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 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
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Générale Location holds henceforth more than 15% of the capital of Paris Expo

Générale Location holds henceforth more than 15% of the capital of Paris Expo.

Paris Expo is, like Générale Location, listed on the Second Marché at the Paris Bourse.

Paris Expo counts a large number of shareholders ; its capital is mostly public owned.

Pursuant to article 356-1 of the law n°66-537 dated July 24, 1966 ; Générale Location declared its intentions.

The reason behind our action finds its momentum within the vocation of Paris Expo and in the terms themselves of the concession agreement:

"the concession holder will be responsible for the fitting, the maintenance, the modernization, and the exploitation of the exhibition hall: with for objective to defend the general interest and more particularly the support and promotion of the business activity in the region and on a national scale."

Within the tight competitive atmosphere in Europe and in the world and thanks to Paris Expo, Paris plans to position itself in such a way as to be recognized as the absolute leader in the realm of major shows and great events.

In order to reach this objective, shows and events organizers, exhibitors, and visitors at the different happenings at Paris Expo, must be able to expect to find an environment of up to date services which cater to everyone's need.

By this acquisition of shareholding and thanks to its positioning as Europe' s leader in engineering and logistics specialist of events, Générale Location wishes to make this objective possible and easier to reach.

Générale Location has not plan to take control of Paris Expo, but has in mind to pursue its program of acquisition, so that it can be considered as one of the first shareholders of reference. Générale Location will determine with the concession holder and the grantor whether there is a possibility for Générale Location to become a board member.

The participation by Générale Location into the capital of Paris Expo will be mostly financed by the disposal of assets not indispensable for the on-going exploitation, resulting into a better return on the invested capital.

Let us recall that Générale Location achieved an increase in capital in the amount of 77 million French Francs at the time of its going public in November 1998.

Générale Location will communicate the good evolution of its net sales on August 10th.

The half-yearly results in line with the forecasts will be presented on September 23rd.


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Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration : Erick ROSTAGNAT
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