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.
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GL events, the integrated full-service event industry group, announces three major contracts in the french and worldwide event services sector.
BEIJING 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES
GL events has been selected by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games to equip the site for the equestrian competitions for the 2007 Test Events and the 2008 Olympic Games. GL events will supply temporary structures including bleachers, grandstands and tents in addition to engineering services.
This contract, the first thus far for the 2008 Olympic Games, once again highlights GL events' ability to propose innovative and competitive solutions for prestigious international sports events. A contributor to the organization of the Geneva International Horse Show and Equita'Lyon, GL events has a solid track record of success in the world of equestrian events.
The Test Events and Olympic Games to be held respectively in August of 2007 and 2008 will represent sales for GL events of approximately €17 million.
MULTI-YEAR SERVICES CONTRACT
GL events has signed two new four-year contracts with respectively Eurovet, the textile trade fair organizer and the Salon de l'Etudiant student fair. It has also renewed its contract with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 18 months. These contracts for fixtures and general installations represent sales of approximately €25 million over their terms.
These achievements are a further illustration of GL events' competitive strength in its historical activity of event industry services and its ability to contribute to major worldwide competitions. After being recently awarded the concession for the Nice Exhibition and Convention Centre, GL events again demonstrates the strength of its integrated business model as a pioneer in the event industry sector.
Publication of 2006 fourth-quarter sales, 6 February 2007
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Managing Director Corporate Finances and Administration : Erick ROSTAGNAT
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