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5 Ways To Celebrate Pride In The Workplace This Year

Around the globe, June is recognized as Pride Month, which celebrates the LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community.

Society is increasingly recognizing the importance of diversity and inclusion, and nowhere is this more important than in the workplace. Raising awareness of the struggles some employees face is a powerful way to promote a working environment where everyone is valued and everyone feels safe and listened to.  

So read on to discover 5 ways to celebrate Pride Month in your workplace this year, even if your team is working remotely.

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Supply your team with Pride Party Packs.

By putting together Pride 2024 Party Kits, you can provide your
employees with rainbow products and decorations to brighten up their day. At
Connect Promotions, your dedicated account manager will help you choose from a
range of curated products that will not only speak volumes about your company’s
personality, values and overall mission but will also liven up the workday.

Whether your team is working from home or in the office, we can help you
choose the right combination of products to get into the party spirit and put a
smile on everyone’s face. Whatever the items, your company’s Pride swag only
helps to increase awareness and further advance the LGBTQ+ cause.

Organise a virtual event to bring remote workers together.

Post-pandemic, many teams are working either remotely or using a hybrid model. Many people find that they are rarely in the office in person with colleagues. However, you can still bring your team together, to boost that sense of community and keep spirits high.


For Pride Month, celebrate by hosting a virtual event. This means that, wherever your colleagues are in the world, you can all take part together. Your workers will already have their Pride Swag from the party packs you have sent out to them, so encourage them to dress up in bright colours and decorate their workspace with rainbow items.


You could play games such as a quiz on famous LGBTQ+ figures, films and tv shows, Pride bingo or a LGBTQ+ book club where everyone reads a book that highlights the history of Pride. 


A virtual celebration is the perfect way to make everyone feel included and bring joy to the workday.

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Create a Pride Playlist.

You can’t have a Pride Party without an amazing playlist to bop along to. This is a great opportunity to involve the whole team in the organisation of your Pride Party. Set up a Spotify account and create an interactive playlist. That way everyone can choose their favourite song and include it on the list to be played during Pride. And remember when adding a song, the cheesier the better!

Donate to a LGBTQ organisation.

There are many LGBTQ+ organisations around the world that are in dire need of support. Why not set up a GoFundMe page for a local charity and encourage your network to donate.



Or donate your time to a LGBTQ+ organisation to help with fundraising and advocacy. You could even walk the length of the Pride parade in Dublin every day for a week and ask your friends and family to sponsor your efforts. There are plenty of LGBTQ+ charities to choose from, all with different day-to-day activities but one common, unified goal.

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Invite a guest speaker to inspire your team.

Educating your team is necessary in order to create an inclusive environment. Inviting a guest speaker from the LGBTQ+ community to host a webinar or Q&A session, either virtually or in office, is a great start. It also shows how serious your company is about highlighting diversity and inclusion in the workplace, while enhancing your employee’s personal development.

Are you looking for inspiring ways to celebrate Pride month in your workplace?

Connect Promotions can help. From bringing a little more sparkle into your employees lives with our great selection of gifts, to helping raise LGBTQ+ awareness with informative products, at Connect Promotions we aspire to a society where everyone is accepted and free to be themselves.

Create an inclusive community at your workplace, inspire change, and bring smiles to the faces of your employees with special Pride month promotional products from Connect Promotions. From talking through your initial ideas, to sourcing items and presenting you with the final products, at Connect Promotions we are the marketing experts you need on your team.