GL events
Welcome to the world of events!
As a leading global player in the events sector, GL events operates in the three main events markets: congresses and conventions, sporting, cultural and political events, and trade shows and consumer fairs.
© Odile Decq architect / Felice Varini – Nicolas Rodet
GL events
Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018
GL events, official supplier of temporary grandstand seating for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. A total of 60,000 temporary seats were installed in thirteen venues.
Commonwealth Games   Gold Coast 2018
Matmut Stadium Inauguration
The project to renovate and modernise the Matmut Stadium in Gerland, launched by Olivier Ginon, the Chairman of GL events, highlights the Group's expertise in terms of engineering, architecture and asset management. The stadium is now home to the LOU Rugby team.
© Nicolas Rodet
Matmut Stadium Inauguration
Geek and Games at the Riocentro
Brazil’s largest event devoted to pop culture and video games is organised and hosted by GL events at the Riocentro, in Rio de Janeiro.
© Light Press 2017
Geek and Games at the Riocentro
Cannes Film Festival
For more than 20 years, GL events has been providing top-of-the-range, tailor-made services for one of the world's most prestigious film festivals.
© Alexandra Fleurantin
Cannes Film Festival
Equita Lyon
The Lyon Equestrian Show, organised and hosted by GL events at Eurexpo, is the largest indoor equestrian event in France.
© Gilles Galoyer
Equita Lyon
"Nuits Sonores" Music Festival
GL events provides the audiovisual services for this major electronic music festival!
© Laure Rousville
"Nuits Sonores" Music Festival
Sirha Green
The first trade fair devoted to ecological food-services. Organised and hosted by GL events, the event brings together the sector’s professionals to address the issues of social and environmental responsibility.
© Diph Photography
Sirha Green
Première Vision Paris
Organised and hosted by GL events, the reference event for the fashion world was held at the Maison de la Mutualité in Paris. It owes its success to its avant-garde selection, bringing together many new products, services and innovations.
© Alexandra Fleurantin
Première Vision Paris
Light Festival Lyon
GL events Audiovisual, an official partner and service provider to the Lyon Light Festival, draws on its expertise and talent for several artistic projects in various venues during this international event.
© Thierry Perre / Partners’ Club of the ‘Fête des Lumières’ / Lyon Light Festival 2017
Light Festival Lyon
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'.

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