June

1st Parents Day

2nd National Donut Day
This is a US one (hence the spelling), not sure if it’s People or Pastries…

5th World Environment Day
World Environment Day has taken place on June 5 every year since 1972, and is a day of activities held every year on June 5 to support protection of the environment. Each year has a different theme and a different host.

7th First Legoland Anniversary!
Opened in Denmark, 1968

11th Queens Birthday

Her Majesty the Queen has two birthdays each year. Her actual birthday is April 21st, and she usually celebrates privately. Her official birthday is usually the second Saturday in June with a more public (and hopefully warmer) celebration. Get the union jacks at the ready for so Royal fun using #HappyBirthdayYourMajesty

14th World Blood Donor Day

14th Ramadan Ends
Dates may vary

17th Fathers Day

It may not be as lucrative as mothers day (yet!) but it’s still a great day for businesses looking for an early summer boost. Since women make the most purchases for fathers and husbands, create promotions that appeal to their desire for convenient, easy shopping and cost savings.  Remember it’s not just for dads, it’s for fathers-to-be, fathers-in-law, stepfathers, grandfathers and father figures…..

17th – 24th Cannes Film Festival

19th Ascot

An important date in the racing calendar but it’s not just about the horses.  Have fun with a design-a-hat competition or other ladies’ day promotion. Hold your own ‘ladies’ day’ if it works for your business and of course don’t forget picnic and champagne themed promotions.

21st Summer Solstice 

It’s the longest day of the year so how can you encourage your audience to make the most of the long evenings?  It’s also time to plan those holidays and some summer fun. Get involved with any specials or promotions that tie into warm-weather vacations and fun.

22nd Global Smurfs Day

28th-July 2nd Henley Royal Regatta
Established in 1839, this is a traditional event held each year on the River Thames ….. blazers and boaters galore!

Marvellous Marketing…

Queen Elizabeth II has been the British monarch since 1952. At 89, she is still going strong and brands did a great job wishing her a Happy Birthday.
Here are a few of my favourite tweets in 2017…
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