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

1 - Saint-Étienne - Centre de Congrès

With its dome and its conservatory, the Saint-Étienne Convention Center lights up your event : conventions, AGMs... numerous companies entrust us with the staging of their event. Warm and modular, the fixtures and equipment will turn your event into unique event.

Saint-Étienne Convention Centre - conventions, AGMs, event hire
Saint-Étienne Convention Centre - conventions, AGMs, event hire


Saint-Étienne, a town of History, Modern Art and Design :
- A strong cultural presence : The Esplanade Opera, The Comedie and the International Center of Design,
- Renowned museums : the Museum of Art and Industry, the Mining Museum, the Modern Art Museum (offering one of the largest collections of contemporary art and design in France).

Saint-Etienne in Rhône-Alpes region:
- 6th biggest town in France,
- number one town in Rhône-Alpes in terms of company creations,
- 11 university sites,
- the largest network of small and medium sized companies in France, after Paris, with 11,000 companies.

Discover St-Etienne - Convention Centre's Website 50km from Lyon, 2.5 hours from Paris by direct TGV ( high Speed Train), direct flights to London, and less than 3 hours from the Mediterranean, Saint-Étienne is at the crossroads of the Rhône-Alpes and Auvergne regions.



  • 6,500 sqm space : fully air-conditioned,
  • 3,000 sqm of exhibition space,
  • Capacity: up to 2,200 people,
  • Amphitheatre of 700 places (dividable from 300 to 800 places),
  • 17 commission rooms from 15 to 180 places,
  • Catering for up to 2,200 people,
  • 650 parking places.



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Customer service:

  • Tel: +33 (0)8 25 836 835