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/
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
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
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
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
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
Email :

Code ISIN : FR0000066672
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Code Reuter : GLTN.PA
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Erick Rostagnat - Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration:
Tel : +33(0)4 72 31 54 20


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