On September 15th, 2015 the Cluster Excellence Expert Group (CEEG) met in Munich to reflect together with the ESCA secretariat on the Gold label activities of the last twelve months. Following a discussion of results of different Gold label assessments the group also discussed the different opportunities to extend the period of validity of a Gold label as well as potential new activities Gold cluster managers can initiate together with the ESCA secretariat in Berlin. As new chairperson of the CEEG Per Spindler of “BioPeople – Denmark’s Life Science Cluster” was elected, he is supported by the new vice-chairperson, Philip Aldridge of the UK-based “North-East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC)”.