glast1The Greener Festival Awards scheme is now open for 2014 and we need you to lets us know if you intend to apply by April 30th.

How to Apply?

To apply for the prestigious Award – the global benchmark for green events, you need to get in touch – deadline 30th April 2014 to express your interest in the 2014 awards and then

– Pay the application fee
– Complete and submit a self-assessment form one month before your event
– Provide us with two passes to your event

If you have missed the application deadline please email at the earliest opportunity. On receipt of your application we will assign independent environmental assessors to attend your event.

What Next?

glast1You can download our self-assessment form and use the check-list as an aid to self-assessing your event and identifying areas for development here .  If you would like to apply for an award, read the self-assessment guidelines and send us your completed self-assessment.  We recognise that every event is unique and therefore we offer a bespoke and personal service, please get in touch for a chat! Email us here:

How  Much?

The standard assessment fee is GB£210, US$350, CAN$375, AU$315, €320 or local equivalent. (plus any additional expenses where applicable, by pre-arrangement with festival only). This must be paid prior to your event.

Full Report

eotr1We now offer an optional analysis and report for £500 per festival. Due to popular demand we now offer an additional service of analysis and a report following your assessment, detailing areas for improvement and recommendations. This will provide a more in depth breakdown of your performance against our criteria.

The Awards are made in four categories: Improving; Commended; Highly Commended; Outstanding. The best performing UK festival will be awarded with The Greener Festival Award at the UK Festival Awards 2014. One AGF Committee Member also participates in selecting the winner of the GO (Green Operations) Europe Award at the European Festival Awards.

Awards Administrator  (Europe, Africa)

Awards Administrator (North America) email

Awards Administrator (Australia) email,


The Awards scheme is generously sponsored by Robertson Taylor. Robertson Taylor are specialist insurance brokers in the music industry and offer a discount  insurance scheme for green events which AGF endorse.


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