GO Group @ Exit Festival – seminar for eastern festivals

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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 are proud to announce the first „GO Group Workshop […]

Sold Out Paris Workshop – Documentation

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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”. […]

GO Group going to Helsinki on may 2nd

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We are happy to announce that GO Group was able to organize three panels for an event regarding the finnish events and festival scene. As part of the national “JOHDE 2010 – 2013” project the seminar on may 2nd at the Musikkitalo (Auditorio, 10 – 16h, Mannerheimintie 13 A, Helsinki) will show what GO Group is […]

GO Group in Paris on april 8 & 9 – last seats available!

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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. That’s why GO Group set up this interactive, open and communicative workshop format to […]

GO Group supports Green Events & Innovations in London

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The fourth edition of the Green Events & Innovations conference joins the ILMC family at the Royal Garden Hotel on Thu March 7th 2013, taking a detailed look at all things sustainable and green in the live events garden. GO Group is happy to support this wonderful one-day event. Presented by our friends A Greener […]

GO Group @ Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013

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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 […]

EFA Green Operations Award Winner 2012 revealed

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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 […]

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 […]

GO Group @ Medimex 2012, Italy

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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 […]

Background on the EFA-Green Operations Award

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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 […]