Out now: Full Conference Report of the 4th GreenEvents Europe Conference

Out now: Full Conference Report of the 4th GreenEvents Europe Conference

→  March 21, 2014

The fantastic team of the GreenEvents Conference published their  Full Conference Report of the 4th GreenEvents Europe Conference that took place in November 2013 in Bonn. This leading conference for sustainability in the live music and events industry saw featured and a half days of top-level discussions, presentations and exchange. View the Full Conference Report here: “I think this edition took [...]

Melt! Eco Report 2013

Melt! Eco Report 2013

→  March 13, 2014

Seit 2010 unterstützt die Green Music Initiative das Melt! Festival im Rahmen einer groß angelegten Umweltoffensive. In den letzten 4 Jahren wurden hierbei zahlreiche großartige Aktionen umgesetzt, um nur einige zu nennen: Innovative und kreative Ideen einer nachhaltigen An- und Abreise der Festivalbesucher durch den Melt!-Hotelzug, Kooperationen mit der Deutschen Bahn und Busunternehmen, die Einrichtung eines Car Sharing Portals [...]

Greener Arena Network / Panel Discussion @ prolight & sound 2014

Greener Arena Network / Panel Discussion @ prolight & sound 2014

→  March 5, 2014

Greener Arena Network Panel Discussion @ prolight & sound 2014 Prize draw for 10 tickets Frankfurt, 14th of March 2014, 2-3 pm Messe Frankfurt, Eventplaza, Hall 11.0, “Granat” room Big venues such as arenas and stadia have a huge demand for energy and therefore a considerable impact on the environment. Many of those venues are [...]

Greener Arena Network

Greener Arena Network

→  March 4, 2014

(ENGLISH SPEAKERS, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN) Große Spiel- und Veranstaltungsstätten haben einen enormen Energieverbrauch. Durch die hohe Nutzungsdichte und regelmäßige Bespielung sind Jahresverbräuche von bis zu 4.000.000 kWh keine Seltenheit. Insbesondere sind hier die Multifunktionsarenen zu nennen: das Hallenstadion Zürich hat einen jährlichen Verbrauch von 7.000.000 kWh, die Amsterdam Arena hatte im Jahr 2009 sogar einen [...]

5th International GO Group Workshop

5th International GO Group Workshop

→  February 25, 2014

Greener, smarter, more sustainable – the GO Group motto is spreading all across the European events industry and we have more and more followers of the green events philosophy. Festivals from all over the continent have taken the lead on this journey and spearheaded the movement, but there still is a long way to go. The last, very [...]

Julie’s Bicycle is hiring a Sustainability Director

Julie’s Bicycle is hiring a Sustainability Director

→  February 13, 2014

Join the Julie’s Bicycle Team. Our friends at Julie’s Bicycle have a once in a blue moon opportunity to employ four new people to join their thriving London-based team. For as we at GMI will be working closely with the new members of the JB crew in our  pan European EE Music project (Energy Efficient [...]

Join us at Les Biennales Internationales du Spectacle

Join us at Les Biennales Internationales du Spectacle

→  January 20, 2014

Are you up to date with what is going on in the live performance industry in France and internationally? Not really – then the Biennales Internationales du Spectacle (BIS) is a great chance to top up your knowledge and meet new people in the industry – and us! The Green Music Initiative and GO Group [...]

Whoop Whoop – we have a winner!

Whoop Whoop – we have a winner!

→  January 17, 2014

Wednesday evening (15th of January 2014) the Green Operations Award 2013 winner was revealed at the Festival Awards Europe 2013 ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. The short-listed nominees were: Bestival (UK) Fusion (GER) Rock For People (CZ) Shambala Festival (UK) Tollwood Festival (GER) Way Out West (SWE)     The Green Operation Award 2013 jury, including [...]

Schnippeldisko 2014

Schnippeldisko 2014

→  January 6, 2014

Nach den Erfolgen der letzten Jahre, fand auch dieses Jahr wieder am Samstag, den 18. Januar die “wir haben es satt!” – Demo in Berlin statt, bei der über 30.000 Menschen für eine bäuerlich nachhaltige Landwirtschaft auf die Straße gingen! Unter dem diesjährigen Motto: ”Wir haben Agrarindustrie satt! Gutes Essen. Gute Landwirtschaft. Für Alle!” wurde gemeinsam unter anderem [...]

Green Operations Award 2013

Green Operations Award 2013

→  December 16, 2013

The Green Operations Award is an annual award presented by GO Group and Yourope at the European Festival Awards. The short lists for the European Festival Awards has been announced on Mon 9th of December. While categories from best small to major festivals, anthem of the year or best line-up have been selected by a [...]