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

Commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of the Republic of the Congo and Gabon

BRAZZAVILLE & LIBREVILLE  14/08/2010 - 16/08/2010

GL events stages the commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of the Republic of the Congo and Gabon with two shows celebrating the culture, people and history of the two countries.

Commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of the Republic of the Congo: a show for the Congolese, made by the Congolese!
On14 August 2010 in Brazzaville, GL events, via its subsidiary Market Place, directed the anniversary to celebrate independence of the Republic of the Congo and produced a 55 minute show using frescos and giant images covering several thousand square metres. The technical team from France worked with local technicians so as to transfer new know-how that the country wishes to acquire.

In 12 living pictures, the 1,000 Congolese artists and extras told the tale of the land, the peoples, the history, the music and the artists of the Congo. The grand finale built a bridge between yesterday and today, a bridge between all cultures, a bridge between men.

The ceremony was watched by 15,000 spectators from the country's twelve departments and was broadcast live on giant screens set up around the city as well as on Congolese TV.

Commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of Gabon: a historical fresco on Land and Sea.
For the 800 official guests, GL events created a historical fresco lasting 50 minutes narrated by an old man and his grandson, and involving 170 local artists, actors, musicians and singers as well as 350 extras.
On16 August, impressive technical resources were put in place for this show staged on land and sea, and which was broadcast by the national TV station: 140 metres of open stage front, 2 water screens covering 55 metres, 4 monitor screens, 12 high-power video-projectors, long distance video capture using 6 cameras, ultra-directional sound broadcasting, high-tech lighting. In total, some 45 tonnes of equipment were shipped from France for the occasion and set up by 150 French and Gabonese technicians.

Technical information

  • 140 metres of open stage front
  • 2 water screens measuring a total of 55 metres
  • 4 monitor screens
  • 12 high-power video projectors
  • Broadcasting of giant images
  • Long distance video capture
  • Ultra-directional sound broadcasting
  • High-tech lighting
  • More than 45 tonnes of equipment



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