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COP22
GL events provides the installations for COP22 in Marrakech from 7 to 18 November 2016.
The largest temporary installation ever produced.
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COP22
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Blossom
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
Blossom
Nuits Sonores
GL events is the audiovisual services provider to this major electronic music festival!
© Laure Rousville
Nuits Sonores
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Bienal do livro Rio

The literary world in the spotlight.

Over the course of 11 days, Rio de Janeiro will be the world literary capital as the city hosts the Rio Book Fair (Bienal do Livro) organised by Fagga | GL events Exhibitions. This major book fair was first held at the Copacabana Palace Hotel in 1983. This year, the fair will cover some 80,000m2 of event space at the Riocentro from 31 August to 10 September. Over the years, the event has grown in popularity and became the third biggest event in the city, after New Year’s Eve at Copacabana and the Carnaval.

For book worms, the event provides an opportunity to meet their favourite authors, but also to participate in discussions and debates with writers and personalities from all over the world. At the same time, there are many original activities designed to promote reading in order to meet the expectations of the whole family. Rio Book Fair it’s not longer just a fair of books, but a place that you can get in touch with the literary world by many ways.

For example, at the Literary Café, visitors will be able to meet authors and discuss various topics such as politics, education, music, history or how to develop new generations of readers. At the same time, the Education Forum will be devoted to debates involving the sector’s professionals.

The Fair also caters for young readers, with a special kids area devoted to reading and games and fun, including short theatre shows. Events and activities have also been designed for teenagers to allow them to meet authors who write specifically about their generation.

On the professional side, the Fair will host a series of meetings addressing key themes in the literary world, such as new products and services in the industry and manufacturing methods. Once again the Bienal will host the Agent Business & Center, together with Frankfurt Book Fair, a B2B place dedicated to professionals meeting.

For the first time this year, “geek” and comic strip culture will also have a dedicated area at the Bienal do livro.  Some 200m2 of exhibition space will host activities or events regarding movies, television series, video games, board games and comic strips.

This year, the visitors will have the chance to meet Paula Hawkins (“The Girl on the train”), Karin Slaughter (“Blind sighted”), Abbi Glines (“Too far” collection) and Pepetella (“Mayombe”), who are all expected at the 2017 Bienal do livro.

 

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