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
GL events

Think Local

CREATING VALUE FOR REGIONS AND BUSINESSES

 

With more than one hundred offices worldwide, GL events provides its customers local service, with a twofold commitment to creating value and operational performance.

The Think Local programme seeks to anchor the Group's activities in the territories where it operates Whether for GL events Venues, Exhibitions or Live, the Group intervenes as a stakeholder and contributor to local life by developing partnerships with entities forming its economic, industrial, tourism and cultural fabric.

 

OBJECTIVES


I. Venues: Strengthening the territorial coverage of sites to promote the vitality of regions
Dialogue with stakeholders - Promoting local economic and industrial development - Creation local economic value (purshasing and economic benefits from events) - Promoting destinations

II. Exhibitions: Energising professional communities and local initiatives
Stimulating networks - Local adaptation in international trade show developments

III. Live: Developing local partnerships

 

2016 HIGHLIGHTS

 
  • Signature of the «business and event sector meetings» industry contract
  • Evaluation of two test trade shows, with the tool for calculating CSR impact of our industry federation, Unimev.
  • Evaluating the percentage of purchases by geographic region for the UEFA Euro 2016

 

2017 PRIORITIES

 
  • Rolling out the Unimev CSR performance calculator for other trade shows and fairs
  • Production of geographical indicators with the purchasing department