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 2001

Générale Location: The right assets to make 2002 a success

As indicated in the press release dated 15 November 2001, Générale Location announces several operations, which will contribute to the growth of the activity in 2002.

Award of the management of the congress center Pierre Baudis in Toulouse for a ten-year period

After Lyon, Saint-Etienne, Clermont-Ferrand and more recently Barcelona, on 14 December 2001 Générale Location was entrusted by the city of Toulouse with the running of the Congress Center Pierre Baudis. The contract is signed for a ten-year duration starting the 1st of January 2002. The 16 000 m² building can accommodate events with up to 1 200 people. This signature confirms Générale Location's development in the activity of space management and will allow the increase of synergies with the different activities offered by Générale Location.

Development of the enginneering activity and event communication thanks to the integration of esprit public and package

Générale Location has again taken over the major holding in Package, company that was held up to today by its principal shareholder Group Polygone.

Moreover, Générale Location has signed to take over 65% of the capital of the company Esprit Public whose activity comes as a complimentary addition since it intervenes ahead of time as a source of advice with institutional and local organizations.

Net sales for all 3 operations will represent over the year 2002 a volume of activity of 17m Euros.

Next communication:
2001 annual net sales on 12 February 2002


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