Kick-off for Green Events Award


Green events are the future

“Green events are the future,” says Andrä Rupprechter, the Federal Minister of Environment, commenting on the “nachhaltig gewinnen” competition, which he recently announced in Salzburg. The Green Events Austria Gala, which is kicking off the competition for the best green events of the year, under lines Salzburg’s pioneering role.

Messezentrum Salzburg awarded

The nominated businesses included Messezentrum Salzburg for its “green Junior Engineers Ball” and Bio Austria for its annual Salzburg City Festival.

The first awards ceremony was integrated into the “green events 2030” future-oriented dialogue. Criteria for a nomination are the broad impact of an event, creative and innovative solutions with an inspiring example for activities within the association and event industry.In 2016 about 100 events and associations with more than 1.4 million organizers and guests from all federal states of Austria and South Tirol participated in the contest.

Information for the award 2018 can be found online via


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