Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
Economic Development Section, Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
The Council’s Economic Development team acts as a First Stop Shop - a gateway for local assistance, providing advice to businesses and the community in general as well as supporting the main government economic support agencies.
The Economic Development team provides the following services:
- Provides business support programmes to help small firms tackle a range of issues, including business growth, sales and marketing, sources of finance, IT, procurement and human resources.
- Delivers environmental improvements, marketing and events to support the regeneration of our town centres.
- Promotes and develops tourism within the Borough and supports the growth of the tourism sector.
- Promotes the Borough as an attractive inward investment location.
- Promotes training and employment opportunities to local people.
- Works in partnership with and complements the work of other economic development organisations and agencies.
- Develops the Council’s international links and networks.