Twitter launches a Marketing Calendar for 2020

Twitter this month launched a Marketing Calendar for 2020. In fact, there are 2 marketing calendars, one for the Middle East + North Africa (MENA), and another for the UK and Ireland.

According to Twitter, the calendar helps advertisers to plan 2020 ahead, so they can advertise on the most-anticipated events that will unfold on Twitter.

Here the dates for the Marketing Calendar


January 1: New Year’s Day
January 4: London Men’s Spring Fashion Week
January 5: Golden Globe Awards, Dakar Rally
January 7: Consumer Electronics Show, Christmas Day (Orthodox)
January 9: Winter Youth Olympics
January 14: Paris Men’s Fashion Week
January 16: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Microsoft Ignite
January 20: Australia Open, Blue Monday, Paris Haute Couture
January 21: World Economic Forum
January 22: Cairo International Book Fair (Egypt)
January 23: Omega Dubai Desert Classic
January 24: Dubai Standard Chartered Marathon
January 25: Chinese New Year, Burns Night, Saint Dywnen’s Day
January 26: Grammy Awards
January 27: Arab Health Exhibition & Congress
January 28: National Television Awards
January 30: Saudi International Powered by SBIA


February 1: Guinness Six Nations Rugby
February 2: BAFTA Awards
February 4: World Cancer Day
February 6: New York Spring Fashion Week
February 9: Academy Awards
February 11: FinovateEurope
February 12: Oracle OpenWorld Valentine’s Day Singles Awareness London
February 14: Valentine’s Day, London Spring Fashion Week
February 15: Singles Awareness
February 16: Gulfood
February 17: Dubai Tennis Milan Spring Dubai Food Championships
February 18: Milan Spring Fashion Week
February 19: BRIT Awards
February 20: London Classic Car Show
February 21: Dubai Food Festival
February 22: World Thinking Day
February 24: Paris Spring Fashion Week, Innovation Arabia, Mobile World Congress
February 25: Kuwait National Day, Mardi Gras Shrove Tuesday
February 26: Dubai International Jazz Festival


March 3: World Wildlife Day
March 5: Geneva International Motor Show, Middle East Film & Comic Con, Crufts
March 8: International Women’s Day, The Big 5 Saudi
March 9: Commonwealth Day, Holi / Purim
March 16: Empire Awards
March 17: St. Patrick’s Day
March 20: Spring Equinox, International Day of Happiness, Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix
March 21: Twitter’s Birthday, Mother’s Day
March 22: Al Isra Wal Miraj (The Prophets Ascension), World Water Day, Mother’s Day (UK)
March 25: Art Dubai
March 28: Dubai World Cup
March 29: Daylight Savings (UK)
March 31: Equal Pay Day, Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship


April 1: April Fools’ Day, National Pet Month (UK)
April 2: Grand National, London Coffee Festival, Book Fair (KSA)
April 3: Orphans Day (Egypt)
April 5: Olivier Awards
April 7: World Health Day
April 8: World Art Dubai, Passover
April 9: The Masters
April 10: Good Friday
April 12: Easter, Easter Sunday
April 13: Easter Monday
April 15: Tribeca Film Arab Club Festival
April 18: Arab Club Festival Champions Cup Final
April 20: Sham El-Nessim
April 21: Queen Elizabeth’s 94th Birthday
April 22: Earth Day, Dublin Tech Summit
April 23: St. George’s Day
April 24: Ramadan
April 26: London Marathon


May 1: Labour Day
May 4: Star Wars Day, IBM Think, Dell Tech World
May 8: May Day
May 9: Women’s FA Cup Final
May 11: PGA Cannes Film Kuwaiti Women’s Championship
May 12: Cannes Film Festival
May 13: World Cocktail Day
May 16: Kuwaiti Women’s Day, Eurovision Festival Grand Final
May 18: French Open
May 19: Chelsea Flower Show
May 22: Bath Fringe Festival
May 23: FA Cup Final, Eid al-Fitr
May 24: Eid al-Fitr
May 27: UEFA Europa League Final
May 30: UEFA Champions League Final, Forbidden Fruit Festival (IE)


June 1: Jeddah Season, Pride Month
June 3: US Women’s Open
June 6: Summertime Ball
June 8: London Tech Week
June 11: Isle of Wight Festival, Bloomsday Festival
June 12: UEFA Euro, Download Festival
June 13: Queen’s Birthday
June 15: MTV Movie & TV Awards
June 16: Royal Ascot
June 18: US Open
June 20: Summer Solstice, Midsummer Day
June 21: Father’s Day, World Music Day
June 22: Cannes Lions, Windrush Day
June 23: Women’s PGA Championship
June 24: Glastonbury, Saudi Women Driving Ban Lift Anniversary
June 27: Tour De France, London Pride Parade
June 29: Wimbledon
June 30: Social Media Day


July 1: Henley Royal Regatta
July 3: Wireless Festival, Longitude Festival (IE)
July 10: TRNSMT Festival
July 12: British Open
July 14: Bastille Day
July 16: Latitude Festival
July 17: World Emoji Day
July 24: 2020 Summer Olympics
July 27: The Galway Races
July 29: Arafat (Haj) Day
July 30: Eid al-Adha, International Day of Friendship


August 1: Back to School (MENA)
August 2: FA Community Shield
August 7: Edinburgh Festival Fringe
August 12: International Youth Day, Boomtown Fair
August 20: Green Man Festival, Islamic New Year / Hijri
August 21: Rose of Tralee (IE)
August 23: Hashtag Day
August 24: US Open, MTV VMAs
August 25: 2020 Paralympic Games, GamesCom
August 26: Women’s Equality Day
August 28: Emirati Women’s Day, Reading and Leeds Games Festival
August 30: Notting Hill Carnival


September 1: Venice International Film Festival
September 3: Back to School
September 4: Electric Picnic (IE)
September 5: New York Fall Fashion Week, T20 Blast Finals Day
September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day
September 11: Goodwood Revival, Stand Up To Cancer Day
September 13: London Autumn Fashion Week
September 15: UN General Assembly
September 17: Milan Fall Fashion Week
September 19: Talk Like a Pirate Day
September 20: UCI Road World Championships
September 21: International Day of Peace
September 22: Ryder Cup, First Day of Fall
September 23: Paris Autumn Fashion Week, Saudi National Day
September 25: Ryder Cup
September 27: World Tourism Day, GITEX Technology Week
September 28: Yom Kippur
September 29: World Heart Day

The other months can be consulted here (UK & Ireland) and here (MENA).

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