There was an impressive haul of finalists for the Best New Business Award category – Ballylist Dairies (Ballylisk of Armagh), FireHow Ltd, Florrie and Will & The Mind Tribe UK but on the night it was Ballylisk who came out as winners. Congratulations to everyone at Ballylisk of Armagh.
CIDO had a great day at the Lurgan Show on 1st June, We were delighted to be joined on our stand by Michelle Crossey from Michelles Melts and More. Michelle was celebrating one year in business on the day of the show having completed the Go For It programme with CIDO. Michelle was handing out samples from her shop as well as talking to people about her experience of the Go For It programme.
13 June was a busy day for CIDO. In the morning we welcomed Denise Hamill of Digital Den Marketing to the Innovation Centre to lead a Masterclass in SEO for Beginners. In the evening we were joined by Emma Gribben who led a training session on Digital Marketing for our Go For It Clients. Both events were well attended and received great feedback.
Growth for CIDO tenant Audsemporium saw them take on a second unit at CIDO recently. Audey Slack who runs her business with husband Stephen started her business as a hobby and it has seen steady growth ever since.