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January 12, 2017

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 […]

March 1, 2016

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, […]

January 14, 2016

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 […]

December 7, 2015

Green Operations Award 2015 – short list revealed

On January 13 GO Group will happily reveal 2015’s winner of Green Operations Award. As the sustainability related category of the tth 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 […]

January 15, 2015

Roskilde Festival and Stop Spild Af Mad (Stop Wasting Food) win Green Operations Award 2014

What a great evening we had at the 6th European Festival Awards at Eurosonic Noorderslag 2015 in Groningen. We announced this year’s winner of the Green Operations Award and it’s Roskilde Festival & Stop Spild Af Mad! Congratulations! You did an absolutely stunning job! Including social responsibility and change, (food) waste reduction, volunteer work, sustainable […]

June 5, 2014

GO Group returned to EXIT – thanks for the great time!

GO Group returned to the wonderful EXIT Festival in Novi Sad for another workshop on greener, smarter and more sustainable events. We had two great days at the Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection in Novi Sad on July 10 and 11 2014 with international speakers, intense networking and that spectacular festival on top. For those who […]

June 3, 2014

Join us at the ROSKILDE FESTIVAL MASTERCLASS

May we point your awarenes to this great event and opportunity? On july 2nd and 3rd the legendary Roskilde Festival will host a so called MASTERCLASS on the topic “Trash or Treasure”. How can festivals and cities ensure a sustainable waste management? And how do we motivate (festival) citizens to support this? Roskilde Festival invites […]

January 31, 2014

Thanks for this wonderful workshop in Vienna

Greener, smarter, more sustainable – the GO Group motto is spreading all across the European events industry and we are finding more and more followers of the green events philosophy. Festivals from all over the continent have taken the lead on this journey and spearhead the movement, but still there’s a long way to go. […]

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 […]