us
Economic Development
028 9027 0482
4th floor, 9 Adelaide
c/o Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street