50 + Opportunities to Promote Your BusinessJan172023

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50 + Opportunities to Promote Your Business

Planning your online and offline marketing ahead of time can make all the difference to your bottom line. We’ve compiled a monthly list so you can form a marketing plan now for upcoming promotion dates.

Along with the traditional holidays, each month of 2023 offers your business the opportunity to support and promote an array of days, events, and awareness months.

Your company or organization can give tribute, align with, and show support to days/months with promotions and events that highlight your brand.

Marketing Calendar Dates:

JANUARY 2023

January is:

  • Walk Your Pet Month
  • Career & Technical Education Month
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Mentoring Month
  • National Eye Care Month
  • National Oatmeal Month
  • Be Kind To Food Servers Month

January 1-7 - Thank Your Customers Week

January 1 - New Year’s Day

January 3 - Drinking Straw Day

January 10 - National Houseplant Appreciation Day

January 13 - Rubber Duckie Day

January 14 - National Dress Up Your Pet Day

January 15-21 - Hunt for Happiness Week

January 16 - Martin Luther King Jr Day

January 22 - Lunar New Year

January 24 - National Compliment Day

January 25 - Intravenous Nurse Day

January 26 - Activity Professionals Day

January 29 - National Puzzle Day

FEBRUARY 2023

February is:

  • Black History Month
  • American Heart Month
  • Library Lovers Month
  • Senior Independence Month
  • Children's Dental Health Month
  • National Time Management Month

February 2 - Groundhog Day

February 3 - Wear Red Day

February 6 - Pay a Compliment Day

February 6-10 - Pride in Foodservice Week

February 10 - Umbrella Day

February 12-18 - Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

February 14 -Valentine’s Day

February 19-25 - National Engineers Week

February 20 - President’s Day

February 21 - Mardi Gras

February 22 -Ash Wednesday

February 22 - School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

MARCH 2023

March is:

  • American Red Cross Month
  • National Women's History Month
  • National Social Work Month
  • National Ethics Awareness Month
  • National Nutrition Month

March 3 - World Wildlife Day

March 3 - Employee Appreciation Day

March 6 - Dentist’s Day

March 6 - Purim begins at sundown

March 8 - International Women’s Day

March 8 - Registered Dietician Nutritionist Day

March 12 - Daylight Savings Begins at 2:00 am

March 12 - National Girl Scout Day

March 12–18 - Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 12-18 - National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week

March 13-17 - Long Term Care Administrators Week

March 14 - National Pi Day

March 17 - St. Patrick’s Day

March 19 - National Let’s Laugh Day

March 19 - Certified Nurses Day

March 19-25 - National Poison Prevention Week

March 21 - World Down Syndrome Day

March 19-25 - Health Information Professionals Week

March 24 - World Tuberculosis Day

March 29 - National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

March 30 - Doctor’s Day

APRIL 2023

April is:

  • Garden Month
  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • National Parkinson's Awareness Month 
  • Spring Break
  • 911 Education Month
  • Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  • Month of the Military Child
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • National Financial Literacy Month
  • National Occupational Therapy Month
  • Cancer Control Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Campus Pride Month
  • Animal Cruelty Prevention Month
  • National Humor Month

April 1 - April Fool’s Day

April 2 - World Autism Awareness Day

April 3-9  -  National Public Health Week

April 7 - World Health Day

April 9 - Easter

April 9 -15 - Public Safety Tele-communicators Week

April 10 - National Siblings Day

April 15 - American Sign Language Day

April 15-21 - National Volunteer Week

April 17-21 - National Environmental Education Week

April 18 - Tax Day

April 20 - “420”, A day celebrating cannabis businesses and culture

April 22 - Earth Day

April 23 - Picnic Day

April 23- 29 - National Library Week

April 26 - Administrative Professionals Day

April 28 - National Arbor Day

MAY 2023

May is:

  • National Cancer Research Month
  • Mental Health Month
  • Lou Gehrig Disease Awareness Month
  • National Foster Care Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Bike Safety Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • Healthy Vision Month
  • National American Stroke Month
  • National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
  • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Oncology Nursing Month
  • Better Hearing and Speech Month
  • Global Employee Health & Fitness Month

