Bristol Distinguished Address Series welcome Harrods MD, Michael Ward

Issue date: 16 November 2016


Michael Ward

Bristol Distinguished Address Series welcomes Harrods MD, Michael Ward

Date: 16 November 2016

Venue: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, BS34 8QZ

Time: Reception: 18:00 - Lecture: 18:30 - Networking and Supper: 19:30

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Why luxury is relevant to the UK economy and the barriers faced by developing companies? This is the theme of the next lecture to be delivered by Michael Ward, Managing Director of Harrods at the next Bristol Distinguished Address Series at UWE Bristol.

The Bristol Distinguished Address Series provides a unique opportunity to hear about the challenges, issues and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership. The series is delivered by the Bristol Business School in partnership with ACCA, Bristol City Council, Bristol Junior Chamber, Bristol Post, Business West, CBI, CMI, FSB, IoD, ICAEW and the West of England LEP.

An audience of over 200 is expected including over 100 leaders from the business community, as well as local government leaders, UWE Bristol academics and alumni.

Following the talk, there will be an opportunity for the audience to put forward their issues and questions at this event.

The series of talks continue throughout the year and will feature Chairmen, CEOs and institutional leaders representing a variety of sectors.

Forthcoming speakers include:

Simon Belsham, CEO, notonthehighstreet.com (30/11).

Series organiser, Professor Nicholas O'Regan says, “We are delighted by the calibre of this year's speakers, the series is an excellent opportunity for members of the business community in Bristol, as well as our own students, alumni and staff to hear directly from inspirational figures in industry with a wealth of strategic experience and leadership skills at the highest level.”

The Bristol Distinguished Address Series is free to attend and open to members of the business community. Discuss this event on Twitter using the hashtag #BristolLectures

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