First celebrated in 1882, Labor Day honors all the workers who contribute so much to our country and our communities. It also marks the end of the summer season in retail and schools. Labor Day is celebrated in the United States on the first Monday in September.
Useful for: All organizations that have employees and serve working people. Travel companies and educational institutions promote themselves in relation to Labor Day.
Outcome: Labor Day is an important milestone on American calendars. Commemorating it extends that awareness to you.
- Celebrate your employees: Show appreciation by using Labor Day to boost employee morale and productivity. After the holiday leave small promotional gifts on the desk or work station of each worker as thank-yous. Write an article about this for your company newsletter to show that you care about the people on your team.
- End of Summer: Use the official end of the summer holidays to offer
- Summer Clearance Sales: A good way to eliminate excess inventory is by holding an end-of-the-season sale. This will build traffic and generate buzz.
- Begin Fall Specials: Move into your fall-themed decorations and plan events that celebrate fall. Back to school, harvest time, the changing seasons, all offer opportunities for promoting yourself.
- Last Breath of Summer: The end of vacation travel, free family time, swimming, and other outdoor sports offers the last time to plan outdoor events. Promote the event as the Last Breath of Summer and expand upon the theme with nostalgic and playful activities.