May 1- 5 - Teacher Appreciation Week

May 2 - National Teachers’ Day

May 4 - Star Wars Day 

May 4 - International Firefighters Day

May 5 - Cinco de Mayo

May 6-12 - Nurse’s Week

May 7-13 - Public Service Recognition Week

May 7-13 - Correctional Officers Week

May 7-13 - National Hospital Week

May 7-13 - Nursing Home Week

May 7-13 - National Women's Health Week

May 10 - School Nurse Day

May 10 - World Lupus Day

May 14 - Mother’s Day

May 29 - Memorial Day

May 14-20 - National Skilled Nursing Care Week

May 14-20 - National Police Week

May 16 - Barbecue Day

May 17- National Employee Health and Fitness Day

May 18 - International Museum Day

May 19 - Bike to Work Day

May 21-27 - National EMS Emergency Medical Services Week

May 27 - Sunscreen Day

May 29 - Memorial Day

JUNE 2023

June is:

  • Graduation
  • LGBTQ Pride Month
  • National Safety Month
  • National Candy Month
  • National Great Outdoors Month

June 3 - World Bicycle Day

June 5 - World Environment Day

June 6 - Drive-In Movie Day

June 6 - Yo-Yo Day

June 8 - Best Friends Day

June 10 - National Ballpoint Pen Day

June 12-19 - International Men's Health Week

June 14 - World Blood Donor Day

June 14 - Flag Day

 June 15- 21 - Nursing Assistants Week

June 18 - Father’s Day

June 19 - Juneteenth Independence Day

June 21 - June Solstice / First Day of Summer

June 21 - International Day of Yoga

June 26 - Beautician's Day

June 27 - Sunglasses Day

JULY 2023

July is:

  • Social Wellness Month
  • Wedding Season
  • Family Reunion Month
  • UV Safety Month
  • Picnic Month
  • National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • National Culinary Arts Month
  • National Recreation and Parks Month
  • National Grilling Month

July 1 - International Joke Day

July 3 - International Plastic Bag Free Day

July 4 - 4th of July / Independence Day

July 10 - Teddy Bear Picnic Day

July 10-16 - National Therapeutic Recreation Week

July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day

July 17 - National Ice Cream Day

July 17 - World Emoji Day

July 19 - National Hot Dog Day

July 20 - Fortune Cookie Day

July 20 - National Lollipop Day

July 23 - Parent’s Day

AUGUST 2023

August is:

  • National Golf Month
  • National Picnic Month
  • New Student Orientation
  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • National Eye Exam Month
  • Fishing Month

August 2 - Coloring Book Day

August 4 - U.S. Coast Guard Day

August 4- International Beer Day

August 8 - International Cat Day

August 9 - Book Lover’s Day

August 12 - International Youth Day

August 13 - Left-Hander’s Day

August 15 - Relaxation Day

August 21- National Senior Citizen’s Day

August 26 - Women's Equality Day

August 26 - National Dog Day

August 30 - National Marshmallow Toasting Day

SEPTEMBER 2023

September is:

  • Library Card Sign-up Month
  • Preparedness Month
  • Campus Safety Awareness Month
  • Back to School
  • Suicide Prevention Month
  • Friendship Month
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • Shake Month

September 1 - National Food Bank Day

September 2 -World Beard Day

September 4 - Labor Day

September 5 - International Day of Charity

September 6 - Read a Book Day

September 9 - Teddy Bear Day

September 10 - Grandparents Day

September 10-16 - Healthcare Environmental Services Week

September 10-16 - International Housekeepers Week

September 10-16 - Truck Driver Appreciation Week

September 11 - Patriot Day

September 15 - Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown

September 16 - International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

September 16 - Coastal Cleanup Day

September 16 - World Cleanup Day

September 16 - October 3 - Oktoberfest

September 17-23 - Surgical Technologists Week

September 19 - Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 21- International Day of Peace

