Key Dates for Manufacturers – #UKMFGPRDiary May 2023

May key dates for manufacturers

For all the 2023 key dates for manufacturers, check out the full UKMFG PR Diary here.

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The UK manufacturing industry is ever-changing, and this is why we as PR practitioners love it!

With each new development comes ample opportunities for businesses and their leaders to get involved. These types of coverage are invaluable, as they allow you to: take part in ongoing news stories, offer your specialist insights, share your views, and ultimately become established as a market leader.

But it can be tricky to stay on top of everything, and many UK manufacturers miss out on important opportunities because of this.

By looking ahead, you can start to anticipate these opportunities, rather than constantly playing catch-up. That’s why we’ve created…

The UKMFG PR Diary for UK Manufacturers – #UKMFGPRDiary

This is our very own list of key dates, bringing together all the upcoming events, industry announcements, awards, statistical releases, and national holidays to help inspire your PR.

For those of you already thinking beyond May, The UKMFG PR Diary for UK Manufacturers 2023 guide is available now via our resource page. There, you’ll find not only the May key dates for manufacturers, but 12 months of events and updates to help you create your 2023 PR and content plans.

There are lots of effective ways to make the most of the #UKMFGPRDiary. For some ideas on how to plan your activities and factor them into your PR and communications strategy, visit this page, or keep reading for the May key dates.

key dates for manufacturers

May 2023

All month: Local and Community History month

1st: IHS Markit / CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI

4th: BOE Effective Interest Rates

6th: King Charles lll’ Coronation

9-12th: ONS UK index of production

10-11th: Sustainable Plastics Live

10-13th: U.K. Manufacturing Production MoM 

10-14th: ONS UK Trade Statistics: Mar 2023

10-16th: Local Business Week

11th: Digital Manufacturing Summit

11th: CBI Annual Dinner

11-14th: GDP monthly estimate, UK: Mar 2023 

12-20th: ONS Labour Market Overview

15-21st: Mental Health Awareness week 

15-21st: ONS Producer Price Inflation 

15-21st: National Learning at Work Week

17th: Global Annual Conference (British Chamber of Commerce)

17-24th: ONS Retail Sales Report

20-24th: CBI Industrial Trends survey 

20-31st: Lloyds Bank Business Barometer 

23-26th: ONS Business insights and impact on UK economy 

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More Tools for Manufacturers

If you’re looking for ideas on how best to use The UKMFG PR Diary, head to our resource page, where you can see advice on creating effective content, read our tips on how to land great coverage slots, and access more key dates for manufacturers.

Download this handy template to make a note of the key dates that matter to you, what opportunities they present, and what actions to take.

If you find the guide helpful, don’t forget to share and use the #UKMFGPRDiary hashtag. Other great UK manufacturing and PR hashtags include #UKMFG #ManufacturingUK #UKmanufacturing #SupportUKMFG

Find out more

Don’t forget to sign-up to get regular PR tools, updates, advice, and insights from Nellie PR, and to download the full UKMFG PR Diary for UK Manufacturers.

Visit Nellie PR and check out our blog and see our other helpful PR advice and resources, including lots of advice and tips for expertly manufactured PR and comms.  

See an event that’s missing?

If you’re attending an event that you think others should know about, or else are planning any upcoming industry announcements, events, research, or survey dates, let us know so we can include it in the guide.

Simply complete this form and provide details of your event or key date for manufacturers.

Need a hand with your comms?

At Nellie PR, we offer strategic PR and communications support to many UK manufacturers, so get in touch and book a free, no-strings-attached conversation about your business, and find out how we could help you continue to grow.

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