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
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 Sonores
The 2016 Nuits Sonores are equipped by GL events Audiovisual.
© Laure Rousville
Nuits Sonores
Sao Paulo Expo inauguration
The inauguration of the expanded and renovated Sao Paulo Expo on 26 April was attended by more than 500 economic decision-makers.
© Rodrigo Lopes/studiolopes.com
Sao Paulo Expo inauguration
COP 21
The aim of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) was to negotiate a new universal agreement on climate change, in order to maintain global warming below 2°C. GL events supplied and assembled structures for this key event, and also provided audiovisual services, fixtures and fittings for the event spaces.
© Philippe Cler
COP 21
African Games
The Live! by GL events agency was in charge of organising the spectacular closing ceremony for the African Games.
© Myli Bourigault et Pierre Le Tulzo / Live! by GL events
African Games
Video City Paris
Organised by the producers of the Golden Moustache (M6 TV channel), the Studio Bagel (Canal+ TV channel) and Mixicom, in collaboration with Live! by GL events, Vidéo City brought together around a hundred of the most popular YouTube video creators. A genuine success!
© Philippe Cler
Video City Paris
Maison de la Mutualité
The Maison de la Mutualité was the former headquarters of the French mutual insurance federation . The venue has been managed by GL events since 2010. The Group has renovated the building to return it to its former glory. Today, the venue hosts all types of events, from business meetings and exhibitions to fashion parades.
Maison de la Mutualité
Equita
This is an event that horse-riding fans look forward to every year. Organised by GL events, Equita is the largest equestrian show in France. Each year, around 3,500 horses take part in the event which attracts over 150,000 visitors.
© PSV – Jean Morel
Equita
IMF and the World Bank
The Boards of Governors of the IMF and the World Bank met in Lima (Peru) this year to establish the main priorities and focuses for the two institutions. The production of this large-scale event was entrusted to a consortium made up of GL events and the event agency Stimulus.
© Joao Socola
IMF and the World Bank
Absolute
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
Absolute

2 - Rio de Janeiro - Riocentro

With its convention centre and 5 inter-connected pavilions, surrounded by a natural park of 571 thousand sqm, Riocentro is a multi-functional complex specially designed for national and international events, indoors or outdoors. The site is located within a walking distance of the HSBC Arena, the multipurpose indoor facility of Rio de Janeiro.

Riocentro - multi-functional conference centre - Rio de Janeiro
Riocentro - multi-functional conference centre - Rio de Janeiro
Riocentro - multi-functional conference centre - Rio de Janeiro

DESTINATION RIO DE JANEIRO

Its cosmopolitan city whose magnificent scenery is known worldwide. With a population of almost 6 million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is a cosmopolitan city, whose reputation is based on unique assets :

  • Its outline is distinguished by marked contrasts' mountains, the sea, forests, extensive beaches and lowlands, forming an incomparable scenario fully justifying its byname "Cidade Maravilhosa" (the fabulous City).

  • A green city that without interrupting its progress and growth, learned how to preserve nature, either on the more than 90 kms of beaches (among them, the mythic Copacabana or Ipanema), or in the largest urban forest in the world, integrating urban development and the environment in a way unparalleled in any major metropolis in the world.

  • Well known for its hospitality and congeniality, Rio de Janeiro lives at the rhythm of football, samba and festive events - waiting for the most popular of them - the Carnival.

  • Rio is today responsible for a large part of Brazil's economy, with many sectors gaining leading edge technology after the process of privatization, with particular growth in the areas of petrochemicals, petroleum, fixed and mobile telephones, the auto industry and a broad range of services.

  • Discover rio de janeiro - riocentro's website The almost 500 years old city has many historical and cultural treasures. Its architecture tells the history of the country, and its museums and art galleries hold coveted collections, and are included in the worldwide circuit for major international exhibitions.

  • Comprehensive infrastructures bring major assets to the city : perfect airline connections for the whole world, an international airport at a distance of less than 20 minutes from the inner city, a range of hotels with a total capacity for more than 23,000 guests in total comfort.

  • In 2007, Rio de Janeiro hosted the Pan-American Games.

Key points

With a 87,000 sqm indoor exhibition area, Riocentro is the biggest complex of South America:

  • 5 inter-connected pavilions
  • 4 exhibition pavilions ranging from 10,000 to 20,500sqm
    A convention centre pavilion spread over 2 floors
    - A multifunctional auditorium with moveable seats with a capacity up to 4,500 people
    - 17 modular meeting rooms with a capacity from 20 to 700 people, ideal for simultaneous events
    - VIP lounge of 450sqm
  • Press room
  • Heliport
  • Parking facilities for up to 7,000 vehicles.

Contacts

 

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