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
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

6 - Roanne - Le Scarabée

On the Lyon-Saint-Etienne-Clermont-Ferrand crossroads, the Scarabée of Roanne opened in December 2008.
This new multifunctional space boasts an exhibition surface area of nearly 4,000 m² and a further 12,000 m² outside making it capable of accommodating shows with 3,000 seated and 5,000 seated/standing.The Scarabée host trade fairs, exhibitions and shows as well as numerous economic-orientated events such as business conferences and general assemblies.

Scarabée of Roanne multifunctional exhibition space by GL events
Scarabée of Roanne multifunctional exhibition space by GL events


At the crossroads of the Rhône-Alpes, Auvergne and Burgundy regions, the town of Roanne combines economic dynamism and quality of life on the banks of the Loire river.

Touristic: the city is built on the banks of the Loire river and steeps in 2,000 years of history. From the recently renovated old centre to the marina, the town emanates culture, elegance and fun.

Dynamic: Roanne has forged itself a sound reputation thanks to its industrial expertise (textile, mechanical engineering, food, earthenware), its gastronomy, its vineyard and its quality of life.

Attractive: 2nd biggest attraction pole of the Loire department with its highly active economic fabric of close to 4,700 businesses, number 1 medium-sized agglomeration of the Rhône-Alpes region for business people (Carré Blanc, Eaux minérales de Saint-Alban, Michelin...)

Discover Roanne - Le Scarabée's website Accessible: Located on the RN7 and A72 motorway, Roanne is 1 hour from Lyon and Saint-Etienne, 1 and a half hours from Clermont-Ferrand and 3 hours from Paris (by rail: TGV + TER).



Hosting capacities

  • Trade fairs, Exhibitions: nearly 4,000 m² of exhibition surface area and 12,000 m² outside
  • Shows:
    - 3,000 seated
    - 5 000 seated/standing
    - Stage area: 450 m²
    - Dressing and catering rooms: 317 m²
  • Conferences and events:
    - modular space to cater for conferences, dining and exhibitions
    - annex rooms: 350 m²
  • Reception area of over 1,000 m²
  • Bar area
  • 1,000 parking spaces



Communication relations:

Le Scarabée :

Customer service:

  • Tel: +33 (0)8 25 836 835