GL Events

The CCIB to provide 5,000 meals per day for those in need

The Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB) has teamed up with World Central Kitchen (WCK) to produce and serve up to 5,000 meals per day for the most vulnerable groups in the Barcelona area affected by the Covid-19 crisis. The CCIB reopened its 3,300sqm of kitchens last week and began distributing the first meals through the local Food Bank on 29 April. The team at Diagonal Food (the CCI...

GL events Q1 revenues drop 37% as Covid-19 effects feed through

Event industry group GL events has announced first quarter group revenues of €213m, which represents a 37.3% drop over the same period last year. The Exhibitions division was down over 67% at €42.8m for the quarter (2019: €132.3m). The Live section of the business held up better, dropping just 8% on the 2019 Q1 figure of €124.2m to €11.4m, while the Venues business plunged 31.9% to €57.1m compared...

GL events announces measures to protect business and employees; postpones AGM and dividend

Integrated events industry group GL events has announced the postponement of its proposed AGM and cancelled the dividend as the company moves to “protect all employees and stakeholders” in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. Olivier Ginon, GL events Group’s Chairman commented: “GL events is taking all necessary measures in accordance with the recommendations of the competent health and govern...

GL events to give up management of Barcelona International Convention Centre

Fira de Barcelona and GL events have signed an agreement, which will see the former group taking charge of managing the Barcelona International Convention Centre (BICC).

GL events reports €1.2bn revenue for 2019

Global event industry group GL Events has reported consolidated revenue for FY 2019 of €1.173bn, representing growth of 12.7%.

GL events posts revenue growth of over 10%

Integrated event industry group GL events has reported revenue growth for Q3 of 13% and 10.4% for the first nine months of this year.

GL events grows revenues 9% in 2019

Half-year financial results from global events company GL events report a 9% rise in revenues and a ‘significant’ improvement in profitability.

GL events Group gains new €70m contracts in Europe, South America and Asia

GL events has raised its target for annual growth following the announcement of five new contracts in Europe, South America and Asia, representing €70m in sales. Following its support of COP22 2016, Marrakech, GL events has been awarded with the contract to provide a complete and diverse temporary infrastructure solution for the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) United Nations Framework Conve...