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
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Strong sales growth in 1st half of 2002: up 24.4%

In M€ 2002 First Half 2001 First Half Variation
Consolidated net sales 140,6 113,0 +24,4%


Lyon, 23 July 2002

Sustained growth trend of the activity, beyond forecast in a still slow economy

During 2002 first six months, Générale Location's net sales reached 140.6m€, a 24.4% increase (+4% on identical structure and exchange rates).

Générale Location's participations in the world of sports at events such as the World Cup of Football in Korea, Formula 1 GP in Barcelona, Monaco, Canada, were successful, and the recently acquired or managed entities were well integrated (Toulouse Convention Center, BS Vision, Package and Esprit Public, Toulouse Exhibition Center).

The second half of the year should be satisfying in term of invoicing, particularly for BS Vision and Owen Brown with around 66% of their annual net sales realized during the last six months of the year. 

 

International: on-going development

Net sales from international activities represent 27% of the total and confirms the Group's presence in Europe and the world.  

 

Prospects: sustained dynamism

Générale Location is looking into several opportunities to acquire new businesses related to the Group's different fields of activity.

The growth for the full year should follow the actual trend.

 

Presentation of the results for 2002 first six months and prospects during the meeting of 12 September 2002.


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 : infos.finance@gl-events.com


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Tel : +33(0)4 72 31 54 20

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