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.
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GL events announces the signature of two contracts for the provision of temporary equipment in connection with the 2011 Tests Events and the 2012 Olympic Games.
Tents and seatings
GL events Services/Owen Brown will provide temporary structures and grandstand seating for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.
This £18,3 million contract provides for the design and provision of temporary structures for 25 sites both within the Olympic Park and external sites in addition to temporary seating solutions for 15 sites, in large part outside the Olympic Park.
GL events is also pursuing projects involving other tender opportunities in progress for the Olympic Games.
Greenwich Park Test Events
The Organising Committee of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has also awarded a contract to a consortium that includes GL events in partnership with its sister company Owen Brown to deliver temporary equipment for the Greenwich Park Olympic Test Events to be held this summer, one year before the Games.
This contract represents revenue of £2.8 million.
GL events Services/Owen Brown will act both as prime contractor of thirty different items of temporary equipment.
These developments highlight the Group's focus on expanding and confirming its position as a provider to major worldwide sports events.
GL events confirms that a dividend of €0.90 per share was approved by the Annual General Meeting of 29 April 2011 with an ex-date of 4 July 2011 and a payment date of 7 July 2011.
Half-year results, 28 July 2011 (after the close of trading)
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Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration : Erick ROSTAGNAT
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Erick Rostagnat - Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration:
Tel : +33(0)4 72 31 54 20