January 15, 2013

GO Group @ Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013


GO group was part and partner of Europe’s most important music business conference and showcase festival Eurosonic for the second time. After three packed panels in 2012 we returned to Groningen in mid January for more interesting panels on event sustainability and green issues. Find all presentations and information below! (© Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013) Our activities […]

November 12, 2012

Shortlist announced for the EFA Green Operations Award

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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 […]

November 1, 2012

GO Group @ Medimex 2012, Italy


GO Group will host a workshop on festival sustainability on fri nov 30st @ Medimex, Bari, Italy Greener, cleaner, smarter – Festivals and events go sustainable The two hour workshop will show how (major) European festivals managed to run their operations greener and smarter and that it can be done by anybody. How do we […]

October 17, 2012

3rd GreenEvents Europe Conference


In less than three weeks the 3rd GreenEvents Europe Conference will take place on nov 5th and 6th at the Wissenschaftszentrum in Bonn. A maximum of networking possibilities are arranged including: • GreenEvents Warm up – Sunday evening get together (nov 4) • GreenEvents Poster session with coffee (nov 5) • GreenEvents Excursion (nov 5) […]

April 30, 2012

Docs – 2nd GO Group Workshop for Sustainable Events – Budapest

Programm and Report 2nd GO GROUP Workshop – Invitation and Programme 2nd GO GROUP Workshop – Report   Presentations Day 1, 23 April 2012 “Great examples & good practise” | Holger Schmidt & Jacob Bilabel Case study: Sziget Festival | Fruzsina Szep Case study: Roskilde “Green Footsteps” | Marie A. Rogvi Communication & case study: RhEINKULTUR “GreenRocks” | Holger Jan Schmidt Green’N’Clean […]

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 […]