November 11, 2014

Nominations for Green Operations Award 2014 announced

For the third time GO Group hosts the “Green Operations Award” as the sustainability related category of the most important pan-european festival awards aka the European Festival Awards. We are looking for the follower of the former winners We Love Green (2012, FRA) and Way Out West (2013, SWE). We are very grateful for the […]

January 16, 2014

And the winner is…

Yesterday evening (wed 15th of January 2014) the Green Operations Award 2013 winner was revealed at the Festival Awards Europe 2013 ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. The award jury choose the winner and it is WAY OUT WEST (Sweden). Congratulations! The Award was presented by Holger Jan Schmidt, member of our Go Group and Yourope‘s anchorman for green issues. Find […]

January 8, 2014

GO Group returns to Eurosonic Noorderslag

GO Group will once again be responsible for some top-level input as partner of Europe’s most important music business conference and showcase festival: Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen/NL. After three packed panels in 2013 we will return next week for more interesting panels on event sustainability and green issues. Meet us here: wed jan 15 Presentation […]

January 11, 2013

EFA Green Operations Award Winner 2012 revealed

This Wednesday (9th of January 2013) the first Green Operations Award winner was revealed at the Festival Awards Europe 2012 ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. The well-deserving winner is the WE LOVE GREEN festival! Well done! (photo: mikebreeuwer.com) The Award was presented by Holger Jan Schmidt, member of our Go Group and Yourope, who initiated this […]

November 12, 2012

Shortlist announced for the EFA Green Operations Award

The short lists for the European Festival Awards have been announced today (mon nov 12th). While categories from best small to best major festival, anthem of the year or best line-up have been selected by public choice the Green Operations Award’s nominees and winner are chosen by an independent jury of experts. And here we […]

October 19, 2012

Background on the EFA-Green Operations Award

The growing interested in sustainable or green issues has long become an inevitable element of the music, festival and entertainment scenes as well. This is most noticeable by the rapidly increasing number of different awards and certification schemes. So, why adding ‘another green award’ with the EFA – Green Operations Award? Existing schemes such as […]

October 16, 2012

EFA Green Operations Award 2012

The GO Group steering committee is happy to announce their appreciation for the trust of the EFA organizers and Yourope the European Festival Association. The GO Group is responsible for the selection of the Green Operations Award jury, long and short list selection and the presentation of the award winner. GO Group co-founder and Yourope […]