The Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAS)

The Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAS) provides a unique opportunity to hear about challenges and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership by high-profile industry experts from across the country.

Spring 2022 Series

Watch out for the Spring 2022 Series. Look forward to hearing from industry leaders including Shakespeare’s Globe, Unilever and The Law Society. Details announced before Christmas.

This series of free public lectures brings top-level industry leaders to Bristol. If you have any queries please email the Events Team at You can discuss these events on Twitter using the hashtag #BristolLectures.

Highlights from previous Bristol Distinguished Address Series

Previous talks

Frequently asked questions

Read our answers to popular questions about the Bristol Distinguished Address Series events.

Partner organisations

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants logo
  • Bristol City Council logo
  • Bristol Creative Industries logo
  • Bristol Junior Chamber logo
  • Bristol Law Society logo
  • Business West logo
  • Confederation of British Industry logo
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development logo
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
  • Chartered Management Institute logo
  • Federation of Small Businesses logo
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales logo
  • Institute of Directors logo
  • West of England Combined Authority