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 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
Email :

Code ISIN : FR0000066672
Code Bloomberg : GLO FP
Code Reuter : GLTN.PA
Code FTSE : 581


Erick Rostagnat - Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration:
Tel : +33(0)4 72 31 54 20


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