September 23 - September Equinox / First Day of Autumn

September 24 - Yom Kippur begins at sundown

September 26 - HR Professionals Day

September 27 - National Public Lands Day

September 29 - World Heart Day

OCTOBER 2023

October is:

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Book Month
  • Homecoming
  • Mental Illness Awareness Month
  • National Dental Hygiene Month
  • National Book Month
  • Photographer Appreciation Month
  • Dyslexia Awareness Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • American Pharmacist's Month
  • National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Bullying Prevention Month
  • Crime Prevention Month
  • Principals Month
  • Physical Therapy Month

October 1 - International Coffee Day

October 1 - World Vegetarian Day

October 1-7 - Mental Illness Awareness Week

October 1-7 - Healthcare Supply Chain Week

October 1-7 - Healthcare Food Service Week

October 2 - Children's Health Day

October 2-6 - Customer Service Week

October 4 - World Animal Day

October 4 - World No Disposable Cup Day

October 4 - Improve Your Office Day

October 4 - National Taco Day

October 4 - National Vodka Day

October 6 - National Physician Assistant Day (PA Day)

October 6-12 - National Physician Assistant Week (PA Week)

October 6 - World Smile Day

October 7 - Bookshop Day

October 8-14 - Fire Prevention Week

October 8-1 - Emergency Nurses Week

October 9 - Indigenous People’s Day

October 9 - Columbus Day

October 12 - World Arthritis Day

October 13 - National Train Your Brain Day

October 15-21 - International Infection Prevention Week

October 16 - Boss's Day

October 16 - World Food Day

October 16-20 - National School Bus Safety Week

October 16-20 - Pharmacy Week

October 20 - National Mammography Day

October 21-29 - Red Ribbon Week

October 22-28 - National Respiratory Care Week

October 24 - United Nations Day

October 28 - National First Responders Day

October 29 - National Cat Day

October 31- Halloween

NOVEMBER 2023

November is:

  • Native American Heritage Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • American Diabetes Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Movember (Men's Health Awareness)
  • Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • National Adoption Month
  • National Alzheimer's Disease Month
  • Military Family Month
  • Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care Month

November 2 - Dia de los Muertos

November 5-11 -National Patient Transport Week

November 5-11 - Radiologic Technology Week

November 5 - Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00 am

November 7 - Hug A Bear Day 

November 11 - Veterans Day

November 12 - Diwali

November 12-18 - Nurse Practitioner NP Week

November 12-18 - Perioperative Nurses Week

November 13 - World Kindness Day

November 13-19 - American Education Week

November 14 - World Diabetes Day

November 15 - America Recycles Day

November 16 - Great American Smokeout

November 23 - Thanksgiving

November 24 - Black Friday

November 25 - Small Business Saturday

November 26 - Artists Sunday

November 27 - Cyber Monday

November 28 - Giving Tuesday

November 30 - Computer Security Day

November 30 - Mason Jar Day

DECEMBER 2023

December 1 - World AIDS Day (Priyasbday)

December 3 - International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 4 - World Wildlife Conservation Day

December 5 - International Volunteer Day

December 5 - World Soil Day

December 7 - International Civil Aviation Day

December 7 - Hanukkah begins

December 15 - Hanukkah ends

December 15 - International Tea Day

December 21 - National Robin Day

December 21 - Winter Solstice (shortest day of the year)

December 24 - Christmas Eve

December 25 - Christmas Day

December 26 - Boxing Day

December 26 - Kwanzaa begins

December 27 - National Fruitcake Day

December 31 - New Year’s Eve

Not Enough? 

There are literally hundreds of awareness days, events, and holidays recognized at local, state, country and global levels.

No matter what type of business or organization you’re affiliated with, you can find more opportunities to promote, align with and support.

Did You Know?

If you already use Constant Contact (automated email) you know how easy it is to plan promotions - days, weeks or even months ahead with their integrated  Marketing Calendar.

It’s pretty awesome:

  • Create your Email.
  • Schedule Send Dates.
  • See which emails worked, and what could work better next month.
  • Keep track of saved, scheduled, and already sent emails.
  • Easily view what and when things are happening for your business.

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