16:15 - 17:00
De Brakke Grond (G3 Panel Room) | Nes 45, Amsterdam
Festival Voices features representatives of Boom Festival, Shambala and Tomorrowland opening up about the opportunities and the challenges created by embracing sustainability at their festivals. Is it possible to run a major festival with sustainability as a core value? How do you choose which road to take? Does it involve painful economic choices or generate exciting opportunities? And how do you involve your audience in your mission? Get an insight on what really happens when major festivals strive to fulfill their sustainability ambitions.
Joris Beckers (BE)
Founder/motivator Love Tomorrow, Tommorowland.
Chris Johnson (US)
Chris is co-founder and Operations Director of Shambala Festival, a Director of Kambe Events and co-founder and chair of Powerful Thinking.
Artur Mendes (Boom Festival, PT)
He is also co-manager/ co-director of Boom Festival. Besides that is production manager for art & programme, and communication manager
Moderator: Alison Tickell (GB)
Owner Julie's Bicycle