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Go Succeed

Don’t know how to take the next step in business?

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Go Succeed is the new go-to source for expert business advice led by Northern Ireland's eleven local councils. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur just starting out; are looking to grow your business; or are planning to scale up; our team of industry experts will provide tailored support and guidance to help you achieve your business goals.

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  How Go Succeed Can Help You

Go Succeed Start

Starting your business

You have a great idea but you're not sure how to turn it into a business, or you have already started out in business and require mentorship on your next steps. Our Go Succeed Start experts will help you to create a business plan, seek funding and put all the foundations in place to get your business up and running.

Go Succeed Grow

Growing your business 

Your business is already established and is now ready to expand, but growth is slow and you're not sure how to progress. Our Go Succeed Grow experts have seen it all before in just about every sector, so they'll provide tailored support to help shorten the journey to business growth.

Go Succeed Scale

Scaling your business 

Your business is ready to go to the next level locally and internationally but you need guidance, support or resources to achieve your ambitions. Our Go Succeed Scale industry experts will help tailor your plans to penetrate new markets, identify investment opportunities and scale up your operations.

Go Succeed Upcoming Events & Workshops

Engage and Foundation - click here for list of upcoming events

Go Succeed in Marketing Your Start Up Business -  Wednesday 12 June at 18:00 - online

Employing your First Employee - Legal Considerations Thursday 27 June at 15:00 - online 

Go Succeed in Developing Powerful Marketing Strategies - Thursday 30 May at 18:00 and Thursday 27 June at 12:00 - online

Accessing Finance for Establishing Start Ups - Thursday 30 May at 18:00 and Thursday 13 June at 10:00 - online

Refining Your Business Idea - Monday 3 June at 18:00 - online

Business Set Up and Financial Planning Fundamentals - Tuesday 4 June at 10:00 and Thursday 27 June at 13:00 online

Explore My Business Idea - Tuesday 4 June at 11:00, Antrim Enterprise Agency

Generating Impactful Content for Start-Up Success - Tuesday 4 June at 16:00 and Tuesday 11 June at 13:00 - online

Selling Online with Shopify - Tuesday 4 June at 18:30 - Armagh Business Centre

Show Up with Purpose (Women Entrepreneur Focused Workshop) - Wednesday 5 June at 10:00 - Online

Exporting - Lets Get Growing - Thursday 6 June at 10:30 - online

Social Media for Beginners - Thursday 6 June at 13:00 and Monday 24 June at 10:00 - online

Financial Planning and Forecasting for Developing Start Ups -Thursday 6 June at 13:00  and  Tuesday 25 June at 18:00 - online 

Exporting - A Smarter Way To Start! - Thursday 6 June at 18:00 - online 

Get Set to Thrive (Women Entrepreneur Focused Workshop) - Monday 10 June at 10:00 - Lisburn Enterprise Centre

Build Balance with Motivation from Ikigai - Monday 10 June at 18:00 - online

Product Launch and Commercialisation: Take Your Product to Market - Tuesday 11 June at 10:00 - online

Elevate Your Sales Strategy: Networking Essentials - Tuesday 11 June at 14:00 - online

Building Your Start Up Business Plan - Tuesday 11 June at 13:00 and Tuesday 25 June at 18:00 online

Marketing Planning for Online Success - Thursday 13 June at 10:00 - online

Establishing Your Social Enterprise - Tuesday 18 June at 18:00 - online

LinkedIn for SMEs - Wednesday 19 June at 10:00 - online

Marketing Matters! - Wednesday 19 June at 10:00 - North Down Development Organisation Ltd

Building a Sustainable Start Up - Wednesday 19 June at 10:00 - SERC Bangor

Bolstering Your Start Up - Women Founders Networking Series - Thursday 20 June at 10:00 - online

Business Planning for Early-Stage Growth - Tuesday 25 June at 10:00 - online

Business Planning on a Page - Tuesday 25 June at 10:00 - Online

Relationships: The Key to Business Success - Wednesday 26 June at 10:00, Newry & Mourne Enterprise Agency

Click here for more information and to register for these events!

Grow and Scale - click here for list of upcoming events

Go Succeed Series: Grow Your Sales with LinkedIn - Wednesday 22 May - Wednesday 5 June - online

Go Succeed: Maximising your Profitability for Tourism & Hospitality - Thursday 30 May at 10:00 - online

The Future of AI in Digital Marketing - Wednesday 5 June at 13:00 - online

Strategy and Business Planning - Thursday 6 June at 10:00 - online

Selling to the Public Sector - Tuesday 11 June at 10:00 - Hamilton Road Community Hub

Guerilla Marketing Tactics - Wednesday 12 June at 12:00 - online

Driving Sales Growth and Reinforcing Competitive Advantage through Customer Experience - Thursday 13 June at 10:00 - online

Setting up Google Analytics 4 for your Business - Wednesday 19 June at 13:00 - online

Access to Finance - Thursday 20 June at 10:00 - online

Business Planning for Growth in 60 Minutes - Wednesday 26 June at 13:00 - online

Click here for more information and to register for these events!

Peer Support Network - Developing Growth Ambitions Female Networking Events

The Go Succeed programme delivery team are delighted to let you know that we are again hosting a number of FREE Female Networking Events for female founders in the Ards and North Down Borough Council area; seeking a build a peer network to support their business development journey. We are hosting four events which will run throughout June from 10am to 12pm at NDDO Offices, in Balloo Avenue, in Bangor.

During each informal networking session, you will get a chance to meet new experienced female entrepreneurs, chat about your business and identify common themes that challenge your business growth. These challenges will be tackled, and opportunities for growth will be developed through the support network which will run until the end of March 2024.  Each week we will focus on a topical issue and look at practical tips which can have a positive impact on your business moving forward.

All events will be hosted at NDDO Offices, click here for map to find the NDDO Offices 

The 1st event will take place on Tuesday 4th June at 10am -12pm - Mindful and Confident, at the Enterprise Centre, NDDO Offices

Additional dates for your diary:

Tuesday 11th June at 10am to 12pm - Healthier You!

Tuesday 18th June at 10am to 12pm - Presenting your Idea/Presentation Skills to Give you Confidence

Tuesday 25th June at 10am to 12pm - Take Some Time for Yourself!

Why not come along and have a cuppa and a chat and let’s Go Succeed together and Grow

PSNThis event is offered as part of Go Succeed NI Business Support in the Ards and North Down Borough Council area.  

To register and secure your place, please contact Gail or Emma via calling the centre directly on 028 9127 1525.

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you on the 4th!


Calling all Social Enterprises

Calling all Social Enterprises interested in enhancing the skills of their organisation. Sign up to with Go Succeed to receive free 1-1 mentoring support, workshops and grant to support growth plans.

For more information please contact Maura Bettes.

Go Succeed Launch Event

Read about the Go Succeed launch event which took place on 13th November here.

Introducing Go Succeed!

Go Succeed Launch Video

Visit the Go Succeed NI website