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Upcoming Events

Scroll below to see a list or link to a number of events happening over the next few weeks in Bristol.

The list is in date order and these are Events that the Initiative are either running, partners on or helping to support.

sport-run-bristol-image-1_0_0European City of Sport Conference

On Wednesday 6th December 2017 Bristol will be celebrating their title of the European City of Sport with an all day, national conference.

9am- 17.30pm, The Bristol Pavilion, Gloucestershire County Cricket Ground, Nevil Road, Bristol, BS7 9EJ

This will be a ticketed event, further details will be available soon here

st peters hospice


St Peters Hospice are welcoming the communities of Bristol to come together this Christmas season and light up your houses, offices, trees, jumpers or anything you fancy.

#LightUpBristol and help raise money for our Room to Care Appeal. Share your creations on Instagram & Twitter with #LightUpBristol & text donate LTUB17 £5 to 70070 to support St Peter’s Hospice.

One such business taking part is Womble Bond Dickinson, join them at their light switch on, 7 Dec, at Temple Quay.


mtm-awards-e1495808005445MTM Awards

17th December, Bristol Marriott Hotel

The MTM awards were created to give a platform and a voice to the Asian, Black and Ethnic Minorities  show case their potential, excellence and achievements in Business, Community, Arts and Entertainment. In 2016 the awards introduced a National Award For Excellence for participants other than those in the South West and an International Recognition Award for charity based organisations in the third world countries.

Find out more about the awards here

uwe-logoUWE Distinguished Address Series 2017

27th September- 6th December 2017, UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, BS34 8QZ

UWE’s series of free public lectures with top business leaders. Read more.


27th September- Building a Global Brand- Rob Law

11th October- Shaping a Vibrant Economy- Sacha Romanovitch

25th October- Science, Climate and Politics- Juilet Davenport

8th November- The Great Energy Revolution- Fact or Fiction?- Tony Hayward

15th November- Evidence Informed Leadership- Richard Gleave

22nd November- Value Of The Industrial Food System- George Weston

6th December – Unlocking And Understanding The UK Consumer-Karen Blackett


festivalofideasBristol Festival of Ideas 2017

18 January- 16 April, Various venues around Bristol

The Bristol Festival of Ideas began in 2004 with the aim of stimulating the minds and passions of Bristol. Read More.


bristol-sportBristol Sport Lansdown Club Events

9 January-27 May, Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol, BS3 2EJ

The Lansdown Club was created by Bristol Sport to inspire business growth through the power of sport. Read more.