Local Moment or Global Movement: Changing the Festival Game

From grassroots to global, Forecastle Festival grew from a neighborhood gathering to a worldwide attraction, putting sustainability on the frontlines of the festival movement. In its wake, the industry has made significant progress, with more needed to create the tidal wave of change to continue combating climate change.

This session will cover the past, present and future of the festival's sustainability efforts and milestones, with an in-depth look at The Forecastle Foundation - an international non-profit working since 2010 to protect global biodiversity hotspots through key partnerships at home and abroad.

Join us on a journey of discovery to inspire the next generation of event producers, activists and non-profit philanthropists, turning vision into action, and action into impact.

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Scott Smith

Forecastle Foundation

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