2023 will be upon us before we know it and it’s time to start planning those all-important social media calendars. So, get ready to channel your inner influencer, here are the dates you really need to know about…
Kicking off the year with new resolutions and good intentions, January is often consumed by gym memberships and new diet plans. However why not go against the grain and ditch dry January to celebrate ‘Ginuary’ – dedicating the month to the celebration of gin!
1st – New Year’s Day #NewYearsDay
Pinch, punch, first of the month! This is your opportunity to welcome in the new year.
17th – Blue Monday #BlueMonday
Officially the most depressing day of the year. Cheer your team up with something fun and post the results online.
17th – International Mentoring Day #InternationalMentoringDay
Take this day to encourage mentoring in the office and share your success stories on socials.
20th – National Cheese Lover’s Day #CheeseLoversDay
Jump on the #bringaboard trend and create a mammoth cheese board so grate your friends won’t brie-lieve it!
21st – National Hug Day #NationalHugDay
Spread some love on this day.
22nd – Chinese New Year #ChineseNewYear
Celebrate the year of the rabbit for 2023 on #ChineseNewYear.
26th – Australia Day #AustraliaDay
Wish your colleagues from down under a happy #AustraliaDay!
Despite being the shortest month of the year there is certainly no lack of celebrations to be posted about!
5th – World Nutella Day #WorldNutellaDay
Take to Instagram stories to get your followers opinions on your interesting Nutella combinations with a poll. Whether it be dipping your chips in Nutella or topping your naan with the hazelnut spread, the more obscure the better!
6th – Ice Cream For Breakfast Day #EatIceCreamForBreakfastDay
A very important day for all our calendars.
6th – National Sickie Day #NationalSickieDay
After finishing your ice cream breakfast, you can relax as it would be rude not to call in sick to work on this day!
6th -12th – National Apprenticeship Week #NAW2023
Reach out to any potential apprentices advertising the schemes you offer.
14th – Valentine’s Day #ValentinesDay
Don’t forget Galentine’s and Malentine’s too!
17th – Random acts of Kindness Day #RandomActsOfKindnessDay
A nice day to make a stranger’s day!
March marks the beginning of Spring where the days are warmer, and the evenings are lighter. Brighten up your socials with these post ideas.
2nd – World Book Day #WorldBookDay
Get creative with a fun costume day in the office, share book recommendations amongst your team.
4th – National Day of Unplugging #NationalDayOfUnplugging
We all need a nudge to remind us how important a work-life balance is so posting the benefits of switching off will raise your follower’s awareness of the mental health benefits.
8th – International Women’s Day #InternationWomensDay
Post on this day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
17th – St Patrick’s Day #StPatsDay
Take part in the Guinness pint challenge to see if you can master the perfect split of the G and boast your success on your socials. #splittheg
20th – International Day of Happiness #InternationalDayOfHappiness
Use your socials to spread a bit of positivity online.
21st – World Poetry Day #WorldPoetryDay
Write a poem all about your business!
20th – First Day of Spring #Spring
Take this time to have a well needed office Spring clean!
23rd – World Puppy Day #NationalPuppyDay
Who would oppose their feed being blessed by continuous photos and videos of cute puppies?
April is officially Stress Awareness Month (#StressAwarenessMonth) so share tips about how to deal with workplace stress or do a de-stressing exercise with your team and post the results on social!
1st – April Fool’s Day #AprilFools
There are endless post opportunities to catch out your followers, whether it be sharing a lighthearted prank, an eye-catching “redesign” or even making a shocking ‘announcement’.
9th – Easter Sunday #EasterSunday
Wish all your followers a happy Easter, and don’t forget to notify them of any special sales or discount codes they could use.
11th – National Pet Day #NationalPetDay
Show appreciation for your pets or maybe even host a bring your pet to work day!
21st – National Tea Day #NationalTeaDay
Endless brew rounds in the office on this day!
28th – World Day for Safety and Health at Work #WorldWHSDay2023
A day to promote safety in the workplace.
29th – International Dance Day #DanceDay
The perfect opportunity to duet alongside a TikTok star and get involved in all the most viral dance challenges that have infiltrated social media!
As May brings Spring to a close, there is no end to the content ideas to keep your followers engaged.
1st – May Day Bank Holiday #MayDay
Share with your audience all the details of any sales or changes in opening hours.
4th – May the Fourth (Star Wars Day) #MayTheFourth #StarWarsDay
May the fourth be with you!
5th – LinkedIn’s 20th Anniversary #20thanniversary
Take the opportunity to reflect on your career over the past twenty years with a post on LinkedIn to further expand your network.
11th – Eat What You Want Day #EatWhatYouWantDay
Grab the team and get everyone involved in a mass office takeaway – just don’t forget to post the results on social!
17th – World Telecommunication and Information Society Day #WTISD
A day that highlights the importance of the internet and the information it provides, dedicate a post to sharing IT safety tips!
21st – National Bike to Work Day #BikeToWorkDay
Encourage the office to switch up their commute for this day.
