GL events
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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
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GL events provides the installations for COP22 in Marrakech from 7 to 18 November 2016.
The largest temporary installation ever produced.
© Architecte OUALALOU+CHOI
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
São Paulo International Motor Show
São Paulo Expo stages the largest and most important auto show in Latin America.
© @studioLopes
São Paulo International Motor Show
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
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Innovation takes centre stage.

From 17 to 27 March, the Lyon International Fair will be back at Eurexpo. From home appliances and beauty care products to travel services and gourmet food products, the Lyon Fair is a great place to find practical products and services, and enjoy a great day out.

The “S’équiper” (Get equipped) area is devoted to products for the home and garden. The “Se faire plaisir” (Indulge yourself) area offers a wide range of products and services devoted to well-being, beauty care, gastronomy and more. There is also a special "Made in France” section. This section of the fair was inaugurated in 2016. This year, some 50 exhibitors will be presenting products made in different areas of France. Visitors interested in travel and discovering other cultures will find everything they need in the “S’évader” (Get way from it all) area. There is also a large “Second hand car” area, where visitors can but used cars from acknowledged car dealers from the Lyon region.

This year’s Lyon Fair aims to place innovation centre stage and  the organisers have designed a specific circuit that presents around 40 start-ups who will be showcasing their products, many of which are not yet available on the market. Innova' Lyon also aims to be an interactive experience, since visitors can bet on their favourite start-up, using special “fake” bank-notes designed for the occasion. The start-up that receives the most public support will win a free stand for the 2018 Lyon Fair.
Over the course of three days, from the 17 th to the 19th, the innovation area will give visitors the opportunity to learn more about creating products, based on three phases: creativity, prototyping and testing.
A special circuit with explanatory panels will give visitors an insight into the key concepts of innovation. They can also take part in workshops and meet the heads of start-up businesses.

Another new addition this year is the “Civic Village” which will house stands representing the Police, fire-brigade, and the French army, navy and air-force. The village will be holding various educational and fun activities for visitors.

This year, Cuba is the special guest at the Lyon International Fair. Parents and children will feel as if they are on a journey through Cuba in the specially-designed area with typical Cuban décors and settings. Photos and unpublished documents about the archipelago will also be presented, relating the history and the many different facets of Cuba. Finally, the Tropical Village will be the ideal place for a relaxing break to the sound of salsa.

During the 11-day Fair, many permanent or temporary events are scheduled during the day or in the evenings. Discover the complete programme online!


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