February 9, 2013

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 […]

January 18, 2013

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 […]

January 15, 2013

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 […]

January 11, 2013

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 […]

November 1, 2012

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 […]

October 19, 2012

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 […]

October 17, 2012

3rd GreenEvents Europe Conference

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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) […]

October 16, 2012

EFA Green Operations Award 2012

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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 […]

April 27, 2012

Successful 2nd GO Group Workshop in Budapest

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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

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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 […]