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2nd European Festival Conference

The European Festival Conference returns, November 22-25, for the second edition of inspiring keynotes, insightful discussions, and hands-on workshops, put on by some of the best minds in live entertainment and set in an exceptional venue. And GO Group is part of this unique event! The stunning Farris Bad Hotel in Larvik, Norway, will host some […]

GO Group support TAKE A STAND

For a couple of years now “responsibility” is a major issue for GO Group. A topic we discussed on an international level at various conferences, workshops and fieldtrips. We are honoured and happy to support and co-initiate the ground-breaking initiative that is TAKE A STAND  . Starting out from the festival scene it aims to […]

The winner is Shambala!

On wed 11th of January 2017 the Green Operations Award 2016 winner was revealed at the Festival Awards Europe 2016 ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. The award jury choose the winner and it is SHAMBALA FESTIVAL (UK). Congratulations! Here’s a video from the huge celebration at De Oosterport. See and hear Jacob Bilabel (Green Music Initiative) introducing […]

GO is back @ Eurosonic

Within the 5 years of GO Group’s existance the pan-european think-tank hosted a bunch of green issues and sustainability related panels and discussions at Europe’s most important music business conference and showcase festival: Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen/NL. We are grateful to be a part of this fine event and glad that we have managed to […]

Green Operations Award 2016 – short list revealed

On January 11 GO Group will happily reveal 2016’s winner of the Green Operations Award. As the sustainability related category of the European Festival Awards the GO Award forms something like the “green Oscar” of the European Festival scene. The ceremony will be held at the Oosterport on the opening night of next year’s EurosonicNoorderslag […]

Thanks for the great time in Cologne!

Thank you GO groupsters for two and a half wonderful days in Cologne at our 6th international workshop and 5 years of GO Group celebration. We learned, got inspired (hopefully), discussed, ate well and it would be a pleasure for us if you took something home with you – an idea, a thought, a piece […]

GO Workshop in Cologne on April 11 & 12 – FINAL PROGRAM

6th GO Group Workshop Festival and Event Sustainability Hochschule Fresenius, Cologne 11 & 12 April 2016 Greener, smarter, more sustainable – it’s not special interest anymore. GO Group’s motto and core topics are far up on the agenda today. In the five years of its existence the pan-european think-tank brought together hundereds of festivals, scentists, […]

We’re GOing where the music’s at!

For the first time GO Group will be part of Where’s the music?.  It will be 2 days of conference and 3 days of music, with 11 stages around Norrköping and over 100 acts to discover. Where’s the Music? – Conference is a platform where people of the music industry can take part in a comprehensive […]

And the winner is…

Yesterday evening (wed 13th of January 2016) the Green Operations Award 2015 winner was revealed at the Festival Awards Europe 2015 ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. The award jury choose the winner and it is TOLLWOOD FESTIVAL (GER). Congratulations! The Award was presented by Holger Jan Schmidt, co-founder of Go Group and Yourope‘s anchorman for green issues, to […]

We’re back at Eurosonic!

Traditionally GO Group hosts a fine bunch of panels and discussions at Europe’s most important music business conference and showcase festival: Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen/NL. We are grateful to be a part of this fine event and glad that we have managed to create another four session with exclusice speakers on most relevant topics related […]