Meet us at GreenEvents Europe in Bonn on nov 25 & 26


We are happy to announce that GO Group once more is contributing heavily to the program of the 4th GreenEvents Europe Conference in Bonn on nov 25th and 26th 2013. It is shaping up and we would really recommend and appreciate your participation. Please notice the special discounts and others offers (see below).

GreenEvents once more presents outstanding speakers at Europe’s leading conference for sustainability in the live music and event industry. Like in the previous years the conference will offer high-level input by speakers of international reputation without neglecting practical relevance and direct applicability. Please meet speakers from spearhead institutions such as Green Music Initiative, A Greener Festival, Powerful Thingking, Slow Food Youth, Fareshare and Energieagentur NRW,experts and scientists from Bucks New University, Cologne University, Ökoinstitut e.V. and Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen as well as top panellists from major events like Roskilde Festival,Rock Am Ring, Shambala Festival, Way Out West, We Love Art/We Love Green Festival, Rock For People ,Cabaret Vert Festival,Exit Festival, Open Air St. Gallen and Evangelischer Kirchentag. (See list of speakers below).

GreenEvents Europe offers top level input – without losing touch of the practical implementation. Connect with experts and professionals involved in event organisation, listen to other’s opinion, start or intensify networking, exchange knowledge and best practise ideas. As last year, there will be plenty of opportunities to network and interact. Please find the latest program (subject to changes) here.

There’s  a new Beginner Workshop on green event management for participants with no or little knowledge prior to the regular conference on Sunday nov 24th, afternoon. Followed by our GreenEvents warm-up on Sunday evening. The variety of urging topics requires sessions and workshops to be organized in parallel. Therefore, form a team or bring a colleague. See discounts on the registration fee for more than one delegate per company. 

Topics discussed with all parties involved (promoters, venues, suppliers etc.) are

  • The waste business – How it works and what the value of the waste collected at events is
  • Catering without meat – Is it possible? Effect on the footprint and consequences for event organizers
  • Greener Arena – What can they do to promote sustainable events?
  • Upcycling – Save money and resources by converting worthless into valuable things
  • Electricity and power – Try out new concepts small scale that can be moved to the „real world“
  • GreenEvents Technic Forum – Technical solutions to special problems
  • Camping and waste – How festivals can join forces to make things better
  • Audience Attitude – Do people behave better in a clean environment?
  • Good Catering – Smart solutions and good practice
  • Down The Loo II” – Human left-behinds and smart mobile and sustainable solutions for events
  • Plastics – Do we produce too much, can we avoid it? Consequences for us and the planet
  • Degrowth and events – Alternative concepts for triple bottom line
  • Talking Cups – Biodegradable vs. multi-use – which are more sustainable ?

Here’s an almost incredible list of Confirmed Speakers:
(in alphabetical order, subject to change, speaker info here, more tba soon)

Cathérine Bartholomé (Chrysocolla Marketing, GER)
Friederike Behr (ecocontrolling and Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen, GER)
Jacob Bilabel (Green Music Initiative, GER)
Daniel Bleher (Ökoinstitut e.V., GER)
Birgit Böhm (Wandelwerte e.V., GER)
Jakob de Proft (Sheltercare, BE)
Nadine Deventer (jazzwerkruhr, GER)
Torsten Engelking-Mala (Cup Concept, GER)
Sebastian Fleiter (The Electric Hotel, GER)
Nadja Flohr-Spence (Slow Food Deutschland e.V, GER)
Squeak Freeman (Festivalloo, UK)
Sabine Funk (GreenEvents Europe, Sounds For Nature Foundation e.V., GER)
Luisa Gajewski (Green Team On Tour, Sounds For Nature Foundation e.V., GER)
Hendrik Heese (Slow Food Deutschland e.V., Wurstsack, GER)
Rüdiger Heidebrecht (DWA – Deutsche Vereinigung für Wasserwirtschaft, Abwasser und Abfall, GER)
Christoph Hertel (Evangelischer Kirchentag, GER)
Dr. Roland Imhoff (Cologne University, GER)
Chris Johnson (Powerful Thinking / Shambala Festival, UK)
Thomas Kläser (PA Team, GER)
Wolfgang Küpper (Papstar, GER)
Gautier Lekens (Cabaret Vert Festival, FRA)
Michael Lischer (Sport Concepts, UK)
Niklas Lundell (Way Out West, SWE)
Carl Martin (ILMC Production Meeting, UK)
Michael Müller (Energieagentur NRW, GER)
NizarMüller (Rhenus Logistics, GER)
Teresa Moore (Bucks New University, UK)
Chris Newton (Zero Waste – Events, Audits and Community Engagement, UK)
Dirk Nossbach (nVL² Nossbach Leipold VeranstaltungsLogistik GmbH, GER)
Claire O’Neill (A Greener Festival / Association of Independent Festivals, UK)
Marten Pauls (Campo Event Engineering / Rock Am Ring, GER)
Jacqui Reeves (Fareshare, UK)
Annika Rudolph (Green Team On Tour, Sounds For Nature Foundation e.V., GER)
Marie Sabot (We Love Art/ We Love Green Festival, FRA)
Dr. Ingo Sartorius (Plastics Europe, GER)
Holger Jan Schmidt (GreenEvents Europe, Sounds For Nature Foundation e.V., GER)
Fabian Schulte-Terboven (IBIT GmbH, GER)
Paul Schurink (ZAP Concepts B.V., NL)
Katrin Schwermer-Funk (Kultur. Konzepte. Kulinarik, GER)
Stepan Suchochleb (Rock for People Festival, CZ)
Michaela Tanner (Open Air St. Gallen Festival, CH)
Morten Therkildsen (Roskilde Festival, DK)
Vladimir Vodalov (Exit Festival, SRB)
Antje Vödisch (Bonnorange, GER)
Katharina Weber (Green Team On Tour, Sounds For Nature Foundation e.V., GER)

Registration & travel:

350 € for regular GreenEvents participation
250 € for GreenEvents delegates from 2010 and 2011
175 € for second GreenEvents participant from one company/festival

There’s a discount for Yourope-members and/or Sounds For Nature-Festivals: 50 Euro (for one delegate per company/festival)
Student, group and other special rates: please contact us.

We really recommend the Event Ticket of our mobility partner DB (German rail, 1st class travel for 99€ from all over Germany)

Pls find special accomodation offers here (special rates only bookable through Travel Deluxe – for contact pls. follow link)

GreenEvents Europe is funded by:
Foundation for Environment and Development North Rhine Westphalia

GreenEvents Europe partners:
GO Group (Green Operations Europe)
Yourope (The European Festival Association)
IBIT, Internationales Bildungs- & Trainingszentrum für Veranstaltungssicherheit
Bundesamt für Naturschutz
Bucks New University
Green Music Initiative
DB Deutsche Bahn
Musikwoche

Green Events Europe is an event of:
Sounds For Nature Foundation e.V. in association with

BN*PD | Bonn Promotion Dept. | Funk & Schmidt GbR

 




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