GL Events SA provides venues and offices for events. It operates in three divisions: GL Events Live, GL Events Exhibitions, and GL Events Venues. The GL Events Live division offers various business line specializations and services, including turnkey solutions, designing, consulting, and staging the events for corporate, institutional, and sports events. The GL Events Exhibitions division manages and coordinates a portfolio of trade shows and consumer fairs in the food, culture, textile, construction, leisure, housing, environment, and trade and distribution sectors. The GL Events Venues division manages a network of 50 venues that include convention centers, exhibition centers, concert halls, and multi-purpose facilities. The company was formerly known as Générale Location and changed its name to GL Events SA in 2003. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Lyon, France. GL Events SA is a subsidiary of Polygone SA.