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September is International Balloon Month: Join the #LiftUpSomebody Campaign & Contest

The #LiftUpSomebody Campaign is an annual effort to celebrate America's love affair with balloons, promote Smart Balloon Practices and use balloons to “lift up” someone in your local community.

The campaign is held annually in September during International Balloon Month and all friends of the balloon industry are invited to participate.  We encourage everyone to get involved and make a difference in your community!

Our new Spokesballoon Faraday will be celebrating by touring the country making several stops in September to promote the "Meet Faraday: Smart Balloon Practices" national education campaign.
Visit www.balloonsliftup.com or click here to learn more.

How the campaign works:  

1. Register to participate and we will send you FREE  Campaign Kit that includes: 25 Special Foil Faraday Balloons created by Anagram,
25 Colorful Weights supplied by Control Balloon Products, and 25 "Faraday's 5: Smart Balloon Tips" information cards.  
Note: All items will only available while supplies last, order early!

2. Select the person or organization you want to “lift up” and deliver the balloons between Aug. 1 - Sept. 30, 2017.

3. Take a photo of your “lift up” effort and post with the hashtag #LiftUpSomebody to your Facebook/Instagram  and the Balloons Lift Up pages.

4. Create a Smart Balloon Practices display and/or share Smart Balloon Practices with your customers.

5. Encourage your customers to particpate in the #LiftUpSomebody campaign and share their photos on your social media pages using the hashtags.

The Contest - Winners will be selected from these categories:

  • Best Community Outreach - Photo and short description
  • Most Creative #LiftUpSomebody Display promoting  International Balloon Month - Photo
  • Best Faraday’s Smart Balloon Tips Display - Photo

THE PRIZE - Industry & Local Recognition:

We have partnered with Party & Paper Retailer Magazine to include
winners/photos in an upcoming issue, as well as post the results/photos on the Balloons Lift Up and The Balloon Council websites and social media pages. A local press release/photo will also be issued.

Thank you to our "Meet Faraday: Smart Balloon Practices" partners: Anagram for creating and suppling the Foil Faraday Balloons and Control Balloon Products for supplying the plastic balloon weights.

To download a PDF that describes the campaign & contest please visit: www.BalloonsLiftUp.com  or www.TheBalloonCouncil.org