GL Events SA is a provider of integrated solutions and services for events operating across the three main market segments: conventions, conferences, congresses; cultural, sports, institutional, corporate & political events; and trade shows and consumer fairs. It operates through three strategic business divisions: GL events Live, GL events Exhibitions and GL events Venues. The GL events Live offers expertise covering all business line specializations and services for corporate, institutional and sports events to provide turnkey solutions from consulting and design to staging the event itself. The 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. The GL events Venues manages a network of 40 venues, which includes convention and exhibition centers, concert halls and multi-purpose facilities in France and international destinations. The company was founded by Olivier Ginon, Olivier Roux, Gilles GouÃ©dard-Comte, Olivier Ginon and Jacques Danger in 1978 and is headquartered in Lyon, France.