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GO Group plans a busy year

With three panels at this week’s EUROSONIC NORDERSLAG Conference in the Netherland, GO Group (Green Operations Europe), co-initiated by Bucks New University, GreenEvents Conference, Green Music Initiative and Yourope (the European festival association) is moving forward in 2012 with more projects related to sustainability in the festival and event business. GO are happy to announce the first confirmed dates and their online-home and social media sites.

  • New web and social media-URLs
  • GO Group hosts three panels on event sustainability at Eurosonic Noorderslag
  • GreenEvents promoter Holger Jan Schmidt to present the green festivals award at the EFA
  • 2nd GO Group Workshop at Gödör Club, Budapest, Hungary on April 23/24 2012
  • GO Group will be part of the 3rd GreenEvents Europe Conference at Wissenschaftszentrum (Bonn, Germany) on November 5/6 2012

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The new contact details for web, Facebook and Twitter are:
www.go-group.org
www.facebook.com/gogroupeurope
www.twitter.com/gogroupeurope
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1) 2nd GO Group Workshop for Sustainable Festivals & Events in Budapest | 23-24 April 2012

GO Group goes east with its second international workshop. After the successful debut in Amsterdam in May 2011 with 35 international participants, Green Operations Europe heads to Budapest for a second edition on event sustainability with great presentations, information and best practise exchange. In four intense sessions taking pace over two days, the GO Group workshops will cover major issues for sustainable event management such as international green standards, green issues communication, waste or mobility management. The workshops will feature speakers from festivals and science alike. Find out more on www.go-group.org soon.

GO Group meetings are open to stakeholders interested in actively pushing the sustainability and green agenda. Therefore everybody – you, your sustainability manager, your production managers – are invited to take part in the discussion. Participation fee for the 2nd GO Group workshop will be 200 € (plus VAT). There is a special offer for Yourope members (25% deduction for max two participants per Yourope-festival). Registrations will be available at the Bucks New University online shop shortly.

The workshop will be kindly co-hosted by Gödör Club (Erzsébet tér, 1051 Budapest, Hungary).

About Gödör Club – Cultural Centre on Erzsébet square:  Gödör Club has been set up as a community space and a meeting point for artists. Within a short span of time the Club has become one of the defining art venues and community spots in Budapest. Now, it is a popular meeting point, a café, a civil agora, arts venue – all in the city centre, open from early afternoon until dawn. In 2010, they launched an environmental programme, GreenGödör.

www.store.bucks.ac.uk
www.godorklub.hu
 
2) GO Group at 3rd GreenEvents Europe Conference at Wissenschaftszentrum, Bonn, Germany on November 5/6 2012

The 3rd international GreenEvents Europe Conference in Bonn will take place on November 5 and 6. 2012. After the huge success of the second edition with more than 100 German and international guests joining to discuss sustainability and environmental protection at (major) events, the conference aims to grow even more. For the third time members of the international live music industry and related suppliers, scientists and initiatives will come together in Bonn to discuss sustainability and environmental protection within major events. The aim is bringing together experts and practitioners and stimulate exchange between participants.

The GO Group and Yourope will support the conference content wise and by hosting various sessions.

Find more information at: www.green-events-germany.eu

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