PPAI Magazine September 2023

Creative Calendar | Essentials If this calendar is helpful or if you have ideas for ways that we can better provide this information, email the editors at magazine@ppai.org October 1 NATIONAL PUMPKIN SPICE DAY 14 NATIONAL CHESS DAY 30 NATIONAL CHOCOLATE DAY November 4 NATIONAL CANDY DAY 15 NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY 26 NATIONAL CAKE DAY December NATIONAL WOMEN’S SMALL BUSINESS MONTH Product idea: Keep this Game Set at the office or take it when you travel. Inside the wooden box is everything you need for a fun game of cards, dice, chess, checkers, dominoes or cribbage. Koozie Group / PPAI 114187, S13 kooziegroup.com 4 NATIONAL SOCK DAY 15 NATIONAL CUPCAKE DAY 29 NATIONAL BACON DAY Exceptional Promotions NATIONAL GRATITUDE MONTH Product idea: The Slice’N Serve-It works in any kitchen. Its strong, sleek design stands up to the thickest of cakes or pies. The serrated edge cuts through tough crusts. It’s also top rack dishwasher safe. Evans Manufacturing / PPAI 110747, S10 evans-mfg.com SPECIAL OBSERVANCES CALL FOR NATIONAL TIE MONTH Product idea: Get a grip with this Bacon-Shaped Stress Reliever. Perfect for restaurants or food service workers, this stress reliever is the perfect gag gift. Ariel Premium Supply / PPAI 161650, S11 arielpremium.com Use these special occasions to ignite your imagination for relevant – and distinct – client promotions. Compiled by Kristina Valdez PPAI • SEPTEMBER 2023 • 13