GL events
Welcome to the world of events.
As an integrated Group operating in all event professions, GL events works in three major segments:
event organisation, event venue management and services for fairs, congresses and events.
© Odile Decq architect / Felice Varini – Altitude 150
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GL events provides the installations for COP22 in Marrakech from 7 to 18 November 2016.
The largest temporary installation ever produced.
© Architecte OUALALOU+CHOI
GL events enters into a joint venture
with Yuexiu Group
to jointly develop a network of event sites in China. The first phase will consist in managing a 50,000 m2 convention centre in Gangzhou (Canton), targeted for opening in 2019.
© 效果图│ Renderings
GL events enters into a joint venture<BR>with Yuexiu Group
Euro 2016
Fan Zone in Lyon
A total surface area of 62,000m2 and 25,000 people a day; the Fan Zone in Lyon managed by GL events was the official home of football and fun during the event.
© Nicolas Rodet
Euro 2016<BR>Fan Zone in Lyon
São Paulo International Motor Show
São Paulo Expo stages the largest and most important auto show in Latin America.
© @studioLopes
São Paulo International Motor Show
Sport dans la Ville
GL events provided services to “Sport dans la Ville”, an association promoting social inclusion through sport, for the inauguration of its new premises.
© Gilles Fillot
Sport dans la Ville
Cannes Film Festival
For more than twenty years, GL events has been on the select guest list of the greatest film festival in the world, providing top-quality services for the event.
© Alexandra Fleurantin
Cannes Film Festival
Nuits de Fourvière
GL events has been a partner to this festival in Lyon for many years: sound systems, lighting, structures for the “Village des Nuits”.
© Francis Mainard
Nuits de Fourvière
Designed as an upmarket showroom in the heart of Paris, the show is the ideal place to get a preview of the pre-collections of fabrics and accessories, in a select private environment.
© Stéphane Kossmann
Nuits Sonores
GL events is the audiovisual services provider to this major electronic music festival!
© Laure Rousville
Nuits Sonores

3 - Padua - PadovaFiere

Situated in the very heart of the Veneto Region, less than 30 minutes from Venice, Padua's Exhibition Center combines the comfort and ease of modern international exhibition facilities with 85 years of tradition and experience in the organization of trade fairs and events, for both the general public and trade professionals.


  • Situated at the gate of Eastern Europe, Padua is one of the stages of the 5th corridor (from Lyon to Kiev), a transport and logistic stop-off-point for goods and people.

  • Padua profits from a strategic location inside the Veneto region, Italy's top tourist area with more than 12million visitors to the cities of art, beaches and mountains every year. Less than 22 km from Venice and its International Airport, Padua is only 30 minutes from the world famous floating city with direct train, bus and motorway connections.

  • Abano Terme, 10 km from Padua, is one of the most famous thermal sites in Italy, providing thermal resorts, spa therapy and multiple Aesthetic Medicine with thermal waters from the uncontaminated basins of the Pre-Alpine regions.

  • The University of Padua is Europe's second oldest and the General Hospital is one of the most qualified in Italy and Europe which specializes in organ transplants, endocrinology,cures for cancer and diabetes.

  • Discover new york - padovafiere's website The presence of the University and its highly renowned medicine department, and the interaction with the General Hospitalhas given way to the creation of a strongly developed economic sector of medical technology, pharmacy, medical equipment and research.

  • The Province of Padua boasts a dynamic economy, with highly developed sectors for the Heating and Cooling Systems, Mechanics and Subcontracting, Eyewear, and above all for its advanced services, with Engineering, Insurance, Information and Communication Technologies.

Key points

  • 10 exhibition halls,
  • Gross exhibition space 155,000 sqm,
  • Covered space 70,000 sqm,
  • 9 conference centers with seating for 40 to 400,
  • 2,500 parking spaces (underground parking for 708 vehicles),
  • Catering: capacity of 600 places.



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