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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
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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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Nice 2012

The world figure-skating championships will take place in Nice from 26 March to 1 April 2012.

World figure-skating championships 2012 - Nice Convention Centre

The last time the city hosted the championships was in 2000. That time, Sarah Abitbol & Stéphane Bernadis won the bronze medal in the pairs.

The rental of the event spaces and all the services required for staging the championships will be shared by the different stakeholders in the event, the City of Nice, the French Figure Skating Federation and GL events.

The convention centre has been working for several weeks to provide the best conditions for the skaters and spectators during this major show.
In particular, the 6000m² of ceiling needed to be blacked-out to prevent the daylight from bothering the skaters, and the floor had to be relevelled with terracing.
To improve the sound in the hall, which has a 20m high, concrete vault ceiling, the upper section was covered with interior liners to prevent echoing.
Then there was the installation of the grandstands. It required 50 semi-trailers to deliver the 600 tonnes of material for the grandstands and the trussing for lights. This was a major project, since the grandstand will hold 8,000 people.

Step by step, the teams at GL events are working to lay out the space and install all the audiovisual facilities at the convention centre, the furniture, temporary outfitting...
 
The Acropolis is getting ready to host a major show!

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