Your event, an unforgettable experience

GL Events

Founded in 1978, GL Events is one of the leading companies within the global event management sector, expanding at a constant rate through its three different divisions:

  • GL Events Exhibitions: 300 fairs and exhibition rooms across 12 different business sectors.
  • GL Events Venues: 40 managed centres with over 1 million sqm of working space, 4,200 organised events, 30 amphitheatres and auditoriums, and 246 meeting rooms with more than 8 million visitors.
  • GL Events Live: 4,700 well equipped events, 36 different types of services and over 4 million sqm of fitted carpets.

GL Events is active in 5 different continents and is currently working in over 20 countries. 2017 can be summarised using the following statistics: 90 different headquarters, a team of 3,934 employees and a turnover of around €953 million.

GL Events's mission statement is to:

  • Manage our network of different centres in order to hold all types of events.
  • Manage the centres to their maximum economic potential.
  • Generate economic and demographic change within large cities.
  • Ensure security and perfect management in all of our buildings.
  • Achieve our shareholders’ objectives.
  • Work on sustainable development (social, economic and cultural) within our environment.

Barcelona International Convention Centre

Opened in 2004 for the Universal Forum of Cultures event, the Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB) has since become a leading European location for event organisation.

Enjoying a privileged location in modern, cosmopolitan Barcelona, the CCIB can be found within the city’s new business and technology district, known as 22@.

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Testimonials

Per a convertir una bona idea en un gran resultat cal confiança, creativitat, professionalitat, compromís, valentía, emoció i estima per la feina i per les persones que hi participen. Nosaltres som afortunats de poder treballar al costat d’equips professionals, amb el talent per a fer possible tot allò que ens proposem i que sigui un èxit.

Lluís Danés X Premis Gaudí 2018

“I say a big thank you to you and all the other CCIB team members who helped us to run a very successful meeting. We were all very impressed by the efficiency of the CCIB and the presentation of the rooms/poster boards etc ( a big thanks in particular to the audio-visual team who did not get anything wrong). Likewise, food and social events were excellent. I hope that we are able to work with you again in the future. We wait for authorization”.

Martin Hewison Vitamin D Workshop 2018

“The Congress was an extremely successful event with high satisfaction among participants, exhibitors, our Team and ESSKA (Board Members and Office Team).
We enjoyed an exceptional hospitality and working with the dedicated team at the CCIB, as they contributed to a great congress and happy clients”

Katrin Volkland & Silke Melzer 17th ESSKA Congress 2016

“As we are loading the last items of KingfoMarket 2017 onto the trucks, I wanted to take the time to pass my personal thankyou to the whole CCIB team. You have been both incredibly warm and understanding, whilst assisting greatly in the delivery of a very creative, but complicated, event!”

Luke Mills KingFoMarket 2017

“Our sincere congratulations and thanks to the entire team at the CCIB! You should be proud to have such a professional and motivated group working together. All services, all departments were efficient and pleasant. We hope to be able to work with you again soon on another project!”

Heather Sheppard International Council of Nurses Congress