Plan Your Promos – February 2011

http://www.downtownprintwear.comWelcome to the first monthly installment of “Plan Your Promos“.  We constantly receive requests for help with promotional ideas, fundraiser suggestions, and causes to support.  Plan Your Promos will provide you with dozens of promotional ideas to advertise your business, organization, cause, or event.  You’ll never be stuck without an excuse to promote!

Monthly Observances:

American Heart Month – red hats, red shirts, red tote bags, red rally towels, everything red!
http://www.downtownprintwear.comBlack History Month
African American History Month
National Condom Month – Run a safe sex promotion for a school or organization. Wristbands, pens, trucker hats and apparel are popular promotional items!

National Time Management Month – Calendars, stop watches, and branded To-Do lists make great gifts!
National Snack Food Month – Get your popcorn ready! There are hundreds of gift options including popcorn, personalized chocolates, branded pretzel containers and more!

Weekly Observances:

7th-11th International Networking Week
7th-11th National Green Week – Go with eco-friendly apparel, such as recycled-cotton or organic shirts.
12th-15th Random Acts of Kindness Week
14th-21st Alzheimer’s and Dementia Awareness Week
17th-23rd International Friendship WeekFriendship bracelets? Matching items are popular promotions for these events.
19th-25th National Pancake Week
http://www.downtownprintwear.com20th-26th National Engineers Week – High-quality writing utensils, a personalized briefcase, or fleece jackets for the job site are all great gifts!
20th-27th National Entrepreneurship WeekConsider printed apparel or office items that promote your new business or venture!
20th-26th National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
23rd-26th Learning Disabilities Week
Feb. 28th – March 6th Peace Corps Week

http://www.downtownprintwear.comDaily Observances:

2/5National Wear Red Day – raise awareness for women’s heart disease.  Shirts, hats, and totes make a great promotion for this day!  There is still time!
2/10National Umbrella Day – Have a favorite umbrella? Great for corporate gifts or the golfers you know.  Don’t limit yourself to umbrellas either! Consider custom-printed rain gear for kids, sports teams, and outdoor clubs
2/26National Pistachio Day – Food promotions are always popular.  Use this day to raise awareness about nut allergies.  A great day for restaurants, caterers, ice cream parlors, and event planners to run a promotion!


About Downtown Printwear

Downtown Custom Printwear specializes in screen-printing, embroidery, large format printing, vinyl graphics, and graphic design. All work is completed in-house, allowing for the most competitive pricing the industry can offer. You’ll always have the opportunity to speak with one of our staff experts who will help you with your order — something you can’t get with those web-based companies. View all posts by Downtown Printwear

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