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 GL events press releases and financial news - 2011

GL events pursues its development and signs contracts for more than €35m for major worldwide events

GL events Group announces contracts involving significant developments in the international arena, confirming its position as a leading partner for top-tier customers and the engagement of its teams.


The next G20 equipped by GL events


Under the French Presidency of the G20 on 3-4 November, Heads of State and Government and Finance Ministers from 20 major economies comprised of developed and developing countries will meet in Cannes to address international economic issues.

For this event, GL events will coordinate all temporary structures and services: tents, canopies, partitions, flooring, decorative fixtures, furniture, lighting, electricity distribution, signage, catering equipment and pavilions.

GL events teams have assisted the organisers of this event in its organisation and production, meeting the high level specification requirements, notably in terms of quality and security, imposed by the Ministries.




World Rugby Cup: Eden Park, a win for France in New Zealand!


Among the twelve stadiums hosting the World Rugby Cup in New Zealand, the most important is the legendary Eden Park hosting 11 matches, including notably the opening, bronze final and final. GL events was selected to boost Eden Park's capacity limited to 48,000 with additional seating for 12,000 through temporary grandstands.

GL events was awarded this contract on the strength of its technical expertise and position as a Global Player, offering the customer the advantages of a single project manager for the full range of services, and including a particularly noteworthy undertaking: designing temporary grandstands of an exceptional 33m height.

Along with the installation of a grandstand seating 500 for VIP boxes, this contract also provided for the design and installation of five television broadcast studios plus electricity and lighting for temporary installations.

Finally, GL events produced a Hospitality Pavilion based on its Absolute design range with kitchen facilities and several restaurants.




A partner of world-class sports events


The Group will also be present at the next Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea in early 2012, organising the Opening Ceremony and providing temporary equipment.

As a partner of major worldwide events, GL events is responding to calls for tender by the Organising Committee of the London 2012 Olympic Games with very stringent requirements, particularly in terms of sustainable development.

For the medium and longer term, GL events is preparing and planning for the next major events including notably those of Brazil for the World Football in 2014 and the next Olympic Games in 2016.



Upcoming events:
Third-quarter sales, 18 October 2011 (after the close of trading)

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