National Stationery Week is back with a bang for 2023

The National Stationery Week team are bursting at their pencil case seams with this year’s all-star line-up. Maped Helix, Pentel, Snopake, Edding, Zebra and Staedtler are headlining the seven days of stationery and will be filling the week with exciting initiatives for both independent stationery retailers and stationery lovers alike.

• Monday 15 May: #CreativityDay sponsored by Maped Helix
• Tuesday 16 May: #LovePentelPens sponsored by Pentel
• Wednesday 17 May: #WorkHappy sponsored by Snopake
• Thursday 18 May: #MyNameIs sponsored by Edding
• Friday 19 May: #ItFeelsGood sponsored by Zebra
• Saturday 20 May: #SustainableStationery sponsored by Staedtler

Sarah Laker, founder and owner of the award-winning Cheshire stationery and gift retailer Stationery Supplies

National Stationery Week co-ordinator Sarah Laker, founder and owner of the award-winning Cheshire stationery and gift retailer Stationery Supplies, which has branches in Marple and Wilmslow, said: “I’ve been blown away by the response from these world-renowned brands sponsoring National Stationery Week, and would like to thank them for their support. It’s going to be an exciting week filled with all sorts of amazing competitions and giveaways – a true celebration of all things stationery.”
To discuss remaining sponsorship opportunities and how retailers can get involved in this year’s National Stationery Week, contact Sarah at sarah@nationalstationeryweek.com.

National Stationery Week takes place between May 15 and May 21 and celebrates stationery in all forms. Since its launch in 2011, it has campaigned to get more consumers into shops by encouraging them to put pen to paper. This year is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before with the stellar line-up of brands.The initiative runs alongside London Stationery Show, billed as the UK’s leading trade exhibition dedicated to arts & crafts, greeting cards, paper products and writing instruments. This year’s event takes place on May 16 and May 17 at the Business Design Centre in Islington. Registration is now open for the show. Head to www.stationeryshowlondon.co.uk/london-stationery-show to sign up.

London Stationery Show event director Alex Butler
London Stationery Show event director Alex Butler

London Stationery Show event director Alex Butler commented: “It’s wonderful to see so many suppliers engage with this year’s campaign, and I can’t wait to see how retailers interpret each of the daily hashtags in their own stores. It’s a privilege to be a part of such an important campaign which gets more people writing.”

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