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



GL events is a world-class provider of integrated solutions and services for events operating across the three main market segments:

  • congresses, conferences and conventions;
  • cultural, sports, institutional, corporate and political events,
  • trade shows and consumer fairs.


The Group operates on behalf of a broad range of public and private customers in France and throughout the world: companies, institutions and event organisers. It assists them at every stage of the process from defining their event strategies or concepts to final implementation in the field. Working alongside public authorities, it contributes to policies designed to promote the attractiveness of territories and their economic development. This is achieved by integrating a dynamic and ambitious approach in the management of venues entrusted to it
and the events organised.

Present on five continents with operations in more than 20 countries, in 2017 GL events had revenue of 953.8 million. GL  events is listed on Euronext Paris, Segment  B (mid caps).





GL events Live's expertise covers all specialised business lines and services for corporate, institutional and sports events to provide turnkey solutions from consulting and design to staging the event itself.

GL events Exhibitions
manages and coordinates its portfolio of more than 200 trade fairs and events covering a wide range of sectors: food industry, culture, textiles and fashion, manufacturing…

GL events Venues
manages a network of 40  venues (convention and exhibition centres, concert halls and multi-purpose facilities) in France and international destinations.


In figure:

    • 4298 employees (38% outside of France)
    • 953.8 M€ revenue in 2017
    • 35.1 M€ net income attributable to the equity holders of the parent in 2017
    • over 90 offices throughout the world
    • 332 proprietary exhibitions and events
    • 40 venues under management (combined available public space of more than 1.200.000 sqm)
    • more than 3700 events staged
    • more than 3700 events designed and equipped
    • more than 14 million attendees and exhibitors



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