PR Strategy Planning for UK Manufacturers – Feb Key Dates #UKMFGPRDiary

PR Strategy Ideas for UK Manufacturers- Feb Key Dates #UKMFGPRDiary

If you are looking to step up your marketing and PR strategy this year, do check out the full UKMFG PR Diary here, or read on for February Key Dates for UK Manufacturers.

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By planning ahead, you’re able to spot and secure opportunities to promote yourself and your business, join conversations, and take a much more active and thought leadership role within the industry.

But where do you start looking? And how do you identify the opportunities that are right for you?


The UKMFG PR Diary for UK Manufacturers – #UKMFGPRDiary

The UKMFG PR Diary for UK Manufacturers 2023 provides details of all the key events, industry announcements, awards, upcoming statistical releases, and national holidays that will help inspire your marketing and PR.

For those of you looking to add to your content plan for the upcoming year, the complete 2023 guide is available now via our resource page. There, you’ll find not only the February key dates, but 12 months of forthcoming industry events and updates to inspire you.

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 February key dates.

February 2023

1st: IHS Markit / CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI

3rd: Scottish Family Business Day

6-12th: National Apprenticeship Week  

7-9th: Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 

10th: ONS UK index of production

10th: Made in Northern Ireland Awards (entry deadline)

10th: GDP monthly estimate, UK: Dec 2022

10th: U.K. Manufacturing Production MoM

10th: ONS UK Trade Statistics: Dec 2022 

14th: ONS Labour Market Overview

13th: Sustainable Fashion Awards 2023 (shortlist released)

14th: Valentine’s Day

15th: ONS Producer Price Inflation

17th: Retail Sales Report

18th: Made in the North West Awards (entry deadline)

20-24th: CBI Industrial Trends survey

20-31st: Lloyds Bank Business Barometer

23rd: Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards (entry deadline)

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

24th: AM Awards (entry deadline)

24th: BusinessGreen Leaders Awards (entry deadline)

28th (approx): Manufacturing Monitor 2023 (Make UK)

29-4th: Effective interest rates

TBC: National Manufacturing Barometer Report Q3 2022-2023

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More PR Strategy Tools for Manufacturers

To find out more about the UKMFG PR diary, go to our resource page where you can discover the best ways to use the guide, access more key dates, and receive advice on creating and pitching great content.

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

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 UK manufacturers.

Need a hand with your comms?

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

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