As we dive into July 2024, the world is buzzing with a lineup of exciting events and celebrations. From moments of gratitude to global sporting extravaganzas, here's a preview of the key dates that will hit your calendar this month. Stay on the pulse, download the PepTalk Calendar. Itโ€™s free and will sync reminders to your preferred calendar app. Enjoy a selection of health and wellbeing, DEI and cultural events, plus our expert recommendations. Download now.

Did you know? Hereโ€™s how to say July in six other languages: Chinese (Mandarin) - qiyuรจ, Danish - juli, French - juillet, Italian - luglio, Latin - quintilis, and Spanish - julio.

Key dates for your July 2024 calendar

๐Ÿ“… Canada Day | 1 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ Canada Day celebrates the anniversary of the Constitution Act which was signed on July 1, 1867. This was the day that the three British colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada united to form a single country.

๐Ÿ“… Independence Day (US) | 1 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ Get the sparklers out for the the Fourth of July! Independence Day is celebrated each year in the United States on July 4th.ย 

๐Ÿ“… Thank You Day 2024 | 7 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ Whether through simple gestures or words, Thank You Day encourages people to take a moment to recognise the positive impact friends, family, colleagues, and community members have had on their lives. Our kindness experts include Nahla Summers and Magnus Wood.

๐Ÿ“… Bastille Day (FR) | 14 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ Bastille Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille and the start of the French Revolution.

๐Ÿ“… Alcohol Awareness Week 2024 | starts 15 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ Part of Dry July, Alcohol Awareness Week raises awareness and promotes healthier drinking habits. Expert speakers on this topic include Harrison Ward and Josh Connolly.

๐Ÿ“… Black Leaders Awareness Day | 17 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ A day dedicated to recognising and celebrating the achievements and contributions of Black leaders in various fields, including business, politics, arts, science, and activism. Itโ€™s an opportunity to amplify the voices and experiences of Black people and highlight their impact on shaping society. Recommended PepTalk speakers include: Chris Grant, June Sarpong, Naomi Sesay and Andrew Adeniyi.

๐Ÿ“… World Emoji Day 2024 | 17 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ Celebrating the universal language of emojis, itโ€™s time to express yourself. Whatโ€™s your pick? Watermelon, laughing out loud, eye roll or a rocket shooting for the stars? In our caseโ€ฆ itโ€™s the calendar, obviously.

๐Ÿ“… Parents Day (US) | 28 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ The holiday was established in 1994 by President Bill Clinton as the day that recognises, uplifts and supports the role of parents in the rearing of children. See PepTalk's top parenting speakers.

๐Ÿ“… Summer Olympic Games opening ceremony | July 26ย  2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ Paris kicks off the Games with a spectacular opening ceremony. Taking place on the Seine (outside of a stadium for the first time!) The ceremony will see 100 boats carrying the athlete delegations sail from Pont d'Austerlitz in the east to the Eiffel Tower. Around 10,500 competitors from 32 different sports will compete in 329 events during Paris 2024, which takes place from July 26 to August 11. Breaking (break dancing), along with sport climbing, skateboarding, and surfing, will make its Olympic debut.

READ MORE: Gold-Medal Winning Olympic Speakers You Need For 2024

๐Ÿ“… International Safe Places to Work Day 2024 | 27 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ Promoting safe work environments. It serves as a reminder of the importance of workplace safety practices and measures to protect employees from hazards and risks, no matter the industry. Explore PepTalk's top workplace wellbeing speakers.

๐Ÿ“… World Friendship Day / International Day Of Friendship 2024 | 30 July 2024

๐Ÿ‘‰ Celebrate friendship! World Friendship Day highlights the importance of friendship in promoting mutual respect, empathy, and cooperation across cultural, social, and geographical boundaries.

๐Ÿ’กWould you like to mark any of these events with an expert speaker? Let us know, and weโ€™ll find the perfect PepTalk expert for your organisation. Email us at or send us a message via the chat. You can also call PepTalk on+44 (0)2038352929. Remember, itโ€™s never too early (or too late) to get a PepTalk!

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