Awareness days and events can be used as a great hook for a story – for the press or for your marketing efforts. Here are some February awareness days and remember, even though you’ve missed the boat for the monthly magazines, it’s not too late to pitch your ideas to the newspapers, weekly or online press.
LGBT History Month.
US Black History Month.
February 1st is Dignity Action Day in the UK – If you work in health or care this is a great opportunity to take about dignity in care.
February 1st is Chinese New Year.
February 2nd is Work Wetlands Day.
February 2nd is Groundhog Day in the US.
February 3rd is Time To Talk Day in the UK – Time to talk about mental health.
February 4th is World Cancer Day.
February 4th is Wear Red Day in the UK – Recognising and supporting adults and children born with congenital heart disease.
February 5th is World Nutella Day – need I say more!
February 7th to 12th is Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week in the UK.
February 7th to 12th is Tinnitus Awareness Week in the UK.
February 7th to 12th is Children’s Mental Health Week in the UK.
February 7th is International Send a Card to a Friend Day.
February 8th to 13th is National Apprenticeship Week in the UK.
February 8th is International Safer Internet Day – a great opportunity to share tips.
February 9th is International Pizza Day.
February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
February 14th is Valentine’s Day – get your gift products out to the national weekly magazines now and learn exactly how to do this with the Gold, Frankincense & Fame course.
February 14th is International Book Giving Day – get your books out for this now.
February 15th is International Singles Awareness Day.
February 17th Is International Random Acts of Kindness Day.
February 20th is International Love Your Pets Day.
February 21st to March 5th is International Fairtrade Fortnight.
February 21st to 27th is You Can Care Week in the UK.
February 22nd is World Encephalitis Day.
February 22nd is World Thinking Day – a day of friendship and talking about issues that affect girls and young women.
February 26th is Tell A Fairytale Day in the US.
February 28th is International Rare Disease Day.
February 28th is International Essay Day.