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Business Support

During the COVID19 Derry City and Strabane District Business Support team are available to offer advice and assistance to local businesses on the level of Govt support. and restrictions available.  With the introduction of schemes for businesses and the changing of restrictions we will update information as and we receive it at our Business Support information portal https://www.derrystrabane.com/Business/Updates-And-Support/Updates-And-Support

You can sign up to the Newsletter below or follow us on Social Media for regular updates on Business Support Facebook @Business Support Derry Strabane and Twitter @dcsdbusiness 

Derry City and Strabane District Council’s experienced Business Support Team are still available and working hard to deliver a range of services designed to help start-ups and SME’s as they try to resume business as usual during these unprecedented times.  

To make an appointment to speak with one of our Business Advisors, Please find details below:

Tel: 0759503778 (Derry based Businesses) / 07548162347 (for Strabane Businesses) 

Email: [email protected] / [email protected] 

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Business Start Ups

For Start Ups the Go For It Programme is now delivered by your local Council.  If you have a business idea that you would like to develop, we can can help you with business planning to take the next step.  Call us now on 0800 027 0639 or visit www.goforitni.com

SME’s Let us help you Grow

If you are an established business within the Derry and Strabane Council area, we have a range of strategies aimed at business growth.  From outdoor trading opportunities to establishing collaborative working networks, we will be happy to tailor these to your business

 Initiatives designed by our Business Development Team include:

  • Business Boost Programme
  • Strabane B.I.D.
  • Market Trading Opportunities
  • Collaborative Networks

Please get in touch with one of our business advisors now to see how we can help with your business growth.

Support Events

Through our large scale Council Events, such as Foyle Maritime Festival and Halloween as well as bespoke business support events Enterprise Week and Fashion Fest, we will strive to create opportunities for your businesses regardless of sector.

Look out throughout the year for a number of stakeholder engagement events and business initiatives that we roll out to support business.  Look out for upcoming business engagement events here

Whether you are a start up with a business idea or an established business looking to grow, contact one of our Team now to see how we can help

Business Officers:

Sinead Lynch – [email protected]

Tara Nicholas – [email protected]

Markets Development Officer

Nicole Walters – [email protected]

Tel: 028 71 253 253