DIGITAL platforms such as game consoles, mobile smart phones, tablet devices have become ever more popular in recent years.
This in turn has fed demand for mobile and tablet App development, digital moving image and sound production and E-learning and gaming. Consequently, the digital sector has recently emerged as one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK.
The Councils of Ards, Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon, Down and Newry and Mourne have recognised the digital sector as an important growth opportunity for the economy of the SEED region.
Whilst having a global perspective the sector, if developed locally, is knowledge-based and has a high added value – all of the desired attributes of a strong local economy. Consequently, these Councils have recently come together to commission a study of the sector.
The aim of the study is to profile the sector across the six council areas and to identify the key issues facing owner-managers of digital businesses.
Full Circle Management Solutions Ltd has been commissioned to carry out this study and is seeking the inputs of owner-managers of businesses in the digital sector. If you own a business which is involved in the digital industries, we would like to hear from you.
Your input will therefore play a part in shaping local government strategy in relation to future support for the digital sector.
Anyone who can contribute is asked to contact Simon Devlin at Full Circle Management Solutions Ltd on 028 9069 1027 or firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
This project is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund under the European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland.