December 9, 2013

Green Operations Award 2013 – Shortlist announced!

The GO Award jury had a meeting at the most appropriate place for this which was this year’s GreenEvents Europe conference. They decided on the next steps for the Green Operations Award which is the green category for the  European Festival Awards presented by GO Group and Yourope. The short lists for the European Festival […]

October 13, 2013

Green Operations Award 2013 – this year’s nominations

After the success of the first presentation of the „Green Operations Award“ at the European Festival Awards 2012 with winners We Love Green (FRA) GO Group once again is responsibe for the green category of the most important pan-european festival awards. We are grateful for the trust of Yourope (the European Festival Association) and the […]

August 29, 2013

GO Group joins ID&T @ Amsterdam Dance Event / ADE Green

ID&T, ADE and GO Group believe in the power of sustainable innovation, and will be joining forces for the first time to organize ADE Green, an afternoon filled with interactive panels, discussions and debates on sustainability. This unique new collaboration between the global event organiser ID&T with ADE and Europe’s leading music industry sustainability think […]

August 15, 2013

What a great first GO Group field trip to Øya

Delegates from festivals and organisations from six European countries met in Oslo (NO) at Øya festival for the first GO Group “field trip to Øya”. While the Øya-audience enjoyed good music, the festival ambassadors of a great many of European music festivals met to discuss about the environmental topic. Øya festival’s Jlie Forchhammer and Håvard […]

July 20, 2013

GO Group @ Exit Festival – we will be back!

Greener, smarter, more sustainable – the GO Group credo is becoming more and more important to the European events industry. Festivals from all over the continent take part in the process and we really want to see all the others follow. EXIT Festival and GO Group announced the first „GO Group Workshop for eastern European […]

May 30, 2013

LOVE YOUR TENT – international campaign

GO Group is happy to support this year’s LOVE YOUR TENT international initiative/campaign, which was initiated by Eco Action Partnership and got the support of Yourope (the European Festival association), A Greener Festival and Sounds For Nature Foundation! As hopefully many of you know this is a waste campaign that deals with the fact of […]

April 12, 2013

Sold Out Paris Workshop – Documentation

GO Group is happy to say that the 3rd international GO Group Workshop for sustainable festivals and events in Paris on april 8 and 9 2013 was sold out. More than 40 participants from 7 countries met at the impressive Hôtel de Ville for two intense days on “Energy & Power” and “Waste At Events”. […]

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 […]

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 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. […]