National Bao Day: The Ultimate Guide for Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Learn about the history of bao, how it's celebrated today, and how business leaders and entrepreneurs can leverage this holiday to market and grow their businesses. Plus, get special deals from The Industry Leader on all services, digital marketing and web design, and educational content.


Emily Ginsenburg

8/15/20233 min read

an assortment of bar buns on a table
an assortment of bar buns on a table

National Bao Day is celebrated on August 22 every year. It is a day to savour the deliciousness of the famed dumpling, also known as 'baozi' or 'hot Asian buns.' It is also a day dedicated to learning more about the bao, its history, and the culture that surrounds it.

Bao Day was founded in 2017 by Wow Bao, a restaurant chain that specialises in bao. The company chose August 22 as the date for National Bao Day because it is the anniversary of the launch of their first bao-centric restaurant in Chicago.

There are many ways to celebrate National Bao Day. You can go to a bao restaurant and try some of the delicious varieties that are available. You can also make your own bao at home. There are many recipes available online, and it is a fun and easy dish to make.

No matter how you choose to celebrate National Bao Day, be sure to enjoy the deliciousness of this ancient Chinese delicacy.

Here are some additional details about the history of bao and how it is celebrated today:

  • Bao is a type of steamed bun that originated in China over 2,000 years ago. It is made with a dough of flour, water, and yeast, and it is filled with a variety of ingredients, such as meat, vegetables, or sweet fillings.

  • Bao is a popular street food in China, and it is also served in restaurants. It is often eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

  • In recent years, bao has become more popular in the United States. There are now many bao restaurants and food trucks in the US.

  • National Bao Day is a great opportunity to learn more about this delicious and versatile dish. You can try bao at a restaurant, make your own, or simply learn about its history and culture.

Leverage this holiday to grow your business

National Bao Day is a great opportunity for business leaders and entrepreneurs to market and grow their businesses. Here are a few ideas:

  • Offer special bao-themed promotions and discounts. This could include buy-one-get-one-free deals, discounts on bao sets, or free bao with purchase of a drink.

  • Host a bao-tasting event. This is a great way to introduce people to your bao and get them excited about the dish. You can partner with other local businesses to create a fun and festive event.

  • Run a social media contest. This could be a photo contest, a recipe contest, or a trivia contest. The winner could receive a prize basket filled with bao-related goodies.

  • Partner with a local food blogger or influencer. This is a great way to reach a wider audience and generate excitement for National Bao Day. The blogger or influencer could create a post about your bao, or they could even host a bao-tasting event at their home.

  • Create a bao-themed merchandise line. This could include t-shirts, hats, mugs, and other items. This is a great way to generate brand awareness and promote your business on a long-term basis.

By taking advantage of National Bao Day, business leaders and entrepreneurs can tap into a growing market and reach a wider audience. This is a great opportunity to boost sales and grow your business.

Here are some additional tips for leveraging National Bao Day to market and grow your business:

  • Start planning early. National Bao Day is only a few months away, so it's important to start planning your marketing and promotion efforts now.

  • Be creative. There are many ways to market and promote your business around National Bao Day. Get creative and come up with ideas that will stand out from the crowd.

  • Track your results. It's important to track your results so you can see what's working and what's not. This will help you make adjustments to your marketing and promotion efforts as needed.

By following these tips, you can leverage National Bao Day to market and grow your business in a successful way.

How can The Industry Leader help?

As you now know, National Bao Day is coming up on August 22nd. This is a great opportunity for business leaders and entrepreneurs to market and grow their businesses. The Industry Leader is offering a number of special deals to help you do just that.

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In addition to these special deals, The Industry Leader also offers a variety of other services that can help business leaders and entrepreneurs grow their businesses. These services include:

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If you're looking for ways to grow your business, The Industry Leader can help. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you reach your goals.

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