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 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
Brazil Game Show
The biggest game show in Latin America chose Sao Paulo Expo to host this year’s event, attended by 300,000 fans!
© @studioLopes
Brazil Game Show
Turin International Book Fair
With 127,596 tickets sold in 2016, the Turin Book Fair, organised by GL events – Lingotto Fiere, is a genuine success story.
© Fondazione per il Libro, la Musica e la Cultura
Turin International Book Fair
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
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
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The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games among the important new events
to which GL events will contribute

GL events, the integrated full-service event industry group, announces three major contracts in the french and worldwide event services sector.


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.



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.


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Publication of 2006 fourth-quarter sales, 6 February 2007

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