29th – National Biscuit Day #NationalBiscuitDay
Brits eat 52 biscuits per second on average, so this is the perfect day for us!
Pride month! The month where celebrating the LGBTQI+ community provides the perfect opportunity to characterise your posts with colour, creativity and flare #PrideMonth
8th – World Oceans Day #WorldOceanDay
Educate your followers about the importance of protecting our oceans.
21st – National Selfie Day #NationalSelfieDay
Pose for the perfect selfie!
21st – World Music Day #WorldMusicDay
You no longer have to wait for the release of your Spotify Wrapped to give you an excuse show off your sublime music taste to your followers with sound on posts on #worldmusicday
27th – Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Day #MSMEDay
All the MSMEs out there – this ones for you!
30th – Social Media Day #SMDay
The most important day of the year in our opinion!
As your inbox begins to fill up with ‘out of office’ replies, the season of sun, sea and sand is well and truly in full swing. It’s also National Ice Cream Month (#IceCreamMonth) – Ice cream lovers and brands rejoice!
4th – Independence Day #IndependenceDay
Celebrate all things USA, wishing all your American customer and colleagues a Happy 4th!
7th – World Chocolate Day #ChocolateDay
Need we say more?
17th – World Emoji Day #🌍😀📆
A day giving you the perfect excuse to get creative with your choice of emojis.
25th – Cheese and Wine Day #CheeseAndWine
Can even you think of a better combination?
30th – International Day of Friendship #InternationalFriendshipDay
Post about friendships in the office and shout out your business friends on your socials.
As summer draws to a close, treasuring those last few BBQs and days out in the sun there is still plenty to be posting about.
5th – International Beer Day #InternationalBeerDay
Any excuse for a pint!
13th – National Prosecco Day #bubbles
Get those glasses clinking!
19th – World Photography Day #WorldPhotographyDay
Take your instagram to the next level showing your followers some amazing photography.
23rd – World Hashtag Day
26th – Women’s Equality Day
Dedicate a post to all your favourite aspirational businesswomen.
As summer draws to a close, the kids go back to school and routine returns. Autumn leaves start to fall but there is no reason your social engagement should follow with these post ideas.
5th – International Day of Charity #InternationalDayOfCharity
Encourage your team to fundraise and share your success stories on socials.
10th – Stand up to Cancer #kissgoodbyetocancer
Show your support on socials by posting the iconic orange arrow to do your bit.
17th – Oktoberfest #Oktoberfest
It’s time to don those lederhosen, it’s Oktoberfest!
21st – International Day of Peace #InternationalDayOfPeace
Share what peace means to you by sharing a post.
22nd – Fall Begins #autumn
Dig out the winter jumpers and watch the leaves start to turn as fall begins.
27th – World Tourism Day #WorldTourismDay
One for all the travel brands!
A month characterised by Halloween festivities often means socials take a spooky turn.
1st – Black History Month #BlackHistoryMonth
Recognise the contribution that people of African and Caribbean backgrounds have made to the UK over generations and share a supportive post.
Because coffee is life.
4th – World Animal Day #WorldAnimalDay
Share photos and videos of all your favourite furry creatures!
5th National Poetry Day #NationalPoetryDay
Create a poem about your business and post it online. The funnier the better!
10th – World Mental Health Day #WorldMentalHealthDay
Spread awareness of the importance of prioritising mental health amongst friends and family.
23rd – Wear it Pink Day #WearItPink
Show your support for Breast Cancer by wearing pink.
31st – Halloween #SpookySeason
Whether you take to Instagram to display your spooky make-up or turn to TikTok to share your room decoration transformations – go mad for Halloween!
While November brings an important time of remembrance there are also various celebrations that capture all the long-awaited winter feels.
1st – Movember #Movember
Turning to socials to raise awareness of men’s health issues through moustache progress pics throughout the month is a great way to show support.
2nd – National Stress Awareness Day #StressAwarenessDay
Dedicate some time on this day to share tips for avoiding stress in the workplace.
11th – Remembrance Day #RemembranceDay
An important day of reflection and remembering.
13th – World Kindness Day #WorldKindnessDay #WKD
Because the world always needs a little more kindness!
23rd – Thanksgiving #Thanksgiving
If you’ve got links to the US, wish your friends across the pond a happy Thanksgiving!
24th – Black Friday #BlackFriday
Take to instagram reels, TikTok or Facebook shorts to show off your offers.
28th – Cyber Monday #CyberMonday
Keep those deals running to take advantage of Cyber Monday, typically the biggest online shopping day of the year!
The month of all things Christmas. Christmas markets, shopping, parties, decorations… the list goes on. Capture the festivities by posting on the following days.
2nd – Small Business Saturday – UK #SmallBizSaturday
One to get involved in if you’re a small retail business wanting to encourage your community to shop local.
9th – Christmas Jumper Day #SaveTheChildren
Bring out your best (or worst) Christmas jumper to support #SaveTheChildren at school, the office or with friends.
25th – Christmas Day #Christmas
Everyone’s favourite day of the year!
31st – New Year’s Eve #NewYearNewMe
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