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
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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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RIO +20

GL events Brazil invests in sustainable solutions to Rio +20.

GL events Brazil - sustainable solutions for Rio +20 at Riocentro

To welcome Rio+20, GL events Brazil anticipated an investment of about $ 1.5 million to dredge the pond and the River Camorim, which are within Riocentro. The convention center also has a sewage treatment plant capable of treating 340m³ of sewage per day.

Official event supplier, the company dredged Riocentro’s river and pond, invested in recycled and biodegradable material and will do waste sorting.

Top Gourmet, catering company of the Group, is the official supplier of food and drinks at Rio+20 and it is using biodegradable material throughout its operation. All plates, cups and cutlery are made from corn. It is expected over 100,000 people for the 11-day event, who will use one million units of cups. Due to the fact they are made from corn, cups, plates and cutlery are biodegradable and do not harm the environment. Using the concept Top Sustainable while serving the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the company is also responsible for all the garbage division from the Food Court.

GL events is the responsible, in partnership with Premier Events and LPR, to provide all the Rio+20’s temporary structure to serve the infrastructure’s development and installation, besides services for events (bleachers, tents, furniture and decoration, signage, audiovisual, media center, media desks, press tribune, cooling, lighting, simultaneous translation booth and translation).

During Rio+20, it will be used 89,347 meters of recycled carpet for acoustics and floor covering of pavilions 1, 3, 4 and 5, as well as for tents installed at Riocentro. This corresponds to 9,928 PET plastic bottles that are no longer going to landfills and were reused, because each carpet meter is produced with nine PET plastic bottles.

Another concern was to use environmentally friendly paints and canvases (canvas Discovery-2-440 GSM printed in ink Eco Solvent Ink and Latex Tech brand HP) for producing all Rio+20 visual communication, such as panels, wall units, banners, signage advertising and merchandising. After the event, all materials will be donated to the NGO Doe Seu Lixo that will recycle it to make purses, bags, among other products.

All waste generated from Rio+20 will be recycled. For this, Riocentro, the largest convention center in Latin America, has partnered with a non-governmental organization for the solid waste management during the event.

The NGO Doe Seu Lixo oversees the administrative management of non-recyclable solid waste, organic waste / tailings and contaminated (such as batteries). The operation began on May 28th and will be completed by June 28th.

GL events Brazil mobilized a team of 1,380 people to serve during Rio+20 and to manage sustainable solutions to meet Rio+20 needs as the official supplier to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.  




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