GO Group heads to Paris

//GO Group heads to Paris

GO Group heads to Paris


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 stimulate exchange, cooperation and inspiration – between event organizers, suppliers and science.

Now it’s time for the 3rd international GO Group workshop in Paris. We kindly invite you to this 2-day seminar at the Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall of the City of Paris), on April 8 and 9 2013. The workshop is kindly hosted by We Love Green Festival and supported by Azimuth Productions. The program shapes up: we are happy to confirm the participation of Bruno Rebelle (CEO of Transition/Paris and former program director of Greenpeace International). Please find the schedule and speaker infomation below.

Register now at the Bucks New University online store. The workshop fee is EUR 200 (+VAT, on sale wed feb 13). Fee includes lunch on both days. Yourope special offer: members get EUR 50 discount for 1 participant.

The third GO Group workshop for Sustainable Festivals and Events will focus on energy & power (day 1) and waste at events (day 2). Presentations, discussion and case studies from leading European festivals will deal with the problems, solutions and good practice.

Program: (subject to change)

Sun 07 April 2013 (evening)
GO Group get together – Venue and time to be announced

Day 1,
Mon 08 April 2013
Main topic: Energy & Power incl.
„A welcome to the City of Paris”
„We Love Green Festival” – case study
„The Power Behind Festivals“
„Energy Transition Panel“
„Green Music Energy“
group work sessions and more

GO Group dinner @ Comptoir Général (hosted by Yourope – the european festival association /Food is covered by Yourope, drinks on own expenses)

Day 2,
Tue 09 April 2013
Main topic: Waste incl.
„The Good, The Bad & The Ugly – a diverse topic“
„Rock En Seine Festival, Paris ” – case study
„Do People Behave Better In A Clean Environment?“
„Siestes Électroniques Festival, Toulouse” – case study
„Camp site waste & love your tent update“
more case studies & group work sessions and more


Samuel Aubert, Siestes Électroniques Festival, FRA
Jacob Bilabel, Green Music Initiative, DE
Stephane Harrouch, We Love Green Festival, FRA
Chris Johnson, Green Festival Alliance / Julie’s Bicycle / Shambala Festival, UK
François Missonier, Rock En Seine Festival
Teresa Moore, Bucks New University, UK
Bruno Rebelle, Transitions, FRA
Marie Sabot, We Love Green Festival, FRA
Holger Jan Schmidt, GreenEvents Europe Conference, DE & Yourope
with more speakers to be added soon


Hotel offer: 
There is an offer for MamaShelter Hotel, 109 Rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris, France
single: from 89 € (incl VAT, WiFi), breakfast 15 € (limited number available!)

Special offer (valid until march 8):
Mama luxe room for single use: 119 € (incl VAT, breakfast, WiFi)
with promotional code „Go Group“ at online booking
period 05 to 09 April

Mama luxe room as double/twin: 144 € (incl VAT, breakfast, WiFi)
with promotional code „Go Group“ at online booking
period 05 to 09 April




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