Creative Edge

Creative Edge is Ards and North Down Council's business support programme, specific to businesses in the creative and digital sectors.

What is Creative Edge and how will it help my business?

An Overview of Creative Edge

Creative Edge is the Ards and North Down Borough Council support programme for local creative and digital businesses.

As one on the identified key sectors, Ards and North Down is committed to providing economic development support to the creative and digital sector through the new development plan.

Creative Edge addresses the needs of the sector though a variety of different initiatives to enable businesses to develop and grow. These include:

  • Sourcing skills
  • Merchandising
  • Digital Marketing
  • Packaging and sustainability
  • The ‘Internet of Things’
  • Digital Cafes

The Council is keen to develop and support this sector addressing key out-puts such as turnover, export, job generation and capacity development.  The creative industries are characterised by, but not limited to:

  • Digital Sector
  • Advertising
  • Design
  • Publishing
  • Architecture
  • Crafts
  • Arts
  • Music
  • Screen Industries
  • Photography

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Select the download below for a copy of the brochure.  


Creative Edge