GL events
Welcome to the world of events!
As a leading global player in the events sector, GL events operates in the three main events markets: congresses and conventions, sporting, cultural and political events, and trade shows and consumer fairs.
© Odile Decq architect / Felice Varini – Nicolas Rodet
GL events
Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018
GL events, official supplier of temporary grandstand seating for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. A total of 60,000 temporary seats were installed in thirteen venues.
Commonwealth Games   Gold Coast 2018
Matmut Stadium Inauguration
The project to renovate and modernise the Matmut Stadium in Gerland, launched by Olivier Ginon, the Chairman of GL events, highlights the Group's expertise in terms of engineering, architecture and asset management. The stadium is now home to the LOU Rugby team.
© Nicolas Rodet
Matmut Stadium Inauguration
Geek and Games at the Riocentro
Brazil’s largest event devoted to pop culture and video games is organised and hosted by GL events at the Riocentro, in Rio de Janeiro.
© Light Press 2017
Geek and Games at the Riocentro
Cannes Film Festival
For more than 20 years, GL events has been providing top-of-the-range, tailor-made services for one of the world's most prestigious film festivals.
© Alexandra Fleurantin
Cannes Film Festival
Equita Lyon
The Lyon Equestrian Show, organised and hosted by GL events at Eurexpo, is the largest indoor equestrian event in France.
© Gilles Galoyer
Equita Lyon
"Nuits Sonores" Music Festival
GL events provides the audiovisual services for this major electronic music festival!
© Laure Rousville
"Nuits Sonores" Music Festival
Sirha Green
The first trade fair devoted to ecological food-services. Organised and hosted by GL events, the event brings together the sector’s professionals to address the issues of social and environmental responsibility.
© Diph Photography
Sirha Green
Première Vision Paris
Organised and hosted by GL events, the reference event for the fashion world was held at the Maison de la Mutualité in Paris. It owes its success to its avant-garde selection, bringing together many new products, services and innovations.
© Alexandra Fleurantin
Première Vision Paris
Light Festival Lyon
GL events Audiovisual, an official partner and service provider to the Lyon Light Festival, draws on its expertise and talent for several artistic projects in various venues during this international event.
© Thierry Perre / Partners’ Club of the ‘Fête des Lumières’ / Lyon Light Festival 2017
Light Festival Lyon
Back to Press releases 2000

Significant take-off of the net sales
For the first quartet in 2000 : +23% with constant scope

Consolidated net sales 1st quarter 2000 1st quarter 1999
In M€ 46 37,2
In MF 302 244,2

The Group Générale Location 's net sales show a 23.7 % increase at the first quarter in 2000.

First quarter net sales generated by the works of Sydney Olympic Games come to 24.4 million French Francs (3.7 million Euros), and will reach an amount superior to 100 million French Francs (15.2 million Euros) in the coming quarters.

Générale Location pursues its development in the world of events on the international scene:

    - Tennis Grand Prix of Estoril in April 2000,
    - "National Day" in Singapore the 9th of August 2000 (net sales of more than 10 million French Francs, that is 1.5 million Euros).

Further to the protocol of agreement of March 17th 2000, the Group ISF, leader in the sale of modular systems for exhibition, with annual net sales of 100 million French Francs (15.2 million Euros) will be integrated after an audit in the accounts of Générale Location in the months to come.

Fittings - Museum fitting : on June 18th, the Museum of the Army to the Disabled will be inaugurated, and with nets sales of 22 million French Francs just on this project, the company Décorama will have an exceptional first semester, its net sales for six months being close to the ones realized for the entire year 1999.

The operating profitability associated with these developments is in tune and even superior to what was expected for the entire group.

The performance of the first quarter linked to the different growth factors which will be come to be during the coming quarters, testifies to our development strategy for the whole year of more than 30 %. 

The shareholders of the company Générale Location, Public Limited Company of a capital of 227 125 000 French Francs are invited to the Annual General Meeting which will be held on Friday June 9th 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at the Palais des Congrès of Lyon - 50, quai Charles de Gaulle - 69006 LYON.

The advice to convene which includes the agenda as well as the projects of resolutions were published at the BALO on the 9th of May 2000.

Any additional information can be obtained at the company 's Head Quarters:
BP 40  69530 BRIGNAIS


GL events, bringing people together

Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration : Erick ROSTAGNAT
Telephone :  + 33 4 72 31 54 20
Fax : + 33 4 26 20 42 00
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Erick Rostagnat - Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration:
Tel : +33(0)4 72 31 54 20


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