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 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
Brazil Game Show
The biggest game show in Latin America chose Sao Paulo Expo to host this year’s event, attended by 300,000 fans!
© @studioLopes
Brazil Game Show
Turin International Book Fair
With 127,596 tickets sold in 2016, the Turin Book Fair, organised by GL events – Lingotto Fiere, is a genuine success story.
© Fondazione per il Libro, la Musica e la Cultura
Turin International Book Fair
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
Spacious, elegant and with impeccable finishing, Absolute Triple Deck is an exceptional structure that combines robustness and aesthetics. Providing more than 25% additional interior surface area, this new events structure takes standards in excellence to a whole new level.
© Detail Ltd
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CAN 2012: a new challenge for GL events!

The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) is being jointly organised by Gabon and Equatorial Guinea from 21 January to 12 February 2012.

For this event, GL events was awarded a large range of overlay services in the 2 stadiums in Gabon, in Libreville and Franceville, including:
-    Structures
-    Interior fittings
-    Furniture
-    Primary and secondary power distribution
-    Indoor and outdoor lighting
-    Air-conditioning
-    Power generators
-    Audiovisuals (sound, light, simultaneous interpreting)
-    New technologies, internet distribution
-    IT equipment and televisions
-    Safety barriers and barriers in cities
-    Lavatories, plumbing, and water supply service
-    Press stands
-    Camera platforms
-    Special works
-    Signage (orientation, roads, bunting, etc.)
-    Containers for storage, offices and refrigeration

In total, 125 maritime containers were shipped from France, South Africa, Dubai, as well as Italy and England.

In addition to the delivery of the Overlays, the Group's mission also involved intellectual services such as support for the organisational process, ticketing and accreditation expertise and the Volunteer programme.

GL events also won 2 contracts, one with with each of the Organising Committees, for the Opening Ceremony in the Bata Stadium in Equatorial Guinea and for the Closing Ceremony in the Stade d'Angondjé in the Gabonese capital of Libreville.

The Africa Cup of Nations 2012 is the 28th CAN, a competition organised by the Confederation of African Football and brings together the best men's teams in Africa.




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