10 Popular Day & Month Observances in November

Day & Month Observances in November

Businesses are always looking for new reasons to launch a marketing campaign. These reasons are usually in the form of company milestones, awareness campaigns and holidays. We are giving you a head-start by listing some popular holidays and observances in November that can provide your brand with amazing marketing leverage.

Let’s go through the November holiday list. First, we will start with observance months. The beauty of associating your brand with awareness months is that your campaign’s reach can last a whole month! And you will gain amazing ROI!

1. Native American Heritage Month

First observed in 1990 after a declaration by President George H. W. Bush, Native American Heritage Month provides a platform for Native people to express themselves. During Native American Heritage Month, Americans come together and share in the culture and traditions of the Native American way of life.

Associating your brand with Native American Heritage Month will help showcase your brand in a new light.

2. American Diabetes Month

November is also home to National Diabetes Month, an observance where Americans team up to raise awareness about the dangers of diabetes. A lot of your employees or customers are probably suffering from this lifestyle disease. This observance will connect with them in a special way. November 14 is observed as World Diabetes Day.

3. Movember (campaign for Men’s Health Awareness)

Movember is the only charity that tackles men’s health issues globally. You probably have noticed men growing their facial hair for Movember. You could start the same trend in your office. You could also distribute giveaways that help to focus on diseases that impact men’s health.

4. National Adoption Month

National Adoption Month is the brainchild of the Children’s Bureau (a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). Thousands of children suffer from mental and physical agony in foster care – National Adoption Month puts the limelight on the virtues of adoption, encouraging Americans to adopt needy children.

5. National Alzheimer’s Disease Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Introduced by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, this observance helps to spread awareness about the disease that has affected nearly 6 million people in the USA.

Let’s now look at observance days your brand can associate with:

1. Veterans Day – November 11

Veterans Day is a federal holiday observed every year on November 11. This special day helps to honor and remember Americans who have served in the Armed Forces. This campaign will showcase your brand’s patriotic side.

2. World Kindness Day – November 13

World Kindness Day helps you do your bit to make the world a better place by pledging to do good deeds and acts of kindness. Involve employees and customers as well!

3. Great American Smokeout – November 21

The American Cancer Society first hosted the Great American Smokeout 40 years ago. It helps encourage Americans to lead smoke -free lives

4. Thanksgiving – November 28

There is no doubt regarding the high marketing value associated with Thanksgiving Day. Invest in Thanksgiving-themed giveaways to give your branding efforts a big boost!

5. Computer Security Day – November 30

Most people are not aware that Computer Security Day was introduced way back in 1988. Back then, computers weren’t as commonplace as they are today. Computer Security Day will help your company highlight the importance of IT security in your working environment.

We recommend that you adopt any of the observances above to showcase your brand. You can get in touch with us for the right giveaways to personalize your logo and contact details on. We will gladly help you!

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Gary Taylr
Gary Taylr is a marketing consultant at Promo Direct . He works with the creative team to drive web- based marketing campaigns. He shares his marketing insights at blog.promodirect.com and is a regular participant in forums and discussions related to business and marketing. You can follow Gary on Twitter.