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 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
Back to Press releases 2003

Générale location awarded the management of "La grande halle d'auvergne"
Two venues continued development of Venue and Space Management

The Council of the Auvergne region, deliberating the 7th of April awarded to GL and its local partners (1) the management of the Grande Halle d'Auvergne of Clermont-Ferrand.

This venue includes:

The Exhibition Center, currently under construction and scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2004: it includes a hall of 19,000 m², 12,000 m² of which will be available for commercialization, a conference center including an amphitheater with a capacity for 600 people, 7 meeting rooms and a modular space of 2 400m² available for commercialization.

The Zenith Concert Hall can welcome 8,500 people and will be inaugurated on 5 and 6 December 2003 .

The concession agreement was attributed for eight years and should generate for the Group direct and indirect sales of approximately €60 million over this period.

With the Grande Halle d'Auvergne and the Floral Park of Paris awarded last February, the Group has already met its target for 2003 which provides for adding to its portfolio two new venues per year. Moreover, with other calls for tenders foreseen or in progress, GL intends to pursue further growth in Venue and Space Management.

GL confirm the sales forecast announced march 11th and will release the first quarter sales figure the 23rd of april.

(1) GL has a 52 % stake in the company responsible for management of the site in partnership with the group Centre France la Montagne, the company Arachnée specialized in the organization of conventions, shows and concerts, the Clermont Cournon tradeshow and the 'Sommet de l'élevage'.

GL events, bringing people together

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