Talent development programmes

Our Board Bank scheme offers our business members the opportunity to become non-executive Directors or Trustees of an arts organisation. Members use it to offer their skillset in return for expanding their network and finding fresh perspectives to inspire their own organisation. We also run a separate development programme for young professionals. We place them on arts Boards to nurture their leadership capabilities and discover the roles and responsibilities of being a Board member. Our Skills Bank service matches a business professional with an arts manager to guide them through a short-term project with specific objectives.

“Does Arts & Business NI work? The answer is yes, our business has been working with A&B NI for 8 years and it ticks all the boxes. Do you want to develop your staff people? Do you want to train them? Do you want to brand and market your business whilst getting your name out into your market place? Then you need to work with Arts & Business NI and integrate the arts into your business. Our creative journey has been an eye opener for our business and I highly recommend getting involved now. The programmes are amazing and the results are second to none. “

David McClurg

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Board Bank & Young professionals on Arts Boards Information

Registration Board Bank Business

Registration Young Professionals on Arts Boards Business

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Our Funders & Partners

Arts & Business is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.