Awareness Days provide digital brands with the unique opportunity to engage with their social media following. So, as a financial adviser, how can awareness days benefit your online presence?
Every piece of digital exposure is well worth it and so, being able to provide a base for discussion on the internet or even participating in one yourself, will always be worth your while.
In this blog, you will find out more about all relevant/popular national days in the UK and beyond, that you can take advantage of over the summer months of June, July, and August and include them as part of your digital strategy.
|1st-7th June||Volunteers’ Week||#VolunteersWeek||Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration in the name of the millions of volunteers across the UK.|
|5th June||World Environment Day||#WorldEnvironmentDay||World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year. It is the designated date by the United Nations to promote and encourage more awareness and action from the public for environmental protection.|
|6th June||National Higher Education Day||#NationalHigherEducationDay #NHED||On the 6th of June every year, the UK celebrates National Higher Education Day with the goal to promote higher and further education to the youth of the United Kingdom.|
|8th June||National Best Friends Day||#NationalBestFriendsDay #BFF #NBFD||National best friends’ day is a worldwide celebration that is celebrated on the 8th of June each year. It is celebrated to show your respect and appreciation for your best friend.|
|11th-17th June||Oxfam Water Week||#OxfamWaterWeek #OxfamWater||Oxfam water week is a week organised by the Oxfam charity to educate younger teens and adults of critical water issues around the world and to raise money/awareness to help the people in most need.|
|14th June||World Blood Donor Day||#WorldBloodDonorDay||Established in 2004, world blood donor day is a national celebration day for all blood donors around the world.|
|15th-21st June||Men’s Health Week||#MensHealthWeek #MensHealth||Men’s health week is an international week celebrated by people of several countries around the world that are focusing on issues facing men’s health.|
|17th June||World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought||#2020WDCD||The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance each June 17. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, highlighting methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought|
|20th-26th June||Recycle Now Week||#RecycleNow #RNW||Recycle Now Week is a week used to promote and raise awareness of the importance of recycling and the impact it can have on the environment if we don’t recycle.|
|23rd June||United Nations Public Service Day||#UNPSD #UnitedNationsPublicServiceDay||On the 23rd of June, each year, the members from the United Nations celebrate public service day.|
|25th June||Armed Forces Day||#Armedforces #ArmedForcesDay #GreatBritain||Armed Forces Day is an annual event celebrated on the 25th of June in the name of the servants of the British Army.|
|27th June||Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises Day||#SME #SmallMediumEnterprises||The General Assembly, recognizing the importance of these enterprises, decided to declare 27 June the Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day to raise public awareness of their contribution to sustainable development.|
|30th June||International Day of Parliamentarism||#Worldparliamentday||30th of June is widely known for being the world’s parliament day. Instituting an international day for parliaments is particularly important at this critical time for parliamentary democracy, when people are losing trust in political institutions, and democracy itself is facing challenges from populist and nationalist movements.|
|4th July||International Day of Cooperatives / Independence Day||#IDC #Independence Day #4thJuly||On the 4th of July, businesses around the world celebrate in the name of their employees and raise awareness regarding the importance of equal opportunities, fair wages, and development. Additionally, the 4th of July is more well known as the independence day of America.|
|11th July||World Population Day||#WorldPopulationDay #WPD||World Population day is an annual event that happens on the 11th of July every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues.|
|7th-14th July||National Transplant Week||#NationalTransplantWeek||National Transplant Week is an annual event organised by the charity Transplants in Mind with the goal to raise awareness of the importance of transplants saving lives.|
|15th July||World Youth Skills Day||#YouthSkills #WYSD||On the 15th of July, every year, youth celebrate the value of acquiring skills like building, making, and creating as a way to achieve personal success and fulfillment.|
|16th July||Get to Know Your Customers Day||#GetToKnowYourCustomerDay||On July 16th, businesses are reminded of the real value of their customers and the importance of going the extra mile every time.|
|12th August||International Youth Day||#YouthDay #SDG4||On the 12th of August, on an annual basis, members from the United Nations raise awareness about a set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth.|
|19th August||World Humanitarian Day||#Sharehumanity #Redcross||World Humanitarian Day is an international day that is dedicated to recognising humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes.|
|21-27th August||World Water Week||#WWWeek.||World water week was organised by SIWI and is the annual focal point for focusing and raising awareness for global water issues.|
As digital platforms continue to evolve, growing a personal brand as a financial adviser will only get harder. And so, implementing a couple of awareness days into your digital strategy over the next three months can be a great way to spice up your content.