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
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 Sonores
The 2016 Nuits Sonores are equipped by GL events Audiovisual.
© Laure Rousville
Nuits Sonores
Sao Paulo Expo inauguration
The inauguration of the expanded and renovated Sao Paulo Expo on 26 April was attended by more than 500 economic decision-makers.
© Rodrigo Lopes/
Sao Paulo Expo inauguration
COP 21
The aim of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) was to negotiate a new universal agreement on climate change, in order to maintain global warming below 2°C. GL events supplied and assembled structures for this key event, and also provided audiovisual services, fixtures and fittings for the event spaces.
© Philippe Cler
COP 21
African Games
The Live! by GL events agency was in charge of organising the spectacular closing ceremony for the African Games.
© Myli Bourigault et Pierre Le Tulzo / Live! by GL events
African Games
Video City Paris
Organised by the producers of the Golden Moustache (M6 TV channel), the Studio Bagel (Canal+ TV channel) and Mixicom, in collaboration with Live! by GL events, Vidéo City brought together around a hundred of the most popular YouTube video creators. A genuine success!
© Philippe Cler
Video City Paris
Maison de la Mutualité
The Maison de la Mutualité was the former headquarters of the French mutual insurance federation . The venue has been managed by GL events since 2010. The Group has renovated the building to return it to its former glory. Today, the venue hosts all types of events, from business meetings and exhibitions to fashion parades.
Maison de la Mutualité
This is an event that horse-riding fans look forward to every year. Organised by GL events, Equita is the largest equestrian show in France. Each year, around 3,500 horses take part in the event which attracts over 150,000 visitors.
© PSV – Jean Morel
IMF and the World Bank
The Boards of Governors of the IMF and the World Bank met in Lima (Peru) this year to establish the main priorities and focuses for the two institutions. The production of this large-scale event was entrusted to a consortium made up of GL events and the event agency Stimulus.
© Joao Socola
IMF and the World Bank
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 2000

Générale Location posts record-breaking net sales of 604 million french francs, in strong development on its strategic axes: a progression with constant scope of +28 %

Générale Location net sales for the first semester 2000 reach 604 million French Francs (92 Million Euros). With constant exchange rate and scope, the progression reaches 28 %.

Over the first six months of the year, Générale Location, in accordance with its priority strategic axes, reinforces its activity in the market of events and increases in a significant manner the activity realized outside France. Net sales achieved on the export market represents close to a quarter of the total net sales registered during the first semester.

The external growth, initiated during the first six months and already finalized for ISF and Standard Décoration and in the process of an audit for SF Protection, will appear in the scope of consolidation during the second semester. Over a complete year, the additional net sales brought by these companies will be between 200 and 250 MF (30.5 and 38.1 M Euros). The company GL UK, created in June 2000 and present in Singapore for the celebration of National Day, will contribute to the net sales generated by the event market and the export one as early as in the second semester 2000.

Based on the performances of the first semester, Générale Location confirms an evolution of 30% of its activity for the year 2000.
Générale Location will communicate its results for the first semester 2000 on September 7, 2000.


Increase of the consolidated net sales: + 29 %

Export net sales increased by three:
(in MF) 1999 2000 D
France 424,0 461,4 + 9 %
Export (1) 45,7 142,6 + 212 %
Total 469,7 604,0 + 29 %
(1) that is a degre of cumulated advancement
at 30 June 2000 of about 60 % of the 155 MF of
the contracts signed for the Sydney Olympic Games

A net progression of the Event market in the  
distribution per market.

  1998 1999 2000
  12 months 12 months 6 months
Shows / exhibition 70 % 66 % 62 %
Events Fittings / 22 % 26 % 31 %
Museum fittings 8 % 8 % 7 %

GL events, bringing people together

Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration : Erick ROSTAGNAT
Telephone :  + 33 4 72 31 54 20
Fax : + 33 4 26 20 42 00
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