April 27, 2012

Successful 2nd GO Group Workshop in Budapest

The second GO Group workshop in Budapest last week was a nice success. Many thanks to all the participants and speakers who shared their experience and enthusiasm in finding good solutions for more sustainable festivals! And thanks to Sziget for being a wonderful host. For detailed information check out the documentation of the event:    

March 3, 2012

2nd GO Group Workshop for Sustainable Festivals & Events

Budapest | 23-24 April 2012 GO Group went east with its second international workshop. After the successful debut in Amsterdam in May 2011 with 35 international participants, Green Operations Europe headed to Budapest for a second edition on event sustainability with great presentations, loads of information and best practise exchange. In four intense sessions on […]

January 23, 2012

GO Group sessions @ Eurosonic Noorderslag 2012

GO Group sessions at Europe’s most important conference for live music industry Eurosonic/Noorderslag (Groningen | 12-14 January 2012) was looked up by more than 3100 experts from 41 countries. GO Group hosted a panel a day on green issues to give the topic the signification it deserves in the conference’s programme. Teresa Moore (Head of […]

January 10, 2012

Press Release 2012 – A promising year ahead for the GO Group

GO Group initiatives for 2012 After a successful 2011 with the first 2-day workshop in Amsterdam and major contributions to the 2nd GreenEvents Europe Conference the GO Group (Green Operations Europe), co-initiated by Yourope, the European festival association is moving forward in 2012 with more projects related to sustainability in the festival and event business. […]

November 23, 2011

GO @ GreenEvents Europe 2011

The 2nd international GreenEvents Europe Conference in Bonn held on 2-3 November 2011 was another huge success with more than 100 German and international guests joining to discuss sustainability and environmental protection at (major) events. For the second time members of the international live music industry and related suppliers, scientists and Initiatives came to Bonn […]

June 23, 2011

1st GO Group Workshop – Energy and Communication

Agenda The first 2-day GO Group workshop for Sustainable Festivals & Events focussed on energy related issues (day 1) and effective communication tools (day 2). Day 1, 23 May 2011 11:00 – 18:00 – Energy On Day 1, we discussed best practise cases on how to overcome dirty and expensive generators, how to apply renewable energy sources practically and how […]

December 22, 2010

2nd GO Group Workshop for Sustainable Festivals & Events – Practical Information

Kindly co-hosted by: Sziget Festival (Thank you very much!) Date: From: Mon 23 April 2012, 11:00 To: Tue 24 April 20121, 16:00 Venue: Sziget Festival Office, 1033 Budapest, Óbudai-sziget, Május 9 Park Train/Metro station: Filatorigát (Then walk to Obudai island over K-híd/K-Bridge) Fee: £ 200 (this equals 200€ fee plus tax equivalent/ currency convertion / […]

December 22, 2010

2nd GO Group Workshop for Sustainable Festivals & Events – Speakers

Lucile Barras, Green Music Initiative (CH) Lucile Barras is Project Manager at Thema1. She has organised and coordinated several multi-stakeholder events and projects for the Green Music Initiative, the Renewables-Grid-Initiative and the Product Carbon Footprint World Forum. Previously, she was scientific assistant at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. She was part of the […]

December 22, 2010

2nd GO Group Workshop for Sustainable Festivals & Events – Program

Program Day 1, 23 April 2012 Chairs: Teresa Moore | Bucks University, UK ; Lucile Barrasl | Green Music Initiative, DE Holger Schmidt | GreenEvents Europe Conference, DE & Yourope 11:00 – 11:30 Welcome and First round up, introduction, collection of topics of interest etc. 11:30 – 12:00 “Great examples & good practise” | Holger […]