GL events, service provider for the Sommet de l'Élevage 2022

The Sommet de l'Élevage (Livestock Trade Show) took place from 4 to 7 October 2022 at the Grande Halle d'Auvergne, an event venue managed by GL events in Clermont-Ferrand. For its 31st anniversary, the Sommet de l'Élevage – one of the world's largest trade shows in the livestock sector – welcomed nearly 1,500 exhibitors.
The GL events Group is proud to have contributed to this major event through the services of two of the Group's divisions: the venue management division and the event overlays and services division.


©Alexandre Bagdassarian

More than 30,000m² of structures provided by the GL events Group

The GL events Group was also asked to provide five types of overlay and outfitting services for the event: furniture, stands, signage, structures, audiovisual equipment and power distribution.
In particular, the Group provided and installed:
-    More than 30,000m² of event structures, including 326 pagoda tents
-    Signage for stands
-    Exhibitors' stands, including for the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region 
-    Furniture for the VIP area and several stands
-    Management of the electrical-power distribution in the area used by the exhibitors
-    Ambient and emergency lighting for the Group's temporary structures

©Alexandre Bagdassarian

Focus on the Grande Halle d'Auvergne

Surrounded by 100 hectares of parkland and woods, the Grande Halle d'Auvergne Exhibition Centre provides an ideal location for events, looking over the volcanoes of the Massif Central, which are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The venue hosts all types of events, from conferences to concerts and trade fairs. It offers 23,000m² of indoor exhibition space, meeting rooms (ranging from 13 to 190m²) and a conference/theatre hall that can seat up to 641 people.


©Alexandre Bagdassarian


Key figures


of structures


pagoda tents


Group divisions involved

30 km

of wiring for electrical-power distribution managed by GL events Audiovisual & Power

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