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
GL events
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
Back to Press releases 2002

Acquisition of the Operating Company of the Exhibition Center of Toulouse

"Venue management is becoming increasingly a strategic axis of development for the Group, a relay of long-term visibility and recurrence", Olivier GINON, President of Générale Location declared on 6 March 2002.

After the congress centers of Lyon, Saint Etienne, Clermont-Ferrand, Toulouse and Barcelona that we proudly announced because of its international potential, we just signed the final acquisition agreement of the operating company of the Exhibition Center of Toulouse. The shares will be acquired after the Local Council of the city of Toulouse gives its support.

This agreement grants 67% of the capital of SNFERT which is in charge of the management of the Exhibition Center.

Following the explosion of the AZF plant, the center was shut down temporarily so as to proceed with the restoration works in partnership with the insurance companies which were overseeing the damage. The complete re-opening of the center is planned for September 2002, even though certain halls are already operational. Through this acquisition which follows the concession grant of the congress center Pierre Baudis of Toulouse, Générale Location confirms its presence in this area. Moreover, the Group has been doing business in Toulouse since 1980, providing services to events and exhibitions organizers.

Expected sales for 2003 will be around 7 or 8 million euros.

The synergies, which call for all the services the Group offers, will be developed foreseeing thus a significant increase in the activity.


GL events, bringing people together

Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration : Erick ROSTAGNAT
Telephone :  + 33 4 72 31 54 20
Fax : + 33 4 26 20 42 